Oakland Wins ERP Services IDIQ Task Order to support GFEBS
Oakland recently won a one year Task Order to provide General Funds Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) support to the Army’s Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management.
Under the Task Order, Oakland will be updating 125,000 Facility Readiness Driver Code data elements for real property belonging to the US Army Materiel Command (AMC) organic industrial base and US Forces Command (FORSCOM). Ron Treusdell, Oakland’s Vice President for Federal Business, noted that “Oakland’s efforts will improve the ability of the Army to accurately assess the readiness of Army facilities by improving data integrity and accuracy – we are very pleased to be a key part of this process”.
The Army GFEBS mission is to develop, acquire, integrate, deploy, and sustain enterprise-wide financial and procurement management capabilities to support the Army’s current and future missions. When fully implemented, GFEBS will be one of the world’s largest ERP systems with some 79,000 end users at more than 200 locations around the world and with about a million transactions a day. GFEBS will enable the Army to better manage current and better estimate future budget requirements for the $140+ billion annual expenditures. The GFEBS SAP ERP solution is a web-enabled financial, asset and accounting management system that standardizes, streamlines, and shared critical data across the Active Army, the Army National Guard and the US Army Reserves.
Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won an order for Oracle ECAT
Lanham, MD, 1/10/2018
Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won a competitive contract for Oracle E-Consulting Hosting and Pre-Production Administration Services(ECAT) from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. Oakland is a Value Added Reseller/Wholesaler of Oracle Software to the Government directly and to Systems Integrators. Mr. Jim Miller, Oakland Director of Software Value Added Reselling, noted “Oakland is happy to continue its support of another State of Maryland Utility."
About the WSSC
Established in 1918, WSSC is currently among the largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation, with a network of nearly 5,742 miles of fresh water pipeline and over 5,546 miles of sewer pipeline. Our service area spans nearly 1,000 square miles in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, and we serve 1.8 million residents through approximately 475,000 customer accounts. WSSC drinking water has always met or exceeded federal standards. We are entrusted by our community to provide safe and reliable water, life’s most precious resource, and return clean water to our environment, all in an ethical, sustainable, and financially responsible manner.
Oakland CEO Cedric Nash Serves as Panelist at ITSMF 4th Quarter Symposium
Tampa, FL – Oakland is proud to announce that President and CEO Cedric Nash spoke at the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) 4th Quarter Symposium today. ITSMF is a national organization dedicated exclusively to fostering executive-level technology talent among African Americans.
Nash was a featured panelist during a session titled “Failing Forward as an Entrepreneur”. During the session, Nash shared lessons learned from his more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur to encourage mid- to senior-level technology executives in their pursuit of new enterprise.
In February 2016, ITSMF recognized Nash with a President’s Award for his outstanding contributions in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field, his commitment to advancing others, and his accomplishments as a successful entrepreneur in the IT industry.
“I am honored to have had the opportunity to share my experiences and knowledge with aspiring entrepreneurs and accomplished leaders from across our nation,” said Nash.
Nash will host a networking event for the Symposium participants at his Tampa residence Saturday evening.
Oakland Awarded Software Sale to Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts
Lanham, MD, 9/15/2017
Oakland’s Software Value Added Reselling Division has won an order for SAP Software Annual Enterprise Support from the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts in a competitive bid. Oakland is a Value Added Reseller/Wholesaler of SAP Software to the Government directly and to Systems Integrators. Mr. Jim Miller, Oakland Director of Software Value Added Reselling, noted “Oakland is happy to continue its support of another State of Maryland institution in the Administrative Office of the Courts."
About the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts
is the central support agency for the state judicial branch, and provides a broad range of support services to Maryland’s courts in operations, information technology, management, legal, government relations, financial, administration, and programs.
Vice President, State and Local Sector
Rick Wheeler is the Vice President of Business Development for Oakland Consulting Group. He has more than 25 years of experience in architecting and implementing innovative information technology solutions for state and local government entities across a broad geography.
Mr. Wheeler previously held the position of Vice President, Account Management and Business Development at DK Consulting where he led several projects in Health Services. Prior to DK Consulting, Mr. Wheeler was Vice President, Vertical Programs Strategy and Partner Management of Curam Software. He led Curam’s realignment into an organization focused on vertical industry solutions, in addition to developing key partner relationships.
Mr. Wheeler spent over 18 years with Accenture, where he held operational leadership positions including Managing Director, Government Health Industry, a practice which he led from entry to substantial revenue levels. He also served as Managing Director, Global Health and Human Services Industry, Accenture’s largest Public Sector Industry, where he produced rapid growth. Mr. Wheeler led a number of successful Health and Human Services projects.
Mr. Wheeler holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Washington College. He also holds the Project Management Professional Certification.