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San Antonio District Office
615 E Houston St. Suite 298
San Antonio, TX 78205
United States
Phone: 210-403-5900
Fax: 210-403-5936
TTY/TTD: 210-403-5933
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

BTL Technologies, Inc.-Advancing and Expanding New Horizons

Mr. William Clark Kent opened BTL Technologies, Inc. in 2005 after retiring from the U.S. Air Force and serving his country for over 22 years.  BTL provides medical and management services/staffing as well as IT management technologies.  With one employee and after the first contract award in 2006, the company began climbing the preverbal ladder of success.

In the past two years, BTL Technologies has grown by 200% creating approximately seventy jobs in 8 different states. The firm’s success comes from driving sustainability and consistent outcomes, through delivering a great service to their customers by providing leading customer-focused solutions, which is based on managing and enhancing organizational effectiveness.  Mr. Kent states, “Retaining our greatest resource - our people - is a key ingredient for BTL’s success.  Where there is competition among small business, there are bidding opportunities and contract awards thus increasing the company cast of dedicated staff.  Not only has the company added more personnel in the areas of human resources, business development and accounting, but it has increased their office space four-fold from 640 sq. ft. to 2600 sq. ft.

Certifications through the Small Business Administration‘s 8(a) Business Development Program and small disadvantaged business and the Veteran’s Administration’s service disabled veteran program has opened doors for BTL in the federal contracting arena.  The company’s recent growth has been primarily in support of the United States Army facilitating Medical Administration Professionals, Virtualization Enterprise Information Technology Specialists and Communication’s Experts to the U.S. Army Medical Division and the U.S. Army Medical Command, gaining a total of $6M in new federal contracts going into FY2011.   An ardent supporter of the Warfighter, BTL has been pivotal to advancing the mission of both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army in the health care arena.

Through its marketing efforts, BTL was able to get a foot on the General Services Administration’s Federal Supply Schedules securing IT and medical services contract awards.  BTL has invested in software systems to provide audit support into their accounting practices and in talented individuals in the field.  
 
BTL is headquartered in San Antonio with regional offices in Washington DC and Montgomery, AL offers its services throughout the nation.  Mr. Kent recognizes that diligent preparation and attention to detail are essential to long term, effectual contract performance with its customers.  A perfect example is when BTL provided and performed successfully on an IT service contract to the Medical Information Services Flight at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB and for more than three years, provided healthcare professionals to augment the Wilford Hall Medical Center Medical Evaluation Board.  Because BTL has a specialized body of knowledge and understanding for performing government contracts, Team BTL has ensured a seamless transition, a high-level of performance and assurance that customer requirements are satisfactorily met.

While access to capital is always a challenge, Mr. Kent has met this obstacle “head-on” and turned it into an opportunity. Four years ago, when the banks scarcely expressed interest in investing in BTL, other options had to be pursued. Mr. Kent sought financial assistance from Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union.  In 2007, the credit union approved a loan under the SBA Patriot Express program in the amount of $100,000 and then another under the SBA Express program for $50,000 followed by an increase to the line of credit close to $400,000.00.

BTL Technologies, Inc. has a strong record of performance and is a very impressive, strategically focused company.  Armed with knowledge, experience, staffing resources and a compelling vision, “BTL is prepared to meet and exceed the needs of customers from day one of engagement”, states Mr. Kent.

Contact Information:  William Clark Kent, BTL Technologies, Inc. , President, 1777 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 704, San Antonio, TX  78217, telephone:  210-467-5033, email: bkent@btltech.com.

 

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Veteran Business Owner – Vision to Recovery

Dr. Justin Kim owner of Trinity Vision Center continues to get the assistance he needs through SBA and its loan programs. He started his eye care center right before the economic down turn by utilizing the Patriot Express Loan Program for leasehold improvements, equipment and inventory. As he continued to operate and develop his clientele he experienced a need for more working capital that would allow him the flexibility to increase his marketing efforts in a time of economic uncertainty.

The Recovery Act came at the perfect time for many small businesses and the opportunities it delivered help Dr. Kim. Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union, known for its financial loan assistance to veteran-owned small businesses, provided the capital Kim needed. The credit union was able to receive a higher guaranty percentage of 90 percent and waive the borrower fee. Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union received an award during National Small Business Week 2009 for its loan activity support to the San Antonio military community with the use of SBA’s Patriot Express Loan Program.

Mary Ellen Trevino (P3S Corporation), 2010 Small Business Person of the Year

Mary Ellen Trevino, President/CEO of P3S Corporation is our 2010 Small Business Person of the Year. Congratulations to Ms. Trevino as she has been recognized as the local, state, and national Small Business Person of the Year for 2010.

P3S Corporation is at the forefront of new and emerging technologies when and where it matters most!

In November 2010, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), San Antonio District Office accepted a sole source 8(a) set-aside offer from the Department of Health & Human Services, Center for Disease Control & Prevention for 8(a) firm, P3S Corporation. The Recovery Act project award, earmarked at $332,095 for one base year, will provide technical support service management, collections, evaluation, and data analysis for meningococcal and pneumococcal vaccine effectiveness and other vaccine-preventable diseases. The contract allowed the initial creation of 4 new jobs with potential for more in optional years if funding continues.

P3S Corporation, a firm specializing in Information Technology, Program Management, Financial Management, and Security services, recognizes the need for responsive, skilled and regulatory-compliant human resources to meet the growing demands of the federal government. In business since 2005, P3S Corporation is located in San Antonio, TX, with offices in Atlanta, GA and Dayton, OH.

“The SBA programs and services are working as intended, and have opened many doors for P3S Corporation,” Trevino said. “The Recovery Act will allow for us to help the Center for Disease Control meets its mission to improve the healthcare of the American people. P3S Corporation is honored to be a part of this mission-critical program.”

The firm was founded to allow government clients to obtain quality services necessary to meet their organizations’ missions and objectives. With the federal government’s increasing dependence on contracting out its services, P3S Corporation has become an expert in facilitating client transitions for ineffective or obsolete processes to cutting-edge solutions and technologies necessary to help the government meet its mission and function. This firm’s outstanding performance can be seen in its successes and support of a wide variety of government agencies, to include the Department of the Air Force, Department of the Army, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Interior, National Institute of Standards & Technology, and the Department of Labor, among others.

P3S Corporation, with its core values, abilities and commitment to success – grew from 1 to more than 350 employees in 29 states in last five years, despite the recent economic downturn. The company is also testament to the effectiveness of the 8(a) Business Development Program, which P3S Corporation has been a part of since February 2006.
The success of P3S has afforded the opportunity to give back to its employees and the community. In 2009, Mary Ellen Trevino received the Minority Small Business Person of the Year during Minority Enterprise Development Week.

Contact information:

     Ms. Mary Ellen Trevino
     P3S Corporation, 13750 San Pedro, Ste. 640
     San Antonio, TX 78232
     Phone (210) 496-6934
     Email: mtrevino@p3scorp.com
 

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