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Governmentwide Multiple Agency Contracts (MACs), IDIQs and GSA Schedules
The CIO-SP3 Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is a ten-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. Any federal civilian or DoD agency may use this contract to fulfill a broad range of mission critical IT requirements as diverse as Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, and Health IT. The CIO-SP3 contract is managed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).
The CIO-SP3 contract vehicle has been designed to save federal government customers both time and money. A one-stop source for hardware, software, security and outsourcing procurements, CIO-SP3 is structured to provide flexible pricing arrangements, streamlined ordering procedures and a secure, easy-to-use electronic government order system for task order competition, management and awardee selection which features built-in FAR guidance. Task orders may be awarded in 30 days or less.Learn More
GSA MAS Schedule is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government. GSA MAS is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedule, offering innovative solutions to federal, state and local governments information technology needs.
As a prime contractor, Aptive is uniquely positioned to provide services that serve your agency and its mission.Learn More
One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) provides federal agencies with professional services that allow for both commercial and noncommercial requirements as well as contract types at the task order level, including fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, time-and-materials and labor-hours. OASIS can yield better outcomes for the federal government around reducing costs and expenses, improving operating efficiency and increasing focus on socioeconomic contracting goals. OASIS contracts are used by agencies in meeting professional service objectives.
Contract: 47QRAD20D1107OASIS Small Business Pool 1
- Management and Business Consulting
- Feasibility Studies
- Engineering and Testing
- Human Resources
- Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations
- Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Human Resource Solutions (HRS) assists federal agencies in achieving their missions by partnering with them to attract and build a high-quality public-sector workforce, optimize performance and transform the agencies into high performing organizations. They support government entities by providing the tools, strategies, and proven methodologies needed to attract and retain top performers for their organizations.
We meet recruitment challenges by offering tailored solutions that include: Campaign strategy, digital advertising, web, mobile and video development, social media management, event planning and advanced data analytics.Learn More
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AGENCY SPECIFIC IDIQS AND BPAS
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), part of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, enforces federal consumer financial laws and educates financial companies about their responsibilities to consumers. The CFPB creates tips, tools, guides and local and national campaigns to empower consumers with information they need to make financial decisions that are in their best interests.
Through this BPA, Aptive supports CFPB initiatives with account management, market research, strategy development, creative development and production, media buying, evaluation and reporting functions.
The JAIC DRAID is a five-year BOA that enables DOD to utilize its data resources for use with Artificial Intelligence (AI). This helps provide an easily accessible path to cutting-edge services needed to meet the complex technical challenges involved in preparing data for AI.
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
- Project Management and Documentation
- Software Configuration
- Cloud Integration
- Department of Defense AI Ethical Principles
- Data Ingestion, Integration, Architecture, and ETL
- Data Accessibility and APIs
- Enterprise Information and Metadata Management
- Data Quality, Feature Engineering, and NLP
- Synthetic Data
- Data Anonymization
- Data Labelling
- AI Security
- Data Science and AI Outreach and Innovative Development Mechanisms
Contract period: 2021-2026
The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) awarded Aptive a five-year blanket purchase agreement to recruit skilled engineers for the Office of Pipeline Safety.
The Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) runs a national program to ensure the safe, reliable and environmentally-sound operation of the nation’s natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline transportation system. OPS also directs education and outreach efforts to encourage state and local governments, pipeline operators and the general public to adopt and use safety programs and activities.
To fulfill its mission, OPS must continue to attract highly qualified engineers who are committed to public service and can adapt to changing and complex technical environments. Aptive helps design and implement successful recruitment programs by:
- Developing recruitment strategies that include specific efforts to attract military Veterans.
- Drafting and publishing recruitment information on social media outlets such as LinkedIn, as well as in educational and professional journals and publications.
- Attending and providing recruitment support at engineering job fairs.
- Maintaining an online applicant tracking system.
- Managing correspondence and relationships with college placement officers, engineering professors and professional employment services.
- Providing biweekly recruitment status reports.
The mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities involving commercial motor vehicle transportation through education, innovation, regulation, enforcement, financial assistance, partnerships and full accountability.
Through this 5-year (2020-2025) BPA, Aptive provides outreach support services to enhance education and technical assistance in the areas of the commercial driver and vehicle inspection, drug interdiction, intelligent transportation systems, compliance and enforcement, highway safety, consumer protection (e.g., moving fraud) and program management and support.
The Electronic Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Accelerated and Simplified Tasks (eFAST) is the FAA’s preferred contracting vehicle for small business contracts. eFAST streamlines the procurement process for all stakeholders using a web-based acquisition tool and automated workflows compliant with applicable FAA standards.
Aptive is eligible to provide services in the following functional areas:
- Business Administration and Management
- Research and Development
- Computer/Information Systems Development
- Computer Systems Support
- Documentation and Training
Aptive holds a five-year (2022-2027) IDIQ contract with the Library of Congress to help create, execute, implement and measure media and outreach campaigns for the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS).
Aptive plans, deploys and analyzes comprehensive national digital media campaigns focused on the braille and talking book program and encourage NLS enrollment. Each campaign targets specific NLS audiences and other potential and eligible patrons.
The NLS is a free braille and talking book library service for individuals with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness or a physical, perceptual or reading disability that prevents them from using regular print materials. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats that are instantly downloadable to a personal device or delivered by mail free of charge.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an operating division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Through partnerships, policies and programs, SAMHSA builds resilience, improves access to quality treatment options and facilitates recovery for people with, or at risk for, mental and/or substance use disorders.
Aptive was awarded multiple domains for the SAMHSA five-year, $1.2B Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. Through the contract, Aptive is available to provide program and analytical support services, analyses, technical assistance and support for information and programs, helping SAMHSA achieve its mission of reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
We provide services that span the entire spectrum of mission areas and technical capabilities supported by the Navy ordering activities. Services provided under this contract are categorized into 23 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management and Program Management.Learn More
VHA’s Integrated Healthcare Transformation is a multiple-award IDIQ contract with a five-year base term and five option years and covers support services across three functional categories: health system transformation and innovation, implementation and operations support and health care business enabling services.
The first functional category covers project and program management, business process re-engineering, management and improvement, change management and strategic planning and communications, while the second functional category includes studies and analyses, training development and delivery and policy research and development. The third functional category deals with supply chain management, human resources, acquisitions and financial services management.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology-Next Generation (T4NG) is an enterprise contractual solution covering a wide range of Information Technology (IT) and Health IT services, including program management and strategic planning, systems and software engineering, enterprise networks, cyber security, operations and maintenance.Learn More
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veteran Enterprise Contracting for Transformation and Operational Readiness (VECTOR)
- 2 – Analysis
- 3 – Training
- 4 – Communications and Outreach
- 6 – Human Resources
AGENCY SPECIFIC IDIQS AND BPAS
This contract vehicle provides enterprise level services for the Department of Defense and is managed by the U.S. Army Office of the Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems.
- Personnel structure
- Training and development
- Data administration
Contract period: 2019-2023
Aptive, through Arrow ARC (a joint venture with Artemis ARC), provides program operations management, help desk operations, strategic planning and execution, organization design, organizational change management, service design, service execution, stakeholder engagement and stakeholder outreach across multiple NASA locations.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) receives a range of professional IT program and technical services through this BPA, in support of the Strategic Mission Alignment of IT Services initiative.
- Program management services
- IT services
- IT assessments, evaluations and solutions
Contract period: 2019-2023
Aptive supports the BUMED OP&R mission to promote safe and quality health care and operational readiness and support through coordination, integration and innovation of cutting-edge health care service and medical research. Specifically, this contract supports the OP&R Directorate in the following functional areas:
- Clinical, business and operational support
- Business process improvement/realignment
- Policy support and management
- Program and project management
- Program/project analysis
- Training and education
- Data analytics
- Correspondence management
- Communication support
- Coordination support
- Knowledge management
Contract period: 2021-2025
PACTS II is a department-wide service contract for acquiring program and general management consulting, administrative support, operations and technical services requirements (non-IT service solutions).
It is the second generation of the successful Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) PACTS contract.
Functional Category 1
- Program Management Services – Administrative management, general management consulting services, process, physical distribution and logistics consulting services
- Technical Services – engineering services, environment, technical and other scientific consulting services
Functional Category 2
- Administrative and operations services, financial planning, personnel, billing and record keeping
- Court reporting and stenotype services
- Implementation of intelligent automation
- Artificial intelligence
- Machine learning
- Natural language processing
- Robotic process automation
Contract period: 2020-2025
Aptive provides services for the Veterans Experience Office Insights and Analytics Support program:
- Program management and data science
- Implementation management
- Enterprise management
- Human-centered design
Contract period: 2018-2023
Client Development Experts
Ben Barker is an experienced industry leader with over 16 years of success across the federal government contracting landscape. As Chief Strategy Officer, Ben helps guide Aptive’s corporate strategy and leads Aptive’s Growth Team, providing oversight, guidance and technical direction for Client Development Leads, Capture and Proposal Managers, Solution Architects and Writers. Ben assists Aptive in expanding its footprint in the federal government while focusing on innovative customer solutions.
Ben is an accomplished executive with expertise in technical program management, solutions engineering, leadership, and corporate strategy. Within these focus areas, he has led and managed initiatives for companies like GovCIO, Leidos and ManTech. Most recently, Ben was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Growth & Solutions for GovCIO, resulting in private equity sale to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS).
- Certified Scrum Master
- Associate Certificate in Contract Management, The George Washington University
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
Eric Gonzales leads a team of high-performing, impact-driven business development professionals—all working toward the mission of supporting the federal government and achieving corporate growth goals. A federal growth leader, he has more than 13 years of wide-ranging experience in health information technology (IT), including program management, business development and leading corporate strategic initiatives for Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, with a specialization on Veteran-focused initiatives. He has a proven track record of increasing revenue through identifying, qualifying and capturing opportunities that drive business expansion and increase brand recognition.
Eric has overseen capture, bid and delivery of hundreds of millions of dollars of health IT work across the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) enterprise and continuously leverages and expands his existing network to match company core competencies to customer needs ahead of public announcement. His expertise includes large-scale capture and proposal development on multi-billion dollar indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts and single award contracts or task orders. Eric is an active participant in the federal professional services community with a history of building talented, winning capture and proposal teams. He has a deep understanding of the government’s needs and objectives in the areas of enterprise IT and emerging technologies. He is also the co-owner/host of the successful Monthly VA T4NG Networking events.
- 2023 and 2022 FedHealthIT100 Awardee
- Certified Scrum Master
- FAC-C Level 1
- BA, Business Management, Hood College
Jordan Atkinson is a seasoned business development professional who brings 14 years of experience in federal contracting to Aptive’s management consulting work. Jordan manages and executes the full business development lifecycle across multiple simultaneous pursuits and proposals as well as facilitating growth, fostering relationships and establishing value-added teaming strategies. He helps build a qualified pipeline of opportunities in addition to helping shape customer requirements, translate customer needs into actionable features, drive differentiation and create compelling value propositions. Jordan focuses on developing a pipeline for Aptive with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), formulating and implementing an integrated business development strategy that provides a clear path forward for Aptive with DHS.
Jordan has experience working with DHS since 2010, focusing on multiple capabilities, including command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR), cybersecurity, information technology, weapon systems sustainment, acquisition program management and resource management. Jordan brings additional expertise in planning and implementing continuous process improvements for enterprise-wide business development tactics, techniques and procedures.
Jordan has overseen identification, qualification, capture, bid and execution of hundreds of millions of dollars of work across the DHS enterprise. Jordan brings an extensive network, cultivated through years of participation in industry associations and events, which he uses to build winning teams who provide industry-leading services to the government. Through his time as a government contractor, Jordan has formed a detailed understanding of the government’s needs, objectives and priorities and works tirelessly to improve his team’s position for each opportunity.
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
- MBA, Boise State University
Claire Brunette is a skilled business expert with a proven track record of building strong relationships and creating new partnerships with clients and industry. She leads business development activities for the Strategic Engagement line of business, helping Aptive expand its strategic communications and recruitment marketing footprint across the federal government. Claire immerses herself within the industry and utilizes her strong communications skills to build rapport with a diverse set of clients and potential partners.
Claire commits herself to driving business growth and delivering excellent customer service for long-lasting client relationships. Claire has overseen identification, qualification, capture, bid and delivery of hundreds of millions of dollars of strategic communications work across the federal government. She is an expert in researching and analyzing market trends and the unspoken needs of clients to help her team develop innovative solutions, expand their portfolio and drive growth across the organization.
BA, Catholic University of America