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HUBZone is a SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones).

Federal contracting officers may award sole-source contracts, up to a ceiling of $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing. Next Phase is in Phase 1 of the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program.

Federal Contracting Officers may award Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) federal contracts, up to $4 million, that are set-aside for EDWOSBs in industries where women-owned small businesses are underrepresented.   It also allows set-asides for WOSBs in industries where women-owned small businesses are substantially underrepresented.

Next Phase has been trained, assessed, and appraised in the areas of product and service development at a Maturity Level 3 (ML 3) in CMMI-DEV.


Business Development:  Lisa Wolff | | 410.701.0887 and Ray Olivero | | 703.755.5662

Contracts: Laura Suffecool | | 410.701.0887


Government Contract Vehicles


Contract Name:   GSA Federal Supply Schedule – IT-70

Department/Agency: General Services Administration (GSA). All Departments may place orders through this contract.

Contract Number:  GS-35F-498CA

Contract Administrator: Laura Suffecool, 410.258.2928,

Scope of Work:

SIN 132-51 – Information Technology (IT) Professional Services

  • Systems Development Services
  • Systems Analysis Services
  • Automated Information System SVCS
  • Programming Services
  • Backup and Security Services
  • Data Conversion Services
  • IT and Telecom CAD/CM
  • Telecommunication Network Mgmt Svcs
  • IT Network Management Services
  • Auto News, Data & Other Svcs
  • Creation/Retrieval of IT Related Data Services
  • Creation/Retrieval of Other Information Services

SIN 132-56 Health Information Technology Services

  • Connected health
  • Electronic health records
  • Health information exchanges
  • Health analytics
  • Personal health information management
  • Innovative Health IT solutions
  • Health informatics
  • Emerging Health IT research
  • Other Health IT services


Contract Name:   Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)

Department/Agency:  ALL Department of Health and Human Services Operating Divisions (HHS OPDIVs) may place orders under this contract.

Contract Number:  HHSM-500-2017-00042I

Contract Administrator: Laura Suffecool, 410.258.2928,

Scope of Work:

Strategic, technical, and program management advice, guidance and support services to facilitate the modernization of business processes and supporting systems and their operations. These systems will include the Federal Healthcare Exchange and Medicare/Medicaid information technology systems at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. All HHS divisions may order through SPARC.