Kalman & Company, Inc. (Kalman), a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, has been at the forefront of acquisition, program analysis, logistics, business, and process improvement support services for federal and commercial clients since 1986. We provide the professional expertise, responsiveness, and flexibility needed to deliver quality, service-oriented products across a full-spectrum of capabilities within Business Analytics, Acquisition Support, and Management Services at a sound financial value. Our core competencies include:
• Management Services: Program Management, Strategic Planning & Policy Development
• Business Analytics: Cost Estimating, Decision Analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis
• Acquisition Support: Capabilities Development, Engineering and Technical Support, Fielding, Maintenance, Deployment, Equipment Training, & Asset Management
Department of Defense (DoD). Kalman’s association with the DoD began with the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) in 1999 and our success there led us to other Service and Joint acquisition activities with the preponderance of our efforts focused on the acquisition of CBRN equipment, infantry combat equipment, and now light tactical vehicles. We support all levels of Acquisition Category (ACAT) and Abbreviated Acquisition Programs (AAPs) and have deployed personnel for equipment fielding and training in five countries in support of our Marine Corps, Navy, and Joint clients.
Kalman has supported numerous activities and clients within DoD to include: USMC Product Manager (PdM) Infantry Combat Equipment; PdM Combat Support Equipment; Assistant Commander Programs (AC-PROG); Program Management (PMM) Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF); PM MC3; Program Executive Office Land Systems (PEO LS) High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV)), Program Manager Light Tactical Vehicle (PM LTV), Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), Assault Amphibious Vehicle Waterborne Egress Capability (AAV-WEC); Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR); and Networking On-The-Move (NOTM), (Assistant Commander for Programs (AC PROG), Naval Surface Weapons Center (NSWC) Extreme Environments Chemical and Biological Defense (CBD) Individual Protective Equipment (IPE), and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) 1.6).
Chemical Biological Defense Program (CBDP). Kalman’s support to the Joint Program Executive Office – Chemical Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) began in 2005 and continues today assisting in managing over 50 programs of record. Additionally, Kalman’s management team has supported the Chemical Biological Defense Program (CBDP) for more than 30 years leveraging proven best business practices, starting programs with sound planning, providing exponential return on investment, meeting deadlines and consistently exceeding client expectations, producing near-final documentation for government clients, preparing professional, on-target briefings and white papers, and interpreting policies and regulations while saving time and money.
Business Analytics. Kalman’s support to our DoD and Federal Government clients includes applying analytical expertise to programs and problems to support sound resource decisions and allocation optimization through cost, economic, and financial analyses. Our Business Analytics team delivers a full spectrum of expert analyses and decision products including: Program Life Cycle Cost Estimates (PLCCE); Will Cost/Should Cost Strategic Analysis; Risk Analysis; Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE); Cost Sufficiency Reviews, Cost Analysis Requirements Documents (CARD), Economic Analysis (EA); Business Case Analysis (BCA); Analysis of Alternatives (AOA), Trade-off Analysis (TA), Portfolio Decision Analysis (PDA), Capital Asset Management, Audit Readiness Analysis, PPBE Management, Resource Optimization and Allocation, Integrated Master Scheduling. We also provide an innovative portfolio of advanced analytics and management consulting capabilities to help our clients manage their data to make mission-critical decisions through: Predictive Analytics, Modeling and Simulation, Data Analytics, Cloud Analytics, and Data Visualization.
Quality Services, Superior Recruitment, and Unparalleled Retention of Qualified Staff. Across all our service offerings, Kalman has successfully at controlled overhead costs, allowing us to preserve employee compensation and benefits better than larger companies. Kalman offers educational benefits, continuous learning and training opportunities to employees which improves both employee satisfaction and increases performance. This has allowed us to retain transitioned employees over the long-term. Our documented retention rate of over 90% is a stark contrast to the high, chaotic first year turnover and low morale experienced by very low price companies. Quality employees and quality teammates, when combined with our corporate vision and values, allow us to offer support services characterized by reduced bureaucracy, increased flexibility, high quality, and best value support to our clients.