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Lexes Associates, Inc.  
Lexes Associates, Inc.

USAF F-15 Program Office IDIQ


Seaport-e Contract

In accordance with the requirements of clause H.11, the following information is provided regarding the Seaport-e Contract (Contract Number: N00178116D8855):

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Lexes Associates, Inc., is a minority, woman owned, and 8(m) certified small business that provides technical consultants, services, and selected products to Federal and State governments and commercial enterprises. For 20+ years, Lexes has provided expertise in Aircraft Configuration, Logistical Systems, Program Management, Modification Planning, and Tooling Information to our customers. We offer the SeaPort-e program 20+ years of experience and expertise in functional capabilities such as System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support, Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support, Configuration Management (CM) Support, Quality Assurance (QA) Support, Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support, Logistics Support, Training Support, Program Support, and Functional and Administrative Support.

Lexes is much more than a software developer. We also provide highly skilled and experienced personnel with expertise in Intelligence, Logistics, Aircraft Program, Modifications and Tooling Reutilization Management to support both classified and unclassified military programs. Among our achievements, Lexes is the developer of two innovative aircraft support software systems in use by the Department of Defense (DoD) today, providing exceptional program management capabilities and cost avoidance for many of our military aircraft programs. The strength of our technical teams has been the key to our success in exceeding customer expectations. These teams combine our unique blend of aircraft technical and program management expertise with the exceptional design skills of system software developers.

We have successfully maintained a highly-skilled, diversified staff of 30+ personnel directly supporting multiple contracts with the United States Air Force (USAF), the United States Navy (USN), the Department of Commerce, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Sikorsky.

3.5 System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support

This functional area involves the engineering effort required to prepare and assure that the detailed technical data documentation that is necessary to support system development reflects the latest design, configuration, integration, and installation concepts. Technical documentation may be in the form of paper, electronic (digital) or interactive computer systems.

3.6 Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support

This functional area consists of applying the engineering and scientific disciplines to perform technical analysis of, technically support development of or selection of hardware and computer software, or modification to existing hardware and software for systems, test facilities, or training facilities. This also consists of software engineering efforts and programming support required to technically support software implementation in systems, sub-systems, and components utilizing computers, electronics, and software. Planning, designing, coding, testing, integrating, supporting, and delivering algorithms, software (source code and executables), computer programs are the inherent activities of this functional area. Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions and product modifications (e.g., software tools, licensing, and associated hardware) which are incidental to the overall support service efforts are considered within the scope of this functional area.

3.10 Configuration Management (CM) Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering and analytical disciplines to identify, document, and verify the functional, performance, and physical characteristics of systems, to control changes and non-conformance, and to track actual configurations of systems and platforms.

3.11 Quality Assurance (QA) Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering and analytical disciplines to ensure that the processes and products used in the design, development, fabrication, manufacture and installation result in quality products.

3.12 Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA) and Information Technology (IT) Support

This functional area consists of providing information system software analysis, requirements definition, design, development, test, modification, installation, implementation, quality assurance, training, and documentation to meet the evolving data storage and reporting needs of programs and management. Analyze existing IT and IS databases, web sites, and IT applications and recommend new or improved interfaces and improved management tools that meet new management requirements, or improve management effectiveness and efficiency. Perform maintenance and technical support for Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) that are outside the cognizance of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). Modify, implement and maintain web based information systems and links. Develop web-site structure, prepare documentation for population, implement and maintain web sites. Provide systems engineering and technical support for establishment, test, upgrade, and operational support of systems, networks, workstations and support equipment hardware and software that are outside the cognizance of NMCI. Conduct IA analyses, develop, recommend, and implement, monitor, update, and maintain, IA practices, procedures, equipment, algorithms, and hardware that are outside the cognizance of NMCI.

3.16 Logistics Support

This functional area consists of applying the engineering and analytical disciplines required to implement acquisition logistics as a multi-functional technical management discipline associated with the design, development, test, production, fielding, sustainment, and improvement modifications of cost effective systems that achieve the warfighters’ peacetime and wartime readiness requirements. The principal objectives of acquisition logistics are to ensure that support considerations are an integral part of the system’s design requirements, that the system can be cost effectively supported through its life-cycle, and that the infrastructure elements necessary to the initial fielding, operation and maintenance support of the system are identified and developed and acquired.

3.18 Training Support

This functional area consists of applying the engineering and analytical disciplines required to ensure that the warfighter and technical support community is provided with adequate instruction including applied exercises resulting in the attainment and retention of knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding the platforms, systems, and warfighting capabilities they operate and maintain. This functional area includes organizational development and process improvement training activities. This functional area consists of information dissemination, as well as the development and facilitation of training for the Navy and Marine Corps workforce related to organizational development and process improvement initiatives. This includes efforts such as implementation of LEAN practices, implementation of National Security Personnel System (NSPS), Competency Alignment initiatives, and other workforce training efforts related to organizational development initiatives, process improvement initiatives and Human Capital Strategies.

3.20 Program Support

This functional area consists of applying the business, financial management, and technical disciplines required to support planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and leading team efforts in managing acquisition programs such that the result places a capable and supportable system in the hands of the warfighter when and where it is needed, and does so at an affordable price. This functional area represents an integration of a complex system of differing but related functional disciplines that must work together to achieve program goals through development, production, deployment, operations, support, and disposal.

3.21 Functional and Administrative Support

This functional area consists of clerical and administrative support required for seamless operation of offices and support functions. This area also includes support of personal property management functions. This functional area consists of analytical and organizational assessment support functions, Human Capital Strategy processes and programs, organizational development efforts and organizational process improvement efforts. This functional area consists of organizational assessment, infrastructure assessment, financial management, process engineering, business as well as technical and non-technical disciplines to support development and implementation of the MEO. This functional area includes offering recommendations for technology infusion, capital investments, organizational structures, staffing and lean performance execution processes and metrics. In the event of an MEO selection/decision, this functional area includes providing accepted technology solutions, capital investments and staffing in accordance with the MEO through a follow-on contract action or option. This functional area will include conflict of interest clauses.

Member Capabilities Experience
Phillip McAtee 3.10, 3.11, 3.20, 3.21 Mr. McAtee has over forty-five years of hands-on experience in progressive managerial positions for the United States Air Force, and the Information Systems Industry. During the last 24 years, he has lead and managed numerous system development projects developing and sustaining a series of applications now supporting most Air Force and Navy aircraft programs. He has extensive firsthand experience in all facets of program management, automated information systems development, contract administration, business development, logistics, aircraft support, personnel management and corporate administration. Also experienced in Department of Defense software development standards, proposal development and contract management.
Janet Bard 3.5, 3.6, 3.10,3.11, 3.12, 3.18, 3.20, 3.21 Ms. Bard has 30 years of experience in software system development to include managing, designing and implementing information management systems. She has been highly instrumental in the design and development of several multimillion-dollar computer systems for the United States Military, including six major Automated Information Systems (AIS) used by the U.S. Air Force F-15 System Program Office. She has created production shutdown systems for the U.S Air Force F-22, F-16, and C-17and the U.S. Navy F-18C/D, F-18E/F, F-14, EA6B, H60, AH1, H53 and AV8B Program Management Offices. She is qualified in analyzing business processes, gathering user and system requirements, and designing and developing highly successful software products. She is experienced in a wide range of computer languages, hardware configurations, and software packages. Under her current position, Ms. Bard determines project scope, lays out development plan, identifies the project team, projects costs, analyses technical trends, and troubleshoots potential development/implementation problems.
Larry Deckard 3.5, 3.6, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.18, 3.20, 3.21 Highly motivated, results driven IT professional with over 20 years of experience and a proven track record of successfully delivering software solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations and are completed within budget and time constraints. Demonstrates a strong commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and attention to detail. Experienced in all phases of software development from requirements gathering, analysis and design to system architecture, development, testing, implementation and support. Successfully lead a team of developers responsible for maintaining and enhancing multi-million dollar applications. Extensive experience with multiple Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) languages. Strong understanding of OOP principles and best practices. Demonstrated strength in introducing and leading the adoption of new technology that matches business requirements and improves usability. Proven ability to mentor team members and provide technical guidance. Established creative thinker with excellent problem-solving skills. Able to interact and collaborate effectively with customers, business analysts, and management.
Susan Barrington 3.16, 3.18, 3.20, 3.21 Ms. Barrington has 43 years of experience in software system development to include managing, designing and implementing information management systems. She has been highly instrumental in the design and development of several multimillion dollar computer systems for the United States Military, including production shutdown systems for the U.S. Navy F-18, F-14, EA6B, H60, H53, T2 and AV8B Program Management Offices. She is qualified in analyzing business processes, gathering user and system requirements, analyzing data, creating systems analysis documents, designing relational and hierarchical databases, creating work schedules, directing programming staff, creating technical documents, programming and interfacing with the user community. She was responsible for production and maintenance of various government required documents using Department of Defense Standards, including Functional Design Documents, Software Design Documents, Testing Documents, User Training Manuals, and online Help. She daily handles user problems providing an efficient help desk function. She created and maintains the User Security system for eTIMS.

Lexes not only develops and maintains systems but also employs functional analysts and subject matter experts (SME) that work side by side with our customers and directly interact with our products daily. These functional analysts and SME’s operate at the same tactical level as our customers within our applications and provide continuing feedback to our developmental staff as to the quality and efficiency of our products. This intimate relationship provides Lexes with a real time, customer point of view and allows us to ensure our systems are of the highest quality and yield the maximum level of customer satisfaction possible.

Lexes’ internal quality control process begins with the identification of the customer’s thresholds and objectives and the development of measurable metrics to ensure we meet or exceed their thresholds. Within 30 days of all contract awards, an initial contract performance review is held between Lexes and the customer to acknowledge that contract performance has initiated and that cost, schedule, and performance are proceeding within contract parameters. All contract deliverables and metrics identified are developed and measured against the requirements established in the Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Jon Dowie
Vice President
(571) 276-5717
Kevin Batchelor
(571) 999-2593
Gared Ewen
Program Manager
(478) 328-6005
Steven Johnson
F-16 Program Manager
(801) 775-6851
Steven Coffed
F-22 Program Manager
(817) 655-7144
Michael Collinsworth
F-15 Program Manager
(478) 926-6633

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