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Event Detail

LMI Virtual Information Session

General Information

Virtual Information Session

1:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, February 19

Please find below the link to the recording of the virtual session:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5870924105397482248

About LMI
LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias.

Headquartered in Tysons, VA, LMI has ~ 1,400 employees nationwide. Of those, 34% are veterans or veteran spouses. We are ranked as one of the Military Times’ best employers for veterans ten years running. LMI has an educated work force with 55% holding advanced degrees, and employees average experience is 22 years. Our staff includes the former CIO of the White House, former Chief Human Resources Officers at the Pentagon and the VA. Our FY18 customer survey responses indicated that 100% of our clients were extremely likely to recommend LMI to others. LMI vehicles are here https://www.lmi.org/government-wide.

NAICS Description

236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

541219 Other Accounting Services

541330 Engineering Services

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

541612 Human Resources Consulting Services

541614 Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Service

541618 Other Management Consulting Services

541620 Environmental Consulting Services

541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

561210 Facilities Support Services

561410 Document Preparation Services

611430 Professional and Management Development Training

611519 Other Technical and Trade Schools

611699 All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction

611710 Educational Support Services

SDVOSB Criteria for Partnering
LMI is committed to supporting veterans and the VA. We are seeking VOSBs and SDVOSBs that meet the following criteria:
• Size and ability to scale quickly for surge - companies with 25 or more full time employees are preferred, and partners should be able to demonstrate their recruiting and staffing resources and prior success.
• We are primarily interested in meeting with SDVOSBs who have current contracts with the VA, or past performance within the past three years.
• Competencies and past performance in any of the following: Construction or renovation of VA facilities, Initial Outfitting and Transition (IO&T) support, Operations, Security and Preparedness Support, Information and Technology Support services, Strategic Communications, and Training and Education services
• A good reputation with clients as evidenced by CPARS or Customer Satisfaction data
• Business presence near VA offices in the National Capital Region and other VA locations
• A DCAA approved cost-accounting system is preferred, recognizing some small businesses may not have

LMI’s goal is to build lasting partnerships with qualified partners to support our nation’s veterans and the VA, as well as other Federal government clients.

Please check back for updates on future events hosted with LMI.

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.

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Please note: Content on this Web page is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal advice or to be a comprehensive statement or analysis of application statures, regulations, and case law governing this topic. Rather, it's a plain language summary. If you are seeking claims assistance, your local VA regional office, a VA-recognized Veterans Service Organization, or a VA-accredited attorney or agent can help.