Employee Spotlight: Kelly Russell

This Employee Spotlight features Kelly Russell! Kelly works as a Senior Accountant at The Building People and is based in Middletown, VA. Kelly’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

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Employee Spotlight: Sean Birnbaum

This Employee Spotlight features Sean Birnbaum! Sean works as Senior Facilities Engineer at The Building People and is based in Anchorage, Alaska! Sean just recently completed his Master’s Degree in Green Technologies from the University of Southern California, and we are so grateful to have employees like him be a part of The Building People.

Congrats, Sean! Learn more about him by reading below.

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Press Release: DOE WAPA Desert Southwest Awards $24M Contract to The Building People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


 

The Building People LLC., have been awarded a 5-year, $24 million contract by the Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Authority (WAPA), Desert Southwest Region (DSW) to provide vital technical support services and resources that assist in the daily operations to include Engineering Technicians, Drafting and Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operators, Computer Operators, Construction inspectors, Protection and Control Specialist, and Meter and Relay Technicians.

wapa region DSWWAPA is one of four power marketing administrations within the DOE whose role is to market and transmit wholesale electricity from multi-use water projects. Their service area encompasses a 15-state region of the central and western U.S. where our more than 17,000 circuit mile transmission system carries electricity from 57 hydropower plants operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the International Boundary and Water Commission. The WAPA DSW Region carries out WAPA’s mission to customers in Arizona, southern California, and southern Nevada where they sell more than 10.3 billion kilowatt-hours of Federal hydroelectric power to cities and towns, rural electric cooperatives, Federal and state agencies and irrigation districts.

The Building People began work on the DOE WAPA DSW Technical Support Services March 1st, 2019. In discussing the award Linda Osgood, Managing Director at The Building People, said, “As an SBA 8(a) Small Business, we are excited about this opportunity to once again demonstrate the high level of technical services and holistic solutions that The Building People can deliver as we continue to build on our strong relationship with DOE and WAPA.”

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Linda Osgood at (703) 669-2222 or email at linda.osgood@thebuildingpeople.com.


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The Building People Welcomes Tara Rivers as New Senior Contracts Manager

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The Building People is pleased to welcome Tara Rivers as the news member of our corporate leadership team. Ms. Rivers brings 12 years of expertise providing Contracts and Procurement Management in Federal contracting for both large and small businesses. Prior to The Building People, Ms. Rivers worked at Verizon Business as a contributing partner and also developed Hitachi Data Systems Federal, a subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems. Ms. Rivers has supported the Federal practices at Intel has also provided professional consulting services to small businesses as they graduate from SBA programs. She is also a chapter member with the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) where she speaks publicly on best practice in contract management and administration. Ms. Rivers has completed her FedPub Seminars’ Master’s Institute in Government Contracting and holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Old Dominion University and is currently completing her Masters in Public Policy. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Rivers to the team! She can be reached at tara.rivers@thebuildingpeople.com or by phone at (703) 669-2222.

The Building People Welcomes Laura Fabeny as New Senior Program Manager at DOE

BioHSLFThe Building People is please announce the arrival of Laura Fabeny as the new Senior Program Manager for our Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE) Business Administration Support Services (BASS) contract. Ms. Fabeny is an industry professional with an impressive background supporting innovative energy and sustainability programs across the country. For the past several years, she has managed the Mission Oriented Technical Support (MOTS) contract with the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office, where she was responsible for the technical and contractual oversight of all DOE HQ staff supporting the MOTS contract. In this role Ms. Fabeny managed more than 60 staff across multiple technical programs including the Building Technologies Office, the Advanced Manufacturing Office, Solar Energy Technologies Office, and the Federal Energy Management Program. As Contract Manager at The Building People, Ms. Fabeny is responsible for the allocation and tracking of a millions in annual budgets for multiple tasks within each program, including subcontractor allocations, fiscal year funding tracking, tracking costs against deliverables, and obligated/costed/uncosted notifications. She will work directly with EERE program leadership as The Building People’s client representative to help ensure they achieve their programmatic goals. Additionally, she will work with teams to develop task order scopes, budgets, performance metrics, and staffing requirements for new initiatives. Ms. Fabeny is a James Madison University Graduate, holds an MBA from George Mason University, and is a PMP certified project manager.  Please join us in welcoming Ms. Fabeny to The Building People team. Ms. Fabeny can be reached by email at laura.faeny@thebuildingpeople.com.

Employee Spotlight: Martha Amador

This Employee Spotlight features Martha Amador! Martha works as a Senior Management Analyst III at The Building People and is based in Golden, CO. We are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People.

Congrats, Martha! Learn more about her by reading below.

 

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Press Release: The Building People adds GSA Schedule 71 II K, Comprehensive Furniture Management Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2019


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113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


The Building People LLC., have announced a recent addition to their portfolio of GSA Schedule Offerings with the addition of the GSA Schedule 71 II K, Comprehensive Furniture Management Services (CFMS). This Schedule covers services to help federal agencies plan and manage major office upgrades, relocations, and reconfigurations by providing access to professional project managers, designers, asset management systems and furniture maintenance services, such as refinishing and reupholsters.

  • GSAScheduleProject Management
  • Assets Management
  • Reconfiguration/Relocation Management
  • Furniture Design/Layout
  • Assets Maintenance
  • Ancillary Repair and Alterations
  • Introduction of New Products/Services

When commenting on the additional of GSA’s 71 II K Schedule to The Building People’s portfolio of contract vehicles Executive Account Manager, Frank Santella said, “We are pleased to be adding GSA’s CFMS, Schedule 71 II K to our GSA contract vehicles as we continue to build on our complete real estate and professional services solution for the Federal Government.” Linda Osgood, Managing Director and lead of The Building People’s Workplace Solutions also commented saying, “As a leader in Workplace Solutions, our team offers end to end services so that clients can be confident their workplace projects are seamless and meet the client’s goals.” In addition to GSA’s Schedule 71 II K, The Building People are currently on GSA’s 03FAC, 00Corp, and the Building Maintenance and Operations (BMO) Best-in-Class open market, multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (MA-IDIQ).

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Charles Dilley at (703) 669-2222 or email at charles.dilley@thebuildingpeople.com.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

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Press Release: Navy awards $5 Billion Annual SeaPort Next Generation contract vehicle to The Building People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 19, 2018


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113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


1003usnavylogoThe Navy awarded The Building People, among more than 1,800 vendors, the SeaPort Next Generation indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multiple award contract (MAC). This contract is the next iteration of the services contracting vehicle SeaPort-e, according to the Navy and is expected to award approximately $5 Billion in awards annually.

The services included in SeaPort Next Generation are broadly categorized into engineering services and program management services. Within these categories there are 23 functional service areas that include:

Engineering Services
1. Engineering, System Engineering, and Safety and Process Engineering Support
2. Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
3. In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout and Provisioning Support
4. Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
5. Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
6. Research and Development Support
7. Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
8. Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
9. System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
10. Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support
11. Inactivation and Disposal Support
12. Biochemical Engineering Support

Program Management Services
1. Financial Analysis and Budget Support
2. Quality Assurance (QA) Support
3. Functional and Direct Programmatic Administrative Support
4. Professional Development and Training Support
5. Analytical and Organizational Assessment Support
6. Database Administrators
7. Public Affairs and Multimedia Support
8. Logistics Support
9. Configuration Management (CM) Support
10. Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
11. Computer Systems Analysts

These work categories span across the Navy’s major commands and agencies, with the exception of Naval Air Systems Command, which has pursued its own services contracting vehicle. One of the major changes in the requirements for award on this contract vehicle was past performance in direct support of the Navy.

The Building People have a strong relationship with the Navy providing many of the services included in the SeaPort Next Generation contract. The Building People’s President and CEO, Lawrence Melton,  said, “Utilizing this new contract vehicle, enables us to expand on our already great relationship with the Navy where our team provides our world class services.”

The Navy will begin using SeaPort-NxG MACs to award task orders for services at the beginning of fiscal year 2019.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Charles Dilley at (703) 669-2222 or email at charles.dilley@thebuildingpeople.com.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

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Amy Boyce Joins The Building People as Director of Engineering Services

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Please join us in welcoming Amy Boyce to The Building People as the new Director of Engineering Services.  Ms. Boyce brings over 16 years of experience to the company, focusing on the areas of engineering and energy management best practices. She is a licensed mechanical engineer, previously practicing in the areas of building design and construction, sustainability, and energy efficiency. Her work has spanned a variety of building types, including commercial and government properties, in locations throughout the United States as well as overseas.

Ms. Boyce earned her MBA from Georgetown University and holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. She is located at The Building People headquarters office at 113 East Market Street, Suite 210, Leesburg, VA 20176 and can be reached by email at amy.boyce@thebuildingpeople.com or by phone at 703.669.2222.

Press Release: GSA Awards The Building People a 10 Year $15B O&M IDIQ Contract

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2018


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113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


Leesburg, VA, November 20, 2018 – The Building People, LLC. was recently awarded the Building Maintenance and Operations (BMO) Phase I multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The $15 Billion BMO Phase I contract vehicle has a five-year base term, five option years and another six-month option to extend services. The award of this General Services Administration contract places The Building People among 16 other best-in-class small businesses.

GSAThe contract provides Federal customers with access to a short list of the top building maintenance and operations support providers for federal agencies in GSA’s zone 1 (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC).

The GSA BMO Services include: HVAC Maintenance, Plumbing and Pipefitting, Elevator Maintenance, Electrical Maintenance, Fire Alarm System, Maintenance and Repair, Fire Suppression, System Preventative Maintenance and Repair, Roofing Services, Building Management Services, Architectural and Framework Building Maintenance Services, Commissioning Services, Elevator Inspection Services, Janitorial, Landscaping/Grounds Maintenance, Pest Control, Waste Management and Recycling Services.

“We have always worked hard to deliver our clients the highest quality services with our unique innovative approach to facilities, and we are very pleased to be awarded this best-in-class contract by GSA as it validates these efforts,” said Charles Dilley, Managing Director at The Building People.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Charles Dilley at (703) 669-2222 or email at charles.dilley@thebuildingpeople.com.


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