The Service Contract Act (SCA) creates a contract environment with high risk of liability from audits combined with low margins. SCA contracts are considered to be one of the fastest growing contract types. We will cover how to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, discuss impact on benefits/PTO, increase margins and decrease risk on these contracts.
We will cover four main situations:
- Do you have an SCA contract and not know it – how to back track
- Starting a new SCA contract
- Planning for the re-compete
- How to convert from cash in lieu of benefits to tax exempt benefits
Suzanne Bach – USI Insurance Services, Regional Director of Compliance – ERISA Attorney
Suzanne Bach has spent 15 years at the Department of Labor as an investigator, a Senior Employee Benefit Law Specialist, and finally as the Acting Chief of Field operations in the Employee Benefits Security Administration at the DOL. Only 20 months removed from enforcement side, Suzanne now serves USI clients in the DC Metro area.
Mary Holmes – Senior HR Specialist, BOOST LLC
Mary Holmes has more than 20 years of experience as a multi-disciplined human resources professional assisting small to mid-sized government contractors meet their client missions. Since 2006, she has supported and ensured compliance on contracts where the Service Contract Act has applied. She is an expert in HR compliance, benefits administration, investigations, policies and procedures and much more. Mary brings her vast HR expertise to BOOST clients to assist them with aligning their corporate HR goals, maintaining compliance and improving corporate culture.
Suzanne BachRegional Director of Compliance - ERISA Attorney USI Insurance Services
Mary HolmesSenior HR Specialist BOOST LLC
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Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board.
The 2022 Community Leadership Award winners in each category will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.
The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.
Small Business Awards
For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place on Friday, November 4th at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners
On April 25th, 2022, the Loudoun Chamber honored our community’s real life heroes, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards at Lansdowne Resort. Stay tuned for the 2023 event date!