Enlightened Awarded National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s Mentor/Protege Program Agreement With JASINT
WASHINGTON (October 23): Enlightened, Inc. (“Enlightened”), a leading Information Technology (IT) consulting firm delivering Cyber Security, Software Development and Integration, and Management Consulting services, announced today it has been awarded a Mentor Protege Agreement at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) to serve as a mentor to JASINT Consulting and Technologies, LLC (JASINT).
An innovative and mission-focused organization, Enlightened is one of two approved Department of Defense (DoD) small business mentors. JASINT is a small, IT consulting firm which is focused on delivering mission-critical services in support of the intelligence community (IC) and the warfighter. Through the NGA Mentor Protege Program, JASINT will receive mentoring and assistance in the areas of technology transfer, infrastructure enhancements, business development, marketing and business strategy which will prove to be invaluable. Enlightened will also provide developmental assistance to help build JASINT’s business independence, competitiveness and expand its ability to support the NGA, IC and the warfighter.
Enlightened is a former protege of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES) in the NGA’s mentor protege program. HPES will provide advisory assistance to Enlightened and its protege JASINT throughout the life of the three-year agreement.
“We are thrilled about the opportunity to mentor JASINT. As a former protege we have a unique understanding of the challenges faced by rapidly-growing, innovative, small businesses. We will leverage this perspective to support our protege as well as enhance the mentor-protege program.” said Antwanye Ford, Enlightened’s President & CEO. “We are greatly appreciative of the advisory support of our former mentor HPES and look forward to delivering on the mentor protege agreement in support of NGA.”
Enlightened is an award winning company that provides Cyber Security, IT and management solutions to resolve complex business problems for federal, state, and local government agencies. Enlightened holds GSA IT-70 and MOBIS schedule contracts, HUBZone and Small Business certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and rated CMMI-DEV Level 3 and CMMI-SVC Level 2 by the CMMI Institute. For more information please visit www.enlightened.com.