Federal Allies News December 2012

December 2, 2012

Annual Survey and Organizational Structure for 2013

The Annual Federal Allies Membership Survey is distributed.  If you did not receive your copy, contact us immediately.  Surveys must be returned by December 14, 2012 to Membership@FederalAllies.org.

In 2013 Federal Allies continues development of our Contractor Network, Corporate Relations, Editorial Content, Government Relations, Membership, Programming, Washington Days Conference (May), Federal Allies Golf Open (June), and existing Chapters and Chapter Establishment.   Over 100,000 people across the United States are readers of FederalAllies.org, the Web site of the Federal Allies Institute.

The Federal Allies value proposition for both entrepreneurs and federal workers continues.  Programs and benefits include Affinity Program, Business Development Seminars, Congressional Office Meetings, Contractor Network for individuals and groups, Corporate Ethics Certification, Federal Agency Meetings, Federal Allies News and Reports, Golf Tournament, Legislative Roundtables, Networking Receptions, National and Regional Events, Ombudsman Services, Regulatory Hearings, Veterans Advocacy and White House Meetings.

Your Ally for Doing Business with the Federal Government

Entering the world of federal government contracting can seem daunting.  There is an entire industry of processes, regulations, and language to learn.  The value of having a guide, a mentor-company to walk you through the learning process, a ready-made network in Washington, D.C. and introductions to establish personal relationships, is priceless.  At Federal Allies, this is precisely what we offer.

How to Use U.S. Government Mentor-Protégé Programs to Succeed in Federal Contracting.

As we close out a very productive year for Federal Allies, we invite you to have breakfast with our board of directors who will be in attendance at the December 12th Mentor-Protégé event at Tysons Corner, Virginia, part of a series on boot-strapping Small Business into profitable Federal and Military contracting using proven Government Mentor-Protégé programs.  Sponsored by Retirement Planners & Administrators, based in Falls Church, Virginia.  More information is published at FederalAllies.org.

2012 Federal Allies Membership Drive

We are thrilled with the participation and results achieved by 15 member volunteers during FAI’s first annual membership drive and total revenue campaign.   As the competition comes to a close, it is Federal Allies Institute’s Chairman of Corporate Relations, Rick Cutrera presently in the lead.   The No. 1 position has shifted each quarter among Gary Shumaker, C2 Consulting Group; Frank Clay, Jr., The ClayGroup, and Wayne Gatewood, USMC (Ret.), Quality Support Solutions.  Honorable mentions are Michael Matechak, Ardent MC; Marcus Stephens, Repax; and Patricia Driscoll, XcelHR, and Ralph E. Winnie, Jr., Eurasia Center.  Competition prizes to be awarded are from American Airlines, Golfsmith and restaurants, and all participants receive official FederalAllies.org coffee mugs produced by Classy Glass of Waynesville, NC.  The winner will be announced at the December 12 Board of Directors meeting to be held at Insperity offices in McLean, Virginia.

David T. Boddie

Executive Director, Federal Allies Institute