PRESS RELEASE: SBA 8(a) Certification

Leesburg, VA, June 2020

Ábaco Strategy, LLC (Ábaco)is proud to announce its acceptance into the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. Founded in 2014, Ábaco is a professional services and information technology company with core competencies that include, but are not limited to, Portfolio, Program and Project Management, Agile Transformation, Acquisition Support, Systems Engineering, IT Business Governance and Compliance.

The announcement follows the successful completion of the rigorous application process to ensure that Ábaco met the standards for entering this coveted program.The 8(a)Business Development program certification has a nine-year lifespan and allows participants to compete for set-aside and sole-sourced federal contracts.The 8(a) Business Development program also provides assistance from the SBA in navigating federal contracting, guidance in forming joint ventures, and management assistance (including business training, counseling, marketing assistance and high-level executive development).“We are excited about this accomplishment and look forward to the opportunity to build new partnerships and expand our operations with the Federal Government.This certification provides access to resources and support to expand our business while continuing to deliver the high quality services and support to our customers that Ábaco has become known for” says Estefania Arregui-Gomez, Ábaco’s President and CEO.

“As a hub for small business, Leesburg is pleased of the continued success of Abaco Strategy”, noted Kelly Burk, Mayor, Town of Leesburg.  “This well-deserved certification speaks to the continued commitment of Abaco to their customers and to the services they provide.”

Ábaco is an ISO 9001:2015-certified company. Ábaco is an SBA-certified 8(a), SBA-certified Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Small business,Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), and a Local Disadvantaged Business Entity (LDBE). Ábacoholds two (2) GSA Contracts: GSA MAS 00Corp (PSS) (47QRAA18D007R), and GSAMAS (IT 70)(47QTCA18D00KP).

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