Press release: DSFederal selected as STARS II 8(a) partner


Rockville, Maryland, June 30, 2017 – GSA has selected DSFederal as an 8(a) industry partner on the STARS II Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The STARS II vehicle, a GWAC set-aside for small businesses, allows government agencies to access customized IT services from its 8(a) partners through 2024.

STARS II partners must meet GSA requirements for technical proficiency, and are grouped into Constellation I and Constellation II, which is reserved for 8(a) companies with recognized credentials, such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) or International Standards Organization (ISO) certifications. With CMMI-DEV 3 and ISO 9001 certifications, DSFederal is included in the selective Constellation II, which allows the company to receive directed contract awards valued up to $4M. The 8(a) STARS II IDIQ vehicle offers additional opportunities for Federal customers to purchase innovative IT services through DSFederal, while also ensuring continued growth for the company.

DSFederal was also awarded a STARS II GWAC through its FedPoint joint venture with partner TurningPoint Global Solutions. As a JV, FedPoint covers all four functional areas under the STARS II GWAC, providing government customers access to the combined capabilities of both companies.

“We are delighted to have been selected as a STARS II 8 (a) industry partner,” said CEO Sophia Parker. “We have ten years of leading-edge IT and software development experience, and we look forward to continuing to connect the dots for our customers by delivering flexible, innovative, cost-effective IT services through the STARS II vehicle.”

About DSFederal: DSFederal is a woman-owned consulting firm that specializes in research support, enterprise IT solutions, business process improvement, and training for Federal government agencies. The company has received awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration (Top Woman-Owned Small Business), the Washington Business Journal (Top Small Technology Company), and SmartCEO (Cornerstone Award.) Clients include the Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Transportation, Defense, and Agriculture, among others. Projects range from mobile app development to training solutions to customization of software and processes in support of multi-billion dollar efforts for HHS agencies. www.dsfederal.com

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Contract Vehicles

GSA Schedules:

GSA IT-70 (SINs 132-51 and 
132-56)

STARS II (GS00Q17GWD2228) (For more information, please email our STARS II Program Manager at stars2@dsfederal.com)

Professional Services Schedule (SIN 874-1 & 874-7)

HCaTS  SB (Pool 2)

Other Vehicles:

CMS SPARC (JV)

CIO-SP3 8(a) & CIO-SP3 SB

FDA Integrated Services (IS) BPA

HRSA Technical Assistance IDI

PSC IDIQ

USAMRIID IDIQ

VA-T4 8(a)

Awards

2019 Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame 

2019 NAGC Blue Pencil/Gold Screen Award of Excellence

2017 Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Leader of the Year 

2017 Washington Business Journal Top Small Technology Company

2017 Washington Business Journal "Women Who Mean Business"

2017 Top 100 MBE

Credentials

Certified Woman-Owned Small Business (#WOSB2000515)

CMMI-DEV Level 3

CMMI-SVC Level 3

ISO 9001:2015

DCAA-Compliant Accounting System