News Monthly Archives: January 2015

Alaska PTAC Client on the Road to Success

Work Zone Traffic Control & Maintenance Wins Department of Transportation Contracts Trisha Early and Cindy Hudgin joined forces two years ago working with Trish’s already established business training and certifying flaggers for road construction. With Trish’s extensive experience in the … Continued

New Connecticut PTAC office in Milford

State procurement office opens at Parsons By Milford Mirror, January 28, 2015 The Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program recently opened an office in Milford’s Parsons Government Center, according to Mayor Benjamin Blake and Stephen MacKenzie, executive director of the Southeastern … Continued

DoD seeks to continue Mentor-Protege Program

DoD Seeks 10-year Extension of Small Business Mentoring Program By Claudette Roulo  in  DoD News          January 22, 2015. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 – The Defense Department intends to request a 10-year extension of a program that improves the ability … Continued

FedBid Splits and Brings In Joe Jordan

FedBid splits into two, names Jordan CEO of new public sector company By Jason Miller, Federal News Radio          January 20, 2015. FedBid is splitting off its federal sector from its commercial sector business. It has named Joe Jordan as the … Continued

GSA Administrator Resigns – What is his Legacy?

Did Tangherlini leave a positive mark on federal acquisition? Reviews are mixed. By Jill R. Aitoro, Washington Business Journal          January 15, 2015. The General Services Administration, in its summary of outgoing administrator Dan Tangherlini‘s accomplishments, points to more effective acquisitions. … Continued

New Department of Energy Requests for Proposal (RFPs)

Two requests for proposals (RFP) were recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for a technical assistance contract acquisition at the Carlsbad Field Office in … Continued

Upcoming Matchmaker and Networking Events

The following PTAC and federal agency events provide terrific opportunities for small business contractors to learn from – and network with – agency buyers:   Atlanta, Georgia      January 22, 2015 Building Partnerships and Collaborating for Success: A Small Business Industry … Continued