St. Louis Fast Rope Meeting Notes 02/27/2020

  • 28 Feb 2020 11:53 AM
    Message # 8782014
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    Dial-In Attendees: Connie Crome (Diligent), David Wade (Leidos), Rob Mills (Leidos), Curt Piontkowsky (Perspecta), Greg Schwartz (PSS), Nathan Spengler (Continental Mapping), Greg Harris (S4)

    Upcoming Industry Events:

    Member Notes:

    Dave Wade (Leidos) & Rob Mills (recently retired from USAF)

    • -          Dave stepping down as IGC PM on 13 March; new role is advisor to IGC
    • -          Moving to Kentucky as part-time USTRANSCOM account rep
    • -          Michelle Nersesian (formerly with TRIDENT) will be the new IGC PM for Leidos
    • -          Interested to talk to others about JDPAC, etc.
    • -          Rob Mills is working BD, proposals, etc. in local Scott area

    Curt Piontkowsky (Perspecta)

    • -          Hired new BD Executive for Space = Mike Kobos
    • -          Acquired Knight Point Systems (SB) – part of Invictus JV (one of SBEAS awardees)
    • -          Trying to expand at WPAFB
    • -          Trying to get a handle on 2020 Industry Day and Conferences (some copied in above)

    Nathan Spengler (Continental Mapping)

    • -          Small business, focused in geospatial services, based in St Louis
    • -          State/local government
    • -          Utilities, collect and analyze
    • -          Defense & intel side – supporting Source Foundation members
    • -          Looking at pursuing ASTRO (FEDSIM GSA IDIQ) w/multiple pools

    Greg Harris (S4)

    • -          Enterprise IT, Cyber, and IT services
    • -          In Huntsville:
    • o   AMCOM Adv Planning to Industry 2-4 March 2020
    • o   Annual AUSA Global Force Symposium 17-19 March 2020
    • o   National Cyber Summit 2-4 June, Katie Arrington (CMMC) will be keynote
    • -          Bidding a ton of Army ITES opportunities, and Army IMCS4 (looking to sub or prime)

    Greg Schwartz (PSS)

    • -          DPS will be affected by the new movement contract
    • -          CPA coming up; not interested in TransVis
    • -          USTRANSCOM ITSM may be recompeted early and possibly broken up into 2-3 contracts
    • o   PSS interested in subbing
    • -          Decision brief to 4-Star held last month on fate of TMS
    • o   TMS = Transportation Management System – Awarded as an OTA ~2 yrs ago

    Connie Crome (Diligent Consulting)

    • -          Small business based in San Antonio, Application Development, & cybersecurity
    • -          Working NASA opps as well as AFLCMC, USTRANSCOM, & AMC
    • -          Attending New Horizons in Boston, 9-11 March 2020

    Next Meeting:  26 March 2020, 8-9am CST

    Location: Virtual and possible local location TBD

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