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Our Brilliant Clients

Author: Chris McGann, Capture Specialist “Never be the smartest person in the room.” This common phrase might be familiar to you, but at JetCo Solutions, I embrace this saying. Why? Because our clients are the best and brightest. It’s a fact. Working in government business development for multiple clients, I find myself in rooms with…

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Employee Spotlight: Megan Gomery

This month’s employee spotlight features Megan Gomery, GSA Specialist at JetCo Solutions. Tell me a little bit about what you do at JetCo Solutions. I’m a GSA Specialist, and in my role, I aid in the process of getting a GSA schedule for JetCo Solutions clients. For those who are part of our maintenance program,…

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What You Need to Know About the VETS-4212 Annual Submission

Author: Vanessa Lansdale, Marketing Specialist What is the VETS-4212 annual submission? The U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)-4212 report is a compliance requirement that must be completed by federal contractors and subcontractors each year. If you have a contract or subcontract of $150,000 or more (the life of the contract) with…

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Winning Small in Big Government

Author: Chris McGann, Capture Specialist In March of 2019, the President released his budget request for fiscal year 2020 – a record $4.746 trillion. When companies looking to compete in the government space view the federal budget, they often see big dollars signs – and they’re right. The Federal Government is a broad space where…

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Employee Spotlight: Paul Costopulos

This month, Paul Costopulos joined the JetCo Solutions team as a Research Specialist. In this role, he assists clients by identifying opportunities for them to sell to the government. Paul recently graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in history and a minor in psychology. “History and psychology are research-based disciplines,”…

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Small Business Ownership

Our company works primarily with small companies — all of them highly qualified and unique in their industry. We don’t work with small companies because we can’t land a big. We work with them because we WANT to. The innovation, the ideas, the culture… everything about small biz excites us. We are passionate about giving…

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Offense or D?

Sometimes, you play offense. Sometimes, you’re D. I just returned from a hockey weekend. Our son is a freshman and plays hockey at Ole Miss. (Yes, SEC schools have hockey teams.) The SEC tournament last weekend was in Nashville. Ole Miss finished an impressive second. Our kid is a reliable defenseman. On the ice, he…

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Fuzzy Math of SBA Goals

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is again under fire for how the determine the success of agency small business programs. SBA has claimed victory in achieving the 23% goal given them by Congress – the claim is that 23% of federal contracts are awarded to small businesses. Their vocal challenger is the American Small Business…

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Federal Budget Blues

Passing a federal budget has been… well… let’s say “challenging” for Congress for the last seven fiscal years (FY). It was spring of 2009 when a full budget resolution was more recently passed for FY10. FY10 is the last year Congress passed an ACTUAL full fiscal year budget. (Seriously. I’m not making this up. It…

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Remembering and Prioritizing

The Friday before Memorial Day… Employees gearing up for a long weekend, with plans for parades, cook-outs and events which commemorate the intent of the holiday. Congress is gearing up for a recess week. For those who want the reminder:  Memorial Day began as “Decoration Day” shortly after the end of the Civil War. The…

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