NAPA – As a Department of Defense contractor, Nova Group Inc. must fulfill a host of “best value” criteria requirements to win federal projects. Because of Nova’s track record with high volumes of small business subcontracting, the company consistently receives top ratings from the federal government. This has translated into a distinct competitive advantage for Nova Group that founder and President Ron Federick attributes directly to the efforts of Carol Bionda, the company’s vice president and general counsel. [ read more ]