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Enlightened CEO Antwanye Ford Participates as a Panelist for a Federal Acquisition Institute Seminar

WASHINGTON (October 29): Enlightened, Inc. (“Enlightened”), a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) consulting services, announced today that Mr. Antwanye Ford, CEO and President of Enlightened, will be a panelist for the Federal Acquisition Institute’s Seminar: To Bid or Not to Bid: An Industry Perspective on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1:00 PM.

To Bid or Not to Bid, a webcast, will explore the industry’s view of Federal Government procurements. The webcast, seen at, will be hosted by Millisa Gary, of the U.S. General Services Administration, and broadcasted using the latest high definition audio and video technologies.

Ford, along with two other distinguished industry professionals, will share his experience and expertise on a range of topics including what influences the industry’s decision to bid on a given government requirement, the challenges faced when evaluating the government’s requests for proposal, and the approach he believes the government should take to entice the industry to participate in the government marketplace.

A proven expert in procuring government contracts, Ford is devoted to educating others on the value of government contracts and is honored to be invited to share his perspective on the subject.

“I’m delighted to be speaking about this dynamic topic to the captive audience of Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) students,” said Ford. “I believe in the FAI’s mission of ‘preparing today’s workforce for tomorrow’s challenges’ and hope my history can aid in their future.”

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