Simplified Procurement of IT Modernization, Digital Transformation, and Public Health Services

The TSS-DRT Joint Venture is an SBA approved 8(a) mentor-protégé JV comprised of an Alaska Native Owned Subsidiary, Tanaq Support Services (TSS) and a Woman Owned business, DRT Strategies (DRT).

Benefits of Working with Us

  • Experience Exceptional Customer with our agile and responsive business practices resulting in > 90% customer satisfaction ratings
  • Achieve meaningful results to service your mission needs and more value for your investment
  • 35 years of combined technology and management consulting experience
In addition, the 8(a) ANC sole source method allows you to:
  • Exemption from typical $4.5M Sole Source Thresholds with Sole Source Direct Awards up to $25M without Justification and Approval
  • Streamline Costly Approval Processes
  • Expedite Acquisition and Negotiation Time
Scope of


  • IT Systems and Web Development
  • IT Service Management & ITIL
  • Information Systems Security
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Machine Learning
  • Sharepoint Design & Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Informatics, Data Management & Analytics
Business Management
  • Program & Project Management
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Administrative & Executive Support 
  • Technical Assistance & Training
Public Health Services
  • Epidemiology Support and Emergency & Pandemic Response
  • Health Communications
  • Policy and Operational Support

We are People You Can Call

Saeed NadjariunGM and Program JV Manager

The 8(a) Process Simplified… Weeks Not Months!
How to

Work with Us

  • 1

    Prepare a simplified Statement of Work

  • 2

    Government Program Manager selects TSS-DRT Joint Venture, LLC as the desired 8(a) firm

  • 3

    Contracting Officer notifies the assigned SBA Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS) assigned to the 8(a)

    1. Mr. Ryan Zachry, SBA BOS, Alaska District Office
    2. Phone: (907) 271-4842, Email:
  • 4

    SBA BOS confirms with 8(a) that they are able and willing to perform the work

  • 5

    Upon receipt of confirmation (acceptance) from SBA BOS, Contracting Officer issues RFP to 8(a)

  • 6

    8(a) prepares technical proposal and cost estimate to Contracting Officer for review

  • 7

    The CO and Program Manager negotiate directly with 8(a) on the details of specific contract award

  • 8

    CO, Program Manager, and 8(a) finalize details and agree upon proposal

  • 9

    The 8(a) contract is awarded to 8(a)

  • 10

    The Alaska District Office of the SBA is notified of the contract award and a copy of the contract is transmitted for retention

  • 11

    Contract performance begins



Tanaq Support Services (TSS) is a subsidiary of St. George Tanaq Corporation, an Alaska Native Owned village corporation founded in 1971 TSS provides science, research and information technology consulting services to its clients. TSS is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), SDB and SBA certified 8(a) program participant.



DRT Strategies (DRT) is an award winning, digital transformation partner to federal clients for nearly 20 years. DRT is a woman-owned business that successfully graduated from the SBA 8(a) program and is an SBA approved mentor to TSS.

Qualifications & Certifications
  • Alaska Native Owned and Managed
  • SBA approved 8(a) mentor-protégé JV
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Contract Vehicles and Direct Awards
  • 8(a) Directed awards
  • GSA Schedule: #47QTCA21D0035 [SIN 54151S, 541611]
  • GSA 8(a) STARS III: #47QTCB21D0426