Alexandria, VA; February 4, 2021 – Gunnison hires Brian Westhoff as Chief Growth Officer
Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc. (“Gunnison”), a leader in software development, data analytics, ITSM and cybersecurity for U.S. Federal Government customers announced today that Brian Westhoff has joined the Company’s executive leadership team as Chief Growth Officer.
Gunnison CEO Gil Dussek notes, “Brian is a highly accomplished, seasoned Government Services executive with over 25 years of experience in providing innovative technology solutions that help build small companies into mid-sized ones, including a number of successful ones acquired by larger players in our sector. I could not be happier to have him join our team, as we scale further into the next phase of our growth at Gunnison, following on the heels of our recent large contract wins and the acquisition of G2SF.”
As Chief Growth Officer, Brian will lead all aspects of Gunnison’s business development, capture & proposal management and marketing, helping to drive Gunnison’s overall go-to-market strategy that effectively communicates Gunnison’s value proposition to its trusted customers. Brian has a demonstrated track record in driving significant sales growth, leading corporate strategic initiatives, and managing business operations. Board member Anne Altman (former IBM Global Public Sector head) added, “This significant appointment of Brian as senior executive and growth officer signals our continued commitment to market expansion. Gunnison is positioned in 2021 to continue building a great mid-sized company that values customer success, collaboration and service around best of breed technology solutions.”
Brian was a senior executive at Aquilent, responsible for building out a centralized sales function that ultimately helped take the company from $25 million in revenue to $125 million, before it was acquired by Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Westhoff has been a Senior Vice President for VMD Corp, a provider of IT and Homeland Defense services to the U.S. Federal Government and over the course of his career, Brian has provided IT Services (Digital Services, DevOps, Agile, and Cloud Solutions) across the U.S. Federal Government marketplace.
Gunnison is a trusted partner to U.S. Federal Government customers on their most ambitious IT projects. Gunnison is a venture capital backed firm delivering cutting-edge solutions in software development, data analytics, ITSM and cybersecurity, with a market leading Board of Directors which includes the former CEO of SRA International, Renny DiPentima, and the former global public sector head of IBM, Anne Altman. In the Fall of 2020, Gunnison acquired G2SF, which was founded in 2008 with a focus on world-class enterprise IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions that meet complex service requirements, helps agencies improve operational effectiveness and efficiency by facilitating the transformation of the workforce to mobile computing delivery requirements, and leverages cybersecurity tools, technologies, and techniques to proactively monitor, track, report and prevent unauthorized access to agency infrastructures including networks, systems, applications, databases, and information.