Fairfax, Virginia, December 1, 2016: Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec), a leading provider of Agile Development and DevOps, Data Sciences, Cyber Engineering, and Cloud solutions for the federal government, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Steven “Steve” Smith to the company’s Board of Advisors. Smith brings strong Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) experience to Sevatec, having served as Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) at both the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
“Steve Smith is a powerful addition to Sevatec’s Advisory Board and we are fortunate to have him lending his broad federal government expertise and energy to our firm,” said Sevatec Founder & Chairman, Sonny Kakar. “His perspective gained over decades of government and industry experience greatly enhances our strategy to deliver and grow our customer base. His specific insight into the National Security, Homeland/Law Enforcement, Commerce, and Transportation markets, Sevatec’s primary markets, uniquely positions us to exceed our customer’s expectations by focusing on their mission success. We look forward to his advice and counsel.”
Smith has an impressive track record managing complex information technology systems across the public and private sectors. Prior to his Deputy CIO roles, Smith served as the Chief Operating Officer for the White House Communications Agency, spanning multiple administrations. During his 30-year career, Smith also held senior posts at the Defense Systems Agency (DISA) and the U.S. Army. Today Smith serves as Senior Manager of FirstNet supporting the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in their efforts to establish a nationwide, interoperable public safety communications network to improve emergency response times.
Smith joins Sonny Kakar and technology industry leader Manji Matharu on the company’s Board of Advisors.
Sevatec is a high-technology services firm specializing in Agile, data sciences, cyber engineering, and cloud solutions, leveraging experience and trusted talent to solve the federal government’s most pressing business and technical challenges. Sevatec has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and maintains ISO 9001:2008, 20000-1:2011, and 27001:2013 certifications. In practice, Sevatec optimizes current industry best practices and incorporates Agile principles to accelerate performance and outcomes for their clients.
Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva,” which means, “Inspired to Serve.” The mission, “Trusted Talent, Inspired to Serve, Partnered with Government, to Protect and Improve the Lives of Americans,” captures the essence of the firm’s culture. Their portfolio of mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government broadly supports the National Security Sector, including Homeland and Law Enforcement Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple Civilian Departments and Agencies.
To learn more about Sevatec, please visit www.sevatec.com.