ABOUT THE EVENT
Southern California hosts some of the highest concentrations of military bases and commands in the country, including Edwards Air Force Base, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Naval Base Coronado, Naval Station San Diego, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, Fort Irwin Army Base, NAVFAC Southwest, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, DLA Distribution Center, and much more. ALL NEED CONTRACTOR SUPPORT.
Topics covered during this Virtual Summit will include:
Military Base Mission & Operations - and Contracting Priorities
Innovation Tools/Training Tools/Enhanced Test Capabilities
Enhanced Human Relations, Education & Administrative Tools
Enhanced Base Services & Housing
Installation/Facility Services and BOS (Base Operations Support) Contracts
Enhanced IT Network/Connectivity Needs
Small Business Contracting Opportunities & Resources
Teaming Arrangements Between Prime Contractors & Subcontractors
Program Director, Defense Leadership Forum
Mr. Sills is the Program Director for the Defense Leadership Forum and served in National Security positions in the Pentagon, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the U.S. Middle East Force Command, and the Supreme Allied Command, NATO/Atlantic.
Maj. Rheesa Paluay
Commander, 30th Contracting Squadron Vandenberg AFB
Major Paluay is responsible for contracting operations on the third largest U.S. Air Force base, leading a team of 70 personnel and overseeing $110M new contracts annually, re-acquisitions and source selections worth $750M and a standing $4.5B contract portfolio.
Deputy Director for Small Business, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) / Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake
As Deputy Director, Small Business Programs for the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWCWD), Derrick’s purview covers Navy shore facilities at China Lake, CA and Point Mugu, CA, and includes many of DoD’s special laboratories for R&D and evaluation of aircraft weapons systems and guided missiles, as well as a highly instrumented complex of air, land, and sea ranges and test facilities. A native of Honolulu, HI, Derrick is a veteran of the US Air Force with wide experience in the Logistics career field. He has worked as a Small Business Specialist with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) since 2010.
National Moderator, Defense Leadership Forum
Mr. Snow is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations, Facilities and Energy and National Moderator for defense conferences hosted by The Defense Leadership Forum. Mr. Snow has over 35 years of Military, Business, Energy, and Government experience.
Ariento provides cybersecurity, information technology, and compliance services to small and mid-sized organizations. Comprised of a veteran team boasting decades of military and government experience, Ariento specializes in delivering best-in-class technology solutions that are secure and DFARS/NIST 800-171/CMMC compliant. From consulting to outsourced services and more, Ariento gives defense contractors one less thing to worry about in today's interconnected digital world.
Contact: Bryan Crosson, Director of Sales & Business Development, firstname.lastname@example.org, (619) 780-5588
Mission of AFTC: Headquartered at Edwards AFB, CA, AFTC leads the test and evaluation mission,conducting developmental test and evaluation of air, space, and cyber systems to provide timely,objective, and accurate information to decision makers. Organizations include: 96th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, FL; 412th Test Wing, Edwards AFB, CA; and Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold AFB, TN.
Contact: Cynthia Randall
AFTC Small Business Director
Mission: To execute full-spectrum weapons and warfare systems research, development, acquisition, test, and evaluation (RDAT&E) Vision. Provide innovative, integrated, and dominant warfighting effects for our naval, joint, and coalition forces.
What We Do: Research & engineering, test & evaluation, weapons & weapon systems, weapons platform integration, system-of- systems integration, electronic warfare, energetics, survivability/vulnerability/lethality, modeling & simulation
Contact: Derrick Hu
NAWCWD, Office of Small Business Programs
As the premier solutions provider of perimeter protection and managed lane products, B&B Roadway & Security Solutions, LLC (BBRSS) designs, manufactures and distributes an extensive line of crash rated vehicle barriers and warning gates systems. The BBRSS brands include B&B ARMR and B&B Roadway. B&B ARMR is an industry leader of crash barrier systems, which includes bollards, wedge barriers, crash gates, drop arm barriers, and gate operators. Our products can be found at DoD Installations worldwide, and many of our products can be found on the DoD & DoS Approved Barrier Lists.
Contact: Daniel Landreneau
Business Development Manager
Boon delivers fringe benefit solutions designed with the competitive
government contractor in mind. We offer compliant healthcare benefits and administrative services, designed for contractors working under the Service Contract Act (SCA) and Davis-Bacon Act (DBA). With a full spectrum of affordable fringe benefit solutions, Boon is your link to benefits.
Contact: Brad Billik
Exeltech designs and manufactures pure sign wave DC to AC power inverter systems ranging from 125 Watts to 180 Kilowatts. We offer over 30,000 different system configurations to choose from and can customize systems to meet specific specifications. Our commitment to quality and total customer satisfaction has allowed us to become innovators in the DC to AC power product market for over 30 years. Our products can be found providing backup power for the communications room in every U.S. Embassy, worldwide.
Contact: Matthew Everitt
Since 1909 Hungerford & Terry Inc. sets industry standards in the design and manufacture of innovative and efficient water treatment systems. Systems include removal of iron, manganese, arsenic, and radium; High-efficiency / low-waste Nitrate removal; PFOS/PFAS, Color removal, Chrome-6 removal, Perchlorate removal, Condensate Polishers, Degasifiers, and complete Demineralizers.
Contact: Brian Reynolds
National Sales Manager
NV5 provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Infrastructure, Program Management, Environmental, Utility Services, and Construction Quality Assurance. NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.
Contact: Kevin Wedman
Senior Vice President
We automate business processes to create efficiency and compliance, including Robotic Process Automation and AI Solutions
Contact: Larry Cohn,