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JFoster & Associates:  Julie Foster, Julie.Foster@jfaidaho.com


Feb. 21, 2019

U.S. Small Business Administration Approves Mentor Protégé Relationship between JFoster & Associates and Zachry Nuclear Engineering

Zachry Nuclear Engineering, Inc., which provides engineering analytical services for commercial and government nuclear facilities, has entered into an agreement with JFoster & Associates, LLC of Idaho that allows the two firms to pursue U.S. Government contracts.

The All Small Mentor-Protégé Agreement, approved by the Small Business Administration, permits the two firms to pursue contracts that are set aside or reserved for small businesses by U.S. Government agencies. [Capability Statement 1]

The purpose of the Small Business Administration program is to enhance the development of the protégé, in this case JFoster, and encourage approved mentors, in this case Zachry, to provide various forms of assistance to eligible participants to ensure contracting opportunity, experience and overall financial viability.

Under the initial three-year agreement, Zachry Nuclear will encourage opportunities for business development and growth on behalf of JFA.

JFoster & Associates is an SBA 8(a) Disadvantaged Woman-owned Small Business that specializes in comprehensive technical and engineering services.

About JFA (http;//www.jfaidaho.com)

JFoster & Associates, an SBA 8(a) Disadvantaged Woman-owned Small Business, is a premier contractor headquartered in Idaho Falls, ID providing engineering, project management, environmental and technical support services to a variety of government and commercial customers. JFA has offices located in Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Boise, ID.

About Zachry Nuclear (http://www.zachrynuclear.com)

Zachry Nuclear Engineering, Inc. is a corporation with more than 30 years’ experience in providing engineering analytical services for commercial and government nuclear facilities. Zachry has been deemed a pace-setter in engineering services to the nuclear power sector with expertise in cyber security; transient and accident analysis, thermal hydraulics, radiological assessments, containment/environmental qualification; new plant analyses; nuclear software development; and plant design changes. Zachry Nuclear provides services to both domestic and international nuclear clients. Zachry Nuclear has offices in Stonington, CT, Cary, NC, Charlotte, NC, Idaho Falls, ID, and Richland, WA.

JFA has broad experience providing Technical & Administrative Services to our customers in the DOE, the US Forest Service, the National Park Service, and others. We provide these services on a task-based or staff augmentation basis depending on the customer need. JFA has several prime contracts with federal government customers, as well as subcontracts with other prime contractors. Our IDIQs, BPAs, and single order contracts are described in more detail below.