PRIME CONTRACTOR FOR SEAPORT E IDIA
(INDEFINITE DELIVERY, INDEFINITE QUANTITY)
Gant Global Services holds a prime Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) in Zones 1, 2 and 3 under the U.S. Navy's SEAPORT Enhanced (Seaport-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC). Seaport-e is the Navys electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management and Program Management. Seaport-e falls under the U.S Navy's Virtual SYSCOM, comprised of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Naval Supply Command (NAVSUP), and Space and Naval Warfare Command (SPAWAR) including other U.S. Navy activities. The NAVSEA procures over a half billion dollars of Professional Support Services (PSS) each year for its headquarters' Directorates, Program Executive Offices (PEOs), and field activities. It provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation.
Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC
Team Members ExperienceTraining Support)
Ms. Gant has over than 30 years of experience managing and implementing programs that included developing training curricula and conducting training for medical and nursing staff, technicians employed in hazardous workplaces, patients, CPR for lay persons and medical professionals, Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance, health IT and course evaluations were developed. She established a Training Directorate to include Individual Development Plans for civilian and military personnel roadmap for leadership, management and staff ensuring professional goals were aligned with the strategic plan. Ms. Gant established an initial Volunteer Management Training contract saving over $500K in implementation and training costs enabling 550+ volunteer senior leaders throughout the nation receive critical training for program planning and development.
Helen L. Gant (Program Manager) Seaport e Functional Area 3.20 - Program Support and Functional Area - 3.21 Functional and Administrative Support
Ms. Gant is a senior healthcare executive with more than 30 years progressive experience in nursing and healthcare administration comprising military and private sectors to include health IT, strategic planning, budget, reengineering, human resource management, quality improvement, policy analysis, change management and staff development. She successfully managed critical programs during the tumultuous period serving as a change agent during the transformation of the Army National Guard from a strategic to an operational reserve in support of deployments for the Global War on Terror (GWOT). These actions afforded active participation in the highest levels of policy making and long-term strategy discussions leading to tangible solutions and results. She pioneered the first Occupational Health Program for the Maryland Army National Guard, developing, implementing and managing eight major programs and, later, served at headquarter level leading 54 Occupational Health Nurses, managing a $180M budget and serving as subject matter expert to the Chief Surgeon; managed an Ombudsman and Training Directorate, supervised military and civilian employees, served as subject matter expert to the Under Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs and utilized a network of over 4,000 volunteers to gain and maintain support from all public and private employers in the nation. Highly experienced and successful with managing and empowering diversified teams to complete actions timely, creating customer satisfaction, workforce planning and process improvement.
Most notably, she was the lead representative for the U.S Army Medical Department in the development, deployment and training for the Centralized Credentialing Quality Assurance System from 2000-2003 that is still being used today. Ms. Gant is currently serving as Vice President and Chief Operations Officer responsible for day to day operations of a woman owned small, disadvantaged business with responsibility as the principal strategist and planner, research and development, and marketing.
Michael D. Thornton Sr. (Program Manager) (SeaPort e Function Area 3.20 - Program Support & SeaPort e Function Area 3.21 - Functional and Administrative Support)
Michael D.Thornton, Sr.s career is comprised of more than 33 years of experience as an information technologist, health services administrator and program management subject matter expert, specializing in medical informatics for the worldwide integrated healthcare delivery system referred to as the Military Health System (MHS). He is highly experienced and successful in a wide range of information technology activities, including applications development, systems and network integration, telephony and network communications architectures, from both the systems development life cycle (SDLC) and Department of Defense (DoD) 5000 series for acquisition management methodologies. Equally well-versed in innovation diffusion, marketing customer support, and personnel management, often key elements for successful information technology development and deployment initiatives. A proven leader and problem solver with superb analytical, organizational dynamics, strategic/tactical planning and program management skills.
From April of 2009 to the present (3 years past experience), as Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for the daily management and operations of a growing consultancy practice. Duties include execution of business development, human capital and resources management, business operations compliance oversight and ad hoc management and operational support tasks to promote an effective, efficient and successful business. When serving in the principal consultant role, responsible for all consulting support for information technology and project management related contracted work, applying skills and experience as a certified senior health care informaticist, certified project manager and former information technology executive of the DoD, to meet the mission needs and objectives of our clients. Current consultancies include the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and affiliates of the Healthcare Information Management and System Society.
Gant Global Services leadership has broad quality assurance experience gained from managing programs in the military and federal and state sectors. Our quality approach is based on the application of the principles, processes and guidelines of leading industry standards including ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management) and the Project Management Institute. GGS applies disciplined management techniques and tools such as individualized quality assurance plans that included surveillance monitoring and assessment of production reports that reflect current and historical workloads, audits, risk management, continuous process improvement and customer satisfaction surveys. Our quality standards consists of quality assurance, quality planning and quality control.
Quality assurance focuses on an assessment of the manner in which the end result is achieved. The quality assurance process includes quality planning and quality control. The Quality Planning process identifies the quality standards, tools, methods and techniques essential to ensuring the performance metrics delineated by the organization are achieved. The Quality Assurance process consists of the activities performed to ensure that the planned quality control processes defined are being followed and are audited regularly to identify areas for continuous improvement to meet clients expectations. Our Quality Control process consists of specific monitoring and controlling activities to measure whether quality standards are being met as well as identifying ways to eliminate the causes of unsatisfactory products, services or performance.
Gant Global Services leaders are committed to ensuring client satisfaction by ensuring that every project receives personalized consideration with quality results that exceeds expectations.
Seaport e Contacts
|TO Number||Zone||Customer||PWS Summary|
|T0001||7||Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division||Award Notice|