Leading digital transformation contractor for the Federal Government joins forces with next gen cybersecurity solutions provider to form powerhouse full scope services provider
Fairfax, VA — February 24, 2022 —Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc., a leader in digital transformation capabilities for U.S. Federal Government customers, announced today that it has acquired CENTERPOINT, Inc., a leading pure-play cybersecurity solutions provider.
“We are thrilled to add the CENTERPOINT team’s elite cybersecurity skills to the services we offer and are confident this partnership will allow the combined business to solve some of the most pressing IT modernization challenges facing our customers,” said Gil Dussek, CEO of Gunnison. “It is an obvious next step in Gunnison’s growth to have CENTERPOINT’s technical expertise and laser-like focus on high-quality, differentiated solutions matched up with Gunnison’s mission focus and core values.”
Founded in 2014, CENTERPOINT provides tailored cybersecurity solutions for customers across the Federal government. With vast capabilities and experience in cyber defense, response, and strategy, as well as governance solutions that enable secure operation of, and access to, large enterprise data and services, CENTERPOINT strengthens Gunnison’s cutting-edge capabilities and helps define the Company as a leading middle market player in the Federal market.
CENTERPOINT’s leadership team will continue in senior roles at Gunnison, with Ed Silva, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of CENTERPOINT bringing to the combined company his visionary thinking and breadth of experience as Chief Strategy Officer. Additionally, COO-CTO Tony Ambegaoker will become the Chief Information & Innovation Officer of Gunnison.
Baly Ambegaoker, Co-CEO and Co-Founder will join the Gunnison Board of Directors, alongside the former CEO of SRA International, Renny DiPentima, and the former global public sector head of IBM, Anne Altman.
“Gunnison shares our long-standing, core commitment to excellence and focus clients’ missions,” said Silva. Baly Ambegaoker added, “By combining CENTERPOINT’s expertise with that of Gunnison, our rapidly growing platform is well-positioned to scale to new heights in providing innovative services and solutions to the market.”
Holland & Knight served as legal advisor to Gunnison for this transaction. Kipps DeSanto was the financial advisor to CENTERPOINT. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Gunnison is a trusted partner to Federal Government customers on their most ambitious IT projects. Gunnison is a venture capital backed company delivering cutting-edge solutions in agile software development, data analytics, IT service management, and cybersecurity.
CENTERPOINT is a pure-play Federal technology company exclusively focused on delivering the next generation in cybersecurity services and solutions. CENTERPOINT provides tailored solutions focused on cyber defense, response, strategy, and governance that enable the secure operation of, and access to large enterprise data and services. More information at: www.centerpoint.biz
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