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VA & DA Winning Strategies and Opportunities Event

VA & DHA Winning Strategies and Opportunities Event

Join us Wednesday, November 3 from 12:30 to 2pm for this online event to learn effective business strategies to do business at VA & DHA. Plus learn the HOTTEST VA and DHA opportunities!

About this event

Are you interested in doing business with the VA or DHA? Do you want to know the HOTTEST VA and DHA opportunities ? Hear from 3 key speakers who can help you navigate VA and DHA from their own personal experiences from these two agencies.

During the session you will learn about:

  • Contracting processes and procedures at VA and DHA
  • Procurement mechanisms and contracting vehicles used at VA and DHA
  • How to navigate the VA and DHA opportunities if you are NOT a Veteran Owned company
  • Wed, November 3, 2021
    12:30 – 2 PM
    Location: Online event

    FEDNET Forum

    Marion Vanzie

    Bobby Saxon


    Colonel Bobby Saxon, USA (Ret.) CMS Deputy CIO, successfully kicks off our FedNet Forum (a collaboration between d8 Group and CEO Boardroom): www.fednetleaders.com

    An ever-engaging guest speaker, Bobby’s honest talk was much appreciated by the group.

    FedNet provides an intimate, elegant networking opportunity for Senior Business Executives and Government Leaders. Thanks for all who attended and stay tuned for our next event! Check us out at: www.fednetleaders.com

    Winning Strategies and Opportunities at DHA and VA

    Join us to learn effective business strategies to do business at VA & DHA.
    Plus learn the HOTTEST VA and DHA opportunities! This is an online event. Sign up today!

    Friday, April 30, 2021

    11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

    About This Event

    Are you interested in doing business with the VA or DHA?
    Do you want to know the HOTTEST VA and DHA opportunities ?

    Hear from 3 key speakers who can help you navigate VA and DHA from their own personal experiences.

    During the session you will learn about:

    • Contracting processes and procedures at VA and DHA
    • Procurement mechanisms and contracting vehicles used at VA and DHA
    • How to navigate the VA and DHA opportunities if you are NOT a Veteran Owned company
    • The HOTTEST opportunities at VA and DHA

    Key Speakers:

    Gregory (Greg) Giddens - Chief Acquisition Officer, VA (retired)

    Marion Vanzie

    Gregory Giddens

    Mr. Giddens is a senior executive with over 36 years of experience in engineering, management, leadership, procurement, and program management with 17 years as a member of the Senior Executive Service.

    Skilled in planning and execution including requirements development, acquisition planning, budgeting, and execution for large programs addressing enterprise goals and objectives. Greg was appointed as the Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO) for the VA in April 2015 and also as the Principal Executive Director for the Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction at VA where he oversaw almost $20B in spend.

    Marion Vanzie - U.S. Navy LCDR Navy Medicine, DHA (retired)

    Marion Vanzie

    Marion Vanzie

    Mr. Vanzie, now the CEO of Agile Care Enterprises, is a 28-year decorated United States Naval Officer and healthcare information technology executive. During his tenure, he served as a CIO, Senior Cyber Security Officer, and Director of Information Technology Enterprise Operations. Marion most recently served as the Deputy of the Market Technology Integration Office (MTIO) and Lead Cyber Security Officer for the MTIO.

    He is known as an effective strategist, an innovative enterprise developer and a transformational leader who is responsible for leading a diverse team of cyber security subject matter experts that provide network security oversight for six geographical regions and over 400 Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) cross the Military Health System (MHS). Marion’s professional expertise has been instrumental in ensuring the MHS enterprise network security is aligned with the DoD Cyber Security operational mission, while leveraging industry best practices.

    Reeba Magulick - Founding Senior Partner of the d8 Group

    Reeba Magulick

    Reeba Magulick

    Ms. Magulick is a proven operational, sales, and strategic business growth executive who has consistently led measurable new business wins and operational improvements for her organizations. Her personal efforts have resulted in total awards exceeding $200M in stand-alone Federal Government services awards, $150M in commercial product sales, and over $25B in IDIQ awards—on which she was a member of the capture team.

    With 23 years of comprehensive business and sales experience and 17 recent years in the Federal Health space, her main customers have included the Defense Health Agency (DHA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In recent years, her consulting firm, the d8 Group, has greatly expanded its reach across all sectors of Federal Government.
    This virtual event is interactive. Bring your questions to be answered.