ANG Receives Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Small Business Contracting

The U.S. Department of State recognized ANG with a prestigious honor for its work in federal government contracting.

HCI Management Services received the Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Small Business Contracting during an event Wednesday.

“We lead with integrity and excellence. These core values have set us apart for over two decades and continue to guide our future,” said Heath Rist, CEO of All Native Group.

Ho-Chunk, Inc. entered federal government contracting in the early 2000s. Since then, its divisions have earned dozens of awards, including U.S. Department of State Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year in 2007.

Today, most of the organization’s employees work in federal contracting, including at offices in Winnebago and Bellevue, Nebraska; Fairfax, Virginia; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Huntsville, Alabama; and at government facilities across the nation and abroad.

Ho-Chunk, Inc. invests its growing contracting revenues to improve life in the Winnebago community through programs, partnerships and direct contributions. Priorities shared with the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska include youth, education, employment, housing and elders.