F&A to attend the AUSA Global Force Symposium in Huntsville Alabama

Victor Ferlise, Michael Ferlise and Frank Faraci will be attending the upcoming AUSA Global Force Symposium in Huntsville Alabama from March 14th through the 16th.

The featured command at the symposium will be the Army Materiel Command (AMC).  AMC is the Army’s premier provider of materiel readiness – technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment – to the total force, across the spectrum of joint military operations.  If a Soldier shoots it, drives it, flies it, wears it, eats it or communicates with it, AMC provides it.

F&A to attend National Veterans Small Business Engagement in Pittsburg

Victor Ferlise, Michael Ferlise and Wendy McCutcheon will be attending the upcoming  National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) in Pittsburg.  NVSBE is the premier event for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses to connect with Procurement Decision Makers, program specialists, and contracting experts from the federal and commercial marketplaces.

Former VA TAC counsel joins F&A

We are pleased to announce that John Reynolds, Esq. has joined the team!

Prior to joining Ferlise and Associates in November 2015, John was an attorney for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of General Counsel. In that capacity, he served as a legal advisor on a wide variety of Information Technology related contract actions in support of the VA Technology Acquisition Center in Eatontown N.J. as well as other VA contracting offices.

Before his time with the VA, John was an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of General Counsel, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Ft Monmouth, N.J. During that period, John’s workload included: Business Law Division supervisor, public sector Labor/Equal Employment Opportunity actions; Foreign Military Sales; environmental law, ethics guidance, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act guidance, Congressional inquiry responses, Anti-Deficiency Act and AR 15-6 investigations, construction contracting, fiscal law, operational/administrative law, major complex pre and post-award contractual actions including disputes, U.S. Government Accountability Office and Contracting Officer level protests, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals actions and numerous high dollar critically needed ‘best value’ source selections.

John has received numerous civilian awards and decorations, most notably the Army Materiel Command’s (AMC) 2004 Joyce I. Allen Attorney of the Year award and AMC’s 2006 Team Project Award. John also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate Corps from 1977 to 1981.

Welcome aboard John!