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NCR FAST ROPE MEETING NOTES 2/19/2021

  • 19 Feb 2021 12:41 PM
    Message # 10117237
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    Fast Rope

    Friday, February 19, 2021

    Fast Rope Portal

    • ·         IMPORTANT: Ensure that your personal profile is up to date with at least your:
    • o   Name & Company Name
    • o   Email address
    • o   Phone number
    • o   Address
    • o   (Secondarily – mark any additional information that may help others find you)
    • ·         To add events to the Fast Rope portal calendar: send event info to Joni.Ahlers@seguetech.com.
      In your request, include:
    • o   Event Name
    • o   Registration link

    Needs and Leads

    • ·         Al Mink – Systems Spirit
    • o   Sharing two items (slides will be uploaded to Fast Rope portal):
    • §  Wright Institute Presentation 2/18 – biggest takeaway – Space Force Tech Connect is using AI to help connect partners together.
    • §  RPA SOC-E – IT Support for drones – changed the acquisition approach. Offering to 3 Small Businesses (prob. 2 of them 8(a) ) – No Pricing, only Tech and Past Performance. (IT, some warehouse, and some fly-away kits that need to be maintained).
    • ·         Adam Sewall – Waterleaf International
    • o   Small Bus – Ft Myers FL, Atlanta, DC, and MD
    • o   Engineers and Scientists
    • o   CMMC shop with RPO assess and CP3O Certified (with DCSA approval coming in probably March)
    • o   FCL-TS
    • o   Vehicles expected to onboard this year -  CIO-SP4, Polaris, Stars III
    • o   Cyber as a Service
    • ·         Christopher Murillo – GPI Enterprises
    • o   “somewhat new” – gaining exp. In federal sector
    • o   DB amin, Help Desk, program support
    • o   Looking for Teaming Opportunities
    • ·         Dan Fry – Miami Nation Enterprises
    • o   Tribal-owned HUBZone
    • o   Fac Mgt., Financials, Environmental
    • ·         David Dodds – Jacobs
    • o   Performing capture in Cyber and Intel
    • ·         Dele Ojelabi – Comcentia
    • o   8(a), based in Milwaukee, WI
    • o   IT Services and Enterprise Integration
    • ·         George Kinchen – with both Waterleaf and Barquin
    • o   Talent Acquisition
    • o   Natl. security group
    • o   Also – positions in San Antonio and Dayton
    • o   Also supporting any other type of talent acquisitions where they can support other companies
    • ·         Scott Hopper – Crowley Govt. Sol.
    • o   Ret. AF – 23 yrs. as a logistician
    • o   USTRANSCOM
    • o   Biggest provider of small business participation in TRANSCOM
    • o   NDA – looking for committee members and speakers in the areas of:
    • §  Energy
    • §  Technology
    • §  Industrial base
    • §  Finance
    • o   If anyone wants to be on a subcommittee – let him know
    • o   Same for NDIA logistics committee
    • o   Looking for new/young BD professionals who are looking to grow
    • o   Trying to grow in the medical space as well – looking for anyone who has experience in DHA, VA, etc., please reach out.
    • ·         Jim Vinarskai – Coley & Assoc.
    • o   SDVOSB – two companies
    • o   Niche is Training and IT
    • o   Seeking anyone interested in Contracts on VETS2 (Particularly right now DMOS at DHS)
    • ·         Kristian Yangas – Mastermind Media
    • o   Subcontracts at – USCIS and CIO at DHS
    • o   Agile, DevSecOps, Micro services, Cloud services
    • o   Looking for partnering
    • ·         Kseniya Gorchkov – Creative Global Consulting
    • o   WOSB – and waiting on 8(a)
    • o   Not on any vehicles yet – relatively new – but great past performances
    • o   Interested in the Polaris opportunity
    • ·         Mark Longe – C5BDI
    • o   Consultant who advises in non-trad. contracting (OTAs, SIBRs)
    • o   Could lend a hand with anyone looking for support in Emerging Tech field
    • ·         Melvin Sassoon – Cougaar Software
    • o   Looking for ScrumMaster PM – please contact Melvin about the position
    • o   Interested in Polaris – when teaming as Prime/Sub, it appears that you need to have a prior relationship in order to receive additional favorable points for your team
    • o   JPASS – set to be sunset by March 15 – everything needs to be in DIS – all employees may not be in there – sometimes difficult to add missing employees – please
    • o   (Reason for extension on recent SBIR was due to the power outages in TX.)
    • ·         Michael Gething  - Matrix Research
    • o   Customize systems, RF systems
    • o   CMMI Level 2
    • o   Can help folks who are transitioning from JPAS to the new DIS site
    • ·         August Muller - Advanced Solutions
    • o   Software Development and Software Management System product for federal (“like Quicken for DHS”)
    • o   As an outgrowth – CETA and Staffing Solutions with Enterprise IT sector of US Army
    • ·         Neil Cohen – Dynamis
    • o   Do a lot of work with ICE, and looking for people with PP in ICE
    • o   Supporting 6 portfolios, including Compliance, DHS Law Enforcement, Training & Exercise, International
    • ·         Rich Mittleman – Choice Cybersecurity
    • o   AF Automation
    • o   “Deep Dive into a Single Agency” – ½-Day Session – Contact Rich for information on a Department or Agency that you are interested in.
    • ·         Nina Roche - Crowley
    • o   DoD Supply Chain experience
    • o   Army Eagle – looking for a partner
    • ·         Ron Hartke - Ardent
    • o   Dayton – focused on 8(a) contracts past 20 years
    • o   Looking for partners on OASIS SB or OASIS pool 1
    • o   On GSA Sched 84 (now MAS)  – for Law Enforcement – DHS, HUD, others
    • o   US Army related webinar on March 10 – will be doing a briefing
    • ·         Dennis Lucey – Akima
    • o   Alaska tribal-owned
    • o   Deltek GovWin – Wed, 2/24 – webinar on Bid Protest Process
    • o   AFCEA Belvoir Chapter – Wed, 2/24 – New DLA CIO presentation
    • ·         Ronnie Rudd – OpTech
    • o   ICE – LE Management System
    • o   Coast Guard
    • o   DOL – OSHA.gov website
    • o   Prime Contractor for Comerica Bank, as well as
    • o   Working with a SB in La Platta MD – Peerless Tech Solutions – IT Services & Managed Services Provider
    • ·         Shivaji Sengupta – NXTKey / Magnus
    • o   WOSB
    • o   DOJ – 15 years
    • o   Also a presence in State, HUD, and others
    • o   8(a) JV focused on ERP and Cyber
    • o   Pursuing Mobile Development at DOL
    • o   NIH – just released Bioinformatics – consolidating multiple requirements – seeking partners
    • ·         David Hart – Segue Technologies
    • o   AFMC – heavy emphasis on digital information – just stood up a new AFWorks in Dayton – “Dayton Digital Works” – clearly leaning into AI, Blockchain, things like that – look for more activity of this nature
    • o   Also at Dayton – SIBR program in conjunction with Wright Brothers Institute


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