First Nation Group is the premier Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, Women-Owned Small Business, and HUBZone Small Business distributor of medical-surgical equipment and supplies to the Federal Government. Since 1992, First Nation Group has been at the forefront of the medical equipment industry delivering superior products, service, and support while making a positive impact on the lives of the Veterans and active duty military we serve and the underserved in communities where we live and work.
As an industry leader, we take pride in providing cost-effective therapy solutions, extensive clinical and product support, same-day shipments, and secure EDI capability as the lowest priced FSS supplier for over 90% of our products. Our best-in-class reputation allows us to represent leading manufacturers in providing TAA compliant inventory stocked and distributed nationally at our distribution facilities in Fort Myers, FL, Denver, CO, and Detroit, MI.
First Nation Group is headquartered in Niceville, FL, with administrative offices in Fort Myers, FL, Saline, MI, and Detroit, MI, and sales offices strategically located near VA and DoD facilities nationwide.
Our mission is steadfast – to be the premier medical solutions supplier to the Veterans Administration (VA), Department of Defense (DoD), and other federal agencies and make a positive impact on the Veterans and active duty military personnel we support and the underserved in communities where we live and work.
We are a force for good: a for-profit engine powering a nonprofit mission. Our vision is to integrate our social mission into every level of our business. Bound by a shared passion to give back, we work tirelessly to contribute our experience, skills, and innovative solutions to provide unparalleled service and support to our customers, partners, and communities – we are #TOGETHERSTRONG.
Trusted, Generous, United, Dedicated, Compassionate
Trusted, reliable provider Our 99% same day fill rate, with less than 1% error rate, is how we earn your trust.
Generous corporate culture We’re a force for good with high philanthropic goals for giving back.
United in Veterans. First.™ We support one another, contribute to our collective success, and share our commitment to excellence….
#TOGETHERSTRONG, for the greater good.
Dedicated, service-oriented solutions Together, we deliver trusted, unparalleled service at every level of our business.
Compassionate in all that we do We know that at the end of every transaction is someone we honor…And, because of that, we are dedicated and passionate about all that we do.
We’re a purpose-driven company. Our 155+ employees lead with heart and loyalty, meeting customers’ expectations and healthcare needs while giving their time and service to others. It’s the mission that we all serve and support at First Nation Group.
Cheryl Nilsson, Col USAF (Ret)
Chief Executive Officer + Owner
Redefining best-in-class product lines and customer service
Wherever you are in the U.S., First Nation Group can put quality products in your hands quickly and efficiently. You’ll find that we are:
Strategically located nationwide
Nationwide med-surg stocking distributor with six administrative locations and four distribution facilities (Denver, CO., Detroit, MI. and Fort Myers, FL.) providing rapid, low-cost shipping
Devoted to the customer-first promise
Ensuring your success through customer service that’s centered on responsiveness, knowledgeability, and expediency with 99% same day fill rate
Flexible, reliable, and convenient
Inventory that allows pick-and-pack ability, multi-brand product fulfillment, and same day shipping with less than 1% error rate, as well as direct-to-patient and stock inventory fulfillment capabilities
Partnered with industry-leading manufacturers
Official authorized government distributor for premier manufacturers of quality, innovative products
Providing partner benefits through five socioeconomic categories
SDVOSB, VOSB, WOSB, HUBZone Small Business, and Small Business
Highly trained field and inside sales representatives calling on multiple call points in VA, DoD, Indian Health Service (IHS), and other federal agencies nationwide
Certifications that make a difference – SDVOSB, VOSB, WOSB, and HUBZone Small Business
Our unique ownership enables us to qualify for small business benefits. These designations support the federal agencies goal of spending at least 3% of all prime contracting expenditures with small businesses that have SDVOSB, WOSB or HUBZone Small Business status each year.