G2X TAKE: RIVA Solutions, an 8(a) small business working with the Federal Government to provide best practices in Management Services, Science and Engineering, Cyber, Agile, Cloud, IT Operations and Modernization, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, and Robotic Process Automation, just beat out 6 other bidders to secure this 5-year BPA to provide enterprise-wide Drupal Web Development services in support of the United States Department of Agriculture. This contract was 8(a) competed using GSA IT-70.
- Led by CEO, Naveen Krishnamurthy and Executive Vice President, Farrell Proffitt, a 2019 Leading for Impact Women in Leadership honoree, RIVA was recently recognized as one of D.C. Metro’s fastest growing private companies and named to the updated list of NXT UP firms poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in 2020 and for years to come.
- RIVA has been busy adding to their growth and operations teams over the last year or so, to include recently recruiting AI/Cyber SME and veteran IT Exec David Callner as VP of Technology Solutions; Jeff Anderson to serve as Vice President of Proposals; and industry veteran Justin Fleshman to help drive Business Development. This comes after announcing the addition of several proposal, business development and operations hires in 2018.
- This is the first Prime award we can find for RIVA in support of USDA, but they do lay claim to a portfolio of clients that cuts across more than 20 Federal agencies.
Included below is a snapshot of Prime obligations for RIVA across the Federal sector.