Jessica Summers - Chief Operating Officer

Jan 16, 2023 1:55:35 PM / by USFCR posted in Team

As Chief Operating Officer, Jessica Summers specializes in the following:  

Working closely with Eric Knellinger (President) and the management team to oversee the daily business operations and implement and maintain processes and procedures advantageous to the company and our customers. As well as plan and strategize with management members on company values, goals, and objectives.
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Bid Protests in Federal Contracting

Dec 23, 2022 2:43:17 PM / by Susan Spenader posted in Guides

When it comes to winning a government contract, the bidding process can be fierce and competitive. But what happens when a bidder believes the process was not conducted fairly or the winning bidder was not the most qualified or lowest-priced? 

That's where bid protests come in. A bid protest is a formal challenge to the terms or award of a government contract, allowing bidders and other interested parties to object to the procurement process or the selection of a winning bidder. 

In this blog, we'll explore the reasons for filing a bid protest, the process for doing so, and the potential outcomes of a protest in the federal contracting arena.

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Gary Seymour - Technical Writer for the USFCR Bid Team

Dec 1, 2022 1:21:12 PM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2020, Gary Seymour has helped hundreds of entities at USFCR write their federal bids.

Before working at USFCR, Gary enlisted in the Army and served from 1987 to 1997 as an Intelligence Analyst. His military experience gives him a better understanding of how the federal government operates, so he can pass his expertise on to his clients, especially those that are veteran-owned.

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The Power of a Debrief in Federal Contracting

Nov 23, 2022 7:22:00 AM / by Susan Spenader posted in Guides

Contracting is a complicated process. It takes time, effort, and resources to get it right. But one of the best ways to make sure you have all the information you need is by participating in post-award debriefings in federal contracting.

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0

Oct 17, 2022 8:24:51 AM / by Susan Spenader posted in Guides

Cybersecurity is a major issue for the Department of Defense and federal contractors. In an effort to streamline the certification process and ensure that cybersecurity measures are being implemented correctly, the U.S. Department of Defense has created a model called Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). 

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The DoD Extends UEI Deadline to Help Federal Contractors

Oct 10, 2022 10:24:00 AM / by Susan Spenader posted in News

In response to the extensive delays seen since April 2022 with the transition from DUNS numbers to Unique Entity Identifiers (UEI), the Department of Defense (DoD) announced in September that it isn't requiring contractors to have a new UEI until October 31, 2022.

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Effectively Presenting Your Company At Industry Events

Aug 5, 2022 8:43:00 AM / by USFCR posted in Guides

When it comes to business events, conferences and trade shows are fantastic for any organization. Whether hosting a virtual event or joining one yourself, you want to put your best foot forward. They’re some of the best places to expose people to what your brand truly is.

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Top 14+ NAICS Codes for Disaster Relief

Jun 24, 2022 12:13:00 AM / by Susan Spenader

As of June 1, hurricane season is upon us again. Every year the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) projects that there will be more and more hurricanes. 

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What is the Federal Fiscal Calendar?

Jun 10, 2022 8:33:00 AM / by Susan Spenader posted in Guides

As a federal contractor or an aspiring one, you have probably heard the words “Federal Fiscal Calendar” floating around. You may be wondering why this matters to you or what real effects it has on contractors. 

Utilizing our over ten years of experience, we’ll break down why you should care about the federal fiscal calendar and how it will affect your business as a contractor.

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Stephanie Desautels - Registration & Contracting Specialist

May 23, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2021, Stephanie Desautels has been applying her knowledge in account management and operational strategy development to help businesses excel in the federal marketplace. Her clients can always rely on her friendly and open personality in every interaction.

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