Teaming Event: Professional and Technical Support Services Contract Vehicle (PROTECH)
Deltek Event Details

Join Deltek for a teaming seminar on the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Professional and Technical Support Services Contract Vehicle (PROTECH) opportunity valued at $3 billion. Learn the latest updates on the PROTECH opportunity, network with potential partners, and discover how Deltek’s task order and program management solutions can increase your contract compliance and win rate.

This teaming event will include:

  • Presentations by Mitchell J. Ross Director of the Acquisition and Grants Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Jeffrey Shen, Vice President of Red Team Consulting
  • “Speed dating” rounds for you to meet with large and small prime contractor candidates to discuss the upcoming PROTECH opportunity and fulfill your proposal teaming needs.

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Deadline to sign up for hosting is on February 14, 2014.

About the NOAA’s PROTECH opportunity:

NOAA’s PROTECH opportunity is a new contract vehicle for professional and technical services focusing on five domains and will utilize both large and small business contract awards. These domains are Ocean, Satellites, Fisheries, Meteorological, and Enterprise Operations. PROTECH requirements will include task order management and integrated program management solutions.

Interested in becoming a sponsor of this timely event?
Sponsorship provides an excellent opportunity to gain visibility and build strong relationships within the vendor community. If you want to accelerate your efforts, do more business with prime contractors or if your company provides support services for the business development process, sponsorship of this event is for you. Benefits include attendee lists, logo placement and complimentary admission. Contact Stephanie Rogers to request more information and pricing.

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Time Description
7:30 a.m. Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:00 a.m.


Kevin Plexico
Vice President, Information Solutions
8:05 a.m.


Mitchell J. Ross
Director of the Acquisition and Grants Office
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

8:30 a.m.

Capture and Proposal Tips for Responding to PROTECH

Jeffrey Shen
Vice President
Red Team Consulting

9:00 a.m.

"Speed Dating"

  • Opportunity to meet with Prime contractors and to participate in teaming conversations.
11:00 a.m. Event Concludes

Mitchell J. Ross

Director of the Acquisition and Grants Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Mr. Ross is the Director of the Acquisition and Grants Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is responsible for the acquisition and financial assistance activities of NOAA. Formed into its current state in 1970, NOAA traces its lineage to 1807 with the creation of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. The bureau is dedicated to understanding and predicting changes in the environment and to conserve and manage coastal and marine resources.

Mr. Ross began his federal service in 1978 when he was appointed to the first class of Presidential Management Interns and assigned to the Department of the Navy. His internship focused on acquisition management. Mr. Ross joined the Naval Air Systems Command as a career civil servant in 1980 and became a Contracting Officer.

Mr. Ross left federal service in 1985 to join BDM International Incorporated, a professional and technical services firm. He had multiple assignments and became the Vice President, Corporate Contracts and Procurement, responsible for all contract activities of the operating company engaged in business with the U. S. federal government. His areas of responsibility included contracts, pricing, subcontracts, procurement, property, and export/import. Mr. Ross managed the small business program, the insurance and risk management program and served as the corporate representative to industry associations and government on federal acquisition matters.

Mr. Ross returned to Government service in 2002 when he joined NOAA. After multiple assignments, he became the Director of the Acquisition and Grants Office. NOAA is the largest bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce and devotes half of its budget to acquisition and financial assistance. The contracts and grants awarded by NOAA address critical national priorities in the environment and science.

Mr. Ross graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (1976) with a B. A. in Political Science. He obtained a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern California (1979) and a M. A. in Government from Georgetown University (1988). Mr. Ross completed the Federal Acquisition Management Course at the Defense Systems Management College (1979) and the National Security Studies Program at Georgetown University (1988).

Mr. Ross was born in New York, reared in California, and currently resides in Virginia. He is a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the Association of Proposal Management Professionals, and the National Contract Management Association. He is a member of the federal Senior Executive Service. Mr. Ross is married and has two adult children.

Jeffrey Shen

Vice President and General Manager
Red Team Consulting

Jeffrey Shen is Vice President and General Manager at Red Team Consulting, one of the industry’s leading proposal, capture, and price consulting firms.  He brings more than 17 years of proven leadership and functional expertise in federal contracting, corporate strategy, and business development.  Since joining the company in 2006, Mr. Shen has been responsible for developing and delivering the company’s corporate growth strategy and ensuring successful delivery and profit and loss of all supported programs.

Prior to Red Team Federal, Mr. Shen held leadership positions with a variety of diversified companies.  He has previously led sales and marketing organizations resulting in 300% year-over-year growth.   His career in management and consulting include working with U.S. corporations and public sector clients in the areas of capture management, strategic planning, and acquisition planning. He has delivered business strategy and technology solutions to the U.S. Federal government and Fortune 500 companies worldwide on contracts totaling over $30 billion.

Mr. Shen holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from George Mason University.  He was previously on the ACT-IAC Executive Committee and regularly works with senior government executives and acquisition officials. Mr. Shen is an active member of APMP, NCMA, and various local AFCEA chapters.  He has been a featured speaker at various summits and conferences in the past on topics such as Acquisition Planning, Proposal and Capture Management, Contract Pricing, and E-business.