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Our Strategic Partners and Federal Teammates


Areté believes by harnessing the powers of collaboration, we can collectively, as teammates, and alliances deliver superior value and the best possible solutions to make a dramatic and positive impact on the value we create for commercial firms, on how the U.S. federal government operates, the quality of lives of our U.S. citizens, and global society at large.

Federal Teammates &
Strategic Partners

We actively seek federal teammates who share similar values, motivations and interests - to collaborate with. We invite and encourage all solopreneurs and small consulting providers in all/any category (VOSB, EDVOSB, WOSB, EDWOSB, others) to reach out to us to discuss teaming possibilities and arrangements.


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Federal Teammates

Our Partners

Partnering with the best - to bring superior value to our clients.

Meeting objectives while managing risk

CBIZ risk management specialists understand your complex operating environment. We work closely with you to implement comprehensive solutions to address it. CBIZ professionals draw from a depth of experience working with companies on everything from compliance to internal governance. Through best practices honed by our experience, we help strengthen and implement controls and protocols to protect your most valuable information. Should you experience a data breach or other form of fraud, we can help you through any resulting litigation matters. We will also put into place methods to protect against future fraud issues. The tailored solutions we provide are designed to address your unique risk factors and concerns. Discover how we customize our spectrum of risk management services to protect and support your company.



  • Cost Recovery Services: With the help of our proprietary programs, you can identify, assess and maintain the areas of your business where overcharges and financial leakage may be occurring.

  • Cybersecurity: We help strengthen your protection against a potential cyber attack through risk assessments and evaluations.

  • Enterprise Risk Management: Our structured and disciplined approach to managing risk helps improve your company’s ability to evaluate and manage the uncertainties it faces.

  • Forensic Accounting: Our experienced professionals help with fraud detection and prevention. Our solutions also look for hidden assets and fraudulent conveyances.

  • Internal Audit: We evaluate your internal controls and suggest ways in which they can be improved or strengthened.

  • Payment Card Industry Compliance: Customers’ credit card information requires security measures that meet industry standards. We evaluate your system to ensure compliance.

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Services Compliance & Consulting: Whether you need help organizing a compliance project, selecting compliance software or providing copyrighted risk and control libraries, we can assist with your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance needs.

  • Social Engineering: Our professionals perform facilities breach exercises and other testing such as dumpster diving, email phishing, baiting, piggy-backing and pretexting to pinpoint where your risk mitigation strategy could be improved.

  • Vendor Risk Management: We can provide a variety of services and solutions to help you manage the risks associated with your supply chain and vendors.

Harkcon is committed to providing customized, comprehensive solutions that improve organizational performance at all levels. We are a service-disabled veteran owned business with over 200 years of military & government experience, ready to bring our hard-earned knowledge to our clients – from government agencies to small family-owned businesses.

What we offer:

Program Management Solutions

»Project Planning & Integration

»Budget Development

»Risk Management & Mitigation

»Strategic & Scenario Planning

Human Capital Solutions

»Organization Development & Change Management

»Business Process Reengineering

»Organizational Workforce Planning & Assessment

»Competency Modeling & Management

»HR System Development & Integration

Training & Professional Development Solutions

»Training Analysis, Design & Development

»Drills & Exercise Development

»Electronic Performance Support

»Executive Coaching

»Instructor-Led Training

Harkcon's PACTS II Teammates - serving Department of Homeland Security

Areté (Arete Advisors LLC) is a proud member of Harkcon's PACTS II Teammates.

To learn more about this Federal Contract Vehicle, Harkcon and Harkcon's PACTS II teammates and capabilities, visit

PACTS II establishes a suite of Department-wide Indefinite- Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for non-IT services that will enable Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to accomplish their mission objectives.  Harkcon is one of 30 proud winners awarded the Homeland Security $1.5 Billion IDIQ department-wide contract vehicle.  Harkcon has assembled a strong PACTS II Team to cover the entire span of PACTS II capability needs to address, respond to and support Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) broad range of Program Management, Administration, Operations, and Technical Services requirements.  Harkcon along with its teammates offer a broad range of services and solutions to fulfill component and departmental service needs. Harkcon is a prime contract holder under Functional Category 1 (FC1); Program Management and Technical services.

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Hararei is a trusted Edge and Cloud Generation Solutions Provider with specialties in helping public, private and non-profit sectors formulate, migrate and adopt innovative and leading-edge Infrastructure, Public/Private Cloud, and Security solutions. Headquartered in the U.S., the firm serves global and local clients in the Americas, Australia-Asia, Africa and European regions.

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AzTech International Inc is a progressive consulting firm focused in the world of Earned Value Management and Scheduling. Additionally, over 100 years combined experience has led to the development of our AzTech Tool Suite of software. AzTech International has over 150 combined years of experience in the Project Management, Scheduling, and Earned Value Management fields. We have worked with government and industry clients across the globe to:

  • help assess and improve program schedule health

  • prepare for and pass rigorous program audits

  • develop new EVM processes

  • train staff members in EVM

  • implement schedule analysis solutions and much more!

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Be Versatile.

Versatile MED Analytics brings Analytics as a Service to Healthcare Organizations in need of management-level Analytic support. We specialize in on-demand and expert healthcare analytics. Our resources offer extensive Healthcare experience in Population Health, Clinical and Financial data, Value-Based Reimbursement, Industry-Leading Business Intelligence, and Analytic Strategy – out-of-house and at your service, by project or ongoing. You don't have to hire another fleet of hard-to-find FTEs.

Uniting best-practice SME experience with your team's expert organizational knowledge, we blend the right resources at the right time to inspire innovation & achieve better results.

What We Do:

Who We Serve:

  • Payers & MCOs

  • Independent Providers & Groups / Provider-Owned Health Plans

  • Facilities & Systems / Integrated Delivery Systems

  • Government & Benefit Administrators

  • Healthcare Consultants & Analytic Tech Firms

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We regularly form new alliances and teammates to provide the best value and wide range of services to our clients.
Check back with us quarterly to learn about our new exciting teammate additions.

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