Contract Prime: Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.)
Contract Number: N00178-14-D-7460
SeaPort-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, the United States Marine Corps, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) compete their service requirements amongst 1800+ SeaPort-e IDIQ multiple award contract holders. SeaPort-e provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation.
End of Order Period: April 2019
Travis Upton, Business Operations
Headquartered in Tysons, VA, Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.) became a registered corporation with the Virginia State Corporation Commission on 9 September 2004. Since then, our portfolio has evolved to include Information Technology Solutions, including Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA), network and system design, value added reseller (VAR) services, systems integration and implementation, and business financial management, cost estimating and analysis, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) processes. As a small business, Zentek’s objective is to deliver to our Federal customers the integrated and tailored solutions, and disciplined service-focused approach that will help solve the most challenging technological and programmatic issues.
Since being ranked #32 overall by Inc. Magazine in 2010, and recognized as one of the state’s fastest growing companies by Virginia Business Magazine in 2011, Zentek has been awarded several multi-million dollar contracts in the capacity of the prime contractor. The experience and maturity we’ve gained over the past several years has bolstered our transition from individual contributor to program leader. We are currently leading successful government contracting teams supporting Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the Department of Justice/Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys as the Prime contractor, and have laid the foundation necessary to support further growth in this role.
ECS-Federal Inc. is an established, $200M professional services firm, delivering management and technical solutions across 30 Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Civilian agencies, and is the prime contractor on 85 percent of their current contracts. They provide systems engineering, software and IT services such as software development and systems integration, and program support to include financial management initiatives at Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and United States Marine Corpos (USMC). A key piece of the ECS strategy is investing in obtaining industry certifications and providing customers with highly trained staff. ECS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 20000 certified, and is twice assessed at SEI CMMI Level 3. Additionally, 95 percent of ECS Project Managers possess PMP Certifications, 35 ECS managers and staff have ITIL v3 Foundation Certificates, and four hold ITIL Expert Certificates.
Engineering Services Network (ESN) was founded in 1995 and is currently headquartered in Arlington, VA with regional and field offices throughout the U.S. and Japan. ESN is ISO 9001:2008 certified, CMMI® ML2 for SVC v 1.3 and CMMI® ML 3 for DEV v 1.3 appraised. A leading engineering and technology company, ESN applies depth of knowledge about the customer, and technological and management competencies to deliver trusted solutions to the U.S. government. Our customers include the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, to whom ESN provides mission-critical services in the areas of engineering and technical support, strategic and program management, testing and evaluation, operations support and information technology.
Morgan Borszcz Consulting (MBC) is a leading information technology and management consulting firm that provides enterprise solution management and integration services to the federal government. Founded in 2001, MBC is a Woman-Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (WOSDB) and 8(a) designated company. From inception, MBC’s focus has been delivering solutions that meet clients’ needs with maximum adaptability at market leading cost. We use proven methodologies and thought leadership to help our customers optimize business processes and achieve operational efficiencies. MBC is recognized as a business of choice providing comprehensive solutions to enterprise resource planning. MBC’s established infrastructure and focused offering delivers high value solutions with a higher probability of success. MBC has grown from 3 employees in 2004 to more than 150 employees in 2010. Our success is a direct result of delivering exceptional results to our clients, whether as a prime or a subcontractor.
Infinity Support Services (ISS) was established in 2010 by experts with over 30 years of experience with the USMC and U.S. Navy. Today ISS provides outstanding support in the areas of Acquisition Program Management, Operational Logistics, Product Support and Sustainment, Financial management, IT systems and networking solutions. Employees have experience as a DoD Program Manager(s) and familiarity with the Milestone Decision Authority process, which allows ISS to maximize the benefit and minimize cost and resources for the Government. ISS is currently working with the USMC Systems Command Global Combat Support System (GCSS) delivering program management and financial management support to the Total Force Implementation (TFI) and Program Management Office (PMO). ISS delivers logistics cost data and estimates to the program Financial Manager and associated Budget Analysts to justify, defend and update POM and budget submissions for GCSS 1.1, 1.2 and OEF program.
Nexum Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Chicago, IL, specializing in information security and networking. Founded in 2002, Nexum takes a comprehensive approach to security, from the detection and prevention of network threats, intrusions and disruptions, to ensuring clients’ access to the information, tools and resources needed to block and effectively manage IT risk. What differentiates Nexum from other IT service companies is that security is the focus – from access control to system availability, Nexum understands that IT security doesn’t have to be complex to be effective. From best-of-breed products to managed security services, from system assessments to compliance readiness, and from certified training to 24×7 support, Nexum deliverseffective solutions by using a smart approach to limiting business risk by protecting vital functions and negating digital disruptions.
Provideo Management Experience
Provideo Management’s core competencies include business financial management, cost estimating and analysis, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) processes, technical and financial program management, information technology services – including information security and DoD Information Assurance Certification Accreditation Process (DIACAP) support, training, acquisition support and order management. We have applied our experience to numerous initiatives over the past several years as demonstrated by awarded contracts with these Federal customers:
Team Experience by Functional Area
Provideo Management Quality Assurance Program
Provideo Management is committed to delivery of the highest quality products and services to the customer, within budget and according to schedule. Our process ensures we are able to repeat our past success, and where possible identify efficiencies that allow us to continuously improve our results. We engage the entire staff including technical leads, quality management, and contract management team members, to ensure the highest standards of quality service delivery are met. Our contract management team members are engaged in the review and evaluation of deliverable products and services. Each deliverable is measured and every team member’s performance assessed with respect to established targets. Our quality management life cycle includes the following steps.
Provideo Management considers three tools key to performance monitoring, measuring and adjusting – 1) quantitative metrics, 2) customer feedback, and 3) corrective action plans.
The objective of our Quality Management process is to identify issues, isolate the root causes, and efficiently implement solutions to eliminate recurrence of a problem, and ensure benefit of efficiencies and other improvements are carried forward.