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Oakland Wins Contract with WSSC for Project Cornerstone

Oakland Wins Contract with WSSC for Project Cornerstone

3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
a month ago

Lanham, MD 3/20/2019

The Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission (WSSC) has awarded Oakland Consulting Group a contract to provide post-implementation support for its Project Cornerstone Program.  Project Cornerstone is the Commission’s effort to implement Oracle Utilities Software product in support of their move to an advanced metering infrastructure.  WSSC is implementing Customer to Meter (C2M), Mobile Work Force Management (MWM) and Work and Asset Management (WAM) solutions to help achieve their vision.   Oakland will be working closely with WSSC to provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 support services starting July 1, the anticipated go-live date for the first wave of implementation. 

 “We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the success of this important project for WSSC,” said CEO Cedric Nash.  “We will draw on our 21 years of implementation and support experience, to assist WSSC in realizing world-class support.” 

Oakland Wins USTRANSCOM Contract to support Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS)

Oakland Wins USTRANSCOM Contract to support Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS)

9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
7 months ago

Lanham, MD

Oakland was awarded a contract with USTRANSCOM and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) to provide technical and functional support for the Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS).  Oakland and our partner Deloitte will provide technical and functional engineering services to update and maintain software and enhance automation capabilities, maintain/sustain TFMS system operations, analyze system changes, and build capabilities within the TFMS applications.

TFMS serves as the critical financial management system solution in use by SDDC as its overall Transportation Working Capital Fund (TWCF) financial system. TFMS uses a Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) product, Oracle Enterprise Business Suite (EBS). All major lines of business utilize TFMS to conduct their operations including the Ocean Liner, Port Operations, Traffic Management, and the Global Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) Storage contract. TFMS is also used to support numerous "back office" functions including payroll timekeeping, travel, accounts payable, fixed asset accounting, and accounts receivable. TFMS serves a diverse customer base that includes all DoD components, various Defense agencies, other federal agencies, foreign Governments and private sector entities. TFMS also supports the execution of contracts with suppliers who facilitate the execution of the SDDC mission including ocean carriers, commercial air carriers, railroads, commercial trucking companies, stevedore contractors, and the Global POV Storage contractor.

Cedric E. Nash, Oakland’s President & CEO, noted that “Oakland’s efforts will improve the ability of USTRANSCOM and SDDC to sustain the current TFMS solution while introducing new technology and tools to provide rapid and meaningful reports to decision makers.  This improved responsiveness to data queries, enhanced data analytics, and reporting will dramatically enhance USTRANSCOM’s and SDDC’s mission effectiveness.  Oakland is excited to be a key part of this process.”

Oakland CEO Cedric E. Nash Recognized as a Top 100 MBE

Oakland CEO Cedric E. Nash Recognized as a Top 100 MBE

8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
7 months ago

 

Oakland CEO Cedric E. Nash Recognized as a Top 100 MBE®

Capital Region MSDC honors Oakland as one of the best in the region!

Lanham, MD – The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) announced that Cedric E. Nash, President and CEO, Oakland Consulting Group, Inc., was named a 2018 Top 100 MBE® winner. This prestigious award recognizes owners of minority business enterprises in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments, a high level of professionalism, and have made substantial contributions to their community. 

Established in 2007, the Top 100 MBE Awards® ceremony celebrates the creativity and innovation of regional MBEs who are role models and inspire the entire community.

Sharon R. Pinder, CRMSDC’s president and CEO, says, “Our board of directors and our corporate members congratulate the 2018 Top 100 MBEs® on their stellar accomplishments. We are proud to add this year’s class of winners to our circle of leadership.”

The Top 100 MBE Awards® will be presented at the CRMSDC’s 37th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony, on Tuesday, September 25 at the MGM National Harbor.

“I am honored to be recognized and to be among such an outstanding group of awardees, “ says Nash. “This award reflects the commitment of our staff, clients, and partners to Oakland’s success.” 

About Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC)

CRMSDC is celebrating its 46th anniversary as a not-for-profit economic development organization supporting growth in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia through programs and services that help corporations enhance the diversity and innovation of their supply chains. CRMSDC connects corporate and government members to well established, certified minority-owned business enterprises.

CRMSDC accomplishes this through a rigorous process of certifying that MBE suppliers are at least 51% owned, controlled and operated by ethnic minorities; providing education and advice to certified businesses; and finally, creating strategic opportunities for corporate members and certified MBEs to connect for the purpose of doing business.

Established in 1972, CRMSDC is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the only nationally recognized MBE certifying authority. CRMSDC is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD.

About Oakland Consulting Group, Inc.

Oakland Consulting Group is veteran owned certified, GSA schedule 70 (GS35F0539L), small disadvantaged business enterprise that provides information technology services to federal, state and local government, and commercial organizations. OCG services include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Service; IT Consulting Services; Business Intelligence and Analytics Services; Software Value Added Reselling and Staffing Services.

 

Media Contact:
June C. Findlay

press@ocg-inc.com
Phone: 301.577.4111

 

Oakland supports “Back to School” by donating 140 Backpacks with School Supplies to Prince George’s County Public Schools And School Supplies to The Treatment and Learning Centers of Montgomery County

Oakland supports “Back to School” by donating 140 Backpacks with School Supplies to Prince George’s County Public Schools And School Supplies to The Treatment and Learning Centers of Montgomery County

8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
8 months ago

Lanham, Md. - Oakland delivered 140 backpacks filled with school supplies to the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Social Services Department this August. The backpacks are distributed to foster, homeless, and other at-risk children at the start of the school year. Oakland was able to donate 40% more backpacks than last year, due to the generosity of its employees and contract personnel. The company matched every dollar donated.

Oakland also donated to The Treatment and Learning Centers (TLC), a non-profit organization in Rockville, Md. that annually serves nearly 2,000 children and adults with a wide range of special needs. Oakland is providing business support services to the Montgomery County Police Department, Liquor Control Department, and Department of Health and Human Services. As of September 4, 35 Oakland staff will be supporting these contracts.

This is the fourth consecutive year Oakland has donated assembled backpacks to PGCPS. Oakland personnel assembled the backpacks with supplies in a conference room; the composition of the backpacks differed for elementary, middle, and high school students.

“Giving back to our community is an important part of Oakland’s mission,” said Oakland President and CEO Cedric E. Nash. “I sincerely appreciate the generosity our staff has shown to support education and learning services in the communities where we work and live.”

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