About Us

Pleased to Meet You

What Drives Us

We are driven by a commitment to support individuals and organizations on their quest for excellent federal acquisition training. Our goal is to ensure high quality training for the DoD and federal acquisition workforces. We are eager to share our expertise with you.

Since 2005, we have specialized in conducting DAU Equivalency Reviews, which is our top business priority.

Curriculum & Training Solutions is a certified Veteran-Owned Small Business.

Our Team

Dave Risha - President and CEO

Dave Risha

President and CEO

Dave’s interest in training started while in the United States Air Force where he served as a Fireman and Holloman Air Force Base’s Assistant Chief for Training. After separating from the Air Force, Dave’s career turned to Government contracting, where he spent the next 35 years in various contracting roles from Contract Administrator in the 1980s to Vice President of several small contracting firms.

Julie Risha - Chief Financial Officer

Julie Risha

Chief Financial Officer

Julie has nearly 30 years as a contract specialist and managed contracts for multiple organizations and their clients. This experience spanned the government services, oil production, and real estate industries. In this capacity, she drafted contracts, proposals, and closing documents, tracked payments and deadlines, analyzed risks and assessed performance.
Amber Griffith - Chief Operating Officer

Amber Griffith

Chief Operating Officer

Amber began partnering with the military as a Business Development Assistant in 2008. In this role, she had the opportunity to lead technical writing efforts on complex business development projects and personally wrote and priced a proposal resulting in the award of a $10 Billion STARS II contract with work spanning 32 major cities across the continental United States.


To support the development of the DoD Acquisition Workforce through objective, professional, and independent DAU Equivalency evaluations while providing support to training providers who teach this workforce.



Our personnel are our strength.
We employ highly-educated, credentialed, and skilled individuals to provide our clientele with the utmost attention, devotion, and dedication. We care for and about our workforce and empower each individual to make decisions with minimal administration oversight. We task organize for each project, which helps us remain flexible and keep our overhead costs low, which are savings we pass on to our clients.



We practice transparency by keeping our clients fully informed. We strive for long-term client relationships by helping you attain your objectives.



We follow the applicable processes of GSA’s Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards to assure the competence, integrity, objectivity, and independence of our DAU Equivalency reviews.



We take our commitments seriously by meeting or exceeding our customer expectations. Adhering to our statements and promises is not a point to be pondered at Curriculum & Training Solutions; it is an automatic reaction.

What Can We Do For You?

For more information, contact Amber at agriffith@ctsjax.com or call 

904-544-5377 ext. 0