HERNDON, VA- Karsun Solutions announced six key promotions within its Leadership Team. These promotions come as a result of achievements in exponential growth, excellence in customer delivery, and continued progress with innovative solutions. These promotions include:
- Terry Miller to the position of Karsun’s President
- Badri Sriraman to Senior Vice President of the Karsun Innovation Center
- Ben Marglin to Senior Vice President of Client Solutions
- Rajaji Bellamkonda to Portfolio Vice President
- Jay Kondapalli to Portfolio Vice President
- Juan Robles to Senior Director of Growth
The news follows a series of contract wins. This includes the GSA Fleet Modernization Contract with a ceiling value of $75 million and the GSA Enhanced Checkout (GECO) Modernization under the COMET BPA.
Now with more than a decade in operation, Karsun is rapidly scaling to meet its explosive growth. This includes new awards of over $278 million within 2020 resulting from both new wins and organic contract growth.
Karsun’s Innovation and Growth teams also evolved throughout 2020. In addition to its in-house research and development team, the Innovation Center expanded to include five employee-centered practice areas.
Karsun’s co-founders Sundar Vaidyanathan and Kartik Mecheri expressed excitement about the promotions. “We are proud to announce the next generation of leaders to take Karsun to even greater heights. We recognize their deep commitment to the company and look forward to their leadership,” stated Mr. Vaidyanathan.
For a complete list of Karsun executives and senior leadership bios visit https://karsun-llc.com/leadership/.
About Karsun Solutions
Karsun Solutions is a fast-growing, innovative, enterprise modernization firm. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Washington Business Journal, and Inc. all recognize Karsun Solutions among the fastest-growing companies in the Washington, D.C. region. Its teams deliver modern software development, cloud solutions, and data and analytics solutions to customers at government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and General Services Administration. It possesses a DCAA Approved Accounting System, CMMI Level 5 – DEV appraisal, and AWS Government Competency.
HERNDON, VA – Capitalizing on rapid growth across its portfolios, Karsun Solutions, an enterprise modernization firm serving the U.S. government, announced the appointment of multiple IT industry leaders to key business development and client solutions roles. Those appointments include industry veterans Neal Smith to Senior Director of Digital Transformation, PJ Henry to Director and Megan Mattingly to Capture Manager. Karsun Solutions also announced an expansion of Director Jason Marceau’s responsibilities into the firms expanding Business Solutions Practice.
Karsun Solutions serves customers at agencies including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT) and General Services Administration (GSA). The firm won multiple $100 million plus contracts growing its revenue by more than 1500% over its first ten years. In September 2019 it moved into a new 75,000 square foot headquarters, a reflection of the more than 2400% growth in headcount.
“As a rapidly growing company, Karsun Solutions exists in a space different from more established firms with similar-sized contracts,” said Senior Director of Business Development Juan Robles. “Growing our capture and solutions teams gives Karsun the ability to leverage resources not typically available to smaller organizations.”
With a strong pipeline, leadership at Karsun Solutions is prioritizing the growth of its capture and solutions infrastructure as it launches into the next decade. The Karsun Solutions Capture Team adds industry veteran PJ Henry. Henry, a 25-year industry veteran, joins as a Director of Business Development. With extensive public sector experience, his resume includes time as a capture lead for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice and Department of Transportation at Booz Allen Hamilton. Henry was also previously a senior business development lead for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice and the State Department at LMI.
In addition to a growing capture infrastructure, Karsun Solutions has also named Neal Smith a Senior Director of Digital Transformation in its Business Solutions Practice. Smith is a seasoned digital transformation executive. Prior to Karsun Solutions, he served at Salient CRGT and Maga Design. Smith has over 23 years of experience in IT services sales, delivery. Smith brings together customer focus and technical innovation to solutions for the federal government.
Megan Mattingly also recently joined Karsun Solutions as a Capture Manager. Bringing nine years in capture and business development, her background includes deep experience in Mergers and Acquisitions.
About Karsun Solutions
Karsun Solutions serves customers at agencies including DHS, DOT and GSA. It is guided by an innovation-based and performance-driven culture. Its teams deliver extraordinary software development, cloud and advanced analytics solutions to its customers.
In November 2019 GSA awarded the company a spot on its COMET BPA. It also has work at GSA under the $35 million Database and Middleware Systems (DMS) Task Order awarded in October 2018. Last year the company also began work in its FEMA GMM program. DHS awarded Karsun Solutions this five-year single award BPA with a ceiling value of $80 million. It was the first award won by Karsun Solutions under a Full and Open Competition. The company also continues to work under the FAA SSD contract, a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $145 million ceiling value.
Growth across the firm’s public sector portfolios resulted in a bevy of national and regional awards. This includes both repeated recognition on the Inc. 5000 and in the Washington Business Journal. Its commitment to quality includes a DCAA Approved Accounting System, AWS Government Competency, a CMMI Level 5 – DEV appraisal plus ISO 9001, ISO 20000 and ISO 27001 certifications.
Karsun Solutions team members returned to Top of the Town in Arlington, Virginia this October for the Raise the Roof Fundraiser. The yearly event raises money for Bridges to Community, a not-for-profit organization that brings together groups for volunteer service trips while improving the lives of impoverished communities. The charity works primarily with local communities in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. Over 700 volunteers have transformed communities this year. Learn more about Bridges to Community at bridgestocommunity.org.
Karsun Solutions is a proud sponsor of Raise the Roof. Organizations participating in this event come from the DC area IT community. Supporting the Bridges to Community the event is a tradition for the Karsun Business Development team. This year Senior Director of Business Development Juan Robles and Business Analysis Lead Satish Alluri represented Team Karsun at the event. The duo was recently featured on the Karsun website for their involvement in the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council’s (ACT-IAC) Voyagers leadership program.
In addition to Bridges to Community, Karsun Solutions also sponsors the Organization to Provide EducatioN. That charity promotes educational opportunities for disadvantaged children in India. In May 2019, Karsun Solutions was the event sponsor for the OPEN Rasika concert. The concert was a fundraiser held near the company’s headquarters in Herndon, Virginia. For more information on the programs supported by Karsun teams visit the Karsun in the Community section.
About Karsun Solutions
Karsun Solutions is a premier IT modernization firm delivering a portfolio of services to its federal and commercial customers. Its core competencies include Modern Software Development, Cloud Solutions, and Advanced Analytics. The organization’s quality, development, and information security practices include CMMI Level 5 DEV, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000:2011 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications.
Karsun Solutions was a proud sponsor of Bridges to Community’s 10th Annual Raise the Roof fundraiser held at Top of the Town in Arlington, VA. Bridges to Community’s mission is to build a more just and sustainable world through service learning and community development by engaging volunteers to work in developing countries—building community and changing lives. The Raise the Roof fundraiser provides the Federal IT contracting industry an opportunity to contribute to community development projects in Nicaragua. Karsun’s Director of Business Development, Juan Robles, and BD Analyst, Akshaya Sridhar, attended the fundraiser in support of Karsun’s commitment to giving back to communities in need.
In addition to supporting communities abroad, locally, Karsun offers employees the opportunity to form service focused teams. These teams include a neighborhood beautification team and a running club which participate in local races for charity. To learn more about Karsun culture, events and employee opportunities visit our Karsun Careers Page.