OBERA Hosts Team Building Event in Colombia

OBERA Hosts Team Building Event in Colombia

7 September 2019

Bogota, Colombia

OBERA Hosts Team Building Event in Colombia

Obera LLC hosts Team Building BBQ for all employees supporting the Counter Narcotics and Global Threat (CN&GT)  Program in Colombia. The Obera Team in Bogota, Colombia hosted a team building BBQ event in support of its employees who support the  CN&GT program’s Security Cooperation Office (SCO) – Colombia contract.

The team building event consisted of an awards ceremony, a program review for all employees,  and discussions on the upcoming re-compete for the program. Ryan Shaver, Executive Vice President and Bill Smeltzer, Program Manager from Obera Corporate attended and supported this year’s team building event, spoke very highly of the program and its team.  Mr. Shaver said “Our Obera LLC team in Bogota have truly set a new standard with providing mission critical operational sustainment support to the US Security Cooperation Office in Colombia. This team building event is just one small way for Obera to thank our employees for their hard work and dedication.”  In speaking with Mr. Smeltzer who is the Program Manager for this effort in Colombia, he stated that “from our team’s efforts and support to the CN&GT mission, there is a clear reduction with insurgency, terrorism and other forms of international crimes in the country.“ It is clear to all employees that work in support of this mission here in Colombia, Obera takes care of its team. The Country Program manager, Mr. Jose Ayala, is very pleased with the team and all they do in support of this effort to help improve the country as a whole. “By hosting this BBQ, presenting these awards to those that have performed at such a high level, talking about the future of the program, and to see the interaction with our corporate leadership here, this truly helps send the right message that Obera cares for its staff and the mission in Colombia.”

On 29 September 2016 Obera LLC assumed responsibility for providing mission-critical Operational Sustainment Support to the US Security Cooperation Office, Colombia (SCO-CO), to assist the Government of Colombia in reducing and eliminating drug trafficking and Narco-terrorism while strengthening capabilities and increasing professionalism within its military organizations.  To achieve mission success, the Obera Team employs a local national staff of over 180 across a variety of disciplines that include Logistics, Department of Defense (DoD) service-specific mission support, Engineering, Driver Dispatch and Motorpool operations, GPS vehicle fleet services and site security services.  For more information on this successful program and others like this, please visit the Obera LLC website at: www.oberallc.com

       

Obera Attends 2nd Annual ISOA Africa Stability & Development Conference

Obera Attends 2nd Annual ISOA Africa Stability & Development Conference

10 September 2019

Nairobi, Kenya

OBERA ATTENDS 2ndANNUAL ISOA AFRICA STABILITY & DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Obera LLC participated in the 2nd Annual ISOA Africa Stability & Development Conference. The 2nd Annual Africa Stability and Development Conference, hosted and led by the Middle East & Africa (MEA) Chapter of ISOA was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 8-10 September 2019.   The conference consisted of 2 full days of activities including the keynote speaker, MG Roger Cloutier (US Army Commanding General, US Army Africa – SETAF), along with several experts who addressed the latest developments in regional stability operations, the industry’s role in reconstruction, and the importance of operational resilience, with special panels on conducting business fort all industries in Africa.

Keith Dotts, Director of Africa Operations, who attended and participated in this year’s event, supported the Training & Peacekeeping: Promoting National Security and Global Stability as a speaker and panelist for this conference. Mr. Dotts said “Our Obera LLC team has been an active member of ISOA since 2017.  We see the ISOA Association as a key valued asset that improves our organizations capabilities for stability operations. Being asked to support this year’s Africa conference was a true honor. Being able to speak to all guests on the importance of peacekeeping and national security capabilities is critical to all organizations for business development. We look forward to the next ISOA event.”

The ISOA mission is to foster effective international stability through member engagement, networking, and advocacy operations by means of our four pillars: Member Company Success, Government Advocacy, Partnership & Outreach, and research & Analysis. For more information on ISOA please visit their website [email protected].