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Veteran Business Mentorship Nominee 

CACI is a leader in mentoring veteran-owned businesses. Throughout the history of CACI’s Mentor-
Protégé Program, CACI has mentored over six Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB).
Recently, CACI received the prestigious Department of Defense Nunn-Perry Award for outstanding
mentor-protégé agreement. Some highlights of CACI’s mentor-protégé accomplishments include:

  • Protégé prime contracts increased growth rate 400% from $5.5 million to $27.6 million
  • Protégé award of 14 competitive contracts as prime since inception; eight prime awards in a 12- month period
  • 146% increase of protégé gross revenue in a 12-month period
  • Protégé employee growth of 142%

Another of CACI’s SDVOSB protégé companies won the National SBA Small Business Contractor of the
Year award, acknowledging CACI for putting them in a position to win this award. Additional highlights
of this successful Mentor-Protégé agreement were:

  • Increased win rate from 20% to 76%
  • Won Vets Prime Contract
  • Won TA2S Prime Contract
  • Received ISO 9001 Certification

In addition to CACI’s formal Mentor-Protégé agreements, CACI sits on the National Veteran Institute for
Procurement (VIP) Training Curriculum Committee and volunteers CACI Subject Matter Experts for
mentoring and training activities supporting VIP program. The National Center for Veteran Institute for
Procurement (VIP) is a veteran entrepreneurship program that specifically addresses federal

CACI has received the Champion of Veteran Enterprise Award from the National Veteran Small Business
Coalition (NVSBC) for eight consecutive years. This award is given to large businesses that exceed the
governments VOSB and SDVOSB subcontracting goals. CACI also participates on panels for the annual
NVSBC conference.