A research request was recently provided to OS AI from a recently acquired and equity backed mid-tier IT and management consulting firm focused on transforming the public sector to achieve fiscal responsibility, efficiency, and transparency, looking for details related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of this Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency BPA to support emerging OCFO requirements.  

We at OrangeSlices AI do believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are 1) opportunity details provided by the requestor; 2) some key points of contact; 3) related pursuit/capture data; and 4) when possible, projected odds of this contract going back to the incumbent.  

Competitive Details (if known) related to the predecessor contract: 

Note from OS AI: The request came in with a request for a FY 23 recompete. It is possible that, if recompeted, this will be released in FY23, but this is more likely an early FY24 (late calendar year 2023) solicitation release with an award in early 2024.  

Scope: This 5-year Internal Controls Program Integration and Support Services BPA was “put in place to support a range of current and emerging FEMA OCFO needs. Some of the task awards to date range from providing resource data support for the FEMA office of policy and program analysis; financial systems modernization program and project management support services; providing support to the FEMA office of the CIO in analyzing plans processes that support IT general controls assessment and support; and supporting programmatic and technical needs for the FEMA mission support; to providing business improvement support services to OCCPO; audit support for the FEMA/OCIO; integration support services for the OCFO; and providing the FEMA financial management division with enhancement of the accounts payable accrual module and the existing tier access tool.” 

** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.  

Related Data:  

Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past): 

  • Shawn Smith, Congrats, DHS – Shawn.Smith@FEMA.DHS.GOV 
  • Clifford Oliver, Former FEMA OCFO Assistant Administrator for Financial Systems and current Founder and Principal of Nanticoke Global Strategies 
  • Christopher Kraft, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Administrator, Financial Systems, FEMA 
  • Tim Riddlestorffer, Managing Consultant, Guidehouse 
  • Shannon White, Partner, Department of Homeland Security Account Leader, Guidehouse 

What are the odds of the incumbent company winning this contract as a Prime again?  

The OS AI Bot calculates the odds the incumbent wins this contract back is 40%. There were 4 bidders on this contract.  


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Firms drawing the most attention: 

Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted as drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory over the past week and that bring direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of FEMA. 

We cannot and will not speculate here as to the reasons for the increased interest, but whether it is a company evaluating them as a potential partner; a federal acquisition leader doing their due diligence; or a consultant weighing their next job move, this group of companies has been receiving increased interest. 

Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any potential bidder will want to get to know.  

About OrangeSlices AI  

Developed by a team of government and industry contracting subject matter experts, the OrangeSlices AI data driven platform is a publicly available searchable listing of the top information technology and consulting services contractors doing business with the Federal government today. Driven by a robust and comprehensive set of authoritative and trusted data sources, the OS.ai tool is intended to help government and industry leaders find the right partner to help deliver on the important missions of the Federal government. Learn more about how you can engage with OS AI here.   


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