HOUSTON — NASA has selected Wichita Tribal Enterprises, LLC (WTE) to provide financial and business management services for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and other entities at the agency’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston.
The new contract calls for a three-year base period and two one-year options. The maximum potential value of the contract is $45 million.
Under the contract, Wichita Tribal Enterprises will provide program and resources management and process improvement services. The work will be performed at JSC and other NASA locations, as required.
“We are very excited about this contract win; this is a huge win for our company and employees. Our goal is to generate long term economical growth and stability for the Wichita Tribe, and this is certainly a step in the right direction,” stated WTE President/CEO, Robert White.
The three-year base period of performance for the contract is scheduled to begin Jan. 1, 2012 and continue through Dec. 31, 2014, with two one-year options available. The contract is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price task orders.
Significant subcontractors on the contract are Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies of Greenbelt, Md., and Barrios Technologies of Houston.
Wichita Tribal Enterprises, LLC (WTE) is a Native American, 8(a) certified, Tribal owned, small disadvantaged business. The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes are developing WTE as the cornerstone of an economic development plan. This plan will provide college educations for tribal members and rebuild the economic foundations of the communities. The strategy for the success of WTE is one of building long-term partnerships with the best companies and providing solid delivery capabilities for our customers.