ARGO Systems, LLC. (ARGO) is pleased to announce that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved the Mentor Protégé Agreement between ARGO Systems and Planate Management Group. The Mentor Protégé Program was designed by the Small Business Administration to develop strong Protégé firms through Mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help Proteges successfully compete for government contracts. The agreement will allow for the highest quality service and support to customers of both ARGO Systems and Planate Management Group.

As the Mentor ARGO Systems provides assistance in many different categories including:

  • Management and Technical Assistance
    Internal business management systems; accounting processes; marketing and business/strategic planning assistance; technology transfers; and manufacturing assistance.
  • Financial Assistance
    In the form of equity investments and/or loans; and bonding.
  • Contracting Assistance
    Contracting processes; capabilities; acquisitions; and performance.
  • Trade Education
    International Trade business and strategic planning; finding markets; and learning how to export.
  • Business Development Assistance
    Strategy; and identifying contracting and partnership opportunities.
  • General and/or Administrative Assistance
    Business processes and support; human resource sharing; security clearance support; and capacity building

Planate Management Group, LLC is a Service Disabled Veteran-owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Their team brings decades of experience of construction and facilities management on large-scale projects, including work for numerous public and federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense and Department of State. Planate is a small business provider of infrastructure management consulting and engineering support services worldwide. Planate’s portfolio includes contracts for engineering and construction management services in over 20 countries throughout the world. Their primary focus is to provide outstanding results while ensuring quality and safety measures allow for anticipation and mitigation of any potential impediments to overall performance.

To learn more about Planate Management Group or the Mentor Protégé Program Please Visit – www.planate.comhttps://www.sba.gov/contracting/government-contracting-programs/all-small-mentor-protege-program/about-all-small-mentor-protege-program