News from PVBS and Our Industry Partners

SBA Mentor Protégé Program

SBA’S New All Small Mentor-Protégé’ Program And Limitations On Subcontracting Rule Ken Brody joined PVBS to discuss new changes and updates to the SBA Mentor-Protégé program. Ken is a partner in the law firm of David, Brody & Dondershine, LLP, located in Reston, Virginia, which he established with his partners. He has over thirty years

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risk management and GovCon insurance

Disasters Kill Companies: Insurance & Risk Management Issues In government contracting, the stakes are always high. The loss of a critical asset, worker or other potential liability, can cause a significant loss of revenue and put unnecessary stress on you and others in your company. With stakes this high, it is essential to implement the

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Winning and Sustaining GovCon Business

Targeting, Engaging, Winning and Sustaining Business with the U.S. Federal Market Mr. Kevin Young, adjunct professor with George Mason University (GMU) School of Business, joined PVBS to discuss how businesses, from start-ups to established government contractors, can leverage their strengths in this market while turning their weaknesses into opportunities. Mr. Young noted research that successful

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Leveraging Your GovCon Certifications

Leverage Your GovCon Certifications: Capitalizing on Contract Opportunities Under A New Administration PVBS was joined by Lisa Anderson, CEO of Anavo, to discuss strategies to leverage Government Contracting certifications such as 8(a), WOSB, EDWOSB, HubZone, and SDVOB. With the changing of power and a shift in Administration, the Government Contracting climate is preparing for more

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New Playbook for Set-Aside Market

The New Playbook for a Set-Aside Market PVBS was joined by Matt Stavish, VP at Republic Capital Access, to discuss several financial options for Government Contractors. Whether you’re a start-up company with no collateral, an established company looking to augment collections and payments, or a company that is looking to create a joint venture and

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contract trends 2017

Contract Trends & Updates for 2017 and Beyond The US government is estimated to collect $3.64 trillion in tax revenues during this fiscal year and spend a total of $4.15 trillion in its 2017 budget, which results in a deficit of $503 billion. That difference has to be made up through additional debts. In order

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GovCon proposal strategies

Proposal Strategies for Government Contractors Proposals are an important aspect of government contracting and creating a winning proposal requires more than just being able to competently answer some questions. A properly prepared proposal allows government agencies to understand the intention of companies, but more notably it allows those agencies to determine if such companies actually

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PVBS New Branding

Pleasant Valley Business Solutions Rebrands as PVBS August 1, 2016 (Reston, VA) — PVBS, formerly known as Pleasant Valley Business Solutions, underwent a brand review and unveiled its new logo, tagline, abbreviated name and website (www.pvbs.net) to support its evolution as a leading Microsoft ERP provider for Government Contractors. As part of the rebranding, PVBS

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Bernard Mustafa appointed to CIT Board of Directors

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Appoints Bernard Mustafa, CEO of PVBS, to Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Board of Directors November 17, 2015 (Reston, VA) — The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the newly appointed members of the CIT Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of its parent authority, the Innovation and

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DCAA Report to Congress

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer The DCAA Report to Congress – Preparing for the Road Ahead The DCAA submitted their annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2014 (link) at the end of the first quarter and it provides some interesting thoughts for Government Contractors. For starters, the DCAA issued 5,688 audit reports

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