BETHESDA, MARYLAND – October 20, 2015 -- MainStream Global Solutions, LLC ("MainStream"), a veteran-owned, SBA certified, small business management-consulting firm, announced the departure of Mr. Alan J. Horowitz as President of the Company effective October 16, 2015. Mr. Horowitz joined MainStream in 2008, having previously served as General Manager of World Wide Public Sector Services at Microsoft Corporation.
BETHESDA, MARYLAND – July 6, 2015 -- MainStream has been awarded a small business prime schedule contract through the General Services Administration's (GSA) IT70 Professional Services contract. MainStream's contract, GS-35F-403CA, is under GSA's Special Item Number (SIN) 132-51 for IT Professional Services. MainStream is already a small business prime contract holder for GSA's MOBIS contract, another government-wide professional services contract that provides Management Consulting services. GSA's IT70 contract is one of the Federal Government's largest and fastest growing contracts.
HAYMARKET, VIRGINIA – June 10, 2015 -- Best Value Technology, Inc. has been awarded a prime contract for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Agile Delivery of VA Imminent Strategic Operations Requirements (ADVISOR) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle. Under this multiple award IDIQ, which has a ceiling value of $550M over five years, BVTI and their teammates including MainStream, will provide expert contractor support and critical market-based skills.
In April of 2015, MainStream submitted its offer to be added to GSA's IT70 Professional Services Schedule Contract. The GSA IT70 Schedule leverages the full buying power of the federal government to negotiate ceiling prices, and empowers federal clients to obtain deeper discounts. MainStream is pursuing GSA IT70 Special Item Number (SIN) 132-51, which is specifically designed for the purchase of IT Professional Services.
BETHESDA, MD (December 5, 2014) – MainStream to attend the largest three-day event for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs). The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in collaboration with other federal agencies and partners, will sponsor the 4th annual National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE), December 9-11, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga.
BETHESDA, MD (November 11, 2014) – MainStream announced a Strategic Alliance with Diamond Information Systems (“Diamond”) to provide performance focused consulting through the Government Wide GSA 8(a) Stars II contract. 8(a) STARS II, a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. With a $10 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option, 8(a) STARS II allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements while strengthening opportunities for 8(a) small businesses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2014) – MainStream GS, LLC announced today that Timothy J. Hutzel is scheduled to deliver the Keynote Presentation at the 2014 ASSEMBLY Show in Rosemont, Il on October 29th. Hutzel retired as Partner of MainStream GS, LLC 2009 and is the co-author of Bringing Jobs Back to the USA: Rebuilding America's Manufacturing Through Reshoring and Keeping Your Business in the USA: Profit Globally While Operating Locally.
Bethesda, MD (September 12, 2014) – MainStream was named Flag Sponsor of the 25th Annual Georgia Invitational Golf Tournament. To date, the tournaments have raised over $5 million to help build and develop the Warn Robins' Museum of Aviation, the second largest aviation museum in the U.S. Air Force. For this year's event, former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn will again serve as Honorary National Chairman and the United States Senator Saxby Chambliss will again serve as the Honorary Chairman with Honorary Co-Chairmen Senator Johnny Isakson and United States Congressman Austin Scott and Tournament Chairman Eddie Wiggins.
Bethesda, MD (July 24, 2014) – MainStream announced today the release of Bringing Jobs Back to the USA: Rebuilding America’s Manufacturing Through Reshoring co-authored by Timothy J. Hutzel, Partner Emeritus at MainStream. Mr. Hutzel has over thirty-five years of experience of transforming organizations into highly efficient operations through process improvement and organization development.
MainStream Subcontractor to Booz Allen on Award for A&AS Services for Air Force Office of Business Transformation
Bethesda, MD (March 28, 2014) – MainStream is a subcontractor to Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) on a strategic contract with the U.S. Air Force (USAF). Under the contract with USAF, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Under Secretary of the Air Force, Office of Business Transformation (SAF/US(M)), BAH and MainStream have been fulfilling a continuing requirement for Advisory and Assistance Services for Air Force Smart Operations 21 (AFSO21). The contract has a base period year with two 12-month option periods.
Bethesda, MD (March 11, 2014) –MainStream is investing additional time and resources to make tangible progress against some of the biggest health care challenges facing our nation and the world. The Centers for Disease Control (CD) estimates over $3 Trillion per year is spent on health care in the United States alone.
Bethesda, MD (February 26, 2014) – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) has verified MainStream GS, LLC as a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) and has added MainStream GS, LLC to the Veteran business database at www.vip.vetbiz.gov.
Joint Base Charleston, SC (February 26, 2013) – The 315th Airlift Wing hosted an Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21) Green Belt Academics Course here this week and organizers say there's plenty of interest from people looking to help improve their work environments. AFSO21 is a dedicated effort to maximize value and minimize waste in its processes.
Bethesda, MD (September 19, 2013) - MainStream was named Flag Sponsor of the 24th Annual Georgia Invitational Golf Tournament. To date, the tournaments have raised over $5 million to help build and develop the second largest aviation museum in the U.S. Air Force.
BETHESDA, MD (August 29, 2013) - MainStream is a sponsor of the 2013 Commanders Cup charity golf tournament sponsored by The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah. The event is being held on September 3rd at Hubbard Golf Course in Layton, UT.
MainStream on DRC Team Awarded GSA's Government-wide Performance Management/Continuous Process Improvement BPA
BETHESDA, MD (August 1, 2013) - MainStream is a member on a team that been awarded a Performance Management/Continuous Process Improvement (PM-CPI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the General Services Administration (GSA). MainStream is a team member on the Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) led team.
BETHESDA, MD (August 1, 2013) - MainStream announced that the General Services Administration (GSA) has exercised Option Period 1 of the Company's GSA Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS) schedule, contract number GS-10F-0310U. Option Period 1 runs from July 28, 2013 through July 27, 2018. In addition, MainStream was re-designated as a Small Business under its primary North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) of NAICS 541611.
BETHESDA, MD (July 15, 2013) - MainStream announced a strategic partnership with OneCare, LLC. OneCare is a revolutionary patient care engagement platform that uses a private and secure HIPAA Compliant, social network via web and mobile technologies to connect patients and their personal health information with their doctors, other professional/clinical caregivers, and with a family care team. As an OneCare Authorized Partner, MainStream will be providing the OneCare Patient Center platform and healthcare integration consulting services to OneCare and MainStream customers across the public sector and to commercial enterprises.
BETHESDA, MD (July 10, 2013) - MainStream is celebrating the Company's 10th anniversary. Since MainStream's initial engagement in 2003 with the United States Air Force, MainStream has focused on faciltating public and private sector organizations increase performance and sustain gains. Present day, MainStream offers a proven track record with over 70 successfully delivered projects across the public and private sectors.
BETHESDA, MD (June 27, 2013)- MainStream sponsored the Utah Air Force Association's (AFA) 2013 charity golf event for the sixth consecutive year. The charity golf event was held on June 20th at Wolf Creek Golf Course in Eden, Utah. The beneficiary of the Utah AFA's charity golf event is the Utah Aerospace Education Foundation (AEF). The Utah AEF is dedicated to Utah and America's aerospace excellence through public awareness programs, education programs, and financial assistance.
BETHESDA, MD (June 10, 2013)– MainStream has joined the VAPIA to Provide Healthcare Leaders with Integrated Performance Improvement Solutions. The VAPIA is a unique partnership of distinguished companies that assists VA leaders in transforming and maximizing performance as well as improving patient satisfaction and patient-centered services. As a VAPIA team member, MainStream will provide integrated team consulting services to support the VA's mission.
Executive Leaders Radio Features MainStream President Alan Horowitz
BETHESDA, MD (May 13, 2013) - Click here to listen to the Executive Leaders Radio's segment with MainStream President, Alan Horowitz. The segment focuses on increasing performance and sustaining gains for customers.
Bethesda, MD (Febraury, 2013) - MainStream announced a strategic alliance with Appian, the leading provider of innovative Business Process Management (BPM) software. As an Appian Value Added Service Provider, MainStream will be providing BPM consulting to Appian customers across public sector and commercial enterprises.
Bethesda, MD (December 12, 2012) - MainStream and SECORA Consulting form a strategic alliance to provide risk reduced solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. The SECORA MainStream Team will specialize in assisting decision makers with major business challenges by providing them with risk based decision tools and applications combined with deep subject matter experts in pharmaceutical and biotech
Bethesda, MD (November 14, 2012) - MainStream sponsored a number of leading national and regional events in an exhibitor and sponsorship capacity in the second half of 2012. Events include the AIC Requirements Symposium, LOA National Symposium, AFSC Commander's Cup, Hill AFB Commander's Cup, Georgia Invitational Golf Tournament.
Driving Strategy to Execution Using Lean Six Sigma: A Framework for Creating High Performance Organizations
Bethesda, MD (July 12, 2012)– MainStream announced the release of Driving Strategy to Execution Using Lean Six Sigma: A Framework for Creating High Performance Organizations co-authored by Gerhard Plenert, former senior management consultant, and Tom Cluley, Chief Operations Partner at MainStream.
Bethesda, MD (June 29, 2012) – MainStream is a member of a team that has been selected to supply a broad range program management support services to the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) Information Operations (J6). Under this Program Management Support Services (PMSS) BPA, MainStream is a team member on a small business team primed by Spectrum Communications, Inc. Under the auspice of the DLA, PMSS is a five-year firm fixed price Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) award and has a ceiling of $206 million.
Warner Robins, GA (April 12, 2012) – MainStream is extremely pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Hohnadel to Senior Associate with project lead responsibility for the company's projects with the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC). As Senior Associate, Mr. Hohnadel will have responsibility for MainStream's AFRC client projects, working directly with the AFRC leadership and MainStream team of consultants supporting the AFRC.
MainStream Awarded a Six Month Ordering Period Extension on $90 Million U.S. Air Force-Wide ID/IQ Contract
Bethesda, MD (April 11, 2012) - MainStream was granted a six month ordering period extension on its five year contract for continuous process improvement program (CPIP) services (Contract #: FA8224-07-D-0001). With the contract's ordering period originally set to end on February 26th of 2012, the ordering period is now active until August 26th of 2012.
Warner Robins, GA (April 10, 2012) – MainStream is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Welch as Area General Manager for the company's growing business across the state of Georgia.
Bethesda, MD (March 8, 2012) – MainStream will now be considered a small business by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under NAICS 541611: Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting Services. This NAICS received an increase from $7 million to $14 million.
Bethesda, MD (February 10, 2012) – MainStream, is on two of the 29 prime-led teams that have been selected to supply a broad range of management and professional support services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Air Combat Command (ACC) under the Contracted Advisory and Assistance Services IV, also known as CAAS IV contract. MainStream is a team member on a small business team primed by Decypher-PSI (joint venture: Decypher Technologies LTD & Planned Systems International, Inc.) and a large business team primed by USfalcon, Inc.