what we do


OCT has an extensive history of delivering top-tier acquisition support services, alleviating significant contracting and closeout backlogs for over 20 federal agencies.

We have a strong workforce of former 1102 contracting professionals with FAC-C and DAWIA certifications. Our acquisition personnel serve as contract specialists throughout the cradle-to-grave life cycle and as business advisors, improving efficiency in acquisition policies and processes. OCT additionally provides big ‘A’ acquisition services including planning, programming, budgeting, and execution as well as establishing acquisition review boards for a wide range of stakeholders.

OCT provides expert guidance in developing and documenting a tailored acquisition strategy that aligns with organizational goals, ensuring a seamless and efficient process that maximizes value and minimizes risks throughout the entire acquisition journey.
Through rigorous assessments, we identify strengths and areas for improvement, enabling us to craft strategic recommendations for optimizing program performance.
Our expert support guarantees a thorough and timely closeout, allowing your team to transition seamlessly to the next phase while maintaining compliance and maximizing the value of the completed project.
Our dedicated support services cover every aspect of Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) responsibilities, guaranteeing compliance, efficient communication, and successful execution throughout the entire program lifecycle.
With a focus on efficiency and compliance, we empower 1102 personnel to navigate the complexities of federal procurement seamlessly, contributing to the overall success of their mission-critical initiatives.
From understanding regulations and compliance to mastering negotiation techniques, our training ensures that your team is well-equipped to navigate the dynamic landscape of acquisitions, fostering expertise and confidence for optimal performance.
Meet our Acquisition experts

Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith Wayne is a multifaceted manager with over 40 years of experience in Business Development, Program and Project management, Personnel Management, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Education and Training, and Exercise Development and Execution.

John Raffier

John Raffier

John Raffier is a U.S. Navy veteran with over 20 years of military experience, and has significant leadership, strategic planning, human capital management, policy development, process improvement, and program/project management experience.

Clients we have supported

Department of Education
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Health and Human Services Agency
US Agecy International Development
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
US Securities and Exhange Commission
United States Department of Justice
Naval Medical Research

Case Studies

Navy ship

Navy Medical Research Center (NMRC) Acquisition Support Services Case Study

OCT provides full lifecycle acquisition and procurement support services in support of military medical research, including budgets, operational surveys, studies, analyses, and matters related to the NMRC mission.
Coast Guard Chopper

U.S. Coast Guard Acquisition Support Services

OCT’s staff provide a wide range of contracting support services at the market research/pre-solicitation phase, solicitation phase, post-award contract administration phase, and closeout phase.