US Department of Veterans Affairs

Halfaker and Associates, LLC, Awarded VA T4NG HR Smart Technical Support Contract

Arlington, VA., May 12, 2017 – Halfaker and Associates, LLC (Halfaker), a technology solutions provider within the Federal Government’s health, intelligence, defense and security sectors, was awarded the Human Resource (HR) Smart Technical Support Task Order under the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) contract vehicle. HR Smart provides core personnel action processing and benefits management functionality as well as payroll and compensation functions for over 350,000 VA employees. Halfaker will provide Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) project management, functional, technical, risk management, facilitation services, implementation, change management, and future planning support of HR Smart projects to ensure overall program and project success. The Task Order has a one-year base period of performance plus four option years and a value of $8.8 million.

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“Halfaker is honored to support VA efforts to transform how it manages its staff of 350,000 employees,” said Halfaker President and CEO, Dawn Halfaker. “In an effort to become an employer of choice, VA is smartly investing in human capital and our enhancements to HR Smart will help to improve internal customer satisfaction.”

About Halfaker
Halfaker and Associates ( creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. We are proud to be a service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, small business. To learn more about Halfaker, please visit