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Coley Selected to Provide Mentoring Services to VHA Supply Chain Management Workforce

Posted on July 9, 2018

Coley was awarded the Mentoring and Assessment Tools for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Supply Chain Management (SCM) Workforce Development and Training contract.

Under the five-year contract, Coley will facilitate a virtual mentoring portal and the coordination of mentor relationship training and materials designed to provide mentors and mentees with the information, expectations, and assessment tools used to build strong mentoring partnerships and enhance their professional development.

According to VA, this contract is vital to their execution of a VHA SCM workforce virtual mentoring program that enhances employee engagement.

“This win affirms our deep understanding of, and involvement with, VA's Supply Chain Transformation that began with our development of over 250 hours of VHA Supply Chain Management Curriculum. We are honored to have been selected to be a critical part of developing VHA SCM senior leadership staff.” said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley.

Coley Selected to Support White House Initiative

Posted on May 10, 2018

Coley & Associates, Inc. (Coley) has been selected to support the White House Initiative (WHI) focused on improving services to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Coley, a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, will facilitate over 20 participating Federal Agencies to help form Interagency Competitiveness Clusters (ICC) that have the potential to create efficiencies within the Federal system, as clusters are an effective tool by which to organize collaborative and actionable leadership needed to implement Executive Order (EO) 13779.

By aligning Federal system assets and creating shared strategies and tactics, agencies can develop and implement programs and strategic initiatives to improve the competitiveness of HBCUs and the people and communities they principally serve.

“We are honored to be part of such an important initiative and look forward to helping government agencies improve the competitiveness of historically black universities and colleges” said Jack Coley, CEO.

To learn more about Coley and its unique Human Capital Performance Solutions contact us at coleygts.com.

Coley Awarded GSA VETS 2 GWAC Contract

Posted on October 27, 2017

Coley & Associates, Inc. (Coley) has been awarded the Veterans Technology Services 2 (VETS 2) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) that will provide Federal Agencies convenient access to commercial and tailored IT support solutions that integrate proven, new and emerging technologies.

The Office of Managment and Budget (OMB) has named VETS 2 a "Best in Class" contract for information technology services, which has a billion ceiling over a 10-year performance period.

VETS 2 is a 100% set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, demonstrating that Federal Agencies recognize the available talent within the SDVOSB community while also providing their customer a flexible contract vehicle to help their socio-economic contracting goals.

“The VETS 2 win positions us for tremendous growth over the next several years. We are excited about providing innovative IT solutions through this contract vehicle beyond our current customer base.” said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

For more information about Coley’s capability to support your requirements through VETS 2, contact our team at 210-402-6766 or email VETS2@coleygts.com. Learn more about Coley at www.coleysolutions.com.

Coley Awarded Highly Coveted VA VECTOR IDIQ Contract

Posted on September 29, 2017

Coley & Associates, Inc. (Coley) has been awarded a ten-year, 25 billion dollar contract to support Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program offices by providing critical market-based skills that augment the internal activities of the program offices.

Under the 25 billion dollar, ten-year, Veteran Enterprise Contracting for Transformation and Operational Readiness (VECTOR) IDIQ contract, Coley and its partners will provide a broad range of professional services that support VA's efforts to transform its operations to meet current and future VA needs while continuing to support United States Veterans, their families and caregivers.

VECTOR covers a broad range of general management and business support services and solutions across several functional areas, to include Management, Oversight and Improvement; Analysis; Training efforts; Outreach and Communications; HR and Staffing Support; and Supply Chain Planning and Support.

“This is a great win for Coley. The VA spent on average 850 million dollars a year over the past four years on contracts that are within the scope of VECTOR. This win gives us tremendous growth opportunity for the next 10 years.” said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

For more information about Coley’s capability to support your requirements through VECTOR, or any of our other numerous contract vehicles, contact our team at 210-402-6766 or email vector@coleygts.com. Learn more about Coley at www.coleysolutions.com.

Coley Awarded Contract to Support Air Force’s Air University Educational Professional and Support Services (EPASS) Program

Posted on June 21, 2017

Coley & Associates, Inc. (Coley) has been awarded a five-year contract to provide the U.S. Air Force’s Air University (AU) with education, research, and outreach support. Under the M, five-year contract, Coley will provide instructors, instructional designers, curriculum development, course development, instructor training, and Professional Continuing Education (PCE) training.

AU is the intellectual and leadership center of the Air Force, graduating more than 70,000 resident and 144,000 non-resident officers, enlisted and civilian personnel each year. AU provides full spectrum education, research, and outreach at every level through professional military education, professional continuing education, and academic degree granting.

“We are honored to have been selected to assist the Air Force with providing dynamic, comprehensive education that prepares graduates to develop, employ, command, research and champion air, space, and cyberspace power throughout the world” said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley.

This award aligns with our vision of delivering high-quality leadership and workforce development training that drives organizational excellence.

For more information about Coley’s capability to support your requirements through this BPA, contact John Rosenwald call 1-210-402-6766 or email jrosenwald@coleygts.com

Coley Awarded VSE Super-User Instructor Training and Support

Posted on May 22, 2017

Coley has been awarded a contract to providing training in support of the implementation of a series of enhancements to the VistA Scheduling Graphical User Interface (VS GUI) by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

VistA Scheduling Enhancement (VSE) is a critical component to VHA’s effort to move to a more patient-centered care environment. Coley’s efforts will include both “Train-the-Trainer”, through virtual and in-person instructor led events; and Scheduler support through creation, maintenance, update and delivery of a variety of electronic and video based support materials.

“We’re excited for the opportunity to support VA with its scheduling system enhancements. Effective training is critical to quick user adoption and implementation. We have supported the VA for over 10 years and maintain our commitment to providing high quality, award winning, training support to VA”, said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

For more information about Coley’s capability to support your requirements through our numerous contract vehicles, contact our team at 210-402-6766 or email bdteam@coleysolutions.com. Learn more about Coley at www.coleysolutions.com.

Mentoring Platform and Sevices Now Available on GSA Schedule

Posted on January 13, 2017

Just in time to celebrate 2017 National Mentoring Month, Coley & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through an exclusive relationship with Chronus, the award-winning Chronus Mentoring Software platform is now available to all Government agencies through Coley’s GSA Schedule #GS-35F-0590N.

Coley worked with Chronus to deliver a platform tailored specifically for the Government’s strict security and accessibility requirements. Chronus’ cloud-based software resides on a FedRAMP-compliant infrastructure, is fully compliant with the architecture and security requirements required by Federal government organizations, and is Section 508 compliant.

Additionally, Coley offers professional consulting services across the entire mentoring lifecycle through its GSA Schedule #GS-02F-0172Y. By combining Software as a Service (SAAS) with professional services, we can deliver customized, turn-key solutions that fit your organizational needs. Our professional services differ from other program offerings by providing:

  • Program Design
  • Program Launch
  • Mentoring/Mentee Training Workshops
  • Administrative Training on the Chronus Platform
  • Virtual End-User Training
  • Professional Consulting and Coaching, and much more

If you’re searching for fresh ways to deliver new value to your organization for career development programs, Coley’s experts are ready to design and implement a mentoring program that takes your workforce from good to great.

Consider learning more about this opportunity and contact us for more details.

Coley and Open Cloud Academy Put San Antonio Veterans on the Path to Cybersecurity Success

Posted on September 9, 2016

Coley & Associates, Inc. has developed a Cybersecurity Learning Track, a 12-week boot camp-style program for the Rackspace Open Cloud Academy® (OCA), to meet the specific needs of employers in San Antonio, which is quickly becoming Cyber City USA. This curriculum expands upon students’ current network security experience and prepares graduates to enter the cybersecurity workforce with the certifications and practical knowledge to be successful.

Coley and OCA collaborated with cybersecurity experts from several local companies, including Rackspace® and USAA, to select, organize and customize a series of industry-aligned cybersecurity courses to develop a coherent boot camp-style curriculum for candidates to successfully take on entry-level cybersecurity positions. This curriculum includes Security+ and CISSP certification exams, along with topics such as Network Security Administration, Securing Wireless Networks and Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing.

The inaugural class is a cohort style program that has been offered to 15 San Antonio area military Veterans who received funding from the Department of Labor and the City of San Antonio through Project QUEST. “This is a great opportunity for us to continue our work of helping highly-skilled Veterans transition from military service by expanding their skills and preparing them to work in a very demanding field that has immediate employment opportunities with both private and public sector employers in the local area,” said Jack Coley, CEO at Coley.

For more information about this program or if you would like to discuss tailoring a curriculum to meet your specific needs, call 1-210-402-6766 or visit http://www.coleysolutions.com/cybersecurity.shtml. The Cybersecurity Learning Track will produce highly qualified specialists to meet the needs of a growing San Antonio cybersecurity market.

Coley Expands Services to the US Navy with Seaport-e IDIQ Award

Posted on June 30, 2016

The US Navy has qualified Coley & Associates, Inc. to compete for task orders under the SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) acquisition program within zone designations three and four.

This win allows Coley to offer a variety of support services within the following functional areas:

  • Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
  • Training Support
  • Program Support
  • Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

The services will support the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Strategic Systems Programs, Office of Naval Research, and the Marine Corps.

“We have been supporting Veterans Administration requirements for nearly ten years, and we look forward to offering our high quality support services to active duty missions with the US Navy and US Marine Corps”, said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

For more information about Coley’s capability to support your requirements through SeaPort-e, contact John Rosenwald call 1-210-402-6766 or email jrosenwald@coleygts.com

Coley Awarded Contract by the Department of Veterans Affairs to Manage Mentoring Program for Its IT Workforce

Posted on September 22, 2015

By 2017 almost 31% of the Federal Workforce will be eligible to retire. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Information Technology (OI&T) Information Technology Workforce Development (ITWD) has taken action to capture and transfer the knowledge and experience of its retiring employees by awarding a five year contract to Coley & Associates, Inc. (Coley) to design, build, and manage its mentoring program.

Mentoring as a learning approach is an excellent method for engaging, developing, and retaining an organization’s talent and know-how. The mentoring program being implemented by Coley will foster an open environment where information is shared and knowledge is transferred, preserved and leveraged, and the wisdom and experience of seasoned employees is shared. Such a resource leverages diversity and experience to provide learning and development opportunities, and facilitates personal and professional growth.

“We are excited to support the VA with our latest product offering for enhancing the Government workforce. Our mentoring services are the perfect solution for helping the Government recapture its substantial investment in workforce development by leveraging the experience and expertise of those retiring soon.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s record of delivering innovative workforce development solutions to Government organizations.

For more information about Coley’s mentoring solutions, Call 1-210-402-6766 or go to www.coleysolutions.com/mentoring.shtml.

Coley and Codeup Partners to Turn Military Veterans into Software Engineers

Posted on May 27, 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has awarded a contract to Coley & Associates, Inc. and its partner, Codeup, to provide Information Technology training through an accelerated learning program for Veterans and transitioning Servicemembers.

The VA, in alignment with the White House’s Skills and Demand-Driven Training Initiative has identified accelerated learning programs (ALP) as an effective alternative to traditional learning methods for assisting Veterans and Servicemembers transitioning from the military with learning new skills and quickly finding employment in the information technology (IT) market.

With this contract award, the Coley/Codeup team will work with the VA to dramatically accelerate the employment and earning power of Veterans and transitioning Servicemembers. The Coley/Codeup team will provide a Bootcamp-style accelerated learning program for up to 200 students per year with each qualifying student’s tuition fully paid for by the VA.

The Bootcamp has a successful track record of placing 94% of graduates; including many who started the program with no background or experience in software development or engineering IT career fields.

“We are excited to partner with Codeup and be able to provide those who served our country with an opportunity that will help them find meaningful employment at good pay levels. This is a win-win for Military Veterans and the San Antonio Technology community” said Jack Coley, CEO.

For more information about the program or, if you’re a Veteran or Servicemember interested in enrolling for the next Accelerated IT Learning Program, Call 1-210-402-6766 or go to www.coleysolutions.com/contactalp.shtml.

Coley Earns Two Gold Hermes Creative Awards for Excellence in the Design of Traditional and Emerging Media

Posted on May 1, 2015

Coley & Associates was honored with Gold Hermes Creative Awards for its work on the design and concept of its VA VRM CRM/UD course, as well as its Smart Burst™ animated videos.

The Hermes Creative Awards competition recognizes outstanding work by creative professionals in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media.

Coley was selected from 6,000 entries from throughout the world. Entries came from corporate marketing and communications departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.

Coley received a Gold award for its engaging eLearning course titled, “Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training” for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Relationship Management program office.

Coley was also honored with a second Gold Award for its work on the design and creation of its Smart Burst™ animated video. “Smart Bursts” are designed to deliver information in short, engaging bursts at an employee's point of need.

“We’re proud to be recognized once again for the exceptional work our creative and technical teams do in support of helping our customers develop world class workforces.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative solutions to organizations throughout the United States that are both engaging and accessible.

Coley Earns Three Communicator Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications

Posted on April 26, 2015

Coley & Associates has been awarded two Awards of Excellence and an Award of Distinction in the 2015 Communicator Awards competition.

The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. With over 6000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals.

Coley received an Award of Distinction for its Coley GCS corporate brochure. The brochure highlights the services offered by Coley’s Government Contract Services division and includes engaging photography and graphics.

Coley’s animated online Holiday Card received an Award of Excellence for its unique and interactive design which included sequences of multiple holiday themed photographs of each employee and a personal holiday message.

Coley was honored with a second Award of Excellence for its work on the design and creation of its Smart Burst™ animated video. “Smart Bursts” are designed to deliver information in short, engaging animated video bursts at an employee's point of need.

“Our efforts continue to be recognized as the best of the best. I’m proud of the work we do to help our customers create world-class workforces and the recognition that our creative and technical teams receive for the excellence they create.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative solutions to organizations throughout the United States that are both engaging and accessible.

Coley Earns Two Horizon Interactive Awards for Excellence in Interactive Media Production

Posted on March 31, 2015

Coley & Associates has been awarded Gold and Bronze Horizon Interactive Awards for outstanding achievement in interactive media production.

The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, has announced the 2014 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production.

Coley was selected from more than 1,200 entrants from 27 countries. These entries are narrowed down to the “best of the best” to be recognized and promoted on an international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals.

Coley received a Gold award for its engaging eLearning course titled, “Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training” for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Relationship Management program office. Coley also was recognized with a Bronze award for its exceptional work creating engaging eLearning while meeting the stringent Section 508 Accessibility standards.

“We’re proud to be recognized once again for the exceptional work our creative and technical teams do in support of helping our customers develop world class workforces.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative solutions to organizations throughout the United States that are both engaging and accessible.

Department of Veterans Affairs Selects Coley to Provide Custom IT Training to the VA Technical Acquisition Center

Posted on March 20, 2015

Coley was selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Technical Acquisition Center (TAC) to provide technical training to senior engineers involved in the acquisition of technology for the VA.

The custom IT training will provide an overview of current and developing technologies along with an understanding of the critical elements, terminology, acquisition challenges, lifecycle implications, and metrics that are important to consider when acquiring the technology for VA. Training topics will include cloud computing, virtualization, networking, network security, mobile applications, mobile device security and big data.

Coley was selected because of its expertise in designing, developing, and delivering training across a broad spectrum of topics and modalities.

“We are proud to continue our service to the VA and look forward to helping their senior engineers continue to be an integral part of the acquisition process.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of designing, developing, and delivering innovative training and performance support solutions to Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Earns Two Gold Awards for Innovative Training Solutions That Address the Needs of a Changing Workforce

Posted on February 10, 2015

Coley & Associates has received two Gold Awards from AVA Digital Awards for outstanding achievement in creative design.

AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals. Judges seek to identify and recognize digital work that exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for industry.

Coley was selected from more than 2,100 entrants from across the globe and received its first Gold Award for its work to design and develop an engaging eLearning course titled, “Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training” for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Relationship Management program office.

Coley was honored with a second Gold Award for its work on the design and creation of its SmartBursts™ training video. “SmartBursts” are designed to deliver information in short, animated video bursts at an employee's point of need.

“We’re proud to be recognized as an innovator that delivers training and performance solutions that address the needs of a changing workforce. These awards are a testament to the creative excellence of our team.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

The results are based on evaluations by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, a foundation created with the purpose of honoring outstanding achievement and service to the communication profession.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training and performance support solutions to Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected to Provide Innovative eLearning Design and Development Services for the Department of State, Foreign Services Institute

Posted on November 19, 2014

Coley was selected by the Department of State (DoS) Foreign Service Institute (FSI) to field an eLearning team to support its instructional support mission.

The Department of State’s (DOS) Foreign Service Institute (FSI) is the U.S. Government’s primary training institution for officers and support personnel of the U.S. Foreign Affairs community, preparing American diplomats and other professionals to advance U.S. foreign affairs interests overseas and in the United States (Washington). At the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center (NFATC), the FSI/EX/Instructional Support Division (ISD) supports FSI schools and centers in developing and delivering technology-mediated training including eLearning multimedia courses, products, materials, and related-services.

FSI/EX/ISD works with FSI schools, Department of State bureaus, and other federal agencies to develop custom web-delivered eLearning multimedia courses, products, materials, and related services. This contract will provide innovative eLearning development services for ISD’s eLearning development program.

“The incumbent had grown complacent and DoS wanted new, innovative ideas. We’re proud to have the opportunity to assist DoS with improving the training of their Foreign Services workforce. ” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training and performance support solutions to Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley to Design Innovative Training Solution for the Federal Acquisition Institute

Posted on September 30, 2014

Coley was selected by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) to provide innovative training solutions for the Federal Acquisition Workforce. Coley’s Smart Bursts™ training solution will be delivered to the FAI as “Knowledge Nuggets;” which are short bursts knowledge delivered as animated videos at the employee’s point of need. The Knowledge Nuggets will be hosted on the FAI.gov website video library and FAI YouTube channel.

Today’s workforce is younger and have access to information sources such as Google and YouTube that have changed the way they learn. Smart Bursts are designed to deliver training and education in short, animated video bursts that give the employee exactly what they need to know when they need it. The shorter learning bursts are relevant and more engaging than traditional training and thus organizations benefit because of employees’ greater retention and rapid application of the new knowledge.

“We’re proud to be recognized as a training innovator that delivers training and performance solutions that target a changing workforce. This project demonstrates our innovative skills and use of technology to provide FAI with a unique training solution.” said Jack Coley, CEO.

Established in 1976 under the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act, the FAI has been charged with fostering and promoting the development of a federal acquisition workforce. FAI facilitates and promotes career development and strategic human capital management for the acquisition workforce. In conjunction with its partners, FAI seeks to ensure availability of exceptional training, provide compelling research, promote professionalism, and improve acquisition workforce management.

This contract award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training and performance support solutions to Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected to Design Custom Computer Based Training for the National Park Service

Posted on September 26, 2014

Coley was selected by the National Park Service (NPS) to design and develop computer based training modules that will reduce classroom time, reduce travel costs and provide just in time learning to NPS employees in the administrative career field.

Coley was selected because of its innovative approach to learning development, its expertise in Section 508 accessibility and for its extensive eLearning development portfolio.

These courses will be performance based (where participants work through authentic tasks and problems), learner centered, interactive asynchronous courses developed to be Section 508 compliant.

“Our reputation for being an innovative training solutions provider continues to grow throughout the government. Our support will help train the NPS administrative workforce with in areas that have a direct and positive impact on the operations of our National Parks,” said Jack Coley, CEO.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training and performance support solutions to Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected to Design Custom eLearning Curriculum for the Va Acquisition Academy Supply Chain Management School

Posted on February 3, 2014

Coley was selected by the VA Acquisition Academy (VAAA) Supply Chain Management School (SCMS) to provide custom designed eLearning curriculum at various levels of experience for logisticians. Coley will create approximately 20 courses and provide eLearning specific services including: analysis, instructional design, storyboarding, graphics production, video production, audio production, programming, testing, project management, pilot testing, 508 compliance, and Learning Management System testing.

The global vision of the VAAA SCMS is to create an innovative and high quality academic environment that is the supply chain school of choice for the VA and other federal government agencies. The curriculum offered by the school will strengthen the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the supply chain and logistics workforce to implement a more standardized, cost-effective, and streamlined federal supply chain resulting in measurable return on investment. This program will provide a career development model to the logistics workforce, and it will enhance the professional skills and abilities of professionals within VA.

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, stated “This is a significant project for Coley. We are excited to be a part of creating innovative eLearning for the VAAA SCMS and look forward to providing valuable services to the VAAA on this project and in the future.”

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training and performance support solutions to the VA and Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected to Incorporate the My Healthevet Personal Health Record (PHR) into the Daily Delivery of Health Care.

Posted on January 22, 2014

Coley was selected by VA Office of Informatics and Analytics (OIA) to execute a comprehensive solution to incorporate the My HealtheVet Personal Health Record (PHR) into the daily delivery of health care and promote its use by Veterans, Service members, their advocates, and caregivers; and VA health care teams and staff.

My HealtheVet is VA’s online personal health record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps Veterans partner with their health care teams. It provides them opportunities and tools to make informed decisions and manage their health care.

Coley will work with the My HealtheVet Veterans and Consumers Health Informatics Office (V/CHIO Project Management Office (PMO) to implement a comprehensive strategic and tactically actionable consumer-focused clinical adoption methodology in preparation for the development, implementation and national integration of My HealtheVet services and features.

Preparing for, deploying and adopting a new PHR service that changes how patients and clinicians and other VA staff communicate and share electronic information requires a rigorous approach that is flexible and adaptable so adoption can occur. Coley will use a change management model that addresses specific VA needs including: Organizational Alignment; Business Requirements and Enhancement; Acceptance Testing; Business / Services Operations Management, Information Awareness; Communications and Engagement; Education and Training, Implementation; and Evaluation and Optimization.

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training, performance, and information technology solutions to the VA and Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected to Develop an Integration Strategy and Communications Plan for the VHA CBI National Risk Management

Posted on September 30, 2013

Coley was selected to develop integration, communications, and training strategies that assist the VHA CBI National Risk Management office with managing business compliance and integrity risks across the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Coley is tasked with creating, developing, and implementing communications and Risk University eLearning modules. The VHA CBI risk management office ensures that VA business operations follow all relevant laws, rules and regulations; promotes standards of excellence in VA business practices; and helps VHA maintain public trust.

Jack Coley, CEO explained, “We are proud to support any effort by the VHA in providing patient-centric care by effectively managing risk and providing necessary training and resources for leadership to make informed decisions throughout their business operations.”

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training, performance, and information technology solutions to the VA and Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected to Develop Training Materials for the Veterans Affairs Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC) Program Management Office

Posted on September 30, 2013

The VA has selected Coley to update, standardize, and convert nine national courses consisting of 155 modules to electronic formats compatible with virtual delivery using electronic classroom systems to reach the desired target audience without incurring travel expenses.

CPAC is a congressionally mandated program that has consolidated traditional Veterans Health Administration (VHA) business office functions into seven regional centers around the country aligning VHA billing and collections activities and achieving superior levels of sustained revenue cycle management. CPAC supports quality healthcare for Veterans by working closely with private health insurance companies to collect for non-service connected conditions.

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, stated “We are honored to be part of CPAC’s efforts to improve Veterans healthcare and look forward to updating their courses for virtual delivery.”

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training, performance, and information technology solutions to the VA and Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley & Associates Selected to Deliver Talent Management System Training for the Department of Veterans Affairs

Posted on September 23, 2013

The VA awarded Coley & Associates a three-year contract valued up to .6 million to build, update and maintain training programs as well as develop and report on performance-based assessments for the more than 414,000 TMS end users, managers, and administrators. The VA TMS stores all related information about education for VA employees that support the VA’s mission for the Veterans Health Administration medical programs. Coley was selected because of its deep understanding of the TMS and their ability to deliver blended training programs on time and within budget.

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, said "We are pleased to work closely with the VA and be part of the efforts designed to improve service to our Nation’s Veterans. Our team is fully committed to this goal.”

This award builds on Coley’s track record of delivering innovative training, performance, and information technology solutions to the VA and Government organizations throughout the United States.

Coley Selected as One of The Best Places to Work in San Antonio for 2013

Posted on July 13, 2013

For the second straight year, Coley & Associates has been named by San Antonio Business Journal as one of the best companies to work for in San Antonio in its 2013 "Best Places to Work” awards program. The scores are based on an evaluation of results of an independent employee survey compiled by an independent firm.

“Our team's extraordinary commitment to excellence sets us apart from other companies and enables us to produce the highest quality results for our Government and Corporate clients. Coley is dedicated to helping others and our outstanding team of exceptional people work hard every day to accomplish our client’s and company’s goals.” said Jack Coley, CEO. “In the current economic reality where many employers are continuing to cut employee benefits, we are proud that we are able to continue to offer a robust benefits program that addresses our employees’ and their families’ needs.”

At Coley, “culture” isn’t just a buzzword—it defines our work ethic, strong tradition of respect, integrity, and employee development. Coley is a place where a person’s talents, contributions, and ideas are welcomed and rewarded. We pride ourselves on our culture of open communication, camaraderie, and team work.

Coley & Associates, an equal opportunity employer, currently has a variety of career opportunities. Opportunities are listed on Coley’s Career Portal.

Coley Awarded Five-Year Contract with U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology

Posted on January 28, 2013

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) awarded Coley & Associates a five year contract valued up to $4.8 million to design and develop courses for a wide-range of DoD professionals in the acquisition and sustainment career fields.

As a SDVOSB with previous Air Force experience, we are fully committed to using our substantial learning and performance expertise to help the AFIT Technology School of Systems and Logistics build engaging courseware.

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, said “This award gives us the opportunity to return to our Air Force roots. We are honored to have opportunity to help the Air Force develop courseware for acquisition and sustainment professionals using the latest interactive multimedia learning technologies.”

Coley & Associates have a Donation Drive Aimed at Supporting Veterans

Posted on November 21, 2012

At Coley & Associates, we supports charitable causes that positively impact veterans in our community. This past month, Coley team members participated in two donation drives: a towel drive for the local Fisher House and a coat drive for SAMMinistries.

The Fisher House in San Antonio houses 26 military families so they may be close to a loved one, a soldier, who is hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury. With 26 families there are many needs, in fact, for face towels alone, the Fischer House uses close to 7,000 a year. Coley team members collected over 200 towels in just 2 weeks and we will continue bringing in more towels throughout the year.

In addition, we support SAMMinistries, an organization that assists our homeless population. According to the VA, Veterans make up between 10 to 14 percent of the U.S. homeless population. In San Antonio, nearly a quarter of the homeless population are Veterans - one of the highest in the country. Coley’s team collected winter coats and clothing and donated them to SAMMinistries which will help keep our homeless Veterans warm throughout the winter.

“Over the past several years we have had the distinct privilege of supporting Veterans through the work we do; whether through our eLearning and IT work with the Department of Veterans Affairs, as Consultants to small businesses owned by Veterans, or by hiring Veterans.” said Jack Coley, President and CEO, “Giving back to Veterans through these two worthy causes is important to us.”

About Fisher House Foundation:

Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. The Fisher Houses are where families can stay while a loved one is receiving treatment. Additionally, the Foundation ensures that families of service men and women wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan are not burdened with unnecessary expense during a time of crisis. For more information and how to donate visit http://www.fisherhouse.org/donate/

About SAMMinistries:

SAMMinistries was launched in 1983 and is an interfaith ministry whose mission is to help the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, shelter, housing, and services. For more information on how to donate call 210-321-5611 or visit: SAMMinistries – Give a gift.

Coley & Associates Hosts Open House

Posted on November 19, 2012

We hosted an open house on Thursday, November 15th to present our new expanded offices at 140 Heimer Road, Suite 400 in San Antonio, Texas. After outgrowing our previous location, we made the move to our new office space in May of 2012.

“We are pleased that so many guests were able to attend the open house and see our commitment to our clients and staff first hand," Commented President/CEO and founder, Jack Coley “We enjoyed this opportunity to reconnect with partners and clients.”

The open house included a tour of the office which is double the previous office space, more conference rooms and an open plan that creates a collaborative environment. Also new to this space is a dedicated sound studio that, together with our experienced staff, we are now capable of recording, editing, and mixing of all kinds of voice-over and narration projects, including training seminars, audio books, promotional and instructional advertisements, Power-Point or live presentation and much more.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 210-402-6766 or rstephens@coleyinc.com.

Coley Supports San Antonio Family Endeavors

Posted on September 15, 2012

Saturday night two of Coley's team members dressed up and spent the evening supporting Mary Ellen Londrie, CEO of P3S Corporation, a long-time customer of Coley, in the annual San Antonio Family Endeavors charitable fundraising event: Dancing with the Stars.

Combined with Coley's donation, Ms. Londrie raised over $40,000, in the Dancing with the Stars charitable fundraiser.

Coley’s CEO and President, Jack Coley, commented, “"Our company is focused on empowering others and is happy to be able to sponsor Mary Ellen's efforts to raise money for Family Endeavors that is doing so much for the San Antonio community."

Over the last 40 years Family Endeavors has been a catalyst for assisting and/or establishing several local community programs. These programs are the legacy and accomplishments of Family Endeavors and include such agencies as: Habitat for Humanity-SA, Roy Maas’ Youth Alternatives, Ella Austin Community Center, Victoria Courts Childcare, SAMMinistries Shelter, Presa Community Services Center, Urban Alliance, and the San Antonio Food Bank.

Coley Awarded MOBIS GSA Schedule to Provide Innovative Training Solutions

Posted on August 2, 2012

Coley & Associates (Coley) a leader in innovative learning and information technology solutions for Government agencies, today announced it has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 874 Contract for Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS).

Under its GSA Schedule contract #GS-02F-0172Y, Coley is approved to provide custom training and eLearning solutions to federal, state, and local governments. The full range of solutions available under the contract includes instructional design; curriculum development; classroom , Instructor-led, and blended training; and eLearning (included web and mobile delivery platforms).

Coley’s President, Jack Coley, commented, “"Our government customers were looking for an easier way to acquire our services. With this GSA award, Coley will now be able to deliver our training and eLearning solutions to government agencies faster and with fewer obstacles."

With almost 12 years of experience building interactive learning solutions, Coley is equipped and ready to expand its business through this GSA Schedule award. Coley believes our ability to outwork and outperform our competitors enables us to deliver high-quality service, extraordinary value, and consistent client satisfaction.

Coley & Associates’ Mentor, ASM Research, Inc. Receives the VA Champions of Veteran Enterprise Mentor Award

Posted on June 27, 2012

Coley & Associates is proud to announce that its mentor, ASM Research, Inc. (ASM), is the winner of the 2012 VA Veteran-Owned Small Business Mentor Award. This award is part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 2012 VA Champions of Veterans Enterprise program, recognizing significant contributions that illustrate the spirit of outstanding support for the Veteran entrepreneurship program. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Mr. Eric Shinseki, and the Executive Director, VA’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization presented the award to ASM during a ceremony on June 27, 2012 at the National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expo in Detroit, Michigan.

ASM was eligible for this award as one of a select group of organizations chosen by VA for the first ever VA Mentor-Protégé Program. ASM and Coley & Associates have been working together over the past year and sharing business assistance in various complimentary skill areas.

“ASM has provided Coley with exposure to our business infrastructure, processes, and technology and helped them examine and adopt a new pipeline review process,” said John Fraser, ASM’s President and COO. “We’re honored to be selected by VA for this award. We have enjoyed working with Coley to facilitate their growth and development as well as benefit VA programs and initiatives and look forward to continuing our work together and fostering a long-term business relationship.”

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, said “an essential achievement in the mentoring relationship between ASM and Coley has been preparing us for the acquisition and delivery of new business opportunities. We appreciate the leadership and support ASM has provided Coley & Associates and are grateful for the mentoring opportunity provided through the VA.”

About ASM Research, Inc.

ASM is a leading solutions integrator located in Fairfax, VA and regional operations in San Antonio, TX; Fort Knox, KY; and Lakewood, NJ. ASM is focused on using information and technology to solve real world problems for the Federal, State, and Local Government organizations we serve. ASM is an employee-owned company whose more than 30 years of commitment to our clients’ missions has repeatedly produced extraordinary results.

VA Re-Verifies Coley's Status as a SDVOSB

Posted on June 14, 2012

Coley is proud to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for Veteran Enterprise (CVE) has re-verified our business status as a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB).

Re-verification of our SDVOSB status is significant in that it qualifies Coley to remain eligible for contract awards under the VA's Veterans First Contracting Program and continue to serve the VA in its mission to support disabled Veterans.

The new documentation requirements are considerable, including everything from copies of corporate documents, stock ledgers, stock certificates, operating agreements, lease agreements, payroll ledgers, bank signature cards, and cleared checks; to copies of proposals and contracts. As a result of the VA's more rigorous review of companies and their affiliates, the competitive pool of verified SDVOSBs has been substantially reduced to legitimate SDVOSBs.

Jack Coley, CEO, said, "It is particularly amazing that we received the request from the VA for substantiating documentation last Thursday, had all of the documents retrieved and uploaded to the VA by Monday, and received our approval today! The VA has done a great job in streamlining their approval process during the past year and We have already noted that several of our long-time competitors have been removed from the VA’s database of verified SDVOSBs at www.vetbiz.gov."

Coley & Associates Named One of the “Best Places to Work”

Posted on May 9, 2012

Coley & Associates has been named by San Antonio Business Journal as one of the best companies to work for in San Antonio in its 2012 "Best Places to Work” awards program. The scores are based on an evaluation of results of an independent employee survey compiled by an independent firm.

“Coley is dedicated to helping others and we start with our own employees. I believe that we have an outstanding team of exceptional employees that work hard every day to accomplish our client’s and company’s goals.” said Jack Coley, CEO. “In the current economic reality where many employers are cutting employee benefits, we are proud that we are able to continue to offer a robust benefits program that addresses our employees’ and their families’ needs.”

At Coley, “culture” isn’t just a buzzword—it defines our work ethic, strong tradition of respect, integrity, and employee development. Coley is a place where a person’s talents, contributions, and ideas are welcomed and rewarded. We pride ourselves on our culture of open communication - one in which employees know where the organization is headed, how they fit into these plans, and what’s expected of them. Best of all, our culture creates a superior work/life balance where people can plan weekend trips without fear of last minute work requirements.

Coley & Associates, an equal opportunity employer, currently has a variety of career opportunities. Opportunities are listed on Coley’s Career Portal at http://www.coleyinc.com.

Coley & Associates Relocates to New Office

Posted on May 7, 2012

Coley & Associates is excited to announce we have moved to a new location! Why move? We’ve simply outgrown our current office space. We’ve made due for a couple years, but having experienced unprecedented growth in both sales, and staff so we have built a space from scratch with our Client’s needs in mind.

We are excited for the opportunity to not only expand our office space, but to also continue to build and grow our client-base and services. The new office opened for business on May 7th, 2012. The new space will allow for operational efficiencies, as well as ensure plenty of room for future growth. President/CEO and founder, Jack Coley, stated: “our team is excited and ready to use the larger and more functional space to continue producing high quality services and delivering exceptional customer service”.

Our new address is:

Coley & Associates, Inc.
140 Heimer Road, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78232

If you have any questions, please contact us at 210-402-6766 or rstephens@coleyinc.com.

Coley CEO to Speak at the National Veterans Small Business Conference & Expo

Posted on May 1, 2012

Mr. Jack Coley, President/CEO - has been invited to speak at the National Veterans Small Business Conference & Expo, being held June 26-29, 2012 in Detroit, MI. The conference is the largest nationwide event of its kind and attracts more than 1,600 attendees and over 500 exhibitors representing all levels of federal, state, and local government agencies, the small business community, large/prime contractors, minority educational institutions, and many more.

Jack has been asked to share his expertise on how to get the most from the Mentor-Protégé Programs offered by Federal agencies. Coley & Associates was selected by the VA in 2010 as one of the first 20 companies to participate in its new Mentor Protégé Program.

Jack has over 30 years experience in public and private sector organizations creatively applying technology to transform organizations into world-class operations. He has extensive expertise in strategy formulation and execution, technology insertion, new market development, supply chain analysis, organizational development and has a proven record of success in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments. Jack has consulted with and assisted hundreds of small businesses successfully enter or expand their business in the federal government.

Coley Selected to Air Force Medical Services (AFMS) CATS IDIQ

Posted on February 3, 2012

Coley & Associates is proud to announce that they are a member of Team ASM that has received an award by the Air Force Medical Service Commodity Council (AFMS) as one of multiple Consultant, Advisory and Technical Service (CATS) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) awardees. The total contract ceiling, inclusive of a five year ordering period, is $985M.

The AFMS mission is to develop plans, programs and procedures to support worldwide medical service missions in support of the warfighter and their families. Under the CATS contract, Coley will compete to provide the AFMS with a wide range of technical expertise, software development, web development and training services to assist AFMS in maintaining and reengineering its operations globally.

"We are very excited to be able to bring our creative team's talents to the Air Force Medical Service. We look forward to working with ASM Research to improve medical care to Air Force members and their families," said Mr. Jack Coley, Chief Executive Officer.

Coley to Create PTSD Training Materials

Posted on October 3, 2011

Coley will develop a range of educational and communication materials to address Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injuries under a five-year contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD as a subcontractor to Education Development Center, Inc. This contract will build on Coley’s work supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for PTSD and Employee Education System, which focuses on mental health prevention with veterans, their families and healthcare providers.

Specifically, Coley will work with EDC and the VA to develop face-to-face training, Web-based training courses and materials, informational and instructional videos and other media presentations, interactive toolkits and written materials, and promotional and communications campaigns designed to assist veterans and their families.

Secretary Shinseki Visits Coley Booth at the National Veterans Conference

Posted on August 20, 2011

New Orleans, LA (8/15/2011) - Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Retired Army Gen. Eric Shinseki visited the Coley & Associates booth at the National Veterans Conference in New Orleans, LA.

Secretary Shinseki and Coley & Associates' CEO, Jack Coley, had the opportunity to discuss the VA's major initiatives how Coley is working help improve the lives of disabled Veterans.

"It was a sincere pleasure to meet Secretary Shinseki and share the great things that Coley employees are doing to help our country's disabled veterans," said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

Coley Sponsors 2011 Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk

Posted on August 19, 2011

Stephen Siller was a firefighter in New York. On 9/11/01 he was getting off duty when the first hijacked plane hit the Twin Towers. He immediately turned his car around and drove to the station. The fire trucks had already left, so he grabbed his gear and headed toward the towers himself. Stopped due to road closings at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, he hoisted his 60 lbs of gear on his back and literally ran 3 miles from there to the Towers. He was last seen going into the towers and perished with the others when it collapsed. For 10 years his family has been hosting a 5K memorial run in Manhattan to honor his heroic legacy and to raise funds to support our wounded warriors. On this, the 10th Anniversary, San Antonio is hosting a 5K Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers run starting and finishing at the Alamo. It will be a full morning of remembrance, reflection and patriotic show of thanks to our first responders and military.

The SAFD and SAPD are fully on board and will be running in the event...in fact, the SAFD firefighter to finish the race first with all their gear on wins a trip to the NY race that will take place on 9/25/11.

"That proceeds will be used to support our Wounded Warriors is in line with our mission of supporting Veterans. We are proud to be able to support such an important and meaningful event," said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

Coley to Exhibit at National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo

Posted on August 1, 2011

Coley and Associates announced today that they will be featuring their work on the Veteran Self Employment Accelerator (VetSEA) project at the National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo in New Orleans, LA.

The National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo is the largest nationwide conference of its kind designed to support Veteran-Owned, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, and other Small Businesses.

The conference will be held Monday, August 15th through Thursday, August 18th at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Coley & Associates Selected to Provide Veterans Affairs IT Solutions

Posted on July 11, 2011

Coley and Associates, Inc. (Coley) announced today that they have been awarded a subcontract as part of ASM Research’s Veterans Affairs Transformation 21 Total Technology (T4) winning team. The VA T4 contract is a five-year program worth up to $12 Billion that will help the VA transform into a 21st century organization that delivers high-quality health care, benefits, and services to Veterans.

As part of the winning team, Coley will provide services in the following functional areas: Program Management, Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Planning Support

  • Studies and Analyses
  • Program Management Support
  • Systems/Software Engineering
  • Design and Development
  • IT Service Management Implementation
  • Web Application Design and Development
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Systems/Software Integration
  • Information Management Services
  • Current System and Data Migration
  • Database and Data Warehouse Administration
  • Training

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley and Associates, who is also a Service Disabled Veteran said, “We are very honored to be a part of this tremendous opportunity and look forward to providing IT solutions that help the VA deliver the highest-quality health care, benefits, and services that Veterans have earned. We’re proud to be part of the winning team and look to expand the reach and impact that our interactive solutions can have for our Veterans.”

Coley Wins BPA from Bureau of Land Management

Posted on May 20, 2011

Coley and Associates (Coley) is pleased to announce the award of an Instructional Support Services Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Bureau of Land Management, National Training Center (BLM). This BPA will enable BLM to simplify the ordering process and fulfill repetitive orders with Coley more efficiently.

Under this BPA, Coley will provide instructional system support, computer based training services; will update government owned courses, as well as convert government owned courses to better fit BLM’s needs. Coley is eager to provide innovative and engaging solutions for BLM that will enable BLM to better achieve their goals, both presently and in the future.

Jack Coley, founder and CEO of Coley and Associates said, “This BPA will enable our team to deliver creative and innovative solutions to generate a top-notch product for BLM. This BPA also gives Coley a new client and contracting in our growing contracts portfolio.”

With over ten years of experience building interactive solutions, Coley is well equipped and fully prepared to meet and exceed the expectations of this BPA. Coley believes it’s their dedication to quality products, value, and attention to client satisfaction that will allow them to be successful in this endeavor. While this is Coley’s first BPA with BLM, it is not their first contract in the federal sector; Coley has been producing superior results for the government since the company’s inception.

Coley receives formal CVE verification

Posted on May 2, 2011

Initially on October 28, 2008, and then again on May 2, 2011 under the new and more stringent Veterans Verification program, Coley was officially verified by the Department of Veterans Affairs' Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) as a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) solidifying Coley as a leading SDVOSB Interactive Technologies service provider at VA.

By achieving CVE verification Coley is eligible to participate in the Veteran's First program that provides prime contracting opportunities to qualified SDVOSB's and then to qualified VOSB's

Coley and Associates to Develop Veteran Self-Employment Training

Posted on April 28, 2011

As men and women who serve our country return home from deployment, many are finding it nearly impossible to find work. Compounding employment issues are service-related disabilities that make finding traditional employment daunting and unrewarding. Coley and Associates (Coley), in conjunction with Halfaker and Associates, is pleased to announce their partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to introduce the Veteran Self-Employment Accelerator (VetSEA), a program designed to assist service-disabled Veterans in becoming self-employed.

VetSEA’s goal is to ease the process of self-employment by providing a program that will not only connect Veterans with real business experts, but also provide automated guides that will simplify the complicated self-employment process. Among other things, Coley will assist in developing VetSEA’s interactive website that will present step-by-step assistance as well as continuous coaching throughout the learning process; allowing for the Veteran to receive training from a variety of resources. The overall goal for the VetSEA program is to enable Veterans to successfully start their own business and become gainfully self-employed.

One of the hallmarks of the program is the ability to offer guidance from successful business owners; many who are service-connected disabled Veterans themselves. Jack Coley, owner and CEO of Coley and Associates; also a service-disabled Veteran, said, “This is a program that will enable our Veterans, people who have sacrificed for our country, to become successful in the self-employment process. It will teach them how to start and run their own business, and how to make it profitable. Offering this kind of service is the least we can do for those who have given up so much for us.”

VetSEA will be an interactive training program that will consist of several phases and access to many external resources. The purpose of the course is to be there through the entire life cycle of the self-employment process; from beginning until end, and beyond.

Director of Coley Government Services Selected as an Eminent Engineer

Posted on April 22, 2013

Coley and Associates (Coley) is pleased to announce that Michael Meadows, Director of Government Services, was honored by the California Psi Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at University of California San Diego by selection for membership as an "Eminent Engineer". This recognition is granted to distinguished engineers ten years or more after graduation.

Tau Beta Pi is the premier engineering honor society in the United States and one of the top three honor societies in the nation. Members are admitted based on demonstration of superior scholarship and exemplary character, evidenced through their personal integrity, breadth of interest, and charitable activity.

"We are very fortunate to have Michael leading our Government Solutions division." said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, “Michael epitomizes the type and quality of people we strive to attract at Coley & Associates."

Coley Selected to Build Tools that Help Veterans Overcome PTSD

Posted on April 19, 2011

Coley and Associates (Coley) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to assist the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD) in developing a comprehensive range of web-based toolkits, courses, and interactive solutions designed to assist mental health professionals, community support, and family members in treating Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

PTSD affects almost 20% of Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Coley’s work will use the latest web-based technologies to extend the extensive work and knowledge of the VA NCPTSD to those who interact with and can help Veterans in dealing with PTSD.

“As a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business, we especially look forward to being a part of such an important endeavor. Our efforts will help to equip people with the tools they need to help our Veterans who have sacrificed much on our behalf,” said Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates.

Coley & Associates, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that brings together the best talent and technologies to create interactive solutions that impact people’s lives in positive ways.

Coley Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Posted on January 12, 2011

Coley & Associates, Inc., a Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) celebrates its 10th Anniversary today.

Mr. Jack Coley founded Coley & Associates in 2001 with the idea that by integrating creative design methodology with cutting-edge technology we could create engaging online solutions that don’t merely work, but capture the imagination of people and enhance achievement, learning, and business operations.

A decade later, Jack's vision is firmly rooted in Coley's corporate culture and its team of associates consistently deliver high quality, highly engaging solutions to Government and Corporate customers, including the Veterans Administration, U.S. Air Force, and National Institute for Standards and Technology.

"Ten years is a long time in this economic environment and our anniversary celebration is a testament to the strength of our ability to deliver real value to our customers," said Jack Coley, CEO. "I applaud the talent and dedication of our personnel and partners who consistently exceed expectations. I look forward to the next decade and our continued growth."

Coley to Exhibit at the TX-DIR Power to Purchase Technology Expo

Posted on January 10, 2011

Coley and Associates announced today that they have committed to exhibiting their Comprehensive Web Development and Management Services at the 2011 TX-DIR Power to Purchase Technology Expo in Austin, TX.

The TX-DIR Power to Purchase Expo is designed to bring together DIR contracted technology vendors and IT purchasing staff from varied state agencies, local and state governments, K-12 and higher education. This kind of event enables Texas State purchasers to become aware of web-based solutions offered by Coley.

Coley has been a long time contractor with the Federal government, though this is the first opportunity since winning a TX-DIR contract to attend the DIR Power to Purchase Expo. Jack Coley, CEO of Coley and Associates stated, “We’re looking forward to attending the TX-DIR Power to Purchase Expo this year. It’s a great opportunity to not only build new relationships with potential customers, but to showcase the great things that are being done at Coley.”

The Expo will be held on Thursday, April 28th at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, TX.

Coley Selected for New VA Mentor Protégé Program

Posted on December 21, 2010

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that Coley & Associates, Inc. and its mentor company, ASM Research, have been selected as one of the first 20 companies to participate in its new Mentor Protégé Program.

According to the VA, the purpose of the Mentor-Protégé Program is, “To help small businesses owned by service-disabled Veterans and other Veteran-owned small businesses become more competitive in the marketplace.”

In addition to having the honor of being selected in the inaugural group of protégé companies, Coley is also the only technology company from Texas to be selected and the only technology company specializing in e-Learning, Multimedia, and Mobile solutions nationwide to be selected.

Mr. Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, said, “Our selection as a protégé in the VA’s Mentor Protégé Program is an honor and testament to the impact Coley is making on the lives of Veterans. We look forward to tapping into the more than 30 years of experience that ASM Research offers our team as a mentor that will further our ability to make an even greater impact on Veteran’s health and well-being.”

Coley Demonstrates cutting edge HumanSim at 2010 ASMUS Annual Meeting

Posted on November 1, 2010

As the need for experiential learning within the military medical community grows, so does the demand for quality programs to provide training for realistic situations. Coley and Associates, Inc. had the opportunity to demonstrate such a program, HumanSim, at the 2010 Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (ASMUS) Annual Meeting. HumanSim is an immersive training platform designed for medical personnel.

The 2010 Annual Meeting attracted over three thousand people, both spectators and participants. This event provided the opportunity to showcase HumanSim to the world’s single largest Federal Healthcare market. It enabled Coley and the HumanSim team to meet face-to-face with hundreds of healthcare personnel; the very personnel who would greatly benefit from the advanced training technology HumanSim offers. As a member of the HumanSim Integrated Partner Program (IPP) team, Coley is authorized to develop and deliver advanced education and training solutions for the medical community using the HumanSim platform. As part of this program, Coley can deliver a full range of advanced learning and educational solutions.

Coley Becomes Integrated Partners Program Member for HumanSim

Posted on October 15, 2010

Coley and Associates is excited to announce its participation in the Integrated Partners Program for HumanSim. Becoming a member in this program represents a substantial opportunity to be part of a team that is developing leading edge, immersive training solutions.

HumanSim is a cutting edge development platform designed to provide experiential learning opportunities for the medical community. It has the ability to provide self paced, individual training or instructor led team training. The software has flexible platforms that allow it to be utilized on PC, web, mobile devices and game console. HumanSim is designed to achieve many goals including:

  • Improving overall clinical performance
  • Reducing medical errors
  • Increasing patient safety

Jack Coley, CEO of Coley and Associates, stated, “The HumanSim project is unparalleled in its ability deliver advanced technology solutions at affordable prices. Being accepted as an Integrated Partner enables us to expand our portfolio of advanced learning solutions that we can deliver to our Government customers. ”

Coley has been building eLearning and training programs for years, assisting different branches of the Federal government with creating programs that best fit their needs. This is an opportunity for Coley to expand their already diverse portfolio of projects and skills. As part of this program, Coley will enhance its ability to deliver a wide range of advanced learning and educational solutions.

Navy awards Coley SeaPort-e contract

Posted on July 15, 2010

The Navy has awarded Coley and Associates contract # N00178-10-D-5953 under the SeaPort Enhanced acquisition program. The Multiple Award Contract has a four-year base period and enables delivery of solutions under a wide array of technical and engineering services.

According to the Navy, about $5.3 billion in services will be procured per year via orders issued under the program.

Under the SeaPort-e program, Coley will provide services in 19 functional areas, including research and development, system engineering, modeling and simulation, information system development and information assurance. Other areas involve support for analysis, prototyping, technical data, networks, software engineering, test and evaluation, training and logistics.

Coley & Associates, an equal opportunity employer, currently has a variety of career opportunities. Opportunities are listed on Coley’s Career Portal.

Coley Wins TX-DIR Contract for Web Solutions

Posted on June 29, 2010

Coley has extensive experience in providing website design and development services, as well as software development, database design and data migration. Coley brings together talent, experience and complementary skills that ensure requirements are being not only met, but exceeded. It’s these skills that enable Coley to provide the best quality solutions at the lowest possible price.

When asked about the TX-DIR award, Jack Coley, CEO of Coley and Associates said, “While we have provided web based solutions to the Federal government for several years now, we’re looking forward to being able to present these same quality solutions to the state of Texas. .”

National Institute for Standards and Technology awards Coley contract

Posted on June 25, 2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded Coley and Associates a contract for the Multimedia Content Creation, Collaboration, and Production Project. The purpose of this project is to assist the NIST with developing a process and technical environment to create and deliver multimedia content supporting Information Technology Laboratory’s (ITL) research projects, standards, protocols, and publications, and provide a collaborative environment to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information.

The project will include an open and transparent process for doing research and sharing findings, a companion workflow, and a delivery mechanism for hosting Internet community RSS feeds, wikis, and blogs which will improve the collaboration of ITL scientists and the Internet community and further improve and extend the scientific research.

Mr. Jack Coley, CEO of Coley & Associates, said, “This award will allow us to help NIST comply with the Government's desire for transparency while enabling NIST to develop better security standards more efficiently.