Catoosa, OK (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 -- Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions has been awarded a $17.5 million contract with the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide professional, technical, and administrative support services to DEA offices nationwide.
“This is an exciting and unique opportunity for one of Cherokee Nation’s successful business arms,” said Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. “We take very seriously the work of supporting the DEA and its mission to make America safe from the harms of dangerous drugs.”
With more than 100 labor categories listed in the contract, CNTS will provide a broad spectrum of support including program management, information technology, security, human resources, financial and quality assurance.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to support an agency within the Department of Justice,” said Steven Bilby, president of CNB’s diversified businesses. “We look forward to servicing the needs of our new client and assisting them in their vital mission.”
Throughout the 5 year contract, task orders will be issued to CNTS by DEA headquarters.
CNTS provides technical support services and project support personnel to its defense and civilian agency partners.
CNTS provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines, including information technology, science, engineering, construction, research and development, facilities management, program management, and mission support.
For more information, please visit http://www.cherokee-cnts.com.
About Cherokee Nation Businesses
Cherokee Nation Businesses is the tribally owned holding company of the Cherokee Nation, the largest Indian Nation in the United States. The Cherokee Nation and its businesses employ more than 8,200 people. CNB owns companies in the gaming, hospitality, information technology, personnel services, distribution, manufacturing, telecommunications, environmental services and security and defense industries.
Travis Noland, Cherokee Nation Businesses, 918-384-6992, [email protected]