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S&A Moves to New Headquarters Location to Support Continued Growth

S&A Moves to New Headquarters Location to Support Continued Growth

Sellers and Associates, LLC (S&A) is pleased to announce the opening of our new and expanded Class-A headquarters location at: 

Sellers & Associates, LLC

1400 Crossways Boulevard, Suite 100A

Chesapeake, VA, 23320

S&A’s new headquarters location includes significant upgrades, such as multiple conference facilities capable of supporting meetings with more than 50 participants, and classrooms capable of supporting course delivery and instruction for more than 40 students. All phone and email contact information remains the same.

This facility provides the space, resources, and infrastructure to support our sustained growth and long-term commitment to providing innovative, tailored, and effective solutions that are practical and affordably solve our customers’ most critical challenges.

S&A continuously invests in the people, processes, tools, and infrastructure necessary to execute our strategic plan, drive scalable growth, and ensures the appropriate resources are provided to optimize efficiency of work for our direct-support and corporate personnel. This deliberate and disciplined focus on organizational design and resourcing directly enhances our ability to develop and deliver innovative, effective, and affordable solutions tailored for each customer.

S&A currently supports mission critical customer requirements across a CONUS portfolio that spans more than a dozen states, in addition to an OCONUS portfolio that includes Asia and Europe.

S&A looks forward to welcoming our employees, customers, and industry partners to our new headquarters location. Come by and see us!

Olivia Simancek celebrates 5 Years with Sellers & Associates!

Olivia Simancek celebrates 5 Years with Sellers & Associates!

27 April 2020 – We are pleased to announce Olivia Simancek’s five-year anniversary with S&A. Olivia has been an essential part of our organization’s journey and success for half a decade.  Needing little to no direction at times, Olivia has had tremendous professional development, a willingness to take on new assignments, and excels at overcoming adversity. Olivia’s diversified skill set and ability to rapidly adapt to change enables her to support many ongoing projects for our clients. She displays great pride in her work and has set an exemplary standard for all of us with her work ethic and dedication.

We are immensely grateful for the dedication she has shown and would like to thank her for everything she has done for us all these years.

From the entire S&A team – Happy Work Anniversary!

S&A Awarded Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division Logistics Division Award

S&A Awarded Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division Logistics Division Award

13 April 2020 – Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division Logistics Division Award

Sellers & Associates, LLC (S&A) announced today it is a member of a Gryphon Technologies team awarded a Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWC PD) Logistics Division (Code 30) prime contract to provide Program Management, Budget & Financial Management, Engineering, Logistics, Training, & Administrative Services.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWC PD) is the Navy’s center for excellence for ships and ship-systems. For over 100 years, NSWC PD has provided research and development, testing, evaluation, in-service engineering, and fleet support organization for the Navy’s surface and under-sea vehicles. The NSWC PD Logistics Division (Division 30) provides program management and leadership for acquisition and in-service initiatives across the planning, development, production, procurement, and sustainment of logistics products for Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) systems and equipment installed on US Navy surface ships, aircraft carriers, submarines, and unmanned vessels. The Code 30 portfolio spans the full spectrum of military watercraft, including the US Navy, US Coast Guard, US Army, Military Sealift Command (MSC), and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs in coordination of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) updates associated with life-cycle sustainment planning and execution for shipboard HM&E systems and equipment.

• Program Management support will include development of Integrated Master Schedules (IMS), process maps, procedures, workflows, performance metrics, and data analytics to support commonality programs and integration of modernization initiatives across Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Offices (PEOs), Directorates, Program Offices, In-Service Engineering Agents (ISEAs), and public and private shipyards.

• Budget & Financial Management support will include development of budgets, financial planning, tracking, and reporting on return cost analysis evaluations and package development of modernization, alteration, and repair project costs based on historical project data, programming plans, and fielding schedules.

• Engineering support will include maintaining Availability Master Schedules, collection and analysis of engineering data to assess risks and conduct Critical Path Mappings (CPM) to prevent and minimize availability schedule compression and/or missed milestones, and driving integration across the stakeholder community, including Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP), Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs), Type Commanders (TYCOMs), and US Fleet Forces (USFF).

• Logistics support will include Allowance Parts Lists (APL), Planning Maintenance System (PMS), Engineering Operational Sequencing System (EOSS), Configuration Management (CM), Technical Manuals (TMs), training packages, one line diagrams, code registers, obsolescence engineering, and provisioning. S&A will support advanced planning, work package development, and ILS Certifications. Logistics products for which S&A will support integration include 3M, MFOM, ICMP, PMS-SKED, and NMD. S&A will also support the insertion of logistics elements within the Navy maintenance environment, such as Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM).

• Training support will include review, modification, preparation, and validation of Front End Analysis (FEA), Job Task Analysis (JTA), and Class and System Navy Training Systems Plans (NTSPs), and identification and validation of training requirements based on ILS required changes in support of the Navy’s Training Planning Process Methodology (TRPPM) to ensure milestone compliance. Training material will be SCORM 1000D compliant, developed and maintained in licensed instance of IBM-Kenexa LCMS Premier system. S&A will develop training materials and projects for virtual training programs, and fleet training programs such as Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)/Surface Warfare Schools Command (SWSC).

• Administrative support will include identification and incorporation of lessons learned, agenda development, meeting facilitation, comment adjudication, and action item tracking to completion.

Work on this five-year contract will be performed nationwide and around the world, including locations such as: Philadelphia, PA; Mechanicsburg, PA; Washington, DC; Norfolk, VA; San Diego, CA; Mayport, FL; Everett, WA; Marinette, WI; Pearl Harbor, HI; Yokosuka, Japan; and Rota, Spain.

S&A Joins Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium

S&A Joins Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium

Feb 13, 2020 – Sellers & Associates, LLC, (S&A) a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs certified Veteran Owned Small Business, is pleased to announce it has joined the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC). The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport and UTIC entered into a three-year agreement with options for up to 10 years for industry, academia, and the non-profit sector to engage in a broad range of research, development, and prototyping activities. The agreement allows for the delivery of new technology products and services faster and more efficiently than traditional federal acquisition requirements typically permit.

UTIC is a national consortium of members – manufacturers, small companies, large contractors, suppliers, academia, non-profits, and non-traditional technology companies, who work collaboratively with the U.S. Government to develop undersea and maritime technologies for challenges related to defense, security, and protection. UTIC facilitates collaboration, rapid development, testing, and commercialization of innovative undersea and maritime technology solutions to achieve and maintain an international competitive advantage in undersea and maritime defense technologies.

UTIC includes 24 technology areas of interest in the undersea and maritime domain, including (1) Sensors and Sonar; (2) Platform & Payload Integration; (3) Undersea Warfare Combat Systems; (4) Communications; (5) Undersea Warfare Imaging; (6) Undersea Distributed Networked Systems; (7) Electronics/Optics/Materials; (8) Passive Sensing; (9) Undersea Satellites; (9) Energy Storage and Release; (10) Virtualization; (11) Machine Learning; (12) Threat Monitoring and Prediction; (13) Cooperative Force Torpedo Defense; (14) Undersea Warfare Analysis; (15) Multi-Domain Fusion; (16) Electronic Warfare; (17) Distributed and Autonomous Sensor; (18) Undersea Warfare Weapons and Autonomous Vehicles; (19) Autonomy; (20) Quantum Computing; (21) Bio-inspired Sensors; (22) Environmental Sensing, Monitoring, & Prediction; (23) In-Situ Energy Sources; and (24) Multi-Dimensional Display.

S&A is experienced with multiple Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs) across the Department of Defense (DoD). S&A looks forward to collaborating with UTIC members and the U.S. Government to develop, prototype, and field innovative undersea and maritime technology solutions to advance mission capabilities.

S&A Awarded Ready Relevant Learning (RRL)

S&A Awarded Ready Relevant Learning (RRL)

May 1, 2019 – S&A was awarded Ready Relevant Learning (RRL) Career-Long Learning Continuum Requirements and Assessment Task Order, as part of the Cape Henry Associates, Inc., team, under United States Fleet Forces Command (USFFC).  The goal of RRL is to provide the right training at the right time utilizing the most effective methodology. To accomplish this, developing a career-long learning continuum, where training is delivered by modern methods, to enable faster learning and better knowledge retention at multiple points in the continuum. The Learning Continuum will be an all-encompassing platform for which a Sailor can examine every path their rating may take and the required training to meet career goals and provide focus for capturing and tracking a Sailor’s experience, proficiency and quality.  S&A looks forward to continuing our support to Ready Relevant Learning (RRL) under Sailor 2025 (S2025) initiative.