About 21rw

21rw offers our clients services provided by a team of award-winning professionals with decades of experience in business development; operations management; and custom critical business document and proposal delivery services.

President, Matthew Ratcliff: Matthew brings 30+ years’ experience in business management / ownership, transportation, and retail management with demonstrated successes, including co-ownership of a business named to the 2007 INC.5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Matthew is a key investor and oversees day-to-day operations management, negotiation of client contracts, performance management, staff management, vendor relations, and marketing.

Managing Director, Carrie Ratcliff: Sought-after and relentlessly recruited, Carrie Ratcliff, our principal business services consultant, has successfully led teams in the development of proposals ranging from $100 million to over $5 billion. Carrie has consistently been tasked to lead “dead on arrival” projects for troubled proposal recovery due to a demonstrated history of organizing and executing to win despite the odds. Carrie executes mission objectives by leveraging unique experience in global leadership, business process reengineering, program operations, business development, and solution architecture to expertly design and deploy common-sense solutions for clients.

Carrie brings 25+ years’ experience in Federal and Commercial program operations and business development leading teams up to 200 global professionals for Technical Services; National Security; Petroleum Operations; Aerospace and Aviation; Business Process Outsourcing; Telecommunications; Information Technology; Manufacturing; Operations and Maintenance; Utilities; Banking and Finance; and Architecture and Engineering. She has a diverse background in program operations, solutions architecture, global transitions, business process reengineering, organizational change management, budget management, project management, marketing, capture management, proposal management, technical writing, graphics design, and publications. Carrie has a bachelor of arts in English from Northern Illinois University; a master’s certificate in organizational leadership from Villanova University; and is pursuing both a master’s of science in finance and an MBA in organizational psychology from Johnson & Wales University.

21rw personnel have delivered solutions and proposals to Commercial and Government customers, including: U.S. Department of Defense, General Services Administration, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), NASA, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, TRICARE Management Activity, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Army Program Manager Aerial Common Sensor (ACS)/ Product Manager ACS-Integration, U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Shell, ABN-AMRO, Credit Suisse, ING, Citigroup, MasterCard, Motorola, United Airlines, General Motors, BP Amoco, FEDEX, Pepco, Southern California Gas, Energy East, County of San Diego, State of Maryland, Commonwealth Edison, United HealthCare, and many other customers across a diverse set of industries.