Who We Are

Government Contractors Assistance & Resource Line LLC (GCARL) is dedicated to providing interactive, innovative and instructive educational and consulting resources and services to the government contracting community. As a veteran owned-small business, GCARL understands the hurdles that individuals and businesses must overcome to compete and succeed in the government contracting marketplace. Particularly in these uncertain times, government contracting is an appealing opportunity for businesses seeking out new markets for their goods and services. Government contracting in the current environment, however, has become more complex and challenging. Abundant hazards – both traditional procurement risks and new risks born of recent efforts to increase transparency and accountability in local, state, federal and international procurements – accompany the expanding opportunities presented by governments' need to harness the benefits of the private sector marketplace. GCARL was established to educate and assist individuals and businesses understand and assess the opportunities and successfully navigate the risks in contracting with Government.

Our Mission: "Educating the Government Contracting Community"

We founded GCARL to serve as instructors, educators, and consultants to the government contracting community – especially to those new to the government contracting arena. For those individuals and businesses looking to expand their business by contracting with the Government, we provide the resources and training necessary for you to maximize your independence as your company seeks, wins, and performs government contracts. GCARL will work closely with you to understand your company's objectives, operations, values and concerns. GCARL leverages our skills, knowledge and experience, to give you the tools to identify and bypass avoidable problems of government contracting. GCARL's goal is to see that your company successfully enters and grows its government contracting opportunities.


GCARL started the year off with a victorious bang for a client, Alpha Transcription, in a “Bet the Company” protest. If Alpha Transcription lost it could have been devastating for them. The Transcription Services Industry and Market is hi… Read More

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Recent Developments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) needs more Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) for its CIO-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). Because a number of prior awardees… Read More

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