Souder, Miller & Associates Acquires Vigil Enterprises Inc.

August 21st, 2018


Souder, Miller & Associates (SMA) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vigil Enterprises Inc. to add federal contracting and architecture services to its core capabilities. Vigil Enterprises, Inc. (VEI), is a 14+ person Architectural and Engineering (A&E) firm with offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque that has specialized in federal contracting for the past 25 years.

Denise Vigil started VEI in 1986 as a sole proprietorship providing staff augmentation services in Southern California for healthcare and engineering consulting businesses. In May of 1991, Vigil Enterprises was formally incorporated and worked with such firms as CH2M Hill, CompCare, Sverdrup, and JCM Group in California.

In 1997, Vigil Enterprises developed a relationship with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and has expanded their presence in the federal market by winning additional IDIQ-type contracts with LANL, Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and Los Alamos County.  This year, Vigil Enterprises, Inc. was awarded an IDIQ contract for A&E ‘Facilities Express’ services for up to five years at Sandia National Laboratories and was awarded another five-year IDIQ contract with multiple option years at LANL to provide A&E services. 

Peter Fant, SMA’s CEO, said he is excited to welcome the Vigil Team and about this opportunity to jump start SMA’s entry into the federal market.   For Vigil employees it is an exciting opportunity to expand the technical services that can now be collectively provided within the federal market and to utilize their own skill sets outside the federal market.  Denise Vigil, President, Vigil Enterprises, Inc. is very excited to become a subsidiary of SMA adding the resources, services, and knowledge of this successful firm. “SMA shares our vision and has the same personal approach to business as we do,” said Vigil.

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