INTECON Wins Top Honor for Excellence in Federal Contracting
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — INTECON, LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business contractor from Colorado Springs, Colo. has been named the National Prime Contractor of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The nationwide award was announced Friday at a breakfast event as part of the SBA’s National Small Business Week celebration.
“When federal contracts get into the hands of small businesses, it is a win-win for the federal government, small businesses, the economy and the job market,” said SBA Administrator Karen Mills. “The federal government awarded nearly $100 billion in federal contracts to small businesses like the ones being honored today. These businesses and the industry leaders who contract with small businesses help boost the nation’s economy and they are stellar models of how to successfully navigate the federal contracting arena.”
According to the SBA, there are over 2,800,000 federal small businesses eligible for this award.
INTECON was this year’s winner for:
- Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year: Michael Lee Anderson, President of INTECON, LLC, established the service-disabled veteran-owned small business in 1999, to provide telecommunication, IT, maintenance and operation, engineering hardware and software services, and advisory & assistance services to government and commercial customers. INTECON has 81 employees and achieved $17.6 million in revenues last year.
INTECON supports operational programs in the US, Korea, Afghanistan and the Middle East. Special achievements for INTECON include: monitoring and providing analysis of radiation contamination from the damaged Japanese nuclear reactor during the Japanese earthquake/tsunami recovery, providing translation and analysis on a Mexican government sponsored Web site dedicated to anti-drug efforts and introducing the Health Service Support Estimate Process now known as the National Integrated Catastrophic Health Events-Preparedness and Response System (NICHE-PRS) to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which resulted in an invitation to test the system in a national level exercise.
“We are truly humbled by this award,” said INTECON owner, Michael Anderson, “we couldn’t have achieved this without the support of our customers, teammates, contracting officers, and employees. As a prime contractor, we couldn’t have achieved this award without the support of our teammates, contracting officer, or our mentor in the Department of Defense Mentor-Protege Program with the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), L-3 Communications.”