Ábaco Strategy, LLC receives SBA 8(a) Certification

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).

For more information, please visit https://abacostrategy.com/


Abaco Strategy, LLC Receives Certification for ISO 9001:2015

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is pleased to announce that our Quality Management System (QMS) has been certified as ISO 9001:2015 compliant. ISO 9001:2015 is accepted by organizations worldwide as a quality management standard. This certification helps ensure that the policies, practices and procedures Abaco follows result in consistent quality in the services and work products we provide to our customers.

Estefania Arregui, President and CEO, said “The fact that a young company has received ISO 9001:2015 certification is a testament to our uncompromising commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Standardization of our processes and systems has been a key focus area within our corporate strategy and ensures that all our customers receive exactly the same high quality of service.”

“ISO 9001:2015 certification validates the effectiveness of the critical focus that Abaco has placed on meeting its customer’s needs,” said Dr. Dan Navarro, COO. “It is an important step for Abaco to meet our quality objectives to focus on customer satisfaction and strive to continually improve our processes, procedures and practices.”

“Abaco has demonstrated its commitment to world class quality by implementing and becoming certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. They have joined an elite number of organizations worldwide who have achieved certification to this globally recognized quality standard,” said Randy Daugharthy, Director of the Registrar Program at the Performance Review Institute Registrar. “PRI Registrar is proud to partner with Abaco in this accomplishment and looks forward to continued support of their objective of quality excellence.


Leesburg Quarterly Business Meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

Leesburg, VA (October 15, 2015) – The Town of Leesburg’s Economic Development Office will hold its next quarterly HUBZone Business Meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Mason Enterprise Center in downtown Leesburg (202 Church Street SE). The meeting is free and open to all small businesses.

This quarter’s meeting is sponsored by Abaco Strategy, LLC. Guest speaker, Estefania Arregui-Gómez, PMP, CPP, ITILv3, President and CEO of Abaco Strategy, LLC, will share tips on establishing past performance, partnering with Primes, and landing your first HUBZone contract. Representatives from the Mason Enterprise Center and the Leesburg Economic Development Office will be on hand to answer questions.  Please visit http://www.leesburgva.org/businesses/site-selection/hubzone to register.

A program of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the HUBZone program helps small businesses gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities while also increasing employment opportunities in economically distressed areas. In an effort to assist local businesses with navigating the HUBZone certification process, the Leesburg Economic Development Office has partnered with local business owners who have completed the process successfully to present quarterly information sharing meetings.

For more information about the Leesburg HUBZone, contact Kindra Jackson, Business Development Manager with the Leesburg Economic Development Office at kindra.jackson@leesburgva.gov or 703-737-6530.