Geocent, LLC (Geocent) announced today that it and 4S - Silversword Software and Solutions, LLC (4S - Silversword) have entered into a Small Business Administration (SBA) approved All Small Mentor-Protégé Agreement, with Geocent serving as the mentor and 4S - Silversword as the protégé. This formal commitment will create a new entity, Geo4S Technologies.
4S - Silversword is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO), HUBZone Certified, 8(a) software development firm focused on agility and value in every phase of technology delivery. 4S - Silversword's strong agile project management, data integration solutions, and modern DevSecOps practices will complement Geocent's capabilities.
Geocent has more than 20 years of experience with a solid reputation for successfully delivering engineering and information technology programs for the federal government. Geocent will provide operational and technical mentorship and capability development to expand 4S - Silversword's business base in federal IT services, management assistance with business development, including expanding clientele and marketing to new customers and contracting opportunities, including assistance in performing prime contracts with the government.
"We have always prided ourselves on excellent business development, project execution, and customer satisfaction, and we plan to bring these facets into what will be a true mutually beneficial partnership," said Bobby Savoie, Ph.D., Geocent's Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to mentoring 4S as they develop a more mature and robust business development approach and an enhanced operational process contributing to their future successes."
Eli Senter, 4S - Silversword's President, recognizes the importance of the program as one means of expanding to new customers: "Small businesses must practice agility and operational excellence not only in their processes but in all facets of their business to adapt to market changes and demands. We see the mentor-protégé program as a tool to help 4S with that. We are especially excited to be working with Geocent in this capacity and believe that we will complement each other's strengths. We look forward to the benefits a successful relationship will bring to our firm, our clients, our partner Geocent, our local HUBZone community, and our NHO - Nā 'Ōiwi Kāne."
About 4S – Silversword Software and Services LLC
4S – Silversword Software and Services is a cradle to grave IT solutions development firm focused on agility in every federal technology delivery phase. Our focus is on agile project management, modular system architecture, framework software development, and modern DevSecOps practice. We leverage these tools to deliver on mission requirements with the highest quality, in the least time. As a Native Hawaiian Organization owned 8(a), we offer procurement agility to match our technical agility. For more information, please visit www.4s-llc.com
Employee-centric and customer-focused, Geocent is an employee-owned information technology, engineering, and science solutions leader for the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and aerospace markets, creating transformational technology and solutions to help agencies improve their performance and create sustainable value for their missions. For more information, please visit www.geocent.com.