Our GSA STARS II 8(a) contract is held by our SBA-approved 8(a) joint venture (JV), KCI-Acuity, LLC (KCI-Acuity), combining the SBA-certified 8(a) corporation Kalani Consulting, Inc. (KCI) and Acuity, Inc. (Acuity) to provide the Federal Government with IT support services that span all four GSA STARS II Functional Areas across both Constellations (I and II).
KCI is an SBA Certified 8(a), HUBZone, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and is joined by Acuity as a successful 8(a) graduate. KCI (est. 2009) and Acuity (est. 2002) have a successful history working together, which provides a strong foundation for delivering business results through the GSA STARS II contract vehicle. KCI and Acuity have partnered on dozens of Federal Government IT projects throughout the Department of State, Department of Treasury, and Department of Homeland Security.
KCI and Acuity possess an SBA-Approved Mentor-Protégé Agreement (MPA), allowing our two companies to continue developing our joint capabilities. Under this agreement, Acuity provides guidance to KCI on a variety of business topics including contracts administration and business development. The MPA meets all of the requirements stipulated under the SBA Mentor/Protégé program. We have combined and adopted the best practices of each company’s policies, procedures, and compensation plans for JV implementation.