Contract Management Support (CMS)

We operate two Contract Management Support (CMS) services in San Diego, CA. We are currently closing out contracts for NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Command in downtown San Diego on North Harbor drive, and the Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA) in Kearny Mesa, San Diego. The Lighthouse has two contracts that employ eighteen employees, most of whom, are legally blind. CMS services help mitigate the critical government shortage of contract specialists by focusing on providing post-contract award administration support services that are not inherently governmental functions.

The AbilityOne Program is providing critical support to government contracting offices by freeing up time for the contracting workforce to address more mission-critical and inherently-governmental functions, while at the same time facilitating the return of unused obligated contract funds to the government. Employees working through the AbilityOne Program, including Wounded Warriors and Service Disabled Veterans, gain much needed employment opportunities in a career-oriented, upwardly-mobile professional field.

With low attrition, deep tenure, and exceptional customer service capabilities, our highly-skilled Contract Management Support teams consists of highly skilled individuals that close out contracts every day.

Our capabilities include:

  • Research and analysis to ensure all requirements for closing contracts are complete. We present “ready-to-close” contracts to government contracting officers.
  • Contract close-out document preparation
  • Online document management
  • Contract document imaging and indexing
  • Data entry
  • Contract and billing reconciliation
  • General administrative services

Federal government customers may purchase our services through the GSA Federal Supply Schedule #GS-00F-0032P.

For more information on our Contract Management Support services, call Vice President of Service Businesses & Communications, Melanie Wimmenauer at (206) 436-2223 or send an e-mail to

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