McLean, VA – Heartland Consulting – as managing partner – is proud to announce that the Heartland-Energetics Joint Venture has been awarded the 8(a) STARS II Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). STARS II is a small business set-aside contract that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from 8(a) industry partners. The STARS II design consists of two “constellations,” or tiers, based on industry accreditations. Each of the STARS II constellations include four functional areas designated by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). These functional areas are: custom computer programming services; computer systems design services; computer facilities management services, and other computer related services. Heartland is honored to have been awarded all four Functional Areas in Constellation I.

The contract has a five-year base with one five-year option, and a $10 billion program ceiling. It provides the ability for directed task orders up to $4 million for federal civilian and Department of Defense agencies. Heartland’s CEO, John English, stated, “Heartland is honored to join an extremely well vetted and limited group of professional organizations in supporting the United States Government in the STARS II contract vehicle. We look forward to partnering with various government agencies and departments to achieve success and operational efficiency that will directly, and positively, impact stakeholders, taxpayers, and all citizens whom the federal government has vowed to serve.”

Heartland Consulting is an SBA certified 8(a) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned-Small Business (SDVOSB) that provides management consulting, information technology, and financial management services to the U.S. federal government, state and local governments, and commercial firms. Heartland offers expertise in program management, strategic consulting, technology services, critical infrastructure, and continuity of operations planning. Our team has worked with a variety of federal government agencies, electric utilities, and private sector clients.

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