This guide was revised on 12/20/2014 by the FAA to incorporate changes.
Mentor-Protégé Index
Chapter Chapter Name
1.0 THE FAA MENTOR-PROTÉGÉ PROGRAM
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 DEFINITIONS
1.3 NON-AFFILIATION
1.4 GENERAL POLICY
1.5 INCENTIVES FOR MENTOR PARTICIPATION
1.6 MEASUREMENT OF PROGRAM SUCCESS
1.7 MENTOR FIRMS
1.8 PROTÉGÉ FIRMS
1.9 SELECTION OF PROTÉGÉ FIRMS
1.10 APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT PROCESS FOR MENTOR FIRMS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM
1.11 FAA REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MENTOR-PROTÉGÉ APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT
1.12 DEVELOPMENTAL ASSISTANCE
1.13 OBLIGATION
1.14 INTERNAL CONTROLS
1.15 REPORTS
1.16 PROGRAM REVIEW
1.17 SOLICITATION PROVISION AND CONTRACT GUIDANCE
1.18 CONTACT INFORMATION

1.0 THE FAA MENTOR-PROTÉGÉ PROGRAM


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1.1 SCOPE

The FAA Mentor-Protégé Program is designed to motivate and encourage firms to assist small businesses (SB) preferably Small Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Businesses (SEDB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Minority Institutions (MI) and Women-Owned (WOSB) Small Businesses in enhancing their capabilities to perform FAA prime contracts and subcontracts, foster the establishment of long-term business relationships between these entities and mentor firms, and increase the overall number of these entities that receive FAA prime contract and subcontract awards.


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1.2 DEFINITIONS

  1. SMALL BUSINESS (SB) is a business, including its affiliates, that is independently owned and operated and not dominant in producing the products or performing the services being purchased, and one that qualifies as a small business under the federal government's criteria and North American Industry System Classification Codes size standards.
  2. SOCIALLY, AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES (SEDB) means small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals as defined by the Acquisition Management System (AMS).
  3. HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) means institutions determined by the U.S. Secretary of Education to meet the requirements of 34 CFR 608.2 and listed therein.
  4. MINORITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (MI) means institutions verified by the U.S. Secretary of Education to meet the criteria set forth in 34 CFR 637.4. MIs include Hispanic-serving institutions as defined by 20 USC 1059c(b)(1).
  5. WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES (WOSB) means a business concern owned and controlled by women if at least 51% of the business concern is owned by one or more women or, in the case of any publicly owned business at least 51% of the stock of which is owned by one or more women, and the management and daily business operations of the business are controlled by one or more women.
  6. HIGH-TECH means research and/or development efforts that are within or advances the state-of-the-art in technology discipline and are performed primarily by professional engineering, scientists, and highly skilled and trained technicians or specialists.
  7. SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (SDVOSB) is a small business concern that is 51% owned and controlled by a service disabled veteran(s).
  8. SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS (SDB) is a small business concern that is at least 51% unconditionally owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged, or a publicly owned business that has at least 51% of its stock unconditionally owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and that has its management and daily business controlled by one or more such individuals.

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1.3 NON-AFFILIATION

For the purpose of qualifying as a small business as defined in the Acquisition Management System (AMS), a protégé firm may not be considered an affiliate of a mentor firm solely on the basis that the protégé firm is receiving developmental assistance referred to in Section 1.12 under the program. However, affiliation may be found for other reasons in accordance with the SBA general principles of affiliation.


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1.4 GENERAL POLICY

  1. Eligible large businesses (not included on the "Debarred" or "Suspended" list) approved as mentor firms will enter into agreements with eligible entities as defined in Section 1.2 as protégé. Mentors will provide appropriate developmental assistance to enhance the capabilities of protégés to perform as prime contractors and/or subcontractors. Eligible small business prime contractors (not included on the "Debarred" or "Suspended" list) and that are capable of providing developmental assistance may be approved as mentors. Protégés may participate in the program as a prime contractor or as subcontractors under the mentor’s prime contract with the FAA.
  2. Eligible mentor firms, which have received approval by FAA to participate in the program pursuant to Section 1.10, may enter into agreements with protégé firms.
  3. Mentor-Protégé activity will be available to any type of contract deemed appropriate by the FAA.

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1.5 INCENTIVES FOR MENTOR PARTICIPATION

  1. Mentors may receive additional evaluation points (for Mentor-Protégé Program participation) toward the award of contracts during the evaluation of competitive offers.
  2. Mentors may receive credit toward attaining subcontracting goals contained in their FAA subcontracting plan(s) for Mentor-Protégé participation.
  3. Costs incurred by a mentor to provide developmental assistance (i.e., technical or managerial) described in Section 1.12 are allowable as indirect costs (appropriate documentation shall be provided) unless the contract contains a line item specifically for the Mentor-Protégé Program. A ceiling on allowable developmental costs shall be established at time of contract award.
  4. Procurements may be reserved exclusively for competition among firms that are participants in the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program.

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1.6 MEASUREMENT OF PROGRAM SUCCESS

The overall success of the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program encompassing all participating mentors and protégés will be measured by the extent to which it results in:

  1. An increase in the quality of the technical capabilities of the protégé firm.
  2. An increase in the number, dollar value and percentage of subcontracts awarded to protégés by mentor firms under FAA contracts since the date of entry into the program.
  3. An increase in the number and dollar value of contract and subcontract awards to protégé firms since the time of their entry into the program (under FAA contracts, contracts awarded by other Federal agencies and under commercial contracts);
  4. An increase in the number and dollar value of subcontracts awarded to a protégé firm by its mentor firm under other agency contracts;
  5. An increase in subcontracting with protégé firms in industry categories where they have not traditionally participated within the mentor firm’s activity.

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1.7 MENTOR FIRMS

  1. Large or small firms eligible for receipt of federal contracts may apply.
  2. Mentors will be encouraged to identify and select:
    • A broad base of firms including SB, HBCU, MI, SEDB, SDB, SDVOSB and WO small businesses that are high-tech, aviation oriented entities whose core competencies support the FAA mission to provide a safe, secure, and efficient global aerospace system that contributes to national security; and
    • Protégés in addition to firms with whom they have established business relationships.
  3. The following firms are currently participating under the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program:

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Mentor List
Company Address Point of Contact NAIC Code(s)
Mentor: A3 Technology, Inc.
327 West White Horse Pike
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
Kevin Walker
Email: Kevin.Walker@a3technologyinc.com
Tel: (609)335-3400
Fax: (609)652-9989
541330
→ Protégé: Enterprise Technology Services, LLC 42575 Voormeade Terrace
Chantilly, VA 20152
Shoghit Karanwal
Email: Shobhit.Karanwal@etek-services.com
Tel: (703)625-0282
Fax: (202)688-0252
Mentor: Advanced Mgmt. Technology, Inc. /Tetra Tech AMT
1515 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22209
Bryant Helms
Email: bryant.helms@tetratech.com
Tel: (703)841-2680
Fax: (703)841-1486
541519
→ Protégé: Houghton Associates, Inc 420 Lafayette Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278-0000
Rob Houghton
Email: rhoughton@houghtonassociates.com
Tel: (919)265-3340
Fax: (919)636-5740
→ Protégé: Sevatec 3112 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042
Angela D. Leno
Email: aleno@sevatec.com
Tel: (571)766-1219
541511
Mentor: Advanced Sciences and Technologies, LLC
20 East Taunton Rd.
Berlin, NJ 08009
Frank Valenti
Email: frank.valenti@adv-sci-tech.com
Tel: (856)719-9001
541330
Mentor: Advancia Corporation
655 Research Parkway, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Sherri Rector
Email: sherri.rector@advancia.com
Tel: (405)996-3000
Fax: (405)996-3100
541611
Mentor: AKAL Security
7 Infinity Loop
Espanola, NM 87532
Kirpal S. Khalsa
Email: kirpals@akalsecurity.com
Tel: (505)692-6665
Fax: (505)747-9471
561612
Mentor: American Security Programs, Inc.
1881 Campus Commons Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
Lynn Oliver
Email: LOliver@securamericallc.com
Tel: (703)834-8900
561612
Mentor: American Systems Corporation
14151 Park Meadow Drive, Suite 50
Chantilly, VA 20151
Joseph Kopfman
Email: joseph.kopfman@americansystems.com
Tel: (703)968-5266
Fax: (703)968-5151
541330
→ Protégé: The Federal Leadership Institute 8130 Boone Blvd. Suite 250
Vienna, VA 22182
Moner Attwa
Email: Moner.Attwa@federal-leadership.org
Tel: (703)636-1200
611430
Mentor: APPEREON Business Solutions, Inc.
20 S. Charles Street, Suite 902
Baltimore, MD 21201
Jeff Gordon
Email: jgordon@appereon
Tel: (443)839-0012
Fax: (888)839-2583
541611
Mentor: ARTEL Incorporated
1893 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Milton M. Brown III
Email: mbrown@artelinc.com
Tel: (703)620-1700
Fax: (703)620-4262
Mentor: ASM Research
4050 Legato Rd. Suite 1100
Fairfax, VA 22033
Russell Frutiger
Email: Russell.Frutiger@asmr.com
Tel: (703)225-1766
541512
Mentor: Astronics DME Corporation
12889 Ingenuity Drive
Orlando, FL 32826
Wil Wilson
Email: wil.wilson@astronics.com
Tel: (407)531-7209
Fax: (407)381-6063
334220
Mentor: ATAC Corporation
2770 De La Cruz Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Scott Simcox
Email: Simcox@atac.com
Tel: (408)736-2822
541330
→ Protégé: Covell Solutions Incorporated 8154 Madrillon Court
Vienna, VA 22182
Stephanie Fraser
Email: Stephanie.Fraser@CovellSolutions.com
Tel: (703)556-0015
Mentor: Austin Commercial, LP
3535 Travis Street, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75204
Jack Roberts
Email: JRoberts@Austin-Ind.com
Tel: (214)443-5548
Fax: (214)443-5670
→ Protégé: Hermosa Construction, LLC 2000 Riveredge Parkway, Suite 740
Atlanta, GA 30328
Greg Page
Email: GPage@hermosainc.com
Tel: (678)564-3220
Fax: (678)564-3224
Mentor: Boeing Company
6001 S Air Depot
Oklahoma City, OK 73135
Brain P. Pace
Email: brian.p.pace@boeing.com
Tel: (972)705-8145
488190
Mentor: Booz Allen Hamilton
20 M St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
Tony Vanchieri
Email: Vanchieri_anthony@bah.com
Tel: (202)203-5715
541611
→ Protégé: Veracity Engineering, LLC 425 3rd Street, SW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20024
Thomas R. Lamoureux
Email: thomas.lamoureux@veracity-eng.com
Tel: (202)488-0975
541330
Mentor: C2 Technologies
1921 Gallows Road, Suite 1000
Vienna, VA 22182-3900
James Serwer
Email: jserwer@c2ti.com
Tel: (703)307-7201
Fax: (703)448-7911
541511
→ Protégé: Chitra Productions 4948 Lauderdale Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Vibhaa Vermani
Email: vibhaa@chitraproductions.com
Tel: (757)495-0234
Fax: (757)471-0090
Mentor: CACI International, Inc.
14370 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
Calvin Freeman
Email: cfreeman@caci.com
Tel: (703)679-3399
541512
→ Protégé: eQuality Corporation 5787 S. Hampton Rd. Suite 205
Dallas, TX 75232
Rickey Scott
Email: rickey_scott@e-qacorp.com
Tel: (469)337-0274
Fax: (214)339-1911
Mentor: Candelaria Corporation, Inc.
1327 East Northern Ave. Suite 207
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Reggie Candelaria, President
Email: rcandelaria@candelariacorp.com
Tel: (623)463-8471
Fax: (623)463-0631
Mentor: CGH Technologies, Inc.
600 Maryland Ave SW, Suite 800W
Washington, DC 20024
James Peterson
Email: jpeterson@cghtech.com
Tel: (202)580-7412
Fax: (202)554-5263
238210
→ Protégé: Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. 4035 Ridge Top Rd. Suite 520
Fairfax, VA 22030
Pam Kremer
Email: pam.kremer@rgi-corp.com
Tel: (703)272-3204
541511
Mentor: Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC)
3170 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042
Michelle McKiver
Email: mmckiver@csc.com
Tel: (703)645-5151
541611
→ Protégé: Enterprise Engineering Services (EES) 392 N. White House Pike
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Mark Contarino
Email: mark.contarino@ees-net.com
Tel: (609)965-0900
Mentor: Crown Consulting, Inc.
1400 Key Boulevard, Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 20036
Robert J. Ramseth
Email: rramseth@crownci.com
Tel: (703)650-0663
Fax: (703)243-1280
541519
Mentor: CSSI
400 Virginia Avenue, SW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20024-2701
Walter Monk
Email: wmonk@cssiinc.com
Tel: (202)863-7438
Fax: (202)863-7400
541611
Mentor: Cubic Application, Inc.
400 Union Avenue SE, Suite 300
Olympia, WA 98501
Summer Sinclair
Email: summer.sinclair@cubic.com
Tel: (360)923-3403
Fax: (360)493-6898
541330
Mentor: DECO Security Services
11140 Zealand Ave.
Champlin, MN 55316
Stephanie Semanko
Email: ssemanko@deco-inc.com
Tel: (612)290-5642
Fax: (763)576-9592
561612
Mentor: Delex Systems, Inc.
13861 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 250
Herndon, VA 20171
Sandy Clark
Email: sclark@delex.com
Tel: (703)287-3394
Fax: (703)893-5338
541330
Mentor: Deloitte Services LP
1919 N. Lynn Street
Arlington, VA 22209
Joyce Harris
Email: jharris@deloitte.com
Tel: (571)882-5947
541219
→ Protégé: Integrated Financial Analysts, Ltd. 8320 Boone Blvd., Suite 205
Vienna, VA 22182
Sue Meeks
Email: smeeks@infina.net
Tel: (202)669-0400
Fax: (703)740-9150
Mentor: DeMaria Building Company, Inc.
3031 W. Grand Blvd, Suite 624
Detroit, MI 48202
Darren Murray
Email: darren@demariabuild.com
Tel: (313)870-2800
Fax: (313)870-2810
236220
→ Protégé: Fedtech, LLC 1101 Barnett Road, Suite 103
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Tom Best
Email: tbest@best-ent.com
Tel: (651)779-1022
Fax: (651)779-1029
Mentor: Dynamic Technology Systems, Inc.
5285 Shawnee Rd. Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22312
Charles Graham
Email: grahamc@dts-inc.com
Tel: (703)379-4800
Fax: (703)379-4901
541511
Mentor: Eagle Systems & Services, Inc.
6221 West Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505-5836
Kathy Kleinfeld
Email: kkleinfe@esascorp.com
Tel: (580)355-6023
Fax: (580)355-5107
561210
Mentor: EnRoute Computer Solutions (ECS)
2511 Fire Road. Suite A-4
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
John Rodolico
Email: rodolicoj@enroute-computer.com
Tel: (609)569-9255
541712
→ Protégé: Air Traffic Engineering Co. LLC (ATEC) 1027 Route 9
Marmora, NJ 08223
Frank Beningo
Email: frank.beningo@atec-co.com
Tel: (609)390-2305
→ Protégé: Sunhillo Technical Services Corporation 444 Kelly Drive
West Berlin, NJ 08091
Robert Walczak
Email: bwalczak@sunhillo.com
Tel: (856)767-7676
334290
Mentor: Exelis, Inc.
12975 Worldgate Drive
Herndon, VA 20170
Lorena Austin
Email: Lorena.Austin@exelisinc.com
Tel: (703)668-6301
541330
→ Protégé: NBP Corpration 1480 N. Claremont Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711
Andrea Orr
Email: aorr5005@gmail.com
Tel: (612)237-3862
Fax: (202)204-8408
Mentor: General Dynamics IT Corporation
3060 Williams Drive, Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22031
George Emilio
Email: george.emilio@gdit.com
Tel: (703)735-7156
Fax: (571)594-5588
541611
→ Protégé: HI-TEC Systems, Inc. 500 Scarborough Drive, Suite 108
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Tribhuvan Singh
Email: trib.singh@hitecsystems.com
Tel: (609)272-1515
Fax: (609)272-1888
Mentor: HeiTech Services, Inc
8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 600
Landover, MD 20785
Bruce Russell
Email: brussell@heitechservices.com
Tel: (301)918-9500
Fax: (301)459-4263
561210
→ Protégé: ITility, LLC 4451 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Suite 108
Chantilly, VA 20151
Pete Sload
Email: psload@ITility.com
Tel: (703)378-2916
Fax: (703)991-5381
Mentor: Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc.
7000 Columbia Gateway Drive, P.O. Box 5555
Columbia, MD 21046-5555
Deborah J. Harman
Email: Deborah.Harman@Honeywell.com
Tel: (410)964-7233
Fax: (410)227-2108
541330
Mentor: Human Solutions, Inc.
600 Maryland Ave. SW Suite 800 East
Washington, DC 20024
Bahar Sadjadi
Email: bahar.sadjadi@humansolutionsinc.com
Tel: (202)479-3942
541330
→ Protégé: Aurora Sciences, LLC 525 School St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
Roberta Massiah
Email: rmassiah@aurorasciences.com
Tel: (703)868-6819
Fax: (703)997-5890
Mentor: HyperNet Solutions, Inc.
1300 S. Meridian, Suite 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Michelle Hoang, President
Email: michelle.hoang@hnsi.com
Tel: (214)263-3154
541511
→ Protégé: S & K Global Solutions, LLC 145 S. Lake Crest, Ste. 2
Polson, MT 59860-6969
Mike Monahan
Email: mmonahan@skgs-llc.com
Tel: (406)745-5725
541513
Mentor: Intelligent Decisions
21445 Beaumeade Circle
Ashburn, VA 20147
Michael Hippchen
Email: trabung@intelligent.net
Tel: (703)554-1600
Fax: (703)554-1982
423430
Mentor: International Business Machines (IBM)
800 North Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Kunal Suryavanshi
Email: kunals@us.ibm.com
Tel: (301)803-1978
541519
→ Protégé: North Star Group, LLC 801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 700A
Washington, DC 20004
Michael Shveda
Email: mshveda@northstargroupllc.com
Tel: (443)742-7454
541611
→ Protégé: Pender Technologies Group, LLC 3050 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 310
Fairfax, VA 22030
Matt Contento
Email: matt.contento@pendertech.com
Tel: (703)766-3221
→ Protégé: TechTrend, Inc 5797 Valley View Drive
Alexandria, VA 22310
Mohammad Amir
Email: mamir@techtrend.us
Tel: (800)313-5799
541511
Mentor: ITT Industries Inc. Advance Engineering & Services
600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 305E
Washington, DC 20024
Diana Choffy
Email: diana.choffy@itt.com
Tel: (719)599-1756
Fax: (719)599-1799
→ Protégé: Flatirons Solutions 4747 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
Gary Fuller
Email: gfuller@flatironssolutions.com
Tel: (571)482-5621
Fax: (571)482-5551
Mentor: Jacobs
1100 North Glebe Road Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22201
David Hanley
Email: dave.hanley@jacobs.com
Tel: (571)218-1000
Fax: (571)218-1600
Mentor: Knight E/A, Inc.
221 North LaSalle Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60601
Ellis Noreen
Email: nellis@knightea.com
Tel: (312)577-3315
Fax: (312)577-3526
→ Protégé: Geo. Bancroft Engineering, Inc. 1 E Scott, Unit 1207
Chicago, IL 60610-5249
Paul Jenkins
Email: paul@bancroftengineering.com
Tel: (312)636-5099
Fax: (312)636-5099
Mentor: L-3 Stratis
11955 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Wayne Pizer
Email: wayne.pizer@L-3com.com
Tel: (703)434-4693
Fax: (703)434-6693
541511
→ Protégé: INTECON 6775 Rangewood Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Michelle Ives
Email: m.ives@inteconusa.com
Tel: (719)597-2275
Fax: (719)597-7120
Mentor: Leader Communications Incorporated
6421 South Air Depot, Suite A
Oklahoma City, OK 73135
Angela Cole
Email: angela.cole@Lcibest.com
Tel: (405)622-2200
Fax: (405)622-2208
541330
Mentor: Lockheed Martin
2339 Route 70 West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-3315
Paula Jackson
Email: paula.l.jackson@lmco.com
Tel: (856)486-5899
Fax: (856)486-5447
541512
Mentor: Lockheed Martin Info Systems and Global Solutions
9231 Corporate Blvd. Room #5A30
Rockville, MD 20850
Frances Hill
Email: Fran.Hill@lmco.com
Tel: (301)640-3835
541512
→ Protégé: CI 2 (Squared) Aviation, Incorporated Nine Dunwoody Park Drive, Suite#104
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Andrella Kenner
Email: akenner@ci2.com
Tel: (404)316-4977
Mentor: Lockheed Martin Information Technology
400 Virginia Ave., SW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20024
Janice Lalangan-Jones
Email: Janice.Lalangan@lmco.com
Tel: (202)646-2119
→ Protégé: Mori Associates, Inc 3202 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20852
Ms. Shahnaz Deldjoubar
Email: shana@moriassociates.com
Tel: (301)468-6674
Fax: (301)230-1733
541511
Mentor: LS Technologies, LLC
600 Maryland Ave, SW Suite 940W
Washington, DC 20024
Sasha Tabib
Email: Sasha.Tabib@lstechllc.com
Tel: (703)673-2219
Fax: (703)205-9149
541330
→ Protégé: Bantu, Inc. 8133 Leesburg Pike, Suite 250
Vienna, VA 22182
Lara Langley
Email: llangley@bantu.com
Tel: (703)766-4577
Mentor: Management and Engineering Technologies
8600 Boeing Drive
El Paso, TX 79925
Renard U. Johnson
Email: rjohnson@meticorp.com
Tel: (915)772-4975
Fax: (915)772-2253
541330
→ Protégé: MCADE, LLC 1301 N. Martin Luther King Avenue, Suite 105
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Jeteral Mitchell
Email: Mitchell@mcade.com
Tel: (405)424-0375
541330
Mentor: Mathtech, Inc.
6402 Arlington Blvd, Suite 1200
Falls Church, VA 22042
Betsy Curtin
Email: betsy@mathtechinc.com
Tel: (703)875-8866
Fax: (703)875-8867
541330
Mentor: McKinstry Essention
7700 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Michael Moriarty
Email: mikem@mckinstry.com
Tel: (619)609-8096
Fax: (206)658-1884
236220
Mentor: Metron Aviation, Inc.
45300 Catalina Court, Suite 101
Dulles, VA 20166
Richard Sjogren
Email: richard.sjogren@metronaviation.com
Tel: (703)234-0814
Fax: (703)234-0861
541330
Mentor: NCI Information Systems, Inc.
11730 Plaza America Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Matt O'Brien
Email: mobrien@nciinc.com
Tel: (703)707-6626
Fax: (703)707-6960
541330
Mentor: New Bedford (NBP)
1037 West 9th Street
Upland, CA 91786
Andrea Orr
Email: aorr5005@gmail.com
Tel: (612)237-3862
335129
Mentor: Noblis
3150 Fairview Park Drive South
Falls Church, VA 22042
Charlie Skopec
Email: Charlie.Skopec@noblis.org
Tel: (202)774-3097
541330
→ Protégé: The SEMCON Group, LLC 6712 Washington Ave, Suite 310
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Scott Matusek
Email: smatusek@sem-con.com
Tel: (609)484-0953
Fax: (609)484-1806
541611
Mentor: Northrop Grumman Information Systems Sector
7575 Colshire Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
Lynn Livengood
Email: lynn.livengood@ngc.com
Tel: (703)556-1628
541611
→ Protégé: Crown Consulting, Inc. 1400 Key Boulevard, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22209
David Budin
Email: dbudin@crownci.com
Tel: (703)650-0663
Mentor: OnPoint Consulting, Inc.
2107 Wilson Blvd, Suite 510
Arlington, VA 22201
Shankar Pillai
Email: shankar.pillai@onpointcorp.com
Tel: (703)841-5500
Fax: (703)841-5501
541513
→ Protégé: Tantus Technologies, Inc. 501 School Street, SW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20024
Parkash (Buck) Keswani
Email: bkeswani@tantustech.com
Tel: (202)567-2720
Fax: (202)567-2778
541512
Mentor: OST Global
2001 M Street, NW, Suite 3000
Washington, DC 20036
Ron Rhodes
Email: rrhodes@ostglobal.com
Tel: (202)466-8099
Fax: (202)466-8117
611430
→ Protégé: AMYX 1725 Duke Street, Suite 550
Alexandria, VA 22314
Dale Spencer
Email: dspencer@amyx.com
Tel: (703)373-1248
→ Protégé: Birdi & Associates 555 West 5th Street, Suite 3100
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Moninder S. Birdi
Email: mbirdi@birdi-inc.com
Tel: (213)550-4250
→ Protégé: BITS 7515 Lake Glenn Drive
Glenn Dale, MD 20706
Sona Chaudhry
Email: contracts@bitsintl.com
Tel: (301)805-5132
→ Protégé: Centurion Solutions Group, LLC (CSG) 650 Garbers Church Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Amar Gogia
Email: agogia@centurionsg.com
Tel: (540)830-8383
→ Protégé: Cloud Nine Technologies, Inc. 13935 Sawteeth Way
Centreville, VA 20121
Indranil Sen
Email: indranil.sen@cloudninetech.com
Tel: (703)869-9051
Mentor: Paltech, Inc.
1000 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22209
Keith Anderson
Email: kanderson@pal-tech.com
Tel: (703)243-0495
541511
→ Protégé: AMTIS, Inc. 12124 High Tech Ave, Suite 150
Orlando, FL 32817
Theresa Farmer
Email: tfarmer@amtisinc.com
Tel: (407)513-9490
Mentor: Planned Systems International, Inc. (PSI)
10632 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Suite 200
Columbia, MD 21044
Robert J. Matz
Email: rmatz@plan-sys.com
Tel: (703)933-3731
541511
Mentor: Premier Management Corporation
5523 Research Park Drive, Suite 110
Baltimore, MD 21228
Jason Porter
Email: jason.porter@premgtcorp.com
Tel: (443)656-3550
Fax: (443)543-5085
541611
Mentor: PRO-telligent, LLC
1225 South Clark Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Thomas L. Dean
Email: deant@pro-telligent.com
Tel: (703)414-5542
541611
Mentor: Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
860 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92123
Terry Downing
Email: Terry@raytheon.com
Tel: (951)850-2622
334511
Mentor: Raytheon Technical Services Company
12160 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
crystal king
Email: crystal_l_king@raytheon.com
Tel: (571)250-3725
541330
Mentor: Robbins-Gioia, LLC
11 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Lorie Moody
Email: lorie.moody@robbinsgioia.com
Tel: (703)739-6103
Fax: (703)684-3312
541611
→ Protégé: Air Traffic Management Consulting Inc. 10161 Park Run Drive, Suite 150
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Wayne MacKenzie
Email: wayne.mackenzie@atmci.com
Tel: (702)982-0767
Mentor: Robinson Aviation (RVA), Inc.
1601 Northwest Expressway, Suite 850
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Keren McLendon
Email: keren.mclendon@rvainc.com
Tel: (405)840-3771
Fax: (405)840-3772
488111
Mentor: Science Applications International Corp.
400 Virginia Ave, SW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20024
Rick Zurawski
Email: zurawskir@saic.com
Tel: (571)230-8546
541690
→ Protégé: 1st American Systems & Services 7609 Leonard Drive
Falls Church, VA 22043
Sanjay Shah
Email: sanjay.shah@1stAmerican.com
Tel: (202)802-4545
→ Protégé: Rigil 888 17th St NW, Suite 312
Washington, DC 20006
Rakhi Sharma
Email: rakhi@rigil.com
Tel: (703)436-2737
Mentor: Serco, Inc.
1818 Library Street, Suite 1000
Reston, VA 20190
Darryl Scott
Email: darryl.scott@serco-na.com
Tel: (703)939-6698
Fax: (866)987-3726
541513
→ Protégé: 6K Systems, Inc 44084 Riverside Parkway, Suite 340
Leesburg, VA 20176
Bryan Crittenton
Email: bryan.crittenton@6ksystems.com
Tel: (703)724-1320
Fax: (703)738-7773
Mentor: Stinger GhaffarianTechnologies (SGT)
7701 Greenbelt Road, Suite 400
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Joseph Fields
Email: JFields@sgt-inc.com
Tel: (301)614-8600
Fax: (301)614-8601
541330
→ Protégé: North Star Group, LLC 801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 700A
Washington, DC 20004
Michael Shveda
Email: mshveda@northstargroupllc.com
Tel: (443)742-7454
541611
→ Protégé: Veracity Engineering, LLC 425 3rd Street, SW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20024
Thomas R. Lamoureux
Email: thomas.lamoureux@veracity-eng.com
Tel: (202)488-0975
541330
Mentor: TAB Contractors, Inc.
412 East Gowan Road
Las Vegas, NV 89115-2348
Tory Rambur
Email: trambur@nclasvegas.com
Tel: (702)642-3033
Fax: (702)642-9876
237110
Mentor: TASC, Inc.
4805 Stonecroft Blvd
Chantilly, VA 20151
Daphne Hill
Email: Daphne.Hill@TASC.com
Tel: (703)449-3954
Fax: (978)684-7609
→ Protégé: A3 Technologies, LLC 327 West White Horse Pike
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
Kevin Walker
Email: Kevin.Walker@a3technologiesinc.com
Tel: (609)652-7933
Mentor: Telos Corporation
19886 Ashburn Road
Ashburn, VA 20147
Sharon King
Email: sharon.king@telos.com
Tel: (703)724-4744
Fax: (703)724-3854
334111
→ Protégé: The Dalton Gang, Inc. dba TDG Inc. 7343 Waverly Drive
Warrenton, VA 20186
D. Courtney Black
Email: courtney.black@dginc.com
Tel: (352)481-3009
Fax: (540)347-2295
541611
Mentor: Thales Defense & Security, Inc.
22605 Gateway Center Drive
Clarksburg, MD 20871
Frank Matus
Email: frank.matus@thalesdsi.com
Tel: (315)664-9510
Fax: (240)864-7528
334220
→ Protégé: eSTS, Inc. 8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 1100
Landover, MD 20785-2269
Thomas J. McAvoy
Email: tom.mcavoy@estsi.com
Tel: (301)429-0005
Fax: (301)429-0010
Mentor: The CNA Corporation
4825 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22311
Brad NG
Email: ngb@cna.org
Tel: (703)862-4461
611710
Mentor: The Lane Construction Corp
90 Fieldstone Court
Cheshire, CT 06410
Daniel A. Leone, III
Email: daleone@lanebv.com
Tel: (203)235-3351
237310
Mentor: The Whitestone Group
4100 Regent Street Suite C
Columbus, OH 43219
John Clark, Sr.
Email: jclark@whitestonegroup.us
Tel: (614)269-1077
561612
→ Protégé: Black Granite Group, Inc. 127 Lockheed Lane
Raeford, NC 28376
Dean Polaschek
Email: dean.polaschek@blackgranitegroup.com
Tel: (910)875-6499
→ Protégé: Kerberos International, Inc. 19 North Main Street Suite 2711
Temple, TX 76501
Dawn Cole
Email: dawn.cole@kerberosinc.com
Tel: (254)771-1080
Mentor: Thomas Land Clearing Company
2008 Canal Ave
Long Beach, CA 90810
Bernice Antimo
Email: tlc.demo@verizon.net
Tel: (562)436-6025
Fax: (562)436-0328
238910
Mentor: Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC
1945 Old Gallows Road, Suite 450
Vienna, VA 22182
Karen Trowbridge
Email: ktrowbridge@tt-llc.com
Tel: (571)499-4150
Fax: (571)499-4153
541519
→ Protégé: Alterity Management & Technology Solutions, Inc. 10257 Lindsey Meadow Court
Fairfax, VA 22032
Sumit Talwar
Email: sumit.talwar@alterityinc.com
Tel: (571)332-0531
Fax: (571)384-5397
Mentor: Unatek, Inc.
1100 Mercantile Lane, Suite 115A
Largo, MD 20774
Dr. Charles Iheagwara, CTO
Email: ciheagwara@unatek.com
Tel: (301)741-0664
Fax: (301)772-8540
541511
→ Protégé: Omega Micro Services Inc. 9921 Oxbridge Way
Bowie, MD 20721
Paulson Obiniyi
Email: info@omicroservices.com
Tel: (240)602-8624
Fax: (301)925-2123
541511
Mentor: University of Central Missouri
108 West South Street
Warrensburg, MO 64093-2324
Dr. Janice Putnam
Email: putnam@ucmo.edu
Tel: (660)543-8165
Fax: (660)543-4778
611310
Mentor: URS Corporation
13825 Sunrise Valley Dr. Suite 250
Herndon, VA 20171
Mr. Shawn Ralston
Email: Shawn.Ralston@urs.com
Tel: (703)713-6582
Fax: (703)713-1512
541330
Mentor: Vero Technical Support, Inc.
593 27th Avenue SW
Vero Beach, FL 32968
George Sigler
Email: gsigler@bellsouth.net
Tel: (772)770-2252
541990
→ Protégé: Barnett Rukin and Associates 9 Doree Road
Morganville, NJ 07751-9746
Barnett Rukin
Email: bratax@aol.com
Tel: (732)946-3133
Fax: (732)946-1614
→ Protégé: Lou Toth Aviation Services, LLC 301 Pin Oak Court
Pensacola, FL 32514
Lou A. Toth
Email: loutoth@hotmail.com
Tel: (850)384-9244
Mentor: Wyle Laboratories, Inc.
200 Street, South #900
Arlington, VA 22202
Tina Norris
Email: tina.norris@norris.com
Tel: (301)863-4415
Fax: (703)413-8031
541330
→ Protégé: BlueWater Federal Solutions 241 18th Street S, Suite 601
Arlington, VA 22202
Brian Nault
Email: info@bluewaterfederal.com
Tel: (571)215-3822

1.8 PROTÉGÉ FIRMS

  1. For selection as a protégé, a firm must be:
    • Eligible as defined in Section 1.2(a), (b), (c), (d) (e), (g) or (h);
    • Certified as small in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the services or supplies to be provided by the protégé under its prime contract or subcontract; and
    • Eligible for receipt of government contracts.
  2. A protégé firm may declare to a mentor firm that it meets the requirements set forth in paragraph (a) of this section. Mentor firms may rely in good faith on written business declarations (See FAA Template No. 61 in the AMS) by potential protégés as evidence of eligibility to participate.
  3. Protégés may have multiple mentors. Protégés participating in Mentor-Protégé Programs in addition to the FAA program should maintain a system for preparing separate reports of mentoring activity for each agency’s program.

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1.9 SELECTION OF PROTÉGÉ FIRMS

  1. Mentor firms will be solely responsible for selecting protégé firms. The mentor is encouraged to identify and select the types of protégé firms specified in Section 1.7 (b).
  2. Mentors may have multiple protégés. However, the FAA reserves the right, in its best interest, to limit the total number of protégés participating under the Mentor-Protégé Program for each mentor firm and to determine the total number of mentor-protégé agreements that can be implemented (if any) on a contract specific basis.
  3. The selection of protégé firms by mentor firms may not be protested, except as in paragraph (d) of this section.
  4. Any dispute regarding the size or eligibility status of an entity selected by a mentor to be a protégé shall be referred solely to the FAA Small Business Development Program Group (SBDPG), ACQ-021 for resolution.

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1.10 APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT PROCESS FOR MENTOR FIRMS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM

  1. Firms interested in becoming an approved mentor participant must submit a corporate capabilities statement and a letter to the FAA SBDPG requesting approval to participate in the Mentor-Protégé Program. Subsequently, the approved mentor firm must submit a written Mentor-Protégé Agreement to the SBDPG when solicited by the FAA. The Mentor-Protégé Agreement will be evaluated on the extent to which the company plans to provide developmental assistance. The information required in Section 1.10 may be submitted by email or in paper format with an original and two copies. Mentors and Protégés must certify that signed documents will carry the same weight and responsibility as original signatures sent by regular mail and understand that any signed documents sent through (email) for the purpose outlined in this section will be processed by the agency as an official signed document(s).
  2. A proposed mentor must submit the following information to the FAA SBDPG:
    • The number of proposed Mentor-Protégé arrangements;
    • Data on total number of dollars of subcontracts awarded under FAA prime contracts within the past 2 years and the number and dollar value of such subcontracts awarded to entities defined as protégés in Section 1.2;
    • Information on the proposed types of developmental assistance and estimated costs associated with the proposed assistance. For each proposed Mentor-Protégé relationship include information on the company’s ability to provide developmental assistance to the identified protégé firm and how that assistance will potentially increase contracting and subcontracting opportunities for the protégé firm, including contracting and subcontracting opportunities in industry categories where these entities are not dominant in the company’s current business base.
  3. The Mentor-Protégé agreement must contain:
    • Name and address of mentor and protégé firm(s) and a point of contact within both firms who will oversee the agreement;
    • Procedures for the mentor firm to notify the protégé firm, SBDPG, and the contracting officer, in writing, at least 30 days in advance of the mentor firm’s intent to voluntarily withdraw from the program;
    • Procedures for a protégé firm to notify the mentor firm in writing at least 30 days in advance of the protégé firm’s intent to voluntarily terminate the Mentor-Protégé agreement. The mentor shall notify the SBDPG and the contracting officer immediately upon receipt of such notice from the protégé;
    • A description of the type of developmental program that will be provided by the mentor firm to the protégé firm, to include a description of the subcontract work, and a schedule for providing assistance and criteria for evaluation of the protégé’s developmental success;
    • A listing of the number and types of subcontracts to be awarded to the protégé firm;
    • Program participation term;
    • Termination procedures;
    • Plan for accomplishing work should the agreement be terminated; and
    • Other terms and conditions, as appropriate

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1.11 FAA REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MENTOR-PROTÉGÉ APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT

  1. The information specified in Section 1.10 is reviewed by FAA Team SBDPG and cognizant Contracting Officer. The review will be completed no later than 30 days after receipt by the SBDPG. FAA SBDPG will provide a copy of the submitted information to the cognizant FAA CO for a parallel review and concurrence.
  2. Upon agreement approval, the mentor may implement the developmental assistance program.
  3. An approved agreement must be incorporated into the mentor or protégé firm’s award (for example: a contract, blanket purchase agreement, purchase order, memorandum of agreement, memorandum of understanding, etc.). It should be added to the subcontracting plan in contracts which contain such a plan.
  4. If the application is disapproved the mentor may provide additional information for reconsideration. The review of any supplemental material will be completed within 30 days after receipt by the SBDPG. Upon finding deficiencies that the FAA considers correctable, the SBDPG will notify the mentor and request information to be provided within 30 days that may correct the deficiencies.

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1.12 DEVELOPMENTAL ASSISTANCE

The forms of developmental assistance a mentor firm can provide to a protégé firm include:

  1. Management guidance related to-
    • Financial management
    • Organizational management
    • Overall business management/planning and,
    • Business development
  2. Engineering and other technical assistance;
  3. Rent-free use of facilities and/or equipment; and
  4. Temporary assignment of personnel to the protégé firm for the purpose of training.

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1.13 OBLIGATION

  1. Mentor or protégé firms may voluntarily withdraw from the program as mutually agreed by both the mentor and protégé firms. However, in no event shall such withdrawal impact the program mission and contract requirements under the prime contract.
  2. Mentor and protégé firms must submit a "post-completion report" to the FAA SBDPG at the conclusion of the program period or the conclusion of their effort, whichever comes first.
  3. In the event of a voluntary withdrawal from the Mentor-Protégé  Program involving a joint venture between a small and large business under a procurement that was awarded as a set-aside, the FAA will consider terminating the contract to preserve the integrity and foster the objectives of the FAA Small Business Development Program.

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1.14 INTERNAL CONTROLS

  1. The FAA SBDPG will manage the program. Internal controls have been established by FAA SBDPG to achieve the stated program objectives (by serving as checks and balances against undesired actions or consequences) such as:
    • Reviewing and evaluating mentor applications for realism, validity, and accuracy of provided information;
    • Reviewing semi-annual progress reports submitted by mentors and protégé on protégé development to measure protégé progress against the master plan contained in the approved agreement; and
    • Formal briefing at the conclusion of each year by the mentor and protégé to the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program Administrator.
  2. FAA may terminate Mentor-Protégé Agreements if FAA determines that such actions are in the FAA`s best interest. These actions shall be approved by the FAA SBDPG. FAA will terminate an agreement or exclude a particular entity by sending a written notice to the affected party specifying the action being taken and the effective date of that action. Termination of an agreement does not constitute a termination of the subcontract between the mentor and the protégé. A plan for accomplishing the subcontract effort should the agreement terminate shall be submitted with the agreement in accordance with Section 1.10(c).

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1.15 REPORTS

  1. Combined or independent semi-annual reports must be submitted by the mentor/protege to the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program Administrator in the SBDPG.
  2. Semi-Annual reports must include but not limited to information such as Mentor-Protégé developmental objectives, activities and accomplishments and addresses the results specified at Section 1-6 (a - e) of this guide.
  3. The FAA SBDPG will submit semi-annual reports to the cognizant contracting officer regarding participating prime contractor's performance in the program.
  4. Protégé firms must submit a "post-completion report" to the FAA SBDPG annually for two years after the completion of their agreement that indicates lessons learned concerning the material benefits of the program to the protégé as well as any successes attributed to the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program specified at Section 1.6 (a - e) of this guide.

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1.16 PROGRAM REVIEW

At the conclusion of each year in the Mentor-Protégé Program, the mentor and protégé, as appropriate, must formally brief the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program Administrator regarding program accomplishments as pertains to the approved agreement. This review should be incorporated into the normal program review, where applicable. A separate review may be scheduled for other contracts to be held at the FAA work site location.


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1.17 SOLICITATION PROVISION AND CONTRACT GUIDANCE

  1. The contracting officer should insert Clause 3.6.1-9 FAA Mentor-Protégé Program, in all screening information requests and contracts with subcontracting plans or in the case of small business set-asides exceeding $650,000 ($1,500,000 for construction) that offer subcontracting opportunities.
  2. The contracting officer should insert Clause 3.6.1-10, Evaluation of Contractor Participation in the Mentor-Protégé Program, in all solicitations containing Clause 3.6.1-9, FAA Mentor-Protégé Program and 3.6.1-4 Small, Small Disadvantaged and Women-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Subcontracting Plan.
  3. The contracting officer shall insert Clause 3.6.1-11, Mentor-Protégé Program Requirements and Evaluation, in contracts where the prime contractor is a participant in the FAA Mentor-Protégé Program.

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1.18 CONTACT INFORMATION

  1. Contractors interested in participating in the program are encouraged to contact the FAA SBDPG Mentor Protege Program Administrator, Marcus Benefield at (202) 267-3293 or via email at Marcus.Benefield@faa.gov for further information or at the address below.

Federal Avaition Administration

800 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20591

Attn: Marcus Benefield, Management/Program Analyst

Small Business Development Program Group, (ACQ-021) 


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