IN THE NEWS
Beavercreek Company Wins and Transitions Re-compete Contract at Los Angeles AFB
December 25, 2017
BTAS, a Beavercreek, OH-based defense company, received announcement that they are the apparent winner of an Acquisition and Financial Support task order for the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Directorate of Contracting (SMC/PKE). They spent the beginning of December rebadging, re-clearing, and hiring new employees into the BTAS family. BTAS has been providing support to the SMC since 2007 and will be continuing that legacy.
The SMC, headquartered at Los Angeles AFB in El Segundo, California, is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding, and sustaining military space systems. The center is responsible for on-orbit check-out, testing, sustainment, and maintenance of military satellite constellations and other Department of Defense space systems.
BTAS will provide subject matter experts to three organizations within SMC in order to facilitate accomplishment of weapon system acquisition activities including Information Systems and Knowledge Management, Procurement Analysis, Directorate Operations Management, and Pricing tasks. The company continues to win a steady stream of contracts. Earlier this year, BTAS won a $14.7M contract for IT work at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.
BTAS is Moving
May 1, 2017
Dayton defense contractor BTAS, Inc. has finalized the relocation of their corporate office to a new building in the heart of Beavercreek, Ohio to accommodate their rapidly-expanding workforce.
BTAS a Women-Owned Small Business founded in 1995, announced their move to a modern, 11,760 square foot facility at 4391 Dayton-Xenia Road, further cementing their presence within the Dayton business community. The innovative facility, owned by UES – a Dayton-based, woman-run engineering research and development company – has integrative areas such as a lounge, modern training facility and multiple large conference rooms.
“We are very excited to be moving to our new building. Not only will we be operating within a beautiful location, but the new facility will foster a collaborative atmosphere where teammates can easily work with one another in a more fluid and thought-provoking environment.”– Angela Fronista, BTAS President and CEO
Having been awarded The Air Force Personnel Operations Activity (AFPOA) Information Technology Support Services task in February 2017, BTAS is now a 350+ person company functioning across multiple regions of the US for clients including the Air Force and NASA. BTAS has significantly expanded and continues to grow their clientele and reach. From the new headquarters, BTAS will oversee a variety of program management and IT contracts across the country.
Dayton Firm BTAS Awarded New Business in San Antonio
February 24, 2017
Dayton-area defense contractor BTAS, Inc. has officially been awarded The Air Force Personnel Operations Activity (AFPOA) Information Technology Support Services task order located at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. BTAS will provide AFPOA and their customers with 24x7x365 IT support, including cybersecurity, data center consolidation, and cloud computing deployment.
AFPOA buys and maintains IT systems that support the human resource needs of all USAF personnel and families throughout the Total Force, comprised of Active, Air National Guard and Reserve Forces. Under this contract, BTAS will be a vital contributor to their efforts to transform, streamline, and enhance their IT infrastructure to meet changing USAF needs.
“This is an exciting opportunity for our company. It grows our existing support in San Antonio and our Air Force outreach. This win speaks to our ability to provide expert IT support, and we are thrilled to be part of the future of AFPOA and their critical mission.” – Ed Decker, BTAS Vice President, IT Division
BTAS is a nationally-recognized, privately-held, Woman-Owned Small Business with more than 20 years of experience in providing business and technical solutions for information technology, communications, security, program management, and engineering. Headquartered in Beavercreek, OH, our employees are dedicated to providing results-oriented solutions and an entrepreneurial approach to our federal, state and commercial customers. With AFPOA, BTAS is now a 400 person company operating across the US in support of our clients. BTAS is ISO 9001:2008 certified.
October 7, 2016
BTAS HONORED FOR BUSINESS OF THE YEAR IN TWO CATEGORIES
July 20, 2016
BTAS AWARDED NAVY CONTRACT
BTAS, a Beavercreek-based Women-Owned Small Business, announced that it is once again among the group of companies that has been awarded the SeaPort-e indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle to provide Engineering, Financial Management and Program Management services to the United States Navy. The SeaPort-e procurement process provides the Navy with an efficient and standardized mechanism for issuing competitive solicitations among a large and diverse community of approved contractors.
“The Seaport-e contract vehicle will allow BTAS to extend our business and technical services to a diverse set of organizations across multiple Navy commands,” said George Vlahos, BTAS Executive Vice President and founding partner. “As part of our growth strategy in the Department of Defense, Seaport-e enables us to deliver program support services for space, logistics, and acquisition customers within the Navy. It’s one of the keys to our future success.”
Seaport-e supports 22 functional areas with an estimated program ceiling of more than $109.8 Billion. Current SeaPort-e multiple award contracts expire in April 2019 with periods of performance of up to five years beyond that.
April 29, 2016
BTAS CONTINUES TO BOLSTER ITS MANAGEMENT TEAM
BTAS announced today that Eric R. Jaren has rejoined the company as Vice President of Acquisition and Engineering Programs. In his new role at BTAS, he is primarily responsible for structuring management resources to implement BTAS’ quality program management methodology and securing existing Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) work as it is re-competed on follow-on contracts.
“On behalf of the BTAS family, I’d like to welcome Eric back to the corporate office.” said BTAS President and Owner, Angela Fronista. “BTAS has experienced dramatic growth over the last year and we have a dynamic future ahead of us. We are proud to have Eric rejoin the company in an advanced role as he is a perfect fit for our excellent management team.”
Mr. Jaren retired from the USAF after a distinguished 30-year career. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Management and Psychology from Excelsior College in 2008, an MBA from TUI University in 2010, and an Executive Certificate from the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame in 2012. He is also certified in Program Management, AFSO21, ISO 9001-2008, and CMMI for Development and Services.
15 April, 2015
PASS II AWARD ADDS TO BTAS WORKFORCE
The Professional Acquisition and Support Services II (PASS II) HNA/HNS contract provides for a variety of acquisition and other related administrative capabilities and support, which complement the US Air Force’s ability to accomplish its mission. The work to be delivered includes, but is not limited to, providing program management, finance, administrative, contracting and other related support utilizing established Government, Contractor, and industry processes. Hanscom AFB (HAFB), MA is the AFLCMC operating location with primary Geographically-Separated Units (GSUs) at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, AL; Randolph AFB and Lackland AFB, TX. Because performance requirements support AFLCMC/HAFB’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) business base, additional assistance, to include defense services to foreign parties on behalf of the USAF, may be required at various operating locations, including Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). Specific locations will be identified at the Task Order level which runs from award date to April 2019. Watch our Careers Page for information on hiring activity in the areas mentioned.
BTAS, Inc. was one of the original awardees for the Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) contract announced in March 2014. Following corrective action due to multiple bid protests, official word was posted this week that BTAS, Inc. was once again successful in obtaining a piece of the estimated $5.8 million contract. According to the Department of Defense announcement, the contract vehicle provides opportunity to seek Task Orders (TOs) under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, which supports Air Force and other military network operations, enterprise services, and telephony. The location of performance will be cited on individual TOs with ordering expected to be complete by April 2022. This award is the result of a small business competitive acquisition with 29 offers received. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, AL is the contracting activity.
January 8, 2016
BTAS LANDS PASS II CONTRACT FOR SECOND TIME
BTAS received notification that they are the apparent winner of a Professional Acquisition Support Services task order for the Program Executive Officer (PEO) Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate(AFLCMC/HN) Front Office Group (FOG), and the C3I Infrastructure Division (AFLCMC/HNI).
The PEO C3I&N develops, acquires, deploys, and sustains cyberspace, communications, cryptologic and space/air/nuclear network capabilities across AF, Joint, and inter-Agency communities. It serves nine Major Commands, four Services, eight Combatant Commands (COCOMS), 14 national agencies, and NATO. The C3I Directorate enables decisive combat operations to drive dynamic integration of information/systems on the network in support of air, space, and cyberspace domains and is comprised of five divisions and 76 programs/projects.
BTAS originally won this task order in April of 2015, but the award was protested and the Request for Proposal was reissued by the Air Force.
Hanscom AFB (HAFB), located in the North Suburbs of Massachusetts near Bedford, MA, is the AFLCMC primary operating location with work also to be performed at Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, AL, located near Montgomery, AL. For information on hiring activity, see the BTAS.com Careers Page.
October 7, 2015
BTAS IT DIVISION ANNOUNCES FIRST CONTRACT WINS
The BTAS IT Division, which was established this past year to focus entirely on IT and cyber customers, has been awarded their first contract. The small, but capable team has been working diligently to secure their first win and hit the mark in September with the award of the Joint Electronic Warfare Center (JEWC) task order. The objective of the work is to assist JEWC IT mission systems with GPS server maintenance, inventory management and control, and other various forms of IT support related to Electronic Warfare Analysis and Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Trailing to the Combatant Commands. Positions include those in systems administration, configuration management and technical support services at Joint Base San Antonio (formerly Fort Sam Houston, Randolph AFB and Lackland AFB). The award stems from the NETCENTS 2/NETOPS and Infrastructure Solution – Small Business IDIQ. “The magnitude of cyber threat our warfighter now faces is alarming.” said BTAS IT Vice President Ed Decker. “This work puts BTAS on the tip of the sword for global cyber protection.”
Besides Decker, the IT Division team responsible for capture of this awards includes Scott Brown, NETCENTS 2 Program Manager; Michelle Hornsby, Asst. NETCENTS 2 Program Manager; and Shayne Hartman, Proposal Specialist. BTAS.com Careers Page has more information on hiring activity.
June 17, 2015
BTAS CEO, ANGELA FRONISTA, ONE OF DAYTON’S TOP 100 PEOPLE IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE FOR 2015.
For the second consecutive year, Angela Fronista of BTAS was named one of the 100 most influencial people in the aerospace and defense industries in the Dayton, OH region, according to the Dayton Business Journal. To read the full story click here.
BTAS NAMED TO 2013 TOP WORKPLACE LIST
BTAS was selected a Dayton Daily News and Springfield News-Sun 2013 Top Workplace. BTAS received this recognition following a comprehensive analysis performed by Workplace Dynamics. Analysts from Workplace Dynamics reviewed results from more than 10,000 employee surveys in Dayton and Springfield to determine the top places to work in the region.
The results of employee surveys measuring qualities such as company leadership, communication, career opportunities, work environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits were the basis for determining the 2013 Top Workplace list. “We are very proud to receive this recognition from among our industry peers. It is a significant accomplishment for the BTAS Team to be recognized for our corporate culture, which has always defined our employees as our most valuable resource. This listing represents our continued commitment to nurture our employees throughout their careers at BTAS,” said Ed Decker, Sr. Director, Business Operations. Decker added, “This recognition also validates our commitment to our clients as well. Our employees are the face to our customers, and a strong commitment to our employees translates into a strong commitment to our customers. The success and satisfaction our employees find in their employment resonates with our clients.” BTAS’ Government clients include the U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and NASA. Locally at Wright-Patterson AFB, they are currently providing services to Air Force programs at LCMC, AAC, ESC, AFRL, SMC, & Air Force Space Command.
All of the companies on this list received high marks from employees regarding the business’ connection with employees; the direction that the company was headed; the execution of senior management strategies; and the quality of work that employees experienced. “It is always exciting to be included with the best of the best, and this list represents the success and strength of local businesses in the Miami Valley. BTAS will continue our commitment to promote the growth and success of our employees just as we did from day one when we opened our doors for business!” Decker concluded.
ANGELA FRONISTA WINS BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR
BTAS began supporting the Department of Defense in 1995 as a systems integrator for technical order manuals of Air Forceweapon systems. We soon began branching out in support of Federal customers across the United States and continue tosupport the US Air Force, US Army, NASA, EPA, and Department of Interior. Today, BTAS is an ISO 9001:2008 certified, driven company with broad and niche capabilities that enable us to work in DoD programs critical to our national defense.