G2X TAKE: Beating out eight other bidders, global technology and management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, who serves as one of the primary business and technology partners to the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been awarded a new 4 ½-year contract. The contract, valued at $38M, was awarded using the GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS).
- Led by Senior Vice President, Charles De Sanno, a former SES at VA who ran engineering and operations for the last ten years of his career there and actually created OIT through the reorganization of IT in 2006, Booz Allen continues to have astounding success at VA to include a recent $92M VA Logistics Redesign (VALOR) Program Support Services contract; a $77M ITWD Support task; a $53M OIS Assessment and Authorization and Compliance Support task; and a $1B IT Operations and Services (ITOPS) Transformation Support Task award.
- Earlier this summer, Booz Allen Hamilton acquired Liberty IT, a T4NG Prime that supports multiple Government agencies across a diverse portfolio of Health IT projects, and who also serves as a major partner to Veterans Affairs, including as a key Cerner partner, in a move to expand Digital Transformation Leadership for Federal Civilian Agencies. More on that here. The company also announced an investment in leading adaptive AI company Latent AI, a rapidly growing company with an award-winning suite of software tools that enable adaptive artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) at the edge. More here.
- Booz Allen has also been building out and strengthening its leadership team to include recruiting health executive Larry Boland to be Lead Associate, Health Account Group; recruiting VA IT Leader DJ Kachman to be Senior Lead Engineer; tapping Jason Grogg for Principal, Health Growth Accelerator; and recently adding industry veteran Lauren Sherry for VA Customer Engagement Lead.
- Booz Allen Hamilton was also named to the list of NXT UP firms poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in 2020 and for years to come and this US Veterans Magazine Article identified Booz Allen Hamilton as one of the Companies Who Love To Hire Veterans.