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Jeffrey Siedow Joins growth[period] Board of Strategic Client Advisors

September 2015: growth[period] welcomes Jeffrey Siedow, Director of Investigations and Risk Management at the New York and London-based risk and crisis management firm S.R. Labby, to the board of Strategic Client Advisors. Mr. Siedow brings over 25 years of experience with global risk management, threat analysis, policy development, and procedural management in a variety of environments, domestically and internationally. He possesses a deep understanding of global security, crisis management, and investigative and intelligence matters.  

 

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Op-Ed by growth[period] Strategic Client Advisor: 20 years later, the lessons of Bosnia-Herzegovina

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20 years later, the lessons of Bosnia-Herzegovina

By  Daniel M. Gerstein 

 ·Published August 19, 2015

The French armored personnel carrier carrying a team of American diplomats and French soldiers was traveling on a muddy mountain “road” leading into Sarajevo when tragedy struck: Without warning, the vehicle lurched to the right, and then seemed to teeter for a moment before beginning a deadly series of rollovers. Five of the eight passengers died in that crash 20 years ago this week. I was one of the survivors.

The delegation had been en route to a meeting with the Bosnian president to discuss halting the fighting in Bosnia that had begun in 1992. With one tragic accident, three U.S. peacekeeping envoys, with deep experience in the region, were suddenly gone – Ambassador Robert Frasure, a deputy assistant secretary of state who had been the chief U.S. negotiator for Bosnia; Joseph Kruzel, deputy assistant secretary of defense for European and NATO Affairs; and Air Force Col. Samuel Nelson Drew, director of European Affairs for the National Security Council.

 

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Legal Decoder Becomes growth[period]'s Newest Client

Legal Decoder Becomes growth[period]'s  Newest Client

July 2015: growth[period] welcomes Legal Decoder as a new client. This data-driven technology company aims to revolutionize the way legal services from outside counsel are priced and economically evaluated. Utilizing their proprietary Legal Spend Authentication technology, Legal Decoder intelligently automates review of law firm invoices, ensures efficient matter management by outside counsel and provides insights to optimize their clients' legal budget.  On behalf of their clients, Legal Decoder finds cost-saving opportunities, negotiates better rates, corrects workflow inefficiencies, and predicts future fees and expenses with accuracy. growth[period] is primed to work with this innovative firm on developing strategies to surpass their goals for growth and market success.

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Data Computer Corporation of America Selects growth[period]

Data Computer Corporation of America Selects growth[period]

July 13, 2015: growth[period] is pleased to welcome Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA) as a new client. DCCA is a veteran-owned technology and engineering services company that uses deep domain knowledge to solve problems of national interest. They aim to be a trusted partner throughout Government for information technology services and solutions of the highest quality. Their services include Systems Modernization, Testing, IA & Cyber Security, Data Engineering, and Web Services. With DCCA having customers in Defense and Intelligence, Law Enforcement and Homeland Security, and Healthcare, growth[period] is positioned to deliver the ideal tools, expertise, and strategies to help DCCA surpass their goals for market success. growth[period] is excited to work with them on their continued expansion. 

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General Dynamics Mission Systems Becomes Newest growth[period] Client

General Dynamics Mission Systems Becomes Newest growth[period] Client

May 26, 2015: growth[period] is pleased to welcome General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) as our newest client.  GDMS is dedicated to connecting and protecting customers across Air, Land, Sea, Space and Cyber Domains. As a newly formed business unit for General Dynamics, GDMS unites the Advanced Information Systems and C4 Systems division under one umbrella.  With the consolidation, the restructured unit will be more agile and effective in providing cyber, ISR, mission systems, and open architecture technology to federal defense customers.  growth[period] is eager to work closely with this new segment as it grows and expands into new markets and new customers.

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growth[period] Named a Finalist for the 2015 Best Places to Work in Greater Washington by the Washington Business Journal

growth[period] Named a Finalist for the 2015 Best Places to Work in Greater Washington by the Washington Business Journal

May 2015: growth[period] is delighted to announce that it has been recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a finalist for the 2015 Best Places to Work in Greater Washington. The award is based on employee surveys that evaluate and score participating companies in a variety of categories including team effectiveness, trust in senior leadership, and alignment with company goals. All finalists will be honored at the Best Places to Work Awards at the Warner Theater on May 14, 2015. We are honored to attend!

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growth[period] Welcomes David Scruggs as a Strategic Client Advisor

April 2015: growth[period] is pleased to welcome David Scruggs to our board of Strategic Client Advisors. Mr. Scruggs is an experienced strategy and corporate development professional, with a background in the domestic and international aerospace, defense, and government services industries.

Prior to joining growth[period], Mr. Scruggs was a Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Financial Officer at Renaissance Strategic Advisors. Additionally, Mr. Scruggs was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he focused on defense planning, acquisition reform, technology development, and US export policies. He has also held senior-level positions at JSA Partners and A.T. Kearney, and has extensive experience helping organizations grow in competitive situations and implementing business development plans.

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growth[period] Welcomes SRA International as a New Client

growth[period] Welcomes SRA International as a New Client

April 2015: growth[period] is pleased to announce that SRA International (SRA) has become a client of the firm’s federal practice. Founded in 1978, SRA employs more than 5,000 people around the world and offers its clients a wide variety of services, including business intelligence, big data, cloud computing, cyber security, IT infrastructure, mobile, software and systems development, engineering and logistics, management and consulting, and research and analysis. SRA operates in both the federal and commercial sectors. SRA counts the US Army, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the Department of Energy, and the Department of Health and Human Services among its government clients.

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growth[period] Welcomes SENTEL as a New Client

growth[period] Welcomes SENTEL as a New Client

March 2015: growth[period] is pleased to announce the SENTEL Corporation as our newest client. The SENTEL Corporation was founded in 1987 in Alexandria, VA, as an engineering company providing electromagnetic and sensor integration services to Federal customers, and since then has grown into a leader in security management, asset visibility, supply chain management, materiel distribution, property accountability, and transportation sectors. Today, SENTEL has over 500 employees in over 30 locations worldwide, is CMMi Level 2 and ISO 900 1:2008 certified, and has received several awards in recognition for its work in support of Federal and commercial mission-critical operations. SENTEL’s core capabilities fall into five verticals: Engineering, Logistics, Information Technology, Mission Support, and Business Services, and their service offerings range from systems integration and engineering services to infrastructure management and intelligence analysis.

 

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growth[period] CEO Joins Board of Directors at the Stimson Center

growth[period] CEO Joins Board of Directors at the Stimson Center

March 2015: growth[period] is proud to announce that CEO Courtney Spaeth has joined the Board of Directors for the Stimson Center, a non-profit global security think tank dedicated to delivering pragmatic policy solutions for the major transnational issues of our day. The Center conducts independent research and analysis on cross-border challenges such as water management and humanitarian crises, as well as nuclear proliferation, arms trafficking, and defense policy. Stimson seeks to enhance policymakers’ and the public’s understanding of the currently challenges facing the international community, and to engage both civil society and industry in problem-solving efforts to fill gaps in existing governance structures.

For more information about the Stimson Center and the Board of Directors, please visit their website.

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