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Jerry Hogge Named Mitre Public Sector SVP; Jason Providakes Quoted

 

Jerry Hogge, former senior vice president of military and veteran health solutions at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed SVP of Mitre's public sector business. He will be responsible for business strategy, international programs, and sponsor engagement with the nonprofit's federally funded research and development centers for civilian agencies, Mitre said Monday.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Julian Setian, President and CEO of SOS International, His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Julian Setian, president and chief executive officer of SOS International, with his first Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Setian for leading acquisitions and military contracts to help grow SOSi’s client base and expand into cybersecurity, data analytics and software development. We are ecstatic to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Setian.

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Past Performance Need Not Be Prologue in Government Contracts

Evaluating a contractor’s past performance is an essential element of all significant government solicitations. Such evaluations are also used by government officials to make determinations of incentives earned during contract administration. With past performance being such an essential element of federal contracting, isn’t it in the government’s best interest to …

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Joe Martore Elected Calibre Board Chair

Joe Martore, CEO and a board member at Calibre Systems, has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors. He will succeed James Terry Scott, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who served as chairman since 2017, the company said Thursday. Martore’s “extensive experience will provide an immeasurable asset …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Can Contracts Be Awarded Without Pricing?

Since the enactment of the Competition in Contracting Act in 1984, price has been an essential element of every contract awarded by the Federal Government under the Federal Acquisition Regulation, along with technical capability and (more recently) past performance. In addition, before making an award, every contracting officer must determine …

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ACT I Participates and Sponsors 2019 PSC Annual Conference; Michael Niggel Quoted

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT I) sponsored and participated in the 2019 PSC Conference at the Greenbriar, West Virginia on April 28th through the 30th, ACT I announced on Thursday. The conference was open to PSC members, industry and government leaders to address the challenges and opportunities facing the …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: For a Long Life, Be Named “Key Personnel”

For services contracts, the government understandably wants to know who will be performing the work they require. They frequently ask for staffing plans to assess the contractors’ understanding of the work to be performed. And they often ask bidders and contract holders to detail the individuals who will work on …

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David Berteau: PSC Calls for Congressional Action on Budget Control Act Caps

The Professional Services Council has urged Congress to work on a bipartisan spending measure that will raise budget caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. “Such an agreement is PSC’s top priority as it is essential to timely FY20 appropriations, to full funding for all federal agencies, and to avoiding the …

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ACT-IAC Names David M. Wennergren CEO

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council announced on Thursday that David M. Wennergren has been named chief executive officer, effective May 13th. Ellen Glover, former IAC Chair, led a search committee to recommend the best candidate for the position. Wennergren was selected from a large pool of …

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Alan Chvotkin from the Professional Services Council Reviews Cases Involving Protests of Contract Awards

In his debut column, Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council, analyzes two recent cases involving the government contracting selection process. In each case contractors protested what they considered were flawed methods in the government’s source selection and filed a protest. Chvotkin reviews the implications …

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