We are a Small Business Veteran Advocacy company, that specializes in assisting the small and diverse business communities in government contracting opportunities by supporting their certification and registration efforts, their pursuit of a GSA contract or strictly, the desire to pursue and win government contracts. We also support large prime contractors by capturing, vetting, training and coaching, small and diverse businesses for their sub-contracting requirements or plans.
We are proud to be certified by the Department of General Services (DGS) with the State of California as a DVBE (Supplier #: 1594860), and certified SDVOSB with the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE). Our federal government registrations include: SAM – Our DUNS # is 794977954, UEI # is DY6NBGBTCLG3, and CAGE Code is: 5N0Y5 – Our Primary NAICS Code is: 541611 with 541612, 541,614, 541618 as secondary codes.
Our success has allowed CFR to branch out by starting two other companies, CFR Supply Chain Management and CFR Staffing and Recruiting serving the federal and local agencies. CFR has also partnered with an 8(a) Chemical Company (one of its clients) to pursue water treatment chemicals serving the VAs around the country.
Here is a short interview with our CEO, William Osgood that will tell you more about our core competencies and how we help our clients create wealth so they can invest in the lives of their employees and hire veterans.
Position: President and CEO of CFR & Associates – USMC Veteran
Background: William Osgood, Certified Business and Executive Coach with CFR & Associates, which is a Small Business Veteran Advocacy, and as such; he has logged over 5,000 hours working with over 200 companies. In 2001, William was certified as a business coach. William served in the USMC for three years in the post-Vietnam era prior to getting injured and medically discharged from the Marine Corps. He has three companies, CFR & Associates, CFR Supply Chain Management, and CFR Staffing and recruiting and has joint ventured with an 8(a) firm to provide water treatment chemicals to the VA. He is also the State of California’s US Veterans Business Alliance Liaison and chairs the Turning Construction Contacts into Contracts (TCCIC) event. William is the former President of for the Los Angeles Chapter of the US Veteran Business Alliance, Vice-Chair of the Transportation Business Advisory Council (TBAC) for METRO and serves as a member of: The Small Business Advisory Council) SBAC for LAUSD, CAL VET (California Department of Veterans Affairs), the Department of General Services, State of California SBAC, and the LAUSD Small Business Advisory Council. READ MORE
Position: Certification & Research Specialist & USMC Veteran
Background: Craig has been a part of the CFR & Associates team since August 2017. As the Certification Specialist, he assists our clients in navigating the labyrinth of Certification Applications. These filings are anywhere from filing for a company’s Tax I.D. Number (EIN), registration with Dunn and Bradstreet, registration with the System for Award Management, (SAM) and on to their actual Certification applications. He ensures that all documents are filed on time and coaches the clients through possible interviews with the certifying bodies. As a Research Specialist, through extensive market research, he identified job opportunities that aligned with the capabilities of CFR’s Clients. READ MORE
Position: Research Specialist and USNR Veteran
Background: Debra started working for CFR & Associates in May 2022. She has used her research skills that she acquired in the US Navy to assist her new patrons. Weekly, she searches for work opportunities that match her clients’ skill sets. She presents those opportunities to her clients and maintains a marketing report. Additional duties are arranging meetings with employees and clients, attending local networking events, being an active participant in team meetings, and continuing her own self-improvement.
Position: Certification and GSA Specialist
Background: Antoinette Ford is a Certification/GSA Specialist at CFR & Associates. She is a United States Marine Corps Veteran with 10 years of service. Her military experience has aided in her providing over 15 years of administrative expertise, management, and exceptional customer service.