Department of Energy Awards Small Business Joint Venture Team Achievement Award to William R. Teel Jr., CEO of 1 Source Consulting and Energy Enterprise Solutions
Seattle, Washington - June 30, 2006 - This year at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Seventh Annual Small Business Conference, William R. Teel Jr., CEO and founder of 1 Source Consulting, Inc. (1 Source Consulting), was awarded the Small Business Joint Venture Team Achievement Award along with Rodney P. Hunt, owner and founder of RS Information Systems (RSIS). This award was in recognition of outstanding achievement, as an 8(a) small business, for partnering with RSIS, Inc. and DOE's most efficient organizational workforce to form the Energy Enterprise Solutions, LLC (EES). EES is the largest socioeconomic joint venture in DOE's history. Energy Enterprise Solutions, LLC is a seven-year, $1 billion joint venture that provides an array of information technology support services in the areas of cyber security, telecommunications, network infrastructure, systems design and engineering, and software development.
William R. Teel, Jr. founded 1 Source Consulting, Inc. in April, 1999 with the vision of building a Strategic IT and Management consulting firm focused on helping clients "create synergy between business demands and technology solutions." Under William's guidance, 1 Source Consulting assists its clients to optimize business operations, perform efficiently with scarce resources, and successfully compete in a rapidly changing global market. Consequently, he has built upon this vision a professional services firm that continuously emphasizes the highest work standards and professionalism, delivers quality services, and conducts daily business activities grounded in strong business ethics.
Since the inception of 1 Source Consulting, William has provided the strategic leadership to ensure that 1 Source Consulting professional staff delivers business consulting and technology service that exceed customer expectations. Prior to establishing 1 Source Consulting, William worked at the U.S. Department of Energy, T. Rowe Price, Association of American Medical Colleges, James Martin Consulting, and ACS Government Solutions. William holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Bowie State University and an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University.
1 Source Consulting was certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration as an 8(a) company in July 2000 and has corporate headquarters located in Washington, DC with a satellite office in Germantown, MD. 1 Source Consulting offers mission-critical Program Management and Oversight, Business Transformation, Software Engineering and Applications Development, Network Engineering and Management, Help Desk/Call Center and End-User Technical Support, and Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance.
1 Source Consulting offers mission-critical Program Management and Oversight, Business Transformation, Software Engineering and Applications Development, Network Engineering and Management, Help Desk/Call Center and End-User Technical Support, and Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance.
Rodney P. Hunt is the owner and founder of RS Information Systems, Inc. RSIS is a mission-oriented business focused on information technology, systems engineering, information assurance, telecommunications, and scientific services and solutions. Since founding RSIS in 1992, Mr. Hunt has the led the company through a period of uninterrupted growth, with annual revenues of $370 million in 2005. Mr. Hunt was named the 2005 Small Business Champion of the Year by U.S. Small Business Administration's Washington Metropolitan Area District. The SBA cited his "hard work, expertise and commitment" to small businesses. RSIS is a major information technology contractor serving DOE.
EES is a small business joint venture that was formed as part of an SBA-certified Mentor-Protégé agreement between majority-owner 1 Source Consulting and RSIS to partner with the DOE federal IT workforce for the DOE A-76 study. EES serves as the single point of integration to support the federal IT workforce and to provide consolidated IT services, simple access, effective management, strengthened security, and improved performance by delivering timely and high quality services for the DOE federal stakeholder communities and the American public.
In December, 2005, DOE awarded a 7 year, $1 billion award to EES in partnership with the Department of Energy's Most Efficient Organization (MEO), to support the Department's IT requirements as a result of the recently completed DOE A-76 IT Competitive Sourcing Study. This award was one of the largest federal information technology services contracts ever awarded to a small business.