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Basil Soutos, Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Basil Soutos is the founder of Samos Advisors, LLC, a proven leader in EVMS & Project Management.

Basil Soutos is Founder and Principal Consultant of Samos Advisors LLC, a leading provider of Program Management, Proposal Management and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) Services and Solutions. He is an accomplished professional in the design, development, and implementation of EIA-748 compliant systems with 35+ years of EVMS experience in industry, federal government including defense and civilian agencies and the Intelligence Community.

Mr. Soutos has implemented cost-effective EVMS implementation model as an industry contractor. He has served as a SME  of various government agencies as well as a well-respected project management and EVMS consultant.

The implementation or modification of EVMS on current or new projects can be difficult, time consuming and costly to your company and/or client. Samos Advisors listens and identifies what the problems are, documents root causes, and then communicates a compelling plan of action with simplified solutions to meet project mission requirements.

The following highlights Mr. Soutos professional accomplishments:

  • 35+ years of Project Management and EIA-748 Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) design, development, implementation and consulting services on small to large contacts (e.g., IT, Software Development and Agile, Production, DOE Environmental Management and Construction Projects, Military and Program Services, Ship Building and Pharmaceutical)
  • Recognized EVMS subject manner expert serving Industry, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Health & Human Services (HHS), U.S. Intelligence Community (NRO and NGA), and Bio-Pharmaceutical
  • Experienced team leader in directing project teams in EVMS policy generation, WBS and WBS dictionary development, schedule and budget baseline implementation, data analysis and reporting, CAM training CAM Notebook implementation, baseline change control and support/conduct of mandated U.S. Government reviews
  • Well versed in implementing DoD, DOE, and U.S. federal government reporting requirements: Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR), Contract Performance Report (CPR), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Contract Funds Status Report (CFSR)Demonstrated leadership in executing DOE Order 413.3B, CAG, ECRSOP, and PM-30 IPM2 METRR, Metric Testing. CRC Matrix development, CAM Training, and achievement of contractor EVMS Compliance
  • Facilitated and supported more than 80+ Government and Industry reviews (e.g., Contract Implementation Review (CIR), Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR), EVMS Surveillance, 3rd Party EVMS Certification, and DOE EVMS Compliance Reviews
  • Developed and delivered curriculum for EVMS training for U.S Government, public and private seminars. Trained over 4,500+ acquisition professionals in EVMS Basic and Advanced Concepts, Cost & Schedule Management, Variance Analysis Reporting (VAR) & VAR Scorecard Training, ETC/EAC Development. Baseline Change Control, Executive EVMS Training, Project Controls, CAM Mentoring and IBR/EVMS Compliance Training

Staff


Our senior staff members have extensive DoD and non-DoD professional experience in areas of EVMS proposal generation, government contracting,  project and financial management, EVMS design implementation (e.g., people, process, training and technology) and supporting contractor and government EVMS surveillances and certification reviews.

Our experienced project personnel allow Samos Advisors to advise clients in developing program start-up strategies, conduct gap analysis across project management disciplines prior to contract award, develop EVMS policies and procedures, and assist contractors in implementing executable schedule and cost baselines. We support implementation of government mandated reports (e.g., IPMR, IMS and CFSR) on small (less than $50M), medium (between greater than $50M to $100M) and large projects (greater than $100M.)

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