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VA - Direct Access Program - Wood River Federal - Win More, Compete Less – The Power of Partnering with a New Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) - Virtual Business Opportunity Session

VA - Direct Access Program - Wood River Federal - Win More, Compete Less – The Power of Partnering with a New Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) - Virtual Business Opportunity Session

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST

Location: Virtual session powered by Cisco Webex


Virtual Session Recording:
To access the session recording, please click the link below. The access password is: uJTyCh2*

https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/ldr.php?RCID=c61b583a4e00578c0849c7fab971b1cd

Session Presentation:  VA Wood River Federal DAP Presentation - FINAL - 5.27.2021.pdf

Wood River Federal, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Direct Access Program, is participating in a virtual business opportunity session.  

 

Company Opportunities

Wood River Federal is seeking small business partners with strong client relationships, program knowledge, and/or niche services, but do not currently have a good, low-risk contracting mechanism or vehicle for the Government to procure their services.

 

Event Goals 

By attending this event, the participants will be presented with an alternative acquisition mechanism and partnering process when presenting contract options to clients. This event will provide attendees with:

  • Knowledge about Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) – why they exist, contracting advantages      they have, and the opportunities and threats in partnering with them;
  • Information about the 8(a) ANC direct award/sole source process and some of the specific rules and regulations that apply;
  • Introduction to Wood River Federal, a relatively “new” ANC to the Federal Government market; and
  • How to partner with Wood River Federal.

Business Sectors:

Wood River Federal is interested in small businesses with operations related to the following Business Sectors:

  • Information Technology (IT) Services
  • Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS)
  • Professional or technical staffing services
  • Staffing for cleared requirements 

Applicable NAICS:

Wood River Federal is interested in small businesses with operations related to the following NAICS codes:

NAICS            Description

541511          Custom Computer Programming Services

541512          Computer Systems Design Services

541513          Computer Facilities Management Services

541519          Other Computer Related Services

541611          Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

541990          Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

541618          Other Management Consulting Services

541690          Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

 

Capabilities:

Wood River Federal is interested in small businesses with the following capabilities:

  • IT Help Desk and ServiceNow
  • Network support
  • Government-site professional services staffing
  • Niche technical experience or expertise with agency-specific applications/databases/systems, usually non-COTS

Agencies:

Wood River Federal is currently focused on the following agencies but will entertain opportunities from small businesses with experience working with other Federal Government agencies:

  • Department of Defense (DoD)
  • United States Army
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Navy and Marine Corps
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DoE)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Contract Vehicles: 

Wood River Federal is interested in small businesses with operations related to the following contract vehicles:

  • 8(a) ANC Sole Source
  • STARS III 8(a) – pending award
  • GSA BIC MAC – building team

 

Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications:

Wood River Federal is interested in small businesses with the following Federal socioeconomic classifications:

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • 8(a)
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
  • Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones)

 

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at directaccess@va.gov or by phone at 202-461-4694.

 

About Company 

Wood River Federal is a group of companies providing IT services and other professional services to Federal Government clients.  Members of the Wood River Federal group of companies include Umyuaq Technology and Wood River Technology – both SBA-certified 8(a) firms. Wood River Federal firms are subsidiaries of Choggiung Limited, the largest Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) village corporation in the Bristol Bay Region of Alaska. Choggiung is headquartered in Dillingham, Alaska, and all Wood River Federal firms are operated out of San Antonio, Texas.

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