December 19, 2017, Winnebago, Nebraska – The Flatwater Group, a division of Ho-Chunk, Inc., was an awardee on the 5-year multiple-award IDIQ valued at $100 million contract by the Department of Commerce (DOC), announced Ho-Chunk, Inc. CEO and President, Lance Morgan. Ho-Chunk, Inc. is the economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

The contract, awarded to Flatwater Solutions Company, a company within the Flatwater Group, is for the purchase of office furniture, as well as design, installation, and removal services in support of all bureaus and offices within the Department of Commerce. The DOC locations include Government facilities in the Continental United States and U.S. territories, with primary locations in the Washington, DC metro and surrounding areas. Other locations could include Boulder, CO; Seattle, WA; Kansas City, MO; and Hampton Roads, VA.

Erin Morgan, Vice President of Strategic Development and Operations said, “We are excited to work with the DOC again. Pete Tracey, who heads up the Flatwater Group’s furniture division, was pivotal along with his team members in bringing the project to life. This particular contract enables us to utilize our expert turnkey initial outfitting and transition planning services to provide quality solutions and excellent customer service.”

The Flatwater Group is a highly professional collection of small businesses delivering quality, cost-effective products and services to U.S. Government agencies. They specialize in office, health, and technology solutions, professional support services, raw and fabricated metals, and logistics services. The Flatwater Group includes businesses that are certified participants in the 8(a) program of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), HUBZone and Buy Indian Programs. The group also includes ISO 9001:2008 certified companies.

The mission of Ho-Chunk, Inc. is to provide long-term economic self-sufficiency and job opportunities for the Winnebago Tribe. Ho-Chunk, Inc. operates over 30 subsidiaries and employs more than 1,000 people from diverse ethnic backgrounds and skills sets. Ho-Chunk, Inc. and subsidiary operations span more than 26 states and around the globe. The corporation’s subsidiary operations include information technology, government contracting, real estate development, construction, logistics, green energy, retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and marketing. For more information about Ho-Chunk, Inc., please visit www.hochunkinc.com.