How to Make Sure You Don’t Get Stuck
With All the Work and Nothing To Show For It!
The Loudoun Chamber’s GovCon Initiative workshop series returns May 1st with an in depth discussion on how to ensure that your Teaming Agreements effectively serves as a vital on ramp and profit center for your company.
This workshop at Unanet in Sterling will examine the tools that every prime and sub must know when negotiating a teaming agreement and how to utilize those resources to protect against the potential exploitation of your capabilities to win a contract.
Amy Hernandez, CPA, JD and Dean Daisy, Attorney and CPA will lead a discussion on how to pursue guaranteed workshare, leverage that your company brings to the table, and the pitfalls of teaming agreement negotiation. Topics we’ll cover include: Exclusivity, Workshare and Intellectual property (IP)
Amy Hernandez, BOOST, LLC: Amy is a CPA and holds a JD. She is a Senior Level Government contract accounting and compliance professional. She has comprehensive knowledge of FAR, DFARS, CAS and SBA rules and regulations as well as extensive experience reviewing, designing and implementing systems of internal controls. This experience makes her an expert in cost analyst with deep experience reviewing RFPs and pricing proposals.
Her thorough understanding of the Government contract life cycle and contract audits compliments her industry leading skills and allows her to offer clients real world, practical advice on how to best position themselves in a myriad of every day and extraordinary situations.
Dean Daisy, Daisy & Collins, LLP: In addition to serving as General Counsel to a number of clients, Dean Daisy, Partner of Daisy & Collins, LLP, manages the firm’s Government Contracts and Construction Law practices. Prior to co-founding Daisy & Collins, LLP, Dean Daisy served as General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer, leading and advising private companies sized to $55 million in revenue and 225 employees. He provided leadership and counsel to companies in government contracting, service, development, construction, distribution, manufacturing, healthcare and telecommunications industries, in start-up, growth and turn-around environments.
As both a CPA and an attorney, Mr. Daisy’s career includes drafting policy and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)/Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) audits. He has also written internal controls to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and established and conducted internal audits for compliance.
Amy HernandezBOOST, LLC
Dean DaisyDaisy & Collins, LLP
Signature Series Sponsor
GovCon Elite Partners
GovCon Platinum Sponsors
Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on January 24th. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2019 Board of Directors Chair, Lisa Kimball of The Arc of Loudoun, and welcomed in our 2020 Board Chair, Stacey Metcalfe of Inova Loudoun Hospital.
For more information about the awards and to view the full press release click here
Annual Real Estate Event
Stay tuned for 2020 event information this Fall! This event provides access to experts in the housing industry nationwide and locally. While Loudoun outperforms other Virginia counties on most economic measures, we still face many challenges to our future prosperity. Whether it’s our investment in Metro, a housing affordability crisis or attracting a millennial workforce, Loudoun’s challenges demand effective solutions.
On August 17th we will hold our 38th Annual Loudoun Chamber Golf Classic at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard, and is nothing short of spectacular. We are proud to have produced Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for the past three decades, and we hope you and your colleagues will join us. For Questions or Sponsorships: Contact: Paige Romanow
For the past 9 years, this casual, networking tournament pairs you and a partner against a field of over 30 two-man teams in a progressive four month tournament. Designed with the busy professional in mind, each event consists of a 9-hole round after work, followed by a short networking reception to get you home in time to put the kids to bed. The team with the lowest cumulative score after four events is the champion.
Small Business Awards
For 25 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. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners. Winners were announced in front of a live audience of more than 600 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.
Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run
The Loudoun Chamber is thrilled to present the 6th Annual Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run! This family-friendly event includes races and events for all ages. The 5k is open to walkers, runners, strollers and pups. Superhero costumes are encouraged!
The Loudoun Chamber will honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2019 at the 35th Annual Valor Awards ceremony. The entire Loudoun County business community will be invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!