G2X TAKE: Beating out seven other bidders, Cognosante, armed with nearly three decades of experience providing technology solution and business process outsourcing to Government health agencies, adds a new 5-year task with the Department of Veterans Affairs to support Supply Chain Management Product Line DevSecOps and Integration. This task, valued at $545M, was awarded using T4NG.
- Cognosante jumped into the VA T4NG game in a big way in late 2016, when they Acquired T4NG Prime awardee, Business Information Technology Solutions (BITS) as a move to expand their Military and Veterans Health IT Business. Details here.
- The Cognosante team has had a number of significant and recent Prime wins in support of VA, to include adding a $149M VA Community Care Referrals and Authorizations support task; a $53M VA Time and Attendance System (VATAS) O&M task; and a $100M Veterans Health Administration High Reliability Organization Support Services BPA.
- Over the past two years Cognosante has made as string of significant moves bolstering its leadership team. So far in 2021 the company recruited experienced Federal Health growth lead Faye Farah to be VP of Business Development; brought back Julie Crouse to be VP of Technology Operations; tapped Jennifer Bond to be Vice President, Growth, Department of Veterans Affairs Portfolio; added seasoned GovCon Executive, Steve Hamric as Chief Financial Officer; added Yolanda Curtis with her extensive experience understanding customer needs and leading teams in the design and implementation of innovative solutions; and named Kevin Mostek as the new Head of Mergers & Acquisitions. Cognosante’s latest moves include adding Mark Rahnama with over 25 years of professional IT consultation and management experience and substantial Federal Government contracting expertise acquired through service to VA, DHA, FDA, HHS, and NIH, as VP of Strategic Solutions; and tapping business executive Laura Starego as Vice President, Capture and Proposals.
- Led by CEO, Michele Kang, named to the 2021 FedHealthIT100, Cognosante was named one of the NXT UP firms poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in 2020 and for years to come.
Referenced IDV ID: VA11816D1001
Award ID: 36C10B21N1001001