RCAC West Virginia

About Us

The Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Inc. (RCAC) PTAC is a non-profit corporation funded by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the State of West Virginia, and private corporations to provide assistance to West Virginia companies seeking to do business with federal, state, or local government agencies. RCAC has fulfilled this role since 1987 and currently services the entire state.

Throughout the United States, similar centers have been set up; these centers are called Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs).

Northern Counties – Dr. Shana Nicholson 304-534-8833

Eastern Counties – Kelly Cortright 304-821-4533

Mid-Southern Counties – Kendra Priddy, McKenzie Greer and Mary Hedrick 304-344-2546

What is RCAC

RCAC’s mission is to create jobs in West Virginia by helping West Virginia companies and organizations explore the opportunities in the government contracting marketplace and compete for those opportunities.

Funded by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the State of West Virginia, and private corporations.

To provide assistance to West Virginia companies seeking to do business with federal, state, or local government agencies.

Facts

  • Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) helped businesses win $14.9 billion in government contracts last year

  • PTACs provide a $427 return-on-investment for every federal dollar invested
  • $134 million in government contracts were awarded to West Virginia businesses last fiscal year
  • RCAC is West Virginia’s only PTAC with counselors in Charleston, Fairmont, Martinsburg and Princeton

Our Team

Sommer Straight
Sommer StraightProgram Manager
Dr. Shana Nicholson
Dr. Shana NicholsonProcurement Counselor
Kendra Priddy
Kendra PriddyDirector of Marketing
Mary Hedrick
Mary HedrickProcurement Counselor
Kelly Cortright
Kelly Cortright Procurement Counselor
McKenzie Greer
McKenzie GreerProcurement Counselor