NT Concepts was selected as a finalist for the 10th Annual Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Small Business Mentor/Partner of the Year. Winners will be announced at the SECAF Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 10, 2018, at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. The event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players in the industry that rely on small business.

“We are incredibly honored that our protégé VerticalApps nominated us for this award,” said Darin Powers, President and COO of NT Concepts. “The Mentor-Protégé program is really a Mentor-Mentor program—we sharpen, refine and accelerate each other’s growth. NT Concepts is a technology innovator, and our mission culture meshes well with VerticalApps’ client-focused agility. It is a pleasure to partner with President and CEO Will Choi of VerticalApps and his talented team.”

“For the last decade, the SECAF Awards Gala has spotlighted the tremendous small businesses that are doing outstanding and innovative work in the government contracting community,” said Cameron Hamilton, Senior Managing Director at The McLean Group and one of the 2018 event chairs. “We are thrilled to recognize NT Concepts, as it is a shining example of the tenacity, vision, and commitment that enable the community of small business government contractors to deliver excellence year in and year out.”


About NT Concepts

NT Concepts is a trusted technology-driven solution innovator. We work on the most sensitive and mission-critical programs in National Security. We provide our clients highly differentiated solutions in business operations, artificial intelligence/machine learning, geospatial intelligence, digital platforms and services, and security. We view every challenge as an opportunity to make operations run better, faster, with less risk and cost so our customers can make critical decisions with confidence. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in the Washington DC Metro area, our customers span the Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Community markets. Connect with us at ntconcepts.com or follow us @NTConceptsInc.

About VerticalApps

VerticalApps, founded in 2010 and based in Arlington, VA, is an SBA-certified 8(a) small business. We are an agile, innovative business with expertise in program and project management, data warehousing (DW), business intelligence (BI) solutions, and digital product development. VerticalApps provides services to numerous commercial, Federal, and non-profit customers including DHS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the American College of Cardiology. Our focus on the user experience and customer satisfaction has been a key driver of our success. Find out more at verticalapps.com.

About The 10th Annual SECAF Awards Gala

The 10th Annual SECAF Awards Gala is the premier commemorative event honoring the small and emerging government contractors and the players in the ecosystem that rely on small business. The event, expected to sell out at more than 500 attendees, will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. Tickets and tables can be purchased at: http://www.secaf.org.

About The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) enables the small and emerging government contractor to achieve maximum growth rates in a highly competitive marketplace. Providing members with business resources, access to influencers and government agencies, and advocacy opportunities and education, SECAF is an important resource for a growing company. SECAF also serves the medium to large government contractors, providing invaluable introductions to specialized small businesses that enable the overall contracting community to work successfully in tandem. For more information, visit http://www.secaf.org.

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