ACG Obtains HUBZone Status

Help us celebrate – As of July 28, 2016, Athena Consulting Group, Llc has been approved for certification as a “qualified HUBZone small business concern (SBC)”! Certification Number: 55822

ACG on M.C. Dean US Navy Global Install Winning Team

M.C. Dean Inc., Sterling, Virginia, is being awarded an $853,777,308 costs-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price-incentive (firm target), firm-fixed-price, and cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract (N00039-15-D-0035). Task orders under this multiple award contract will achieve the successful installation and operational certification of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems by the program executive office for C4I, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, and other prospective U.S. government and Foreign Military Sales customers. The C4ISR systems are produced under various production contracts (separate from this contract) and are delivered as government furnished equipment to this contract for installation onboard surface ships, submarines and shore stations located worldwide. Work will be performed aboard Navy platforms on the East and West Coasts, as well as locations worldwide, and is expected to be completed by February 2019. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of the minimum guarantee, which is $5,000, will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. The contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with full and open competition via the Commerce Business Daily’s Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central website, with two offers received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-15-D-0035).

Source:  http://www.defense.gov/contracts/contract.aspx?contractid=5605&source=GovDelivery

ACG Awarded GSA Schedule 70 Contract

Federal, state and local government agencies can now purchase Information Technology Professional services from ACG on the GSA Schedule. ACG has been awarded a five year General Services ASchedule_ScreenBdministration (GSA) IT 70 Schedule contract number GS-35F-243CA under category (SIN) 132-51— Information Technology Professional Services.

ACG was scrutinized via a meticulous process by which the GSA assesses a company to assure excellence in providing products and/or services to the federal government. By awarding ACG a GSA Schedule 70 contract, ACG is recognized as a preferred vendor, entirely authorized to conduct business with government agencies. ACG looks forward to developing a business partnership and a mutually beneficial relationship with all potential GSA Schedule clients.

For corporate partners interested in teaming, please contact ACG at (571) 765-6120 or businessdevelopment@athenaconsultinggroup.com.

View full press release here.

Now Hiring – Student Internships (HUBZone)

ACG has opportunities for a limited number of Internships for rising High School Seniors / College students) who reside in economically disadvantaged areas. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with a qualifying residential address to be eligible.  Applicants can check their address at this link to see if they qualify: http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/. The internships are available immediately and can cover a broad spectrum of interests, but mainly in running a small business, government contracting, Information Technology, cybersecurity and especially cyber as it relates to medical data.

The internships pay minimum wage ($7.25/hour) and require 40-45 hours per month of work. Schedule is flexible and will be primarily located at our office at 1060 E. Montague Ave. in North Charleston. Assignments will vary by the student’s interest area, but the successful applicant can expect to do research / write white papers and gain exposure to our business environment.

Apply on our Careers page: http://athenaconsultinggroup.com/careers/