*“The Apprentice” season 4 champ Randal Pinkett just saw his company BCT Partners awarded billion-dollar contracts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide health and IT solutions to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), reports Black Enterprise.
“The SAMHSA and CIO-SP3 contracts are significant wins for our company,” stated Pinkett, chairman and CEO of BCT Partners. “They demonstrate the depth and breadth of our expertise in supporting complex, nationwide initiatives. They also exemplify our commitment to working with federal government agencies—helping achieve their missions and thereby improving the lives of the people they serve.”
According to BE, the SAMHSA contract will cover a 5-year period with a total ceiling of $900 million towards influencing SAMHSA in realizing their goals in substance abuse prevention and mental health treatment in those suffering from behavioral health issues. The NIH Contract will work on performance in the areas of IT over a 10-year period with a total ceiling of $20 billion.
BCT Partners was founded in 2001. The firm works with partners in the areas of housing, community development, economic development, workforce development, children and families, education, and health.
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