Ho-Chunk subsidiary lands HR, information technology contract with NASA

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Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am

All Native Inc., a subsidiary of Ho-Chunk Inc. and based in Winnebago, Neb., has been awarded a five-year contract with a maximum value of $23 million with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center facilities, executive director of business development Joe Harrison said Thursday.

All Native will provide human resources and information technology services, such as hiring, training and technology support, to NASA’s Washington, D.C., headquarters and at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center facilities in Greenbelt, Md., Wallops Island, Va., and New York City. The contract will begin Sept. 1.

Harrison said more than 100 people will eventually be hired starting Aug. 2 to provide services in the Washington, D.C., area. He said it’s possible the contract could be expanded in the future to include more training services to NASA.

Ho-Chunk Inc. is an economic development corporation based in Winnebago and owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. The company employs more than 1,000 people and operates 24 subsidiaries in 10 states and in four foreign countries in a diverse range of industries, including information technology, construction, government contracting, professional services, wholesale distribution, office products and technology, logistics, marketing, media and retail.

Harrison said All Native competed with six other companies for the contract, including one in Washington, D.C., that previously provided the services.

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