Our services make International Business Development more fruitful


Our team is made up of professionals with experience on all sides. We’ve sat at your desk before!

Our Story

We started Keylime Consulting with the goal of making International Business Development more fruitful by offering our personalized services. 

Keylime Consulting is one of the most respected consulting firms in the industry and also acts as the personalized concierge consulting firm for Keylime marketplace. 

Our Team

Keylime was started and is run by Susanne Barsoum. Susanne managed business development teams at Chemonics International leading dozens of successful proposals and has written scores of winning technical proposals to secure more than a billion dollars of development funds. In 2018 she launched Keylime Consulting, which has been helping international development organizations of all sizes and specialties with their proposals and is the concierge arm of the marketplace. 

The Consultant Success Team is led by Sarah Steller. Sarah is a business development expert who also began her career at Chemonics on project management and new business teams. Later she researched local economic development and entrepreneurship for think tanks and academia. In addition to working on dozens of winning proposals, she has supported clients with their long term strategies and BD system development. She focuses on optimizing the consultant experience and lining up the ideal talent for clients.

The Keylime platform and technology team are run by Mike Williams, who is an experienced tech entrepreneur that's started and scaled multiple tech startups, some of which have been venture backed and others that have been bootstrapped to profitable startups. Mike brings product, technology, and the world of Silicon Valley and it's startup ecosystem to the Keylime team and our marketplace.  

The Keylime team is also backed up by hundreds of industry-experienced and vetted Keylime consultants who work remotely around the world.

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