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GSA 8(a) STARS II

GSA 8(a) STARS II

GSA 8(a) STARS II simplifies the acquisition of IT services from certified 8(a) small and disadvantaged businesses, allowing federal agencies to earn 8(a) credit while obtaining reliable and pre-competed support in four functional categories.

With a $10 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period (with one five-year option), STARS II allows for the long-term planning of large-scale IT program requirements with proven 8(a) small businesses.

About KCI-Acuity, LLC - GSA STARS II 8(a) Contract

Our GSA STARS II contract is held by our SBA-approved 8(a) joint venture (JV) founded in 2015, KCI-Acuity, LLC (KCI-Acuity), combining the SBA-certified 8(a) corporation Kalani Consulting, Inc. (KCI) and Acuity, Inc. (Acuity) to provide the Federal Government with IT support services that span all four GSA STARS II Functional Areas across both Constellations (I and II).

KCI is an SBA Certified 8(a), HUBZone, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and is joined by Acuity as a successful 8(a) graduate. KCI (est. 2009) and Acuity (est. 2002) have a successful history working together, which provides a strong foundation for delivering business results through the GSA STARS II contract vehicle. KCI and Acuity have partnered on dozens of Federal Government IT projects throughout the Department of State, Department of Treasury, and Department of Homeland Security.

KCI and Acuity possess a SBA Mentor-Protégé Agreement (MPA), executed in July 2015, allowing our two companies to continue developing our joint capabilities via our 8(a) JV to deliver services under the GSA STARS II contract vehicle. The MPA meets all of the requirements stipulated under the SBA Mentor/Protégé program established pursuant to C.F.R. §124.520 (a). We have combined and adopted the best practices of each company’s policies, procedures, and compensation plans for JV implementation.

 

Constellations

The GSA STARS II contract consists of two constellations (tiers) based on industry accreditations and 8(a) status.  While both constellations offer vendors qualified to support all four functional categories, Constellation II vendors offer the additional benefit of either a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level II+ certification, or an ISO 9001 08 credential.

As a CMMI and ISO-certified vendor, KCI-Acuity is eligible to compete as a prime contractor in both constellations and in all four functional categories:

  • Constellations I & II > FA1 (541511) – Custom Computer Programming Services

  • Constellations I & II > FA2 (541512) – Computer Systems Design Services

  • Constellations I & II > FA3 (541513) – Computer Facilities Management Services

  • Constellations I & II > FA4 (541519) – Other Computer Related Services

Services Offered

  • IT Help Desk

  • Information Assurance

  • Cyber Security

  • IT Project Management

  • Change Management

  • Cost Reduction

  • IT Consolidation

Easy Procurement
KCI-Acuity Contract #
  GS00Q17GWD2293
 

Period:

   06/13/17 – 08/30/21

KCI-Acuity DUNS #: 079901610

 

Prompt Payment Terms:

   Net 30 days

 

Scope
   IT Services

 

KCI-Acuity Contacts
GSA STARS II Contract Manager:
Duane Nathaniel
703-738-4561

Email Duane Nathaniel

 

KCI Business Development

Richard Greenstreet

703-738-4561

Email Richard Greenstreet

 

www.kciacuity.com

GSA STARS II Website

http://www.gsa.gov/8astars2

KCI-Acuity GSA STARSII
Information Sheet
Link to KCI-Acuity PDF of 8(a) IT Performance

Contact Us

STARS II Contract Manager
Duane Nathaniel
703-738-4561 x 8
duane.nathaniel@kciacuityllc.com

GSA Contracting Officer

Misty Dunnington
816-823-3346
misty.dunnington@gsa.gov

KCI Business Development Lead

Richard Greenstreet
703-738-4561 x 7
richard.greenstreet@kciacuityllc.com