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2016

30 September 2016
ALEX is proud to continue our courier support services and transportation for executive personnel at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

28 September 2016
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded ALEX a multi-year contract to provide financial management, parking and transportation services that support the Employee Parking Assistance Program (EPAP) for TSA employees nationwide.

05 September 2016
ALEX will continue to support the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Job Corps with program and policy research and evaluation services to support their mission to address barriers to employment faced by economically disadvantage youth throughout the United States.

29 August 2016
Department of Energy (DOE), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has awarded ALEX another office relocation contract to support their move and relocation efforts in Morgantown, WV.

01 August 2016
The Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has awarded ALEX an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide Temporary Support Services to rapidly fill various administrative positions throughout their workforce in the United States and London, England.

29 July 2016
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has awarded ALEX another office relocation contract to support their move and relocation efforts in the Northern Virginia area.

26 July 2016
ALEX is proud to announce that we have been awarded the GSA Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS) contract. Securing this schedule allows us to provide our customers with more streamlined procurement options and expands our reach across a variety of markets.

04 May 2016
Marine Corps System Command (MARCORSYSCOM) has awarded ALEX a contract to provide technical and analytical support services for the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) which stimulates and coordinates non-lethal weapons requirements of the U.S. Armed Services.

16 March 2016
The Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) awarded ALEX a contract to provide Project Management Support and IT Support Systems Relocation Services in Ft. Bragg, NC.

26 February 2016
ALEX ranked #11 by Washington Business Journal (WBJ), Book of Lists, as one of the Top 30 Temporary Staffing Companies for 2016 in the Washington DC region.

26 February 2016
ALEX ranked #18 by Washington Business Journal (WBJ), Book of Lists, as one of the Top 35 Minority-Owned Companies for 2016 in the Washington DC region.


2015

11 September 2015
ALEX comes in at #15!  As published in the Washington Business Journal (WBJ), Book of Lists, as one of the Top 25 Woman-Owned Business in the Washington DC region. 

01 September 2015
ALEX takes on a new customer at the Department of Justice! Our Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) directorate is providing architectural and interior design services for the Realty and Building Operations Branch for various ATF offices consisting of new locations, expansions and renovations of existing offices.

27 July 2015
Our Logistics and Operation division expands its supply chain management service offering at WHS. ALEX is providing and ensuring the integrity of the Defense Technology Security Administration (DTSA) mail courier and distribution services throughout the DC metro area.

28 April 2015
Monica Joseph was selected as a 2015 Brava! Award Winner by SmartCEO. The Brava! Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 Greater Washington’s top women business leaders. Monica’s vision, passion, compassion, dedication and perseverance are demonstrated professionally as well as in all aspects of her personal life. Click here for the full press release.

11 February 2015
ALEX expands business relationships at MARCORSYSCOM with our newest contract award to provide PEO LS, Science and Technology (S&T) Support Services. Team ALEX will provide consulting and professional services to support S&T integration, management, concept alignment, assessment, analysis, and S&T investment planning. The support services will serve to inform, influence and align high priority S&T technology investment decisions, resolve technical issues and support the transition of warfighter capabilities.

07 January 2015
ALEX was awarded a prime contract with the Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) to provide a Facility Configuration Management Program which includes Building Information Modeling, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, and Facility Management Applications services for WHS.


2014

30 October 2014
ALEX listed as #17 on the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2014! The Washington Business Journal published their list of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies earlier today and ALEX is honored to be recognized for three consecutive years. For more information: http://lnkd.in/drwkK3a

19 September 2014
THREE Years Running… ALEX Named One of Washington Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies of 2014! The Washington Business Journal published their list of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies earlier today and ALEX is honored to be recognized for three consecutive years. Rankings will be published on 10/31/2014. What a week for achievements and recognition!

12 September 2014
TOP WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES – ALEX made the Top 10! ALEX - Alternative Experts, LLC has made ‘The List’ of Top Grossing Woman Owned Businesses published by the Washington Business Journal for the Washington DC area. This list is based on 2013 Revenue and is another outstanding achievement for the company.

20 August 2014
ALEX will continue to provide program management and technical support services to the National Science Foundation Arctic Research Support and Logistics Program, performing peer reviews and integrating business systems for multi-agency, multi-national coordination of long range Arctic research planning.

13 August 2014
ALEX was awarded a prime contract with the United States Coast Guard to provide professional space planning, interior design and program management services to SILC Engineering Services Division - Planning Branch SILC (PB) in Norfolk, VA.

24 June 2014
Expanding at Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters! ALEX was awarded a prime contract to provide Facilities and Warehouse Support Services at the DOE HQ location as well as other satellite locations in the DC Metro area. We will provide all contractor planning, administration, and management necessary to support DOE Warehousing Services.

23 May 2014
Growth is in the air this Spring! ALEX was awarded a 71 II K multi-year Task Order to provide Project Management and Comprehensive Relocation Management services for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

14 May 2014
ALEX expands it’s footprint at NCIS. ALEX is now providing Operations and Logistic Support Services to include Audio-Visual/Conference Room Management, Loading Dock, Warehouse, and Mailroom support for the NCIS Facility Management Division (FMD).

10 April 2014
USAF recently awarded ALEX a Design and Technology contract that required infrastructure design and system installation to ensure enterprise operations to function effectively in a 24/7/365 no-fail environment tailored to meet their operational needs.


2013

27 September 2013
The USDA Forest Service awards ALEX with a logistics and operations contract to provide move management services including all labor, materials, and equipment needed to facilitate their upcoming office relocation.

23 August 2013
ALEX did it again! For the second year in a row, the Washington Business Journal announced its Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington region. ALEX - Alternative Experts, LLC is honored to remain on this list of successful companies who have had consecutive growth over the past three years.

22 August 2013
Expanding our facilities footprint! ALEX was awarded a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) contract to provide facility management support to the NCIS Facilities Management Division (FMD).

22 March 2013
ALEX is one of the 16 companies that have been selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to receive the 2013 DHS Small Business Achievement Award for its outstanding work in support of the DHS mission. In particular, ALEX is being recognized for work performed for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Office of Asset Administration and Office of Acquisition Management.

16 January 2013
ALEX was awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force, to provide Integrated Concept Team support services to the Headquarters Air Force Security Forces Center Programs, Requirements, and Innovations Division, Non-Lethal Weapons Branch.

07 January 2013
ALEX-AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a joint-venture partnership formed through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) approved Mentor-Protégé program, has been awarded the following 8(a) STARS II Task Orders: 

  • Comptroller of the Currency - ALEX-AMERICAN SYSTEMS provides services and materials in support of the planning, engineering and implementation tasks associates with the build-out of the Comptroller of the Currency’s colocation facility in Ashburn, VA.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - ALEX-AMERICAN SYSTEMS provides program management, services, and materials for cable installation and testing at FBI facilities in Greensboro, NC and Quantico, VA.


2012

30 September 2012
ALEX was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to perform security and life-cycle management of electronic and paper facility and environmental information for the Facility Information Resource Center of the Public Works Department.

28 September 2012
ALEX was awarded a GSA Schedule 71 IIK Task Order by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to perform interior design and space planning services in support of major space and facility management renovation, alterations, and space design studies for the Branch of Wellness, Telecommunications, Space and Facility Management.

17 September 2012
ALEX was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to perform project management of the design, planning, coordination, ordering and installation of IT Support Systems for organizations on Ft. Bragg, NC.

24 August 2012
The Washington Business Journal is pleased to announce its Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington region. ALEX - Alternative Experts, LLC is proud to join this list of successful companies who have had consecutive revenue growth over the past three years and we are looking forward to our continued success!

14 June 2012
The Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory awards a contract to ALEX to provide Relocation Services to the Morgantown, WV site.

12 June 2012
ALEX-AS Joint Venture has been awarded an IDIQ contract from Navy SPAWAR Atlantic Integrated Cyber Operations (ICO) support services and solutions in support of mission capabilities within the ICO Portfolio mission areas.

11 June 2012
ALEX was awarded a task order by the Department of Labor to provide Clerical Support and Research Services in support of the Employment and Training Administration, Office of Job Corps.

27 February 2012
ALEX-AMERICAN SYSTEMS Joint Venture was awarded a task order under 8(a) STARS II to provide services and materials in support of the facility build-out for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.


2011

16 December 2011
ALEX has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Navy to provide leadership training in support of the Naval Acquisition Career Center.

20 September 2011
ALEX has been awarded a contract by the Department of Energy to provide supply, logistics and moving services for the Department of Energy Headquarters.

07 September 2011
ALEX has been awarded a contract from the National Science Foundation to provide program management and technical support services in support of the Arctic Research Support & Logistics Program.

02 September 2011
ALEX has been awarded a contract from the Virginia Contracting Agency to courier services to include delivery services, courier transport of executive personnel and related administrative and project management support services for the Defense Intelligence Agency.

17 August 2011
ALEX has been awarded an IDIQ contract by the Department of Labor to provide program and policy research and evaluation services and administrative support for the Job Corps’ Employment and Training Administration Office.

05 August 2011
ALEX has been awarded a contract by the Transportation Security Administration in support of the Employee Parking Assistance Program (EPAP). ALEX will provide financial management, parking and shuttle services for TSA field employees at airports throughout the country.

31 July 2011
ALEX-AMERICAN SYSTEMS JV, a joint-venture partnership formed through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) approved Mentor-Protégé program, has been awarded an 8(a) STARS II Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is a multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract designed to provide cutting-edge Information Technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies.

21 May 2011
The United States Coast Guard awards ALEX a contract in support of the NCR Transition Project.

08 May 2011
The Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory awards a contract to ALEX to provide Relocation Services.

24 February 2011
The General Services Administration awards a contract to ALEX to update drawings and manuals for the Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant.

16 February 2011
ALEX opens a satellite office in Fauquier County, Virginia.

14 January 2011
The Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory awards a contract to ALEX to provide Relocation Services.


2010

10 December 2010
ALEX forms a joint venture with EMSS3. The ALEX-EMSS3 JV specializes in the rapid deployment of Subject Matter Experts into austere environments to support mission critical programs.

23 September 2010
The United States Coast Guard awards a contract to ALEX to provide Relocation Services.

15 September 2010
The Department of Homeland Security’s, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office awards a contract to ALEX to provide Executive Transportation Services.

12 September 2010
The Office of Personnel Management awards ALEX a contract to provide Training Services in support of the EPIC Transformation Program.

07 September 2010
ALEX is awarded a contract by the Washington Headquarters Services to manage the Customer Assistance Center within the Pentagon.

09 August 2010
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization accepted the Mentor Protégé agreement between ALEX-Alternative Experts and our mentor, AMERICAN SYSTEMS Corporation.

19 July 2010
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded a contract to ALEX to provide contract closeout support to the Health Resources and Services Administration.

12 March 2010
The General Services Administration awards ALEX the 71 IIK Comprehensive Furniture Management Services Schedule.

22 February 2010
ALEX is awarded the Courier/Security Services Contract by the Department of State.

12 February 2010
The Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency awards ALEX a contract to conduct the AF Integrated Installation Protection Study.

05 February 2010
Washington Business Journal ranks ALEX 21st of the top 25 staffing firms of 2009.


2009

02 November 2009
ALEX announces Erin Barber as new Director of Government Sales.

10 August 2009
ALEX-AMERICAN SYSTEMS Mentor Protégé Joint Venture is formed.

17 July 2009
The U.S. Small Business Administration approves the ALEX-Alternative Experts, LLC and American Systems Corporation Mentor Protégé Agreement.

25 February 2009
ALEX is certified as a participant in the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program.


2008

07 April 2008
ALEX receives certification as a LDBE by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority.

01 February 2008
ALEX is awarded the VA DGS Non-Professional Construction Services Contractby the Commonwealth of Virginia.

01 January 2008
ALEX introduces a new division, Spatial Design and Technology Integration. Ralph Gronlund appointed as Director of new division.


2007

21 November 2007
ALEX is awarded the Seaport-e contract.

08 November 2007
ALEX receive certification as a DBE and SWAM by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

29 June 2007
Monica Joseph president of ALEX since 1998 purchases ALEX and becomes the new CEO.

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