I am a volunteer counselor, specializing in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses, offering free assistance in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. 2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Receives many inquiries from small companies wishing to enter or enhance their position in federal government contracting.Ken Larson
Small Business “Rule of Law 2” Court Ruling Has Far Reaching Impact
A court ruling in favor of small businesses who protested what experts called a ridiculously poor choice by the Army to set-aside and award a contract to small firms, and then once it faced a protest, pull back the awards and re-release the task order under a multiple award contract where there were no small businesses.
Record Government Use In 2020 Of GSA Schedules And GWAC’S
Customer agencies flocked to the schedules program, the assisted acquisition services and the governmentwide acquisition contracts (GWAC) to meet both immediate needs related to the pandemic and more typical requirements. Laura Stanton, the assistant commissioner for the Office of Information Technology Category in FAS, said while numbers are not final yet, the IT category brought in more than $30 billion in revenue last year, up from $26.5 billion in fiscal 2019.