About IWJV

The IMAQ Walden Joint Venture (IWJV) offers nationwide specialized security, access control, remote monitoring, surveillance, and protective services to the federal government with a total of 70 years of experience brought together under the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Mentor Protege Program. In 2021, the SBA formally approved our Mentor-Protege Agreement, strengthening our team’s capabilities to perform security services for Small Business and 8(a) requirements. In 2022, the Department of Homeland Security designed IWJV as a DHS specific Mentor-Protege team.

IMAQ Resources, LLC is SBA 8(a) certified, part of Natives of Kodiak, Inc. (NOK), an Alaska Native Corporation. As a wholly owned subsidiary of NOK, we are well-financed, well-insured, and have depth of resources to support recruiting, staffing, and project management to reduce risk and ensure reliable performance to guard critical infrastructure. Federal agencies are able to benefit from our expanded contracting solutions such as enhanced facilities operations and maintenance and professional services in all aspects of security, emergency management, risk avoidance and mitigation of critical incidents.

Walden Security, the nation’s 5th largest security firm, has a history of delivering premium contract security to local, state and federal government agencies throughout the nation. Our approach to provide quality protective services has proven successful for more than 30 years. We are one of the nation’s fastest-growing security companies – and the largest privately held security company – with a reputation as a service leader as well as a responsive and innovative partner. At Walden Security, we believe in Setting the Standard by Setting the Example.

The ANC 8(a) Sole-Source Process

  • 1

    Agency develops SOW and identifies budget.

  • 3

    Open negotiations between contractor and customer. Contract awarded (issue notice to proceed)

  • 5

    Contracting Officer informs ANC and agency they may enter into negotiations and/or joint development of project plan.

  • 2

    SBA accepts requirement, verifies ANC 8(a) eligibility, delegates contracting office to negotiate award.

  • 4

    Agency submits sole-source solicitation with SOW, NAICS, place of performance, and procurement history to SBA.

  • 6

    Start performance.