View of Lake Coeur d'Alene from TS2Corp Headquarters

Solution Areas

Contact Information

Rand C. Lewis, Ph.D.
President and CEO
869 W. Palouse River Drive
Moscow, ID 83843
(208) 596-4679
(208) 664-9520

Gary D. Vest, AICP
5933 Embry Spring Lane
Alexandria, VA 22315-5597
(703) 989-6274

The Company

Transnational Strategic Solutions, Inc. (TS2Corp) is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that develops and delivers Program/Project Management, Engagement and Subject Matter Expert services to:

TS2Corp is an Idaho corporation with headquarters in Moscow, Idaho and a National Capital Region office in Alexandria, Virginia. TS2Corp is an efficient, cost effective solution consulting company that provides excellent and timely solutions to client challenges and opportunities. TS2Corp brings together experts, specialists and custom designed and managed teams to address client needs through research, analysis, documentation, planning, preparation, optimization, publication, education, management and engagement (cooperative interaction and participation among diverse parties) to promote client goals and objectives.


Respected Service Provider of Quality, Timeliness, and Value

Mission Statement

Develop and deliver the highest quality, innovative, and effective solutions and services on time and within budget that yield tangible benefits for customers.



TS2Corp's two principals, Rand C. Lewis, Ph.D. and Gary D. Vest, AICP, have a combined total of over 100 years organization and business experience (52 years U.S. Department of Defense and 50 years private sector small business, universities and other government). The central theme of their experience has been Engagement and Program/Project Management. They have worked in many different organizations at all levels and in many countries. Dr. Lewis and Mr. Vest work with TS2Corp associates, advisors and staff and other company teaming partners to provide client services.


TS2Corp has existing teaming relationships with over twenty companies with capabilities in areas such as:

  • Architecture and Engineering (A&E)
  • City, Urban, Regional, Comprehensive and Land Use Planning
  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Strategy and Technology Consulting
  • Environmental Services
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation
  • Water Quality
  • Cultural and Natural Resources
  • Forestry
  • Historical, Marketing & Advertising 
  • IT
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Health
  • Disease Surveillance and Planning
  • Epidemiologic Risk Assessment
  • Biomedical Programs and Research
  • Agro Terrorism
  • Facility and Infrastructure Services

SDVOSB Contracts

Transnational Strategic Solutions, Inc., (TS2Corp) is a “Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business” (SDVOSB) as defined in Section8(d)(3) of the Small Business Act (15USC637(d)(3)). TS2Corp qualifies under various Small Business size standards for a variety of services, including the following NAICS Codes:

TS2Corp is also registered in SAM (Cage Code 3YDX2) and D&B (DUNS No. 03-874-5233).

As an SDVOSB, TS2Corp is eligible for sole source, direct awards of up to 3 years/$3 million I.A.W.: Public Law 108-183, Dec. 16, 2003 (Veterans Benefit Act of 2003), Sec. 308 (SDVOSB Procurement Program); 13 CFR Part 125, Mar. 23, 2005 (SBA Government Contracting Programs-SDVOSB Final Rule); and 48 CFR Parts 4, 5, et al, Mar. 23, 2005 (FAR, Procurement Program for SDVOSB Concerns).

Section 308

Provides federal agencies discretionary authority to create "sole-source" contracts for disabled veteran-owned small business – up to $5 million for manufacturing contract awards and up to $3 million for non-manufacturing contract awards.


The Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.) is amended by redesignating section 36 as section 37 and by inserting after section 35 the following new section:


(A) SOLE SOURCE CONTRACTS.—In accordance with this section, a contracting officer may award a sole source contract to any small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans if—

  1. (1) such concern is determined to be a responsible contractor with respect to performance of such contract opportunity and the contracting officer does not have a reasonable expectation that 2 or more small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans will submit offers for the contracting opportunity;
  2. (2) the anticipated award price of the contract (including options) will not exceed—
    1. (a) $5,000,000, in the case of a contract opportunity assigned a standard industrial classification code for manufacturing; or
    2. (b) $3,000,000, in the case of any other contract opportunity; and
  3. (3) in the estimation of the contracting officer, the contract award can be made at a fair and reasonable price.

(B) RESTRICTED COMPETITION.—In accordance with this section, a contracting officer may award contracts on the basis of competition restricted to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans if the contracting officer has a reasonable expectation that not less than 2 small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans will submit offers and that the award can be made at a fair market price.

(C) RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER CONTRACTING PREFERENCES.—A procurement may not be made from a source on the basis of a preference provided under subsection (a) or (b) if the procurement would otherwise be made from a different source under section 4124 or 4125 of title 18, United States Code, or the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46 et seq.).

(D) ENFORCEMENT; PENALTIES.—Rules similar to the rules of paragraphs (5) and (6) of section 8(m) shall apply for purposes of this section.

(E) CONTRACTING OFFICER.—For purposes of this section, the term ‘contracting officer’ has the meaning given such term in section 27(f)(5) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 423(f)(5)).’’.