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ABOUT US

Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Inc. 

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

OUR MISSION

We assist West Virginia based businesses with the procurement process of government contracting.

What We Do

Our Procurement Specialists provide advice and assistance in areas specific to your company’s government contracting needs. We assist with topics such as regulations, reporting requirements, contract bidding performance, payment, and audit issues.

Our Funding

We are on a non-profit corporation funded by the Department of Defense (DoD), the State of West Virginia, and private corporations. RCAC currently services the entire state. 

APEX Accelerators

APEX Accelerators have been set-up throughout the state to provide West Virginia companies seeking to do business with federal, state, or local government agencies.

Pictured: Charleston, West Virginia 

The Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Inc. (RCAC) APEX Accelerator currently services the entire state of West Virginia. 

Our Procurement Specialists serve the following counties: 

Northern Counties – Daniel Dowdy

(304) 344-2546 

Eastern Counties – Kelly Cortright

(304) 901-5714 |kcortright@rcacwv.com

Mid-Southern Counties – Charleston- Sommer Straight 

(304) 344-2546 ext. 3sstraight@rcacwv.com

Mid-Southern Counties - Concord University - Mary Hedrick

(304) 384-5179 |  mhedrick@rcacwv.com

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Facts

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APEX Accelerators helped businesses win $14.9 billion in government contracts last year. 

$14.9B

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APEX Accelerators provide a $427
return-on-investment for every federal dollar invested. 

$427

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$134 million in government contracts awarded to West Virginia businesses in the last fiscal year. 

$134M

Our Team

RCAC is West Virginia’s only APEX Accelerator with procurement specialists in Charleston, Fairmont, Martinsburg, and Athens.

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Sommer Straight

PROGRAM MANAGER

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Kendra Priddy 

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

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Mary Hedrick 
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

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Kelly Cortwright
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

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Daniel Dowdy
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

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McKenzie Cumm
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

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