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Olivia Simancek celebrates 5 Years with Sellers & Associates!

Olivia Simancek celebrates 5 Years with Sellers & Associates!

27 Apr, 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 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.

S&A Awarded the US Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate (CG-9) Executive Support Services contract

S&A Awarded the US Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate (CG-9) Executive Support Services contract

February 6th, 2019 – Sellers & Associates LLC (S&A) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the US Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate (CG-9) Executive Support Services contract as part of the Ghostrock LLC team. The S&A team on site will be providing administrative and executive support to the CG-9 leadership, in addition to communicating the USCG’s plans, milestones, achievements, and obstacles via query and audit response coordination efforts. S&A looks forward to providing effective and efficient support to our new customers at the US Coast Guard through this initiative.

S&A Awarded the Ready Relevant Learning contract (RRL) as part of the Frontier Technology (FTI) team

S&A Awarded the Ready Relevant Learning contract (RRL) as part of the Frontier Technology (FTI) team

October 1, 2018 – Sellers and Associates, LLC (S&A) has recently been awarded the Ready Relevant Learning contract (RRL) as part of the Frontier Technology (FTI) team. The RRL initiative is a profound transformation in training that will affect more than 75 percent of the U.S. Navy enlisted ratings.  The goal of this transformation is to improve Sailor performance and enhance Fleet Readiness through three separate lines of effort.  The first line of effort is Career-Long Learning Continuum, which entails that Sailors get the right training at the right point in their careers.  The second line of effort is Modern Delivery Point of Need, in order to accelerate learning, minimize atrophy, and provide on the job performance support.  The third line of effort is Integrated Content Development, where there is significant cost reduction and time to provide the most relevant training to the Fleet,  increasing agility in a rapidly changing world.  At S&A we pride ourselves to execute the highest services regarding Training and Technology. We look forward to implementing RRL efficiently and effectively in the years to come.