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September 22, 2021 | Press Release

NetImpact Wins the Ektropy Contract to Provide Agile Software Development and Sustainment for the Defense Health Agency (DHA)

Ektropy is a transformative solution that provides traceability between execution, planning and budgeting to enable an army of “Cost Warriors” across the DHA enterprise

Falls Church, Va. September 22, 2021 NetImpact Strategies, Inc. (NetImpact) announced today that it was awarded DHA’s Ektropy Support Services contract. Ektropy is a software solution that aligns and creates visibility into organizational strategy to the people executing the vision enabling DHA leadership to make decisions based on more complete and higher quality data. Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency responsible for providing a medically ready force and a ready medical force to Combatant Commands as well as the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high-quality health services to over 9.5M Military Health System beneficiaries.

NetImpact will provide a full range of agile application development and sustainment services including Agile program management, systems design, systems engineering, systems integration, cybersecurity, data analytics, organizational change management, operations and maintenance. Ektropy system provides integrated insight into personnel, programs, and costs – facilitating traceability between execution, planning, and budgeting along with real-time monitoring of IT resource availability and use. Ektropy has become the new way of ensuring mission execution and success within the Deputy Assistant Director for Information Operations (DAD-IO) and the MTFs for all IT resources.

“We are honored to continue collaborating with the brilliant men and women at DHA to support Ektropy requirements.” said Lisa Liu, Director, who oversees the grand vision for Ektropy as the NetImpact Program Manager. “Team NetImpact is looking forward to supporting next generation Ektropy system to enable a culture of transparency and accountability that allows an organization of over 10,000 hard-working Americans to focus their scarce resources on what truly matters – delivering mission impact and serving beneficiaries.”

About NetImpact

NetImpact Strategies, Inc. has been a Trusted Advisor driving impact through digital transformation for the Federal Government for over a decade. NetImpact partners with customer agencies to deliver solutions that empower them to meet their missions and achieve impactful and lasting value through our Strategic Consulting, Process Automation, Cloud, Enterprise Software Delivery, Data and Analytics, and Cyber Security services. Follow NetImpact on their website or LinkedIn for more.

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Praveen Announcement
September 01, 2021

NetImpact Appoints Praveen Kosgi as VP of Technical Solutions

NetImpact is excited to welcome Praveen Kosgi as the Vice President of Technical Solutions. Praveen is a visionary information systems solutions expert who specializes in driving technology transformational success for the Federal Government for over 20 years. NetImpact brings Praveen's highly recognized architectural and deep technology transformation leadership skillsets onboard as continuity of their digital transformation (DX) disruption plans.

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DX360 Announcement
July 22, 2021 | Press Release

NetImpact Launches DX360, a Set of Comprehensive Digital Transformation (DX) Disruptors

DX360° equips the Federal Government’s next Go-To partner with unique capabilities fast-tracking the DX journey

Falls Church, Va. ̶ July 22, 2021 NetImpact Strategies, Inc. (NetImpact) announced the launch of DX360°, a comprehensive approach that optimizes DX efforts cohesively by addressing strategy, tools, and data. NetImpact’s DX360° capabilities offer practical, proven, and ready-to-use blueprints, playbooks, and tools to accelerate Digital Transformation and reduce risk for the Federal Government.

NetImpact’s DX360° contains next-generation, differentiating IPs that share a commitment to agility, adaptiveness, and a strong human connection:

  • Digital Blueprint™ embeds DX as the new “norm” through multiple dimensions: Human and Digital Competencies, IT (Data and Tech), Processes and Environment by providing Government with an actionable roadmap and prioritized activities throughout the transformation journey.
  • AgileGovernance™ energizes governance with Agile practices developing a flexible, adaptive framework to communicate and respond to change. Using a Governance Maturity Model and Blueprints – we iteratively implement enterprise governance that is adaptive to changes in objectives, goals and performance.
  • Mission-Centered Design™ infuses the Human Centered Design process with mission intimacy and an IT strategy that improves information usefulness and ecosystem integration to build cross-functional, long-term value that also meets user needs.
  • ParadigmSHIFT™ is a radical organizational change management (OCM) framework that instills multi-directional trust and reframes change management and endurance with adopters in mind for organic and lasting results.
  • Data.Impact™ is an assessment, prescriptive, and strategic methodology for improving an organization's long-term data culture and effectiveness and puts Government in control of their data, not the other way around. PlatformFirst™, a capability already launched for ServiceNow, is NetImpact’s unique approach to packaging a solution suite of accelerators that drastically reduce implementation time and cost for Government by productizing best practices, software tools, workflows, and apps tailored for the specific technology in Federal space.

DX360°’s forward-learning capabilities meet all strategy, technology, and information needs to guide the Federal Government through success in the age of the digital renaissance.

About NetImpact

NetImpact Strategies, Inc. has been a Trusted Advisor driving impact through digital transformation for the Federal Government for over a decade. NetImpact partners with customer agencies to deliver solutions that empower them to meet their missions and achieve impactful and lasting value through our Strategic Consulting, Process Automation, Cloud, Enterprise Software Delivery, Data and Analytics, and Cyber Security services. Follow NetImpact on their website or LinkedIn for more.

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June 02, 2021

Netimpact Strategies Inc Receives 2021 Best of Arlington Award

NetImpact is proud to receive the 2021 Best of Arlington Award in the category of Business Management Consultant! The Arlington Award Program annually recognizes the best local businesses who are leading through customer service and community involvement. NetImpact is particularly honored to be acknowledged as an exceptional company that helps make the Arlington area a great place to live, work and play, especially through difficult economic times.


NetImpact Launches PlatformFirst
May 17, 2021

NetImpact Launches PlatformFirst™, a Comprehensive Solution to Help Clients Accelerate their Digital Transformation Journey

Falls Church, Va. May 17, 2021. NetImpact Strategies, Inc. (NetImpact) launched today PlatformFirst™, a proven core capability designed to fast-track the Federal Government’s digital modernization initiatives leveraging the full breadth of the ServiceNow® platform. PlatformFirst™ provides best practices, software tools, workflows, and apps to enable critical mission and business functions.

PlatformFirst™ provides product suites that adapts the technology to meet the Government’s unique requirements to reduce cost, maximize return on investment, accelerate implementations, and improve scalability while simplifying user experience. The PlatformFirst™ product suite tailored for ServiceNow® delivers agility and creativity in the ways clients can plan, design, implement, extend, operate, and govern the ServiceNow® platform and its suite of modules.

“This game-changing solution is developed based on our industry leading expertise and ability to create next generation enterprise class digital platforms – it truly increases the Government’s mission value velocity,” Stephanie Wilson, NetImpact Chief Operating Officer, remarked.

PlatformFirst™ for ServiceNow® builds off a foundation of center of enablement, accelerators, software, and apps – reducing significant development costs with the following features:

  • NetImpact Blueprints and Innovation Library: Provides a portfolio of repeatable designs, templates, tool kits, and frameworks to accelerate ServiceNow® Platform adoption
  • NetImpact SMART Automation: Delivers artificial intelligence and analytics software to automate CI/CD pipeline, data migration, testing, deployment and security compliance
  • NetImpact Integration Factory: Provides platform-complementary and pre-built integrations extending and connecting Now® platform across an agency’s systems and technologies
  • NetImpact Apps: Delivers commercial low-code/no-code applications to clients through ServiceNow® app store that are readily deployable securely with in their environment

NetImpact’s launch follows a rapid series of digital transformation investment news for the company, including the achievement of the coveted ServiceNow Elite Partner status last month. Chad Sheridan, NetImpact Chief Innovation Officer, shares, “Our solutions reduce customers’ time to realize value from their investment in ServiceNow and establish a foundation for continued value delivery. PlatformFirst™ provides immediate returns and sets up an enterprise engine for continuing mission value.”

About NetImpact

NetImpact Strategies, Inc. has been a Trusted Advisor driving impact through digital transformation for the Federal Government for over a decade. NetImpact partners with customer agencies to deliver solutions that empower them to meet their missions and achieve impactful and lasting value through our Strategic Consulting, Process Automation, Cloud, Enterprise Software Delivery, Data and Analytics, and Cyber Security services. Visit NetImpact on their website or LinkedIn for more information.

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NetImpact Named ServiceNow Elite Partner
April 27, 2021

Digital Transformation Solutions Provider NetImpact Named ServiceNow Elite Partner

NetImpact’s distinctive and advanced digital transformation acelerators fast-track adoption of ServiceNow solutions for government agencies to achieve immediate benefits.

Falls Church, Va. ̶ April. 27, 2021 ̶ NetImpact Strategies, Inc. (NetImpact) announced today that it has been named a ServiceNow Elite Partner, a top tier certification status. NetImpact met ServiceNow’s remarkably rigorous set of Elite Partner certification requirements demonstrating depth of ServiceNow certified experts, diversity of implementation expertise, history of several large successful enterprise scale implementations, and exceptional customer satisfaction scores. Harnessing the power of the Now Platform, NetImpact provides solutions maximizing the scalable and extensible platform for IT workflows, employee workflows, mission workflows, and low-code/no-code applications securely.

Venkatapathi “PV” Puvvada, NetImpact’s new CEO, sees the achievement of ServiceNow Elite Partner status as an exciting growth opportunity for the company and an important step to deliver significant benefits to its customers. “This is a testament to our exceptionally talented team’s focus and technical depth to achieve this very hard-to-get designation.” Celebrating his two month anniversary with the company, Puvvada remarks, “Our Elite partner milestone is one of NetImpact’s early steps in our exciting journey to be a market leader in digital transformation solutions.”

NetImpact Chief Innovation Officer, Chad Sheridan, indicated that more major announcements are in the works. “NetImpact recognized the Now Platform’s potential from the beginning and has been harnessing the power of the Now platform to build more digitally dexterous organizations. Our end-to-end integrated solution approach enables our customers to maximize return on their investments with increased agility, security, resiliency, and scalability across their enterprise.”

NetImpact’s recognition as a ServiceNow Elite Partner recognizes achievements in the ServiceNow partner assessment methodology, which identifies the activities, accomplishments, and commitments that demonstrate NetImpact’s level of ServiceNow investment and go-to-market maturity.

About NetImpact

Founded in 2009, NetImpact Strategies Inc. (NetImpact) has been a Trusted Advisor driving impact through digital transformation for the Federal Government for over a decade. NetImpact partners with customer agencies to deliver solutions that empower them to not only meet their missions but also realize their strategic vision and achieve impactful and lasting value through our Strategic Consulting, Process Automation, Cloud, DevSecOps, Data and Analytics, and Cyber Security services.

ServiceNow, the ServiceNow logo, Now, Now Platform, and other ServiceNow marks are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ServiceNow, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

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NetImpact Appoints PV CEO
February 23, 2021

NetImpact Strategies Appoints Venkatapathi "PV" Puvvada as Chief Executive Officer

Falls Church, Va. ̶ Feb. 23, 2021 ̶ NetImpact Strategies (NetImpact) announced today that Venkatapathi "PV" Puvvada has been named as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Puvvada brings a strong history of results oriented operational and financial success across public and private sectors to accelerate NetImpact’s Digital Transformation strategy. Puvvada will succeed Founder Kavita Kalatur as CEO and Kalatur will remain as the Chairperson of the company.

NetImpact recently announced their vision of building off their award-winning reputation as Trusted Advisors to bring next generation Digital Transformation innovations to their customers to accelerate modernization initiatives and improve mission outcomes. Puvvada previously served as President of Unisys Federal and oversaw its market leading organic revenue growth and established Unisys Federal’s prominence as one of the top digital transformation companies as rated by global industry analyst firms. Puvvada is a thought leader and an active contributor to industry collaboration initiatives and led both Professional Services Council (PSC) and Industry Advisory Council (IAC) as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Puvvada shared that his decision to join NetImpact was based on its strategic positioning for growth and an alignment of values and focus. “I am very impressed with NetImpact's digital transformation capabilities and the client-first operational model and unique people culture that established their track record.”

“NetImpact takes pride in being a mission partner, bringing the Federal Government the latest proven technologies and methodologies for outcomes-focused results,” Puvvada explained. “I look forward to building on the success achieved by Kavita and a very talented team.”

Kavita Kalatur, Founder and transitioning CEO, intends on remaining active as a Chairperson providing oversight and supporting NetImpact’s strategic initiatives, “PV brings the experience, capabilities, and relationships critical to our next era. I have known PV for over 10 years and have counted on him for sound advice as we continued to grow. This gave me chance to not only follow his accomplishments, but also see firsthand his leadership style and core values which are very in line with ours.”

Puvvada holds a BS and MS in Engineering and Wharton’s General Management certificate. He is a four-time Federal 100 Award recipient, six-time Wash100 Awardee, the Fed 100 Industry Eagle Award recipient for 2015, and Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC’s) 2010 CTO of the Year.


Covid Warriors
October 14, 2020

COVID Warriors

Today, more than 7.84 million Americans have been affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. The FDA has made strides to give the people a fighting chance through diagnostic and antibody testing.

NetImpact Strategies would like to thank all the federal COVID Warriors for working tirelessly for the American people.

If you want to be a COVID Warrior and recently recovered from COVID-19, you can get more information at CCPP19.org

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September 29, 2020

GovCon Finalist: Executive of the Year

Congratulations to our very own Founder & CEO, Kavita Kalatur! Through her strong leadership, commitment to our clients, philanthropic dedication, and loyalty to our employees, Kavita is being recognized as a finalist for #GovCon's Executive of the Year award.

With a “Customer-First” approach, she has built a collaborative culture where NetImpact Strategies Inc. professionals work as Trusted Advisors, focusing on delivering transformative value to customer needs and staying accountable for meaningful outcomes.

Under Kavita's leadership, NetImpact has maintained a CAGR of 75% over the last decade and more importantly, her mindset has attracted hundreds of like-minded professionals who believe in our core values and that we each can make a NetImpactful contribution.

Thank you, Kavita and thank you Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce for recognizing her diligence!

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August 12, 2020

Inc. 5000, We Made the List!

Inc. magazine revealed that NetImpact Strategies is No. 1647 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names.

We're proud to have reached this exciting milestone, and we're eager to continue our rapid growth!

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Federal News Network
May 19, 2020

The Downside of a Wildly Successful Governmentwide 8(a) Contract

The General Services Administration (GSA) recently announced that its 8(a) STARS II program has hit its $15 billion ceiling, nearly 16 months before the contract’s sunset date of August 30, 2021. Stephanie Wilson, COO with NetImpact, spoke to Federal News Network’s Jason Miller about the success of the program and what hitting this ceiling means for both businesses and customers.

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Congratulations Elizabeth Ahrens!
May 5, 2020

Elizabeth Ahrens Promoted to Vice President of Civilian Health at NetImpact Strategies

NetImpact Strategies, a technology product provider for the federal government, announced today that Executive Director Elizabeth Ahrens has been promoted to Vice President of Civilian Health. In this role, Ahrens will be responsible for continuing to ensure delivery of high-impact services and solutions and creating innovation opportunities for the firm’s Civilian Health customers including U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Ahrens will be dedicated to continuing excellence in NetImpact’s delivery and execution. She will also work to identify new opportunities for the company to provide additional value and improved mission support to its customer base.

“Elizabeth is truly an invaluable asset to our company. In her short time with NetImpact, she has successfully led contracts at Department of State (DoS), Defense Health Agency (DHA) and HHS,” said NetImpact Chief Operations Officer Stephanie Wilson. “Elizabeth has taken on several internal process improvement projects and worked on numerous proposals and business development efforts. In 2019, she was awarded NetImpact’s Excellence in Customer Advocacy Award for superior leadership performance in support of the DoS. I am thrilled to congratulate her on her well-deserved promotion to Vice President.”

Ahrens is an established operations leader and senior account executive with more 20 years of experience leading cross-functional teams focused on health information technology. She has successfully brought together key stakeholders in the private sector and federal government to set and achieve goals, design governance structures, streamline and improve business processes and increase organizational performance. Ahrens has supported numerous mission critical programs within federal agencies including:

She has also served in leadership roles supporting the Grants Management Line of Business and Financial Management Line of Business e-Government initiatives.

“I came to NetImpact because I wanted to be part of a company where the culture of doing the right thing comes first. Since joining last year, I can say with certainty that NetImpact is innovative and transformative partner with core values rooted in loyalty, community service and excellence. I am proud to work with such a talented group of professionals and am excited to help lead our team in solving today’s challenges in order to make an impact for tomorrow,” said Ahrens.

Ahrens holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources and Education from Virginia Tech, a Master of Science in Management with focus on Organizational Development and Change from Marymount University and a Graduate Certificate in Leadership from Marymount University.


Chad Sheridan Featured in Podcast
April 29, 2020

NetImpact's CIO Joins Discussion in Network Disrupted's Podcast

Our Chief Innovation Officer, Chad Sheridan, appeared on Network Disrupted’s podcast hosted by BlueCat's Andrew Wertkin. During the discussion, Chad talked about how to nurture innovation in a federal agency, including ways to leverage the cloud and how to switch from project to product thinking.

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Welcome Julie Olson!
April 21, 2020

NetImpact Hires Julie Olson as Business Unit Lead

NetImpact Strategies is excited to welcome Julie Olson as Business Unit Lead in our Federal Civilian Business Unit! In her new role, Julie will be responsible for ensuring delivery success, maintaining a positive customer experience, and driving innovations for our Federal Civilian customers, such as Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of State (DoS), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). She will be dedicated to ensuring continued excellence in our delivery and execution and identifying new opportunities for NetImpact to provide more value and better mission support to our customers.

Julie has more than 15 years of comprehensive corporate and program management experience across vastly diverse organizations in the public sector including Department of Defense’s (DoD) health arena – Defense Health Agency (DHA) and TRICARE, Department of Interior (DOI), Department of Transportation (DoT), and the Judiciary branch. She leads by strengthening team synergy through communication, trust, cooperation, training and development, and mentoring opportunities that help build multi-disciplinary, high-performing teams that deliver IT and financial initiatives.

In her previous role as IBA’s Director of Operations, Julie focused on establishing strategic objectives, negotiating partnerships, and leading capture on $200M opportunities. Her robust portfolio consisted of the Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), Joint Program Committee – 1 (JPC-1), the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), and more. Olson has also been involved with successful portfolio management, e-commerce, and network projects within DHA in addition to IT and acquisition efforts for US Courts, National Park Service (NPS), and Department of Transportation (DoT).

When asked about her new role with the NetImpact, Julie said, “As a frontline representative of company, I will strive to implement transformational leadership, enrich the growth of our team members, and leverage NetImpact’s strengths and existing portfolios to improve client satisfaction and present solutions to the challenges they not only face today but will encounter tomorrow.”

Julie holds both a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from American University. She is a certified PMP, Certified Scrum Master, ITIL v4, and CMMI Level 3 Auditor. Julie has also published her thesis on The Threat of Systematic and Organized Cybercrime and Information Warfare. She enjoys being engaged with the community and participating in team building exercises. Within the last year, Julie has participated in the Warrior Games and helped orchestrate employee participation in Operation Gratitude, MS Walk, and the Wounded Warrior Project.


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March 3, 2020

NetImpact Strategies Congratulates the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Health and Human Services on Being a FedHealthIT Innovation Award Winner!

NetImpact Strategies is thrilled to congratulate our client, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Office of the Chief Product Officer (OCPO) on being selected as a 2020 FedHealthIT Innovation Award winner! Our team was honored to participate in the nomination of HHS OCIO OCPO for the leading work on the ServiceNow Administration and Configuration program.

HHS is a highly federated organization using numerous disparate systems for service management in addition to other complex legacy systems. Because of these challenges, HHS OCIO OCPO had a vision to create a platform that could be leveraged for shared services across the entire Department. Helping to bring this vision to life, HHS partnered with NetImpact Strategies in 2018 to launch ServiceNow into production by building a landscape that enables enterprise-wide process automation and lays the groundwork for continuous improvement.

The ServiceNow platform has allowed HHS to consolidate systems through IT modernization. The program has also enabled the automation of highly complex processes throughout the enterprise. With this technology, the Department now has a common, single platform of record that is vendor agnostic and can leverage technologies from multiple vendors to obtain the best solution from any provider.

The ServiceNow program has laid the foundation for driving automation and innovation and helped to transform business across the entire enterprise.

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Stephanie Wilson COO
February 19, 2020

NetImpact Strategies Appoints Stephanie Wilson Chief Operating Officer

NetImpact Strategies is excited to announce the appointment of Stephanie Wilson to Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created role, Stephanie will oversee daily operations for the company, including building and scaling the organization and ensuring that NetImpact continues to successfully support its customers’ mission needs as a trusted advisor.

Stephanie was most recently Chief Strategy Officer for NetImpact, focusing on business development. Under her leadership, NetImpact experienced rapid growth (with a Compound Annual Growth Rate of more than 50 percent) and moved into several new accounts and capability areas.

“Stephanie has led NetImpact’s focus on exceptional delivery to clients and is now positioned to lead our continued growth in IT Modernization, Application Development and Full Lifecycle IT,” said NetImpact President and CEO Kavita Kalatur. “Stephanie is an integral part of the NetImpact team. Over the years that I have worked with Stephanie, I have observed her decision-making. She makes decisions thoughtfully and balances what is in the best interest of the customer, the employees, the partners and the company.”

Stephanie has nearly 30 years of experience leading program and technology solutions for large-scale organizations and customer segments. Prior to joining NetImpact, Stephanie led the effort to diversify Anthem’s National Government Services federal platform. Before that, she served as Senior Vice President for Acentia where she led the Health sector, growing it from $5 million to $100 million annually through strategic partnerships and working with customers across a broad set of initiatives designed to modernize federal healthcare, resulting in improved care for citizens, soldiers and veterans.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Health Information Management. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and is Scrum Master and ITIL v3 certified. Stephanie is a graduate of the WIT Leadership Foundry and is currently an active member of several federal government healthrelated associations and supports many social organizations in the industry.

“NetImpact’s value proposition brings mission intimacy, strong capabilities and a demonstrated ability to adapt and innovate for our customers. Our dedicated team works relentlessly as a trusted advisor and I am excited and energized to be helping lead the company through its next phase of innovation and delivery excellence,” said Stephanie Wilson.


Chad Sheridan
January 23, 2020

NetImpact Welcomes New CIO, Chad Sheridan!

NetImpact is excited to welcome Chad Sheridan as our Chief Innovation Officer! As a trusted advisor to the US Federal Government, NetImpact makes continuous investments to address evolving the federal mission challenges with the best technologies and methodologies. Chad in his new role will be charged with identifying and collaborating with technology partners to develop and implement differentiating IT and business solutions that support our customers’ emerging mission needs.

Chad has spent the last 15+ years developing and delivering mission-focused IT solutions across multiple Federal agencies—including leading digital transformation and customer experience efforts. Prior to accepting this new role at NetImpact, Chad served as the Chief of the Information Solutions Service Delivery and Operations Branch for the USDA Farm Production and Conservation Mission Area’s (FPAC) Business Center. He was responsible for development and operations for all information systems that support the FPAC mission. Sheridan also led the farmers.gov effort—the leading edge of USDA’s digital transformation work to meet Secretary Perdue’s challenge for USDA to be the “most efficient, most effective, and most customer-focused” agency in the Federal Government. Chad also served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Risk Management Agency from June 2011 to March 2018. In that role, he was responsible for all information systems that support the Federal crop insurance program, a program that covers commodities and livestock with a total annual liability of over $100 billion. At RMA, Chad transformed the agency’s IT program to embrace agile development and DevOps while leading the effort to establish an action-oriented and collaborative CIO Council within USDA. Prior to his service at USDA, Chad spent over 18 years of active duty and civilian service with the United States Navy in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate, or Naval Reactors. He most recently served as Deputy CIO for the program and had previously served as Manager for Shipboard IT, focusing on improving the quality of shipboard networks and software and the capabilities and IT professionals on nuclear-powered ships. Prior to his transition to IT, Chad served as Deputy Program Manager for the design and construction of the USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN 77) and USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78) aircraft carrier propulsion plants.

Chad received his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


2019 Care Award
November 15, 2019

2019 Care Award 6-Year Winning Streak and Going Strong!

NetImpact Strategies Inc. has won the CARE Award for the sixth year in a row! The Care Award recognizes employers who demonstrate extraordinary leadership and sustained commitment in creating community outreach and engagement, outstanding workplace culture, and family-friendly environments. We're looking forward to keeping the streak alive as we move into 2020!

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2019 Washington Business Journal
September 6, 2019

2019 Washington Business Journal Fastest Growing Company in Greater Washington

NetImpact Strategies Inc. has been recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of this year’s 75 Fastest Growing Companies in Greater Washington! The Fastest Growing Companies awards program has been around for over twenty years with a record number of over 2,000 private, locally based companies being considered this year.

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Welcome to the Team!
August 19, 2019

Elizabeth Ahrens Joins the NetImpact Team

NetImpact is excited to introduce and welcome Elizabeth Ahrens to our team. Elizabeth is an established operations leader and senior account executive with specialization in leading cross-functional teams with a focus on health information technology. She will bring her experience managing all aspects of delivery for systems engineering, IT systems development and integration, data management and analytics, strategy and management consulting, and cybersecurity programs and projects, to her new role with NetImpact. Prior to joining NetImpact, Elizabeth was the Vice President of Operations at Emagine IT, and held operational leadership roles at firms such as TIAG and Technatomy. Elizabeth has a B.S. in Human Resources and Education from Virgina Tech and a M.S. in Management, Organizational Development and Change from Marymount University.


2019 INC 5000
August 13, 2019

We Made the List! #1790 on INC 5000

NetImpact Strategies has earned the rank of #1790 on the 2019 Inc. 5000, earning the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Joining the ranks of other well-known companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Patagonia, the list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. We're proud to have earned this achievement, and we look forward to continued, accelerated growth in the future!

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NetImpact a Finalist for the Moxie Award
June 26, 2019

NetImpact a 2019 Top Work Place by Washington Post

This is a huge honor and recognition for the collaborative workplace we, at NetImpact, have built together, and we are thankful to every member of our team for their roles in shaping NetImpact as a "Top Work Place".

Everyone at the company is instrumental in nuturing our culture through our shared commitment to living our core values, and we are proud to be recognized by our greatest asset - our team. Thank you!

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NetImpact a Finalist for the Moxie Award
May 15, 2019

NetImpact named a 2019 Finalist for the Moxie Award!

The Moxie Award honors the accomplishments and achievements of growing organizations in the D.C Metro area for demonstrated boldness and innovation as an integral part of their growth strategy. These organizations not only help make the DC metro area a great place to do business, but also an incredible place to live, thrive and play.

NetImpact is excited to be named a finalist for this spirited award, and proud to be recognized for our moxie!

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NetImpact is Proud to Support the Children's Inn
May 11, 2019

Over $1 Million Raised for the Children's Inn at NIH's "Evening for Hope" Event

At NetImpact, we are proud and honored to have supported Government Outreach and played a part in raising over $1M for the Children's Inn at NIH.

The Children’s Inn is a residential facility that allows families with seriously ill children participating in research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to stay free of charge.

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CIO Applications Top 10 ServiceNow Consulting/Services Companies
April 30, 2019

NetImpact named a Top 10 ServiceNow Consulting/Services Company by CIO Applications

To identify leaders in the ITSM landscape that leverage ServiceNow's solution tech, along with their platforms, a distinguished panel comprised of CEO's, CIO's, analysts, and CIO Applications editorial board reviewed the most promising solution providers.

In the selection process, hundreds of vendors were assessed to understand their capabilities in mitigating IT issues. The CIO Applications board sought to review leading companies that tackled the problems associated with anomalies in system architectures by catering to the requirements of clients and enabling them with operations that are agile and scalable.

NetImpact is proud to be counted among the Top 10 ServiceNow Consulting and Services providers by the CIO Applications board.

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January 2018

NetImpact Strategies, Inc. Achieves Three ISO Certifications

NetImpact Strategies is proud to announce that it has been awarded the following certifications:

  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Quality Management
  • ISO 20000-1:2011 IT Service Management
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT Security Management

These certifications were awarded for our Quality Management System, Information Technology Service Management System, and Information Security Management System respectively. These certifications complement our CMMI® for Development v1.3; Maturity Level 3 management framework model, ensuring a robust quality management.

"Our ability to obtain certifications in ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 as well as updating our ISO 9001 certification to the latest requirements (ISO 9001:2015) exemplifies NetImpact’s commitment to quality, service and security for our customer's" - Kavita Kalatur, President, NetImpact Strategies, Inc.

NetImpact Strategies’ ISO 9001:2015 quality management certification is the foundation for its quality management program. The key tenants of ISO 9001:2015 are customer satisfaction and establishing processes for continuous improvement. To supplement this Quality Management System, NetImpact has also implemented ISO 20000-1:2011 IT Service Management System processes and the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT Security Management System.


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December 2017

NetImpact Wins a New DOL Contract

NetImpact finished out 2017 on a high note with a contract win at the Department of Labor (DOL) to provide ServiceNow implementation and training support for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) organization.

This is a highly visible initiative for DOL to replace their legacy IT Service Management system with ServiceNow’s cloud-based platform solution. This win is a testament of our customer-focused practitioners committed to delivering exceptional value to help deepen our reputation as a top-tier ServiceNow partner. We are excited to expand our footprint in the federal civilian space and look forward to partnering with DOL to achieve their IT modernization objectives.


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August 2017

NetImpact Wins a New NCI Contract

NetImpact has won the Portfolio Coordination Office contract at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which included portfolio coordination, and program and project management support for the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT).


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June 2017

NetImpact named to The Washington Post Top Workplaces 2017

The Washington Post has recognized NetImpact Strategies as one of the Top Workplaces in 2017 in the Washington D.C. area.

The Top Workplaces program was set-up to recognize companies that have a great workplace. Companies are recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.

Link to the article: The Washington Post Top Workplaces 2017


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March 2017

ServiceNow Bronze Partner

NetImpact Strategies has earned ServiceNow Bronze Partner for the Services Partner Program. This achievement recognizes the experience, knowledge, and proven excellent customer satisfaction results delivered by NetImpact Strategies to our U.S. Government clients for implementing ServiceNow. Attaining ServiceNow's Partner Program Bronze level requires the highest level of certification offered as well as accreditation in ServiceNow products, ensuring that our experts deliver the highest quality and best value services to our clients. In return, NetImpact Strategies will gain access to valuable resources to provide continuing expertise to clients.


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February 2017

NetImpact Wins New Contract

NetImpact has won a single award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide PM Services worth $4.5M at the Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). NetImpact's first task order is providing CPIC and Governance support.


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January 2017

Kavita Kalatur Named to the 2017 FedHealthIT100!

NetImpact President, Kavita Kalatur, was named as one of the 2017 FedHealthIT100in recognition of her contribution to the Federal Health IT Market.

The FedHealthIT100 honors those individuals recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology Market. Nominated and chosen by their peers, some common themes among those who were selected include the desire and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, to go above and beyond, to drive innovation, and to give back to the larger Federal Health IT and Consulting community.

Link to the announcement: FedHealthIT100 Winners

Link to the magazine: Winter 2017 FedHealthIT Magazine


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January 2017

NetImpact Wins New Contract

NetImpact's first win for 2017 is at the National Credit Union Administration. This win enables NetImpact to build a new capability in Service Desk Support.