Our talents are strategically partnered with Bids & Diversified Services Inc. (BDS). BDS is a professional contract management services designed to manage a diverse portfolio of performance-based opportunities. Our technical expertise combined with their contracting background lend for a prestigious combination in managing and executing contract acquisitions for the federal government and the commercial industry.
BDS is a Family Owned business that qualifies as a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned business certified as a Hub-zone, Small Disadvantaged, and 8a graduate. BDS provides performance based services and cradle-to-the-grave contract management solutions to government and commercial concerns in diverse sectors that pertain to energy, aviation, facilities, food, health, human resources, information technology, and social services. Our consulting and training arm provides client-centric acquisition, change, program, and energy management tools to assist our customers with managing processes, optimizing operations and increasing their return on investment.
Cherry A. Maxwell is the Chief Executive Officer and President of BDS. After 30 years of serving her country retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force with 15 years in Senior Management, she took the reigns adding new services while integrating its high performance solution based contract management for diverse services with new technology tools and processes geared toward energy, health, human resources, and social services spaces. She has a wealth of knowledge in training Contracting Officer Technical Representatives for government acquisition projects and managed contract vehicles for a broad range of services.
Melvin M. Maxwell is the Vice President of Government and Commercial Contracting. After 33 years of experience in cradle to grave contract management serving as a United States Air Force officer, Mr. Maxwell utilized that experience and applied it to general contracting which was instrumental through years of exponential growth and challenges. He has turned over the envisioning of the strategic direction of the company to focus specifically on the company’s contract and business expansion initiative. He has worked as a Contracting Officer, Contract Administrator, Chief of Services and Supply, and Utilities Contract Administrator and Negotiator for the Department of Defense; and a CEO, President, VP Business Development, and Contract Manager for BDS. He is a Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) with degrees in Counseling and Leadership, Engineering, Contracts and Social Science.