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Game Changers was designed BY government contractors FOR government contractors. The focus of every episode is to give listeners a new tip, trick, or strategy that will help them find and win more contracts. Each episode features Subject Matter Experts (SME), companies that are successfully winning contracts, or nationally recognized professional speakers and authors. The show is hosted by government experts Michael LeJeune from Federal Access and Joshua Frank from RSM Federal. Their award-w ...
 
The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated by events in August 2008, when US forces bombed the Afghan village of Azizabad. This gave rise to a public dispute between the US Government and the United Nations about the level of fatalities caused by the attack and about whether those killed had been civilians or Taliban-linked insurgents. Allegations soon emerged that the attack had been based on fal ...
 
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Listen to Eric Poppe, a Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting practice, and Brendan Halloran, also a Senior Manager in the Firm’s Government Contracting practice who previously spent 10 years at the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), including 7 years as a Divisional Administrative Contracting Officer (DACO), discuss pro…
 
In this episode, we talked with Barbara Stankowski about Selling Your Government Contracting Business. Barbara built her last company to $30 million in revenue with just over 300 employees and then successfully sold the company. This episode walks through her journey of deciding to sell, the process she went through to hire and work with a mergers …
 
This week's episode covers two proposed DFARS provisions (one relating to domestic sourcing and the other focusing on fair and reasonable pricing determinations), an announcement by the OFCCP about its Affirmative Action Program Verification Interface designed to facilitate communications between contractors and the OFCCP, and a GAO decision about …
 
Kevin Gray took a leap of faith when he purchased a dying asphalt paving and sealcoating business in 2011. A small business loan, some rundown equipment, and entrepreneurial grit were all they had during the first few years. Now, thanks to the organizational processes and culture initiatives Kevin has implemented, Louisville, Kentucky-based ADC Pav…
 
Join Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Services Group for part three of our new podcast series discussing various aspects of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. In this third episode, Brynn McNeil, an Assurance Partner in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting practice and John Ure, Tax Partner and mem…
 
Listen to Eric Poppe, Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting practice and Rich Wilkinson, Director of Product Marketing at Unanet discuss the importance of indirect rates. In part two we talk about monitoring indirect rates, why it is important, best practices in calculating indirect rates and why it is a great tool for project m…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about How to Pick a Niche. The government buys everything. And when I say everything, I mean everything. On one hand, that's awesome! That means the government buys what you sell. On the other hand, it can be overwhelming. Especially if you sell multiple products a…
 
Listen to Eric Poppe, a Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting practice, and Brendan Halloran, also a Senior Manager in the Firm’s Government Contracting practice who previously spent 10 years at the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), including 7 years as a Divisional Administrative Contracting Officer (DACO), discuss con…
 
In this episode, we talked with Jennifer Vollbrecht from J. Vollbrecht Consulting (JVC) about her journey in government contracting. In less than three years, the JVC project management team has successfully delivered over $100M in project management services to DOE's National labs. We discuss how Jennifer got into government contracting, her niche…
 
Join Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Services Group for part two of our new podcast series discussing various aspects of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program, created to help small disadvantaged businesses wanting to do business with the Federal government gain a foothold in Federal government contracti…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about How to Get Focused in Chaotic Times. It's no secret that the world is tugging on us from dozens of directions at any given time. How do some people manage to stay focused and keep moving forward in spite of the chaos of COVID, politics, Afghanistan, flooding,…
 
This week's episode covers a bid protest relating to a Procurement Integrity Act matter, government reports about COVID contracting, and final rules relating to small businesses and subcontracting, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Monica Sterling. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significa…
 
In this episode, we talked with Stephanie Marquardt about building a GovCon Strategic Plan. Most companies have a business plan. It's a 40 plus page document that they created when they started their company. It's often created and then shoved in a drawer unless you need it for a loan. Business plans are a must, but they rarely help you implement y…
 
This week's episode covers a White House announcement about COVID vaccines and safety protocols for contractors working at government sites, proposed rule regarding Buy American Act, GSA announcement about transitioning from the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) system in SAM.gov, and pending legislative amendments to the False Claims Act, and…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about How to Work Yourself Out of the Business. Many business owners start their company with the dream of one day being able to sell, make a small fortune, and retire to their dream destination. For some, the daily grind of being a business can push them over the …
 
Join Cherry Bekaert, a Registered Practitioner Organization (“RPO”) and Candidate Certified Third-Party Assessment Organizations (C3PAO), for part five of our podcast series discussing the various elements of the Department of Defense’s (“DoD”) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (“CMMC”) program. Neal Beggan, a Principal in Cherry Bekaert’s…
 
In this episode, we talked with Travis Griffin from Optimized Technical Solutions (OTS) about his journey in government contracting. Granita and Travis Griffin started OTS in 2016. OTS is an 8(a) certified WOSB that delivers technical solutions for mission-critical programs across the government space. We discuss how they got into government contra…
 
This week's episode covers a notice of proposed rulemaking relating to increasing the minimum wage for certain employees of government contractors, a new Executive Order focused on promoting competition, reporting service contract hours in SAM, and a DOD request seeking information from contractors about ESG matters, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about How to Write More RFPs. If you don't bid, you don't win. We all know this. Yet, many companies fail to bid enough. You can probably think of a dozen reasons why your company isn't getting enough RFPs out the door. Today we are going to discuss some strategies…
 
Join Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Services Group for part one of a new podcast series discussing various aspects of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. The 8(a) program is a business assistance program that was created to help small disadvantaged businesses wanting to do business with the Federal g…
 
Listen to Eric Poppe, Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting practice and Rich Wilkinson, Director of Product Marketing at Unanet discuss the importance of indirect rates. Indirect rates are more than just a math exercise. Having rates isn’t the objective. It’s having something you can use to figure out what your costs are. This …
 
In this episode, we talked with David Neal from David Neal Consulting about How to Maximize Your Status. If you are a small business (yes small business is a status), Woman-Owned (WOSB), 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVOSB), VOSB, Native American, or HUBZone, you were probably told to get your status and then money would rain down from the…
 
This week's episode covers a GSA OIG report pertaining to the Transactional Data Reporting pilot, GAO’s Artificial Intelligence Accountability Framework, and two GSA class deviations relating to cost-based contracts, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about Strategic Pipeline Building. New companies tend to focus mostly on tactical pipeline building. This means that most of the opportunities in their pipeline add short-term revenue, but don't necessarily achieve strategic objectives for their company. Today, I w…
 
In this episode, we talked with Melissa Peterson from Blue Sky Innovative Solutions about the DoD Mentor-Protege Program. Most of our listeners are familiar with the SBA's Mentor-Protege Program. The DoD version of this program has some key differences in how the Mentor is compensated and the overall relationship that is formed between the mentor a…
 
This week's episode covers a decision involving a pandemic-related claim, a GAO decision pertaining to inadvertent disclosure of information by the government, and an update to the fair opportunity threshold under ID/IQ contracts, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Monica Sterling. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that prov…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about The GovCon Plateau. Is your company stuck in a rut? Has your revenue leveled off and you aren't growing at the pace you want to? This happens to companies of every size. At some point, you exhaust the knowledge you have and you wind up on a hamster wheel runn…
 
Heath Hanna’s passion for dirt runs deep. He spent the first part of his career working as a Caterpillar dealer instructor before making the leap into starting his own construction business. With some serious work ethic and grit, his company, Contour Mining & Construction, has transformed from startup to one of the largest heavy civil contractors i…
 
In this episode, we talked with Joshua Frank about A Daily Battle Rhythm for New Government Contractors. When it comes to government sales, many companies experience challenges with time management and setting priorities. There are thousands of tools and countless ways to spends your day. So how do you get the most out of your time? How do you deve…
 
This week's episode covers a new White House National Security Study Memorandum on countering corruption, a DOD Instruction on Mandatory Disclosures, and a DOJ settlement involving small business subcontract reports, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about one of the biggest myths about government contracting. Friends and colleagues will tell you that government contracting is easy. Consultants will tell you that government contracting is hard. That's why you need them. So which is it? Is government contracting…
 
In this episode, we talked with Eric "Doc" Wright about his chapter Revenue Diversity Through Government Contracting from the book Becoming a GovCon Expert. Like many business owners in 2020, Doc found himself in a unique situation where his core training business was effectively put on hold due to COVID. Instead of panicking, Doc innovated and cre…
 
In this episode, our host Bill Crawford talks with Sean Worthington who is the Owner of Worthington Basement Health Systems. Sean discusses with Bill how to efficiently and successfully lead and manage a basement waterproofing company. Highlights From This Episode Include: 1. About Worthington Basement Health Systems (00:27mark) 2. How Sean Was Abl…
 
This week's episode covers a new Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk, the final DFARS provision on contract closeout, a new SBA decision involving a mentor-protégé joint venture, and a FedRAMP update, and is hosted by partners Peter Eyre and Olivia Lynch. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a bri…
 
In this episode, our host Bill Crawford talks with Ty Lawrence who is a corporate representative with Home Advisor. Ty discusses with Bill how Home Advisor can help contractors and participating partners grow their business and generate quality leads. Highlights From This Episode Include: 1. Common Misconceptions About Home Advisor (2:28 mark) 2. W…
 
In this special episode of Game Changers, you go 1-on-1 with Michael LeJeune to talk about Communicating Your Value. One of the best ways to differentiate yourself from your competition is to better communicate your value through the use of metrics and past performance. We use a process called competency-mapping to do this. It involves going throug…
 
President Biden signed an Executive Order (“EO”) on May 12th aimed at improving and preparing for cybersecurity defenses for public and private sector companies. The EO is aimed at improving protective measures to federal networks, information-sharing between the U.S. government and the private sector on cyber issues and the collective ability to r…
 
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