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Certifications

Consulting and Technical Services Plus (CATS+) Master Contract Award

Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT)
Functional Area Five – Software Engineering
Functional Area Nine – IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting Services
Functional Area Ten – IT Management Consulting Services
Function Area Eleven – Business Process Consulting Services
Functional Area Seventeen – Documentation/ Technical Writing

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certification

Department of County Administration Equal Business Opportunity Program - Howard County, MD
Certification No. MBE M14-30
Certified Since 02/04/2014

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)/DBE Certification
Maryland Department of Transportation
Certification No. DOT MBE 05-494
Certified Since 10/27/2005

Woman/Minority Business Enterprise Certification
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of General Services
Certification No. 100228
Certified Since 02/28/2008

Small Business Reserve Certification
Maryland Department of General Services
Certification No. SB08-627

SDB and 8(a) Certification
U.S. Small Business Administration
Certified Since 05/29/2008

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News

PTS continues to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the State of Maryland.

March 2021: PTS became certified with the State of Delaware Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD) Division of Small Business as a Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and Woman-owned Business Enterprise as of March 3, 2021. Certification No.: DE21033748

February 2021: PTS introduces Orion Inc. (FL-MBE) as a subsidiary company. Orion is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) as of February 2021. The certification continues thru February 2023. We look forward to pursuing future opportunities together in information technology, management consulting, and on demand staffing services within local and regional contracts.

PTS continues to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the State of Maryland.

PTS continues to provide management consulting services to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) as a Master Contractor within the MHBE Information Technology Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Consulting & Technical Support.

PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) as an MBE partner. DHS is the state’s primary social service provider that assists people in economic need, provides prevention services, and protects vulnerable children and adults. With years of experience in the human services field, PTS provides the state agency with subject matter expertise in following categories: Welfare and Eligibility Systems, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale legacy computer systems.

This year our team of consultants continues to work on the DHS legacy Application Maintenance, Operations, and Enhancement Services (M&O) contract. This involves us conducting testing, making system modifications, and delivering help desk support. Additionally, our team continues support of the DHS modernization initiative, Maryland’s Total Human-services Integrated Network (MD THINK). The project is centered on converted previous legacy systems into an innovative, cloud-based platform. This will allow multiple state agencies to share and manage data in one convenient place. PTS also continues supporting DHS with hosting services. Our team assists the effort to provide data center support, as well as backup, recovery, and disaster recovery services for the agency’s critical data processing (mainframe) and web hosting (server) applications.

PTS continues to provide staffing services to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) Information Technology and Communications Division (ITCD). Our contract as an MBE partner continues through June 2021. PTS consultants perform responsibilities such as application development, deployment, maintenance, and administration of legacy and new computer, network, and communication systems with an objective of connecting to outside agencies’ criminal justice databases.

PTS continues to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the State of Maryland.

PTS continues to provide management consulting services to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) as a Master Contractor within the MHBE Information Technology Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Consulting & Technical Support.

PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) as an MBE partner. DHS is the state’s primary social service provider that assists people in economic need, provides prevention services, and protects vulnerable children and adults.  With years of experience in the human services field, PTS provides the state agency with subject matter expertise in following categories: Welfare and Eligibility Systems, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale legacy computer systems.

Our team of consultants continues to work on the DHS legacy Application Maintenance, Operations, and Enhancement Services (M&O) contract. This involves us conducting testing, making system modifications, and delivering help desk support. Additionally, our team continues support of the DHS modernization initiative, Maryland’s Total Human-services Integrated Network (MD THINK). The project is centered on converted previous legacy systems into an innovative, cloud-based platform. This will allow multiple state agencies to share and manage data in one convenient place. PTS also continues supporting DHS with hosting services. Our team assists the effort to provide data center support, as well as backup, recovery, and disaster recovery services for the agency’s critical data processing (mainframe) and web hosting (server) applications.

PTS continues to provide staffing services to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) Information Technology and Communications Division (ITCD). Our contract as an MBE partner continues through June 2021. PTS consultants perform responsibilities such as application development, deployment, maintenance, and administration of legacy and new computer, network, and communication systems with an objective of connecting to outside agencies’ criminal justice databases.

July 2018: PTS is awarded a partnership with prime contractors for Maryland’s Total Human-services Integrated Network (MD THINK), the DHS modernization initiative. The project is centered on converting previous legacy systems into an innovative, cloud-based platform. This will allow multiple state agencies to share and manage data in one convenient place.

PTS continues to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the State of Maryland.

PTS continues to provide management consulting services to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) as a Master Contractor within the MHBE Information Technology Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Consulting & Technical Support.

PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) as an MBE partner. DHS is the state’s primary social service provider that assists people in economic need, provides prevention services, and protects vulnerable children and adults.  With years of experience in the human services field, PTS provides the state agency with subject matter expertise in following categories: Welfare and Eligibility Systems, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale legacy computer systems.

This year our team of consultants continues to work on the DHS legacy Application Maintenance, Operations, and Enhancement Services (M&O) contract.

PTS continues supporting DHS with hosting services. Our team assists the effort to provide data center support, as well as backup, recovery, and disaster recovery services for the agency’s critical data processing (mainframe) and web hosting (server) applications.

PTS continues to provide staffing services to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) Information Technology and Communications Division (ITCD). Our contract as an MBE partner continues through June 2021.

February 2017:


PTS received an award of Consulting and Technical Services Plus (CATS+) from State of Maryland the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). The master contract is valid for twelve (12) years and PTS has been pre-approved to provide services for the following functional areas: 1) Functional Area Five – Software Engineering 2) Functional Area Nine – IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting Services 3) Functional Area Ten – IT Management Consulting Services 4) Function Area Eleven – Business Process Consulting Services 5) Functional Area Seventeen – Documentation/ Technical Writing
January 2017:
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services contract for the option year. PTS is MBE partner to Conduent Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare and Eligibility System, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, and to conduct testing support, and system modifications and enhancements support services.

September 2016:
PTS continues to be certified as woman-owned MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification Number: 05-494.
August 2016:
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S. Small Business Administration.
August 2016:
PTS continues to be certified as a Small Business Reserve (SBR), Certification Number: SB12-24866.
July 2016:
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange exercised its option to renew the Task Orders of MHBE IDIQ master contract for the option period effective from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
January 2016:


PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services contract for the option year for the next two years. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare and Eligibility System, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, and to conduct testing support, and system modifications and enhancements support services

December 31, 2015:
PTS Successfully completed based year (five years) of Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) Office of Technology for Human Services (OTHS) Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations, and Enhancement Services Support Services contract.
December 31, 2015:
PTS received Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) IDIQ Subject Matter Experts task order award.
December 18, 2015:
PTS received Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) IDIQ Project Managers task order award.
October 20, 2015:
PTS received Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) IDIQ Testing Specialist task order award.
October 13, 2015:
PTS received work order from the Baltimore County Office of Information Technology master contractor on business process consulting.
June 2015:
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) has selected Preferred Technology Solutions for award of a Master Contract under the MHBE Information Technology Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Consulting & Technical Support. The Master Contract resulting from this IDIQ contract shall be for a period of approximately three (3) years beginning on July 1, 2015 and ending on June 30, 2018.
June 2015:
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S Small Business Administration
March 2015:
PTS continues to be certified as a woman-owned MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification No: 05-494.
January 2015:
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, and to conduct testing support of system modifications and enhancements.

March 2014:
PTS continues to be certified as a MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification No: 05-494.
March 2014
PTS received Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification from Department of County Administration Equal Business Opportunity Program, Howard County, Maryland. Certification Number: M14-30.
March 2014:
PTS announces its successful bid in partnership with The Kerr Company to provide Independent Assessment Services (IAS) for the State of Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT) and State agencies.
The IAS Master Contract services include Snap-short, IV&V, Lifecycle IV&V, Information Systems Auditing and Quality Assurance, Risk Assessment Analysis, other third party assessments of Information Technology products, artifacts, capabilities, and services.
January 2014
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support as well as system maintenance, enhancements and operation support services.

August 2013:
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S Small Business Administration
May 2013:
PTS is a MBE partner to Cambria Solutions to provide various project management support services to Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) for the PMO support, release management support, training support, subject matter expertise support and QAQC support.
March 2013
PTS continues to be certified as a MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification No: 05-494.
February 2013:
PTS continues to provide IT support services in partnership with ENTAP and TCC Software Solutions Inc. to Maryland State Deparment of Education (MSDE).
January 2013
Preferred Technology Solutions (PTS) Inc. was recognized as one of the Baltimore Business Journal’s Largest Minority-Owned Businesses. PTS Inc. continues to be one of Maryland’s most valuable assets.
January 2013:
PTS continues to provide IT support services in partnership with TCC Software Solutions to Maryland State Lottery.
January 2013
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support as well as system maintenance and operation support services.

May 2012:
PTS announces its successful bid in partnership with JAG Consultancy Inc, and KPMG to support the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) with Eligibility Systems IT Consulting Services and Child Welfare IT Consulting Services.
March 2012
PTS continues to be certified as a MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.
March 2012:
PTS continues to be certified as a Woman/Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of General Services. Certification No: 140228Preferre.
January 2012:
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Information Technology and Management Consulting Support Services.
PTS is MBE partner to ACS, A Xerox Company, to provide Subject Matter Expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support services as well as system maintenance and operation support services.

October 2011:
PTS successfully completed the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) support services for Maryland State Police – Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management (CAD/RMS/AVL/AFR) for the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).
May 2011:
PTS successfully completed the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) support services for State Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional (DPSC) Office Offender Case Management System (OCMS) for the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).
March 2011:
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.
January 2011
PTS successfully completed the Independent Verification and Validation of Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) Assessment Administration and Valuation System (AAVS) for the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).
January 2011
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Information Technology and Management Consulting Services. PTS is MBE partner to ACS, A Xerox Company, to provide Subject Matter Expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support services as well as system maintenance and operation
support services.

July 2010:
PTS announces its successful bid in partnership with The Kerr Company to conduct Five Agency Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) for State of Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT) for the following projects: Computer Aided Dispatch/Records Management (CAD/RMS/AVL/AFR) #F50B0400013, Offender Case Management System (OCMS) #F50B0400014, Modernized Integrated Tax System (MITS) #F50B0400015, Maryland Pension Administration System (MPAS) #F50B0400016, and an IV&V To-be-Determined #F50B0400017.
June 2010
PTS Inc. successfully completed support of DHR on the CATS – Enterprise Project Management Office, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, and Enterprise Architecture Support Services Task Order.
March 2010
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.