Acquisition enables continued expansion of Federal contracting services in Huntsville, Alabama markets and beyond.
Atmore, AL – The Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PBCI) announced today it purchased Fortis Industries, Inc., a Huntsville, Alabama based company. Fortis Industries will remain a standalone business and operate under the direction of Ecke Holding Company, dba PCI Federal Services (PCIFS) – a division of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The change in ownership took place July 8, 2022.
“PCI Federal Services continues to expand our Government Contracting Services footprint and Fortis Industries brings an exciting addition to our growing Federal Agency support initiatives. We are thrilled to add them to our portfolio of companies,” said Stephanie A. Bryan, Chairwoman and CEO of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Chairwoman Bryan continued, “We are particularly excited to continue advancing our growth in the Huntsville area as well as Alabama as a whole.”
Fortis Industries, Inc. is a Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, with over 15 years of experience providing full-spectrum facilities support services for the Department of Defense (DoD) and other Federal Government Agencies. Clients include the General Services Administration (GSA), Department of the Navy, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Department of the Army, among others. Today, Fortis has over 300 professionals providing quality facility services across more than 30 states.
“We could not ask for a better partner to join than the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in our effort to provide superior facility services to the U.S. Government. This acquisition enables our Alabama-based organizations to grow and expand our capabilities across the federal government, while creating employee and community opportunities,” said Josh Hancock, CEO of Fortis Industries.
Josh Hancock (CEO), Casey Palmer (COO) and Brett Holt (CFO), will remain in their existing leadership roles. Fortis Industries’ professionals, clients, and partner firms will see no change in business operations.
About the Poarch Band of Creek Indians
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally recognized tribe in Alabama. From hospitality to aerospace, we continue to operate in a variety of industries across the World. Read more about our Tribe here.
About Ecke Holding Co., dba as PCI Federal Services
Ecke Holding Company LLC, doing business as Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services (PCIFS), was formed under the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribe to provide high quality products and services to U.S. Federal customers. Ecke is a Muskogee word for “mother” and reflects the role of the holding company. PCIFS companies focus on delivering exceptional services that exceed expectations. Read more about PCIFS here.
About Media Fusion
Media Fusion is an established government support services contractor. Originally conceived as a media production studio, it now supports numerous contracts with a wide variety of government customers, as well as corporate clients through its studio creative services. Media Fusion has twice been named Small Business of the Year in government contracting by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. It has also received recognition multiple times for small business contracting awards from NASA agencies and over 200 regional and national awards for creative excellence. Find more on Media Fusion at www.fusiononline.com.
About PCI Productions
Started in 2019, PCI Productions provides communications, administrative and professional services in support of U.S. Federal agencies and the Department of Defense. PCI Productions was started by Media Fusion founder, Tim McElyea. This 8(a), HUBZone business offers McElyea’s 25 years of experience in the government contracting profession. Learn more about PCI Productions at www.pci-p.com.
About Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services
Ecke Holding Company LLC, doing business as Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services, was formed under the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribe to provide high-quality products and services to Federal customers. Ecke is a Muskogee word for “mother” and reflects the role of the holding company. As the parent, Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services provides the common connection and integration that enables our collective success. Our portfolio of companies share the Tribe’s values of fairness, trustworthiness, commitment to something bigger than self, perseverance, respect for contribution, open, and honest communication, collaboration, open to new ideas and accomplishment. Through these values, the Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services companies focus on delivering exceptional services that exceed expectations. Read more about this company at www.pcifederalservices.com.
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