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DAYTON FAST ROPE MEETING NOTES 3/12/21

  • 02 Apr 2021 8:39 AM
    Message # 10264192
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    Fast Rope

    Friday, March 12, 2021

    Fast Rope Portal - https://fastrope.wildapricot.org

    • ·         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)
    • ·         New Software Factory Fast Rope Forum
    • o   Seeking members with insight into any of the DoD Software Factories
    • o   Fast Rope is kick off a thread on Software Factories on March 31st
    • o   Reach out to David Hart and Al Mink if you have SME knowledge
    • ·         New Fast Rope Capability Exchange
    • o   Reoccurs the First Wed of each month, Noon to 1300 EST first one is April 7th
    • o   60 minutes, 7 members get 7 minutes to present capability
    • o   Intent is to invite government and large integrator SB reps
    • o   Inviting select Fast Ropers to present the first sessions
    • o   Will learn from those and eventually open up to others
    • o   Stand by for more details and a call for presentations
    • ·         Events
    • o   To add events to the Fast Rope portal calendar: send event info to Joni.Ahlers@seguetech.com.
      In your request, include:
    • §  Event Name
    • §  Registration link

    Needs and Leads

    Joni Ahlers (Segue Technologies)joni.ahlers@seguetech.com

    • ·         AFCEA Montgomery May 18-27
    • o   They will have 2 hour events each day on 18, 20, 25 & 27th
    • o   Golf 05/24/21

    David Hart (Segue Technologies) – David.hart@seguetech.com

    • ·         Stand Alone FastRope
    • o   Capability Brief and how your company directly affects the warfighter
    • o   Highlight & demonstrate specifically how that happens
    • o   Only FastRope members will be able to present
    • o   6-8 minutes

    Al Mink – DeepWater Point

    • ·         Squadron Operation Center, RPA (ACC) (satellites & drones) AMIC
    • o   Looking for partners
    • o   Operation center, engineering
    • o   Industry Day coming up, F&O – share link
    • o   New opp
    • ·         ACC SB talking at St. Louis Fast Rope

    Brent Ahlers – Govini

    Dan Fry –

    • ·         Looking for BD positions in and around Dayton or Indy area, resume posted on portal
    • ·         Wife looking for a position in the Concrete Industry

    Curt Piontkowsky – Perspecta

    • ·         Looking for SB partners
    • ·         AF CyberSpace Communication Heritage – Non for profit
    • o   Now sitting on the board
    • o   Scott Air Force Base

    David Dodds - Jacobs

    • ·         Opportunities on EC2
    • o   Looking for partners
    • ·         Interested in teaming with SB

    Drew Wilson – Plexsys

    • ·         New to Fast Rope
    • ·         WPAFB – Mod & Sim positions available
    • o   Looking for direct employment to Plexsys

    George Kinchen – Waterleaf

    • ·         Cybersecurity in DC and Annapolis area, currently doing
    • o   Looking for partners and talent

    Scott Hopper – Crowley

    • ·         Looking for a JV partner 8a
    • o   TRANSCOM IDIQs coming up
    • ·         Looking for USTRANSCOM partner on MITS/ITSM
    • ·         NDTA – distribution committee
    • o   Tech, energy, finance & industrial base
    • o   DC Chapter – trying to drive up membership
    • ·         Transportation Systems
    • o   600 Systems to be sunset
    • §  Partners – Crowley is your partner for these

    Jim Vinarski –

    • ·         GSA – BIC MAC? OASIS - ?
    • o   Industry Day -
    • o   Interested in partners
    • o   Connect with Scott Hopper

    Kent Owsley – UnCommon (SDVOSB)

    • ·         DoD BD
    • ·         Scott AFB
    • ·         Looking for IT opportunities

    Larry Strube – Plateau Group

    • ·         Looking for partners at Scott AFB and WPAFB/Dayton
    • ·         Contracts with USTRANSCOM

    Dennis Lucy – Akima

    • ·         Trying to break into Dept of Treasury & FAA
    • o   Looking for partners

    Lynn Moad - LB Consulting

    • ·         WID & WBI 18th of February, AFRL Panel event
    • ·         WID Scholarship Available
    • o   Lynn to provide information

    Mike Kershner – Kfox

    • ·         POLARIS
    • o   Looking for team members
    • o   Completing their capability gap matrix

    Mitch Heaton – Woodard Development

    Neil Cohen –

    Nina Roche – Crowley

    • ·         Looking for interns for BD
    • ·         Opening an office in May 1st in Northern VA
    • ·         FED Health Conference – anyone who attended and has comments or slides please reach out

    Rich Mittleman –

    • ·         CMMC – 4-6 months process
    • ·         offer fast rope members a free initial assessment
    • ·         7 DOD pilot programs, 3 in air force requiring CMMC

    Bob Speer –

    • ·         TSA 4 – RFP mid April
    • ·         Art Web Tag – October ?

    Ron Hartke – Ardent Inc

    Steve Hannaford -

    Stephanie Davis – Peerless

    • ·         Supports capture for Doug Brooke
    • ·         DISA Encore 3
    • ·         Always looking for partners for joint venture with CR tech

    Wade Rupper “Ruppy” – Telos

    • ·         SCIF Space in the Dayton area
    • o   Looking for space
    • ·         Rocky Mountain Space – attending          

    Next Meeting:  April 9, 2021, 8-9am EST

    Location:Virtual


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