MBDA Federal Procurement Center
About This Center
The MBDA Federal Procurement Center, operated by Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council, provides access to federal procurement officials and prime contractors throughout the region. The Center serves minority-owned firms with annual revenues of more than $1 million. The Center is a part of MBDA’s nationwide services network. It is the first MBDA business center solely focused on federal contracting.
Center representatives closely align with clients to understand their capabilities and unique offerings to the federal government, and assist them in developing customized near-term and long-term marketing strategies. The Center’s personnel maintain strong federal agency knowledge, relationships, and contracting expertise.
Project Director: Gail Bassette
Facilitate relationships between minority business clients, and federal program managers and acquisition professionals
Align client’s mission, vision and capabilities with targeted procurement opportunities
Initiate teaming of minority businesses with other clients, other minority enterprises, and The Center’s strategic partners
Provide updates on agency buying trends, policy and program initiatives, and regulatory changes
Leverage the programs and resources of The Center’s strategic partnering organizations to enhance benefit to clients
Core Business Services
Global Business Development
Services include identification of export markets, facilitation of global transactions, international trade missions and market analysis, and overseas market promotion assistance.
Access to Capital
Services include identification of domestic and global financing opportunities, equity financing, brokerage of financial transactions, identification and closure of merger and acquisition transactions.
Access to Contracts
Services include identification of procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bid and proposal preparation, negotiation and closing, research contract award histories.
Access to Markets
Services include government procurement assistance, private sector contract identification and specialized certification assistance including 8(a), and assistance with market research.
Strategic Business Consulting
Services include sales consulting and forecasting, market feasibility studies, operations management and quality control, bid preparation and bonding (construction), and manufacturing facility leasing.