Exceptional Customer Service and Satisfaction
Services provided by DDC 4C are built on the ideology that a successful project requires a partnership between the project team and the client. The project management methodology must be established up front and understood by all stakeholders. DDC 4C integrates the elements of reliable technical performance, cost and schedule management, quality, and safety in order to ensure there are the necessary resources and controls to accomplish program objectives on time and within budget.
DDC 4C’s vision is to utilize modern technology to manage a healthy environment for future generations while working for the betterment of the Navajo people.
DDC 4C’s mission is to be our clients’ primary resource for environmental, engineering, and construction solutions by providing responsive and knowledgeable staff at every level of project delivery.
DDC-4C Contracting Advantages
As a tribally-owned 8(a) certified firm, DDC-4C offers unique advantages in federal contracting. These include:
- No dollar threshold on 8(a) sole-source/direct awards [13 CFR 124.506 (b)]. The government can award sole-source contracts up to $22M in value without justification and approval (J&A), and awards over $22M with J&A.
- Lower Overhead and General and Administrative (G&A) costs. We can leverage the resources of our parent company, which results in more efficient operations and greater cost savings for our customers.
- 8(a) awards to tribal-owned firms cannot be protested [13 CFR 124.517(a)]. Contract awards made to tribal-owned companies are not subject to protest.
- Department of Defense Indian Incentive Program (IIP). This congressional-sponsored program provides a 5% rebate to federal prime contractors and subcontractors that subcontract to Indian-owned organizations.
Diné Development Corporation (DDC), is a wholly-owned entity of the Navajo Nation. DDC was established in 2004 to provide economic benefits to the Navajo Nation. DDC has established five (5) separate subsidiaries to include DDC 4C, NOVA Corporation, DDC IT Services, Dine Source, and Dine BRIC.
To be the best tribal corporation in the world.
Create a family of companies that provide sustainable profits and jobs.
DDC Core Values
Heritage – Embrace our strong heritage, while boldly pursuing local and global business opportunities
Economic Viability – Strengthen and grow, Diné economic well-being and capability for future generations
Leadership – Develop the leaders necessary to realize business excellence
Performance – Capitalize and expand scalable systems and infrastructure for future companies
Respect – Respect the Navajo Nation, the environment, our diverse clients, employees, and their families
Mr. Kumar has 25 years of professional experience successfully leading the growth and development of business organizations in the federal contracting arena. He began his career working as an environmental engineer for a government contractor where he provided technical expertise to the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Buffalo District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. After completing a master’s degree in engineering management, Mr. Kumar successfully managed several multi-million dollar programs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic District. In 2003, Mr. Kumar capitalized on his entrepreneurial expertise and acquired a small IT firm, Techlogic of Virginia. He re-branded the company as Applied Sciences and Information Systems (AScIS) and grew the corporate footprint to a nationwide presence that included a full portfolio of environmental services and custom software development offerings. With the recent acquisition of AScIS assets on September 1, 2017, Mr. Kumar became the president of DDC-4C where he is able to leverage his thorough knowledge of best practices and the federal marketplace to further develop DDC-4C’s federal practice.
Mr. Dooley brings to DDC-4C extensive leadership skills and a diverse background in the construction industry. With more than 17 years of construction management experience and proven expertise in supervising major electrical projects, Mr. Dooley ensures that projects are completed on-time and within budget. An accomplished and dedicated leader, Mr. Dooley promotes a collaborative, team environment that spurs organizational growth and innovation. His field experience includes successful high profile projects for major customers including: Sandia National Labs, Los Alamos National Labs, URENCO Uranium Enrichment Facility, and Albuquerque International Airport. Mr. Dooley has been recognized as a leader and ascended in the construction industry assuming roles of increasing responsibility including journeyman, assistant general superintendent, and electrical superintendent. He is a member of the Navajo nation and currently serves as vice president for DDC-4C.
Director of Operations
As the Director of Operations, Mr. Stoddard draws on his diverse background in the federal government industry in working with nonprofits, construction for local governments, and commercial marketplace. In 2009, Mr. Stoddard lead the start-up of a new “green” construction company that focused on sustainable land development of energy efficiency programs within Southeastern Virginia. Mr. Stoddard attained his contractor’s license and other certifications for modeling and certifying green buildings. In 2013, Mr. Stoddard joined AScIS in which he served as the Director of Resource Management, Health and Safety Officer, and Program Manager of the Environmental Services Division. His current responsibilities include maintaining regulatory compliance in air quality, waste, clean water, pollution, and natural resources; budgeting and scheduling; and developing work plans and schedules. Mr. Stoddard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health and is a Certified Safety Professional.