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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has selected GRSi to provide enterprise telecommunications support services for the technical and administrative management of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Enterprise Telecommunications System environment. Under this scope of work, GRSi will drive technical and administrative management of the enterprise telecommunications infrastructure to include analog, digital, Voice Over IP (VOIP), and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) communication, among others.

The team will also support FLETC’s telecommunication systems hardware and operating systems, telecommunication systems applications, disaster recovery, and continuity of operations for the FLETC enterprise telecommunication environment. These operations will be conducted from the FLETC location in Glynco, GA.

“We are excited about the opportunity to work with DHS and FLETC on their mission to provide training to state, local, rural, tribal, territorial, and international law enforcement agencies. We’re honored to support the teams responsible for guiding those who protect our homeland.” – Diane Yarnell, Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Director has chosen GRSi to help support development of innovations in its Executive Leadership onboarding. The team will assess and facilitate evolution of the onboarding process for senior leaders in the OD and carry that from basic orientation to more advanced and deep processing of roles and organizational structures of the OD that are impactful to the positions held by new leaders.

In addition, GRSi will provide active assimilation services by helping leaders understand the OD organizational culture and politics not only within the OD, but also with its relationship to NIH. This will include an accelerated executive integration process designed to quickly identify resources that bring leaders up to speed quickly through networking.

“We are excited for the opportunity to help new NIH leaders be as effective as possible, as quickly and efficiently as possible. It’s our honor to be of service to some of the greatest leaders and minds in the health, research, and public service community.” – Diane Yarnell, Executive Vice President.

GRSi is excited to be a prime contract awardee supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Mission Information Technology Services (NMITS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA), the team announced today.

NMITS is the acquisition framework for delivering the full scope of IT services and capabilities to support NOAA-wide solutions for Line Offices, Staff Offices, and Corporate Services Offices. The GRSi team will deliver scalable and reliable cross-cutting services to meet the demands of increasing volumes and types of information.

“Our areas of expertise align us perfectly with this mission, and we’re honored for the opportunity to deliver these essential services to NOAA. I know this partnership will produce great results for the agency and GRSi well into the future.” – Dr. David Affeldt, President and CEO.

GRSi, a six-time honoree of Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America, announced President and CEO Dr. David Affeldt has been named by FedHealthIT magazine as one of this year’s FedHealthIT100 award winners.

The FedHealthIT100 honors those individuals recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology and Consulting 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.

“I’m proud that the important work we provide to support our customers’ missions is being recognized by the IT community,” said Dr. Affeldt. “I want to thank FedHealthIT for this important distinction, which is a true reflection of our entire team at GRSi.”

Dr. Affeldt was named CEO of the Year in 2019 by the Maryland Tech Council, marking his second time as a nominee and recognizing him as a true business leader in Maryland’s technology industry. In addition, G2Xchange recognized Dr. Affeldt and GRSi as a top Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting firm in the Government marketplace for 2020.

Continuing growth at GRSi has placed new importance and focus on the world-class services the team provides to their customers and because of that, Dietrich Affeldt has been named Director, Technical Solutions & Delivery. In this role, he will provide enterprise technical solutions across all GRSi portfolios and programs, enhancing the delivery of mission-critical support to our clients and their end users.

Prior to this role, Dietrich served on the GRSi Leadership Team as Technical Project Manager, supporting GRSi’s internal IT initiatives as well as enabling excellent service delivery across our client-facing programs. Additionally, he actively supported technical programs across GRSi’s Civilian portfolio and has helped to bridge the gaps across all GRSi portfolios to leverage expertise throughout the organization to better support our clients and their missions. In addition to being a Certified Scrum Master, Dietrich also holds certifications in ITIL and Project Management best practices, among others. Moving forward, he will utilize his skills in Agile methodologies, DevSecOps, and Enterprise IT Operations to provide best practices and solutions designed to help meet the mission needs of their customers.

“Dietrich has been a valued part of our enterprise solutions delivery for many years and has earned the respect of his teams and colleagues. I’m excited work closely with him and see his vision take us to the next level of innovation.” – Diane Yarnell, Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff.

The California Army National Guard (CAARNG) awarded GRSi with a new task order to provide records digitization as part of the ITES-3S IDIQ contract. Our team will perform records digitization and indexing from microfiche, film, and paper to avoid deterioration and loss of records. Digitizing the microfiche and film archive is critical to ensuring preservation of each record for service members and their families.

Operating within GRSi’s Defense Programs Division, this effort will utilize its offerings in defense, engineering, and technology services. The company will partner with TDEC, a HUBZone Small Business headquartered in Maryland that provides cost-effective solutions for labor-intensive functions, such as document management, administrative support, call center assistance, financial processing, and lockbox services.

“We immediately connected with this client and are committed to helping them accomplish this important mission.” – Kelly Baldwin, Vice President of Defense Programs and General Manager of NIWC Operations.

Alongside GRSi as finalists for Government Contracting Company of the Year above $50M are CALIBRE Systems, Inc., CyberCore Technologies, Infosys and TISTA Science and Technology Corporation. Register for the live streaming of the Industry Awards Celebration on Oct. 13 to see who wins the award. Each year, the Maryland Tech Council Industry Awards Celebration honors the best in Maryland’s technology.

GRSi was awarded a new task supporting the Department of the Navy’s (DON) littoral combat ships (LCS) as part of the Seaport Next Generation (SeaPort NxG) IDIQ. Under this scope of work, the team will provide services that potentially span the entire spectrum of mission areas and technical capabilities supported by the DON ordering activities. The GRSi team will provide engineering and program management services in support of this critical and agile program of the DON across 23 functional area subcategories.

Operating within GRSi’s Defense Programs Division, this effort matches the company’s core offerings of engineering and technology services perfectly. “We couldn’t be more excited to provide these services to the Navy and support their mission to protect our nation’s shores. This multi-year effort will be an exciting partnership and will lay the foundation for even more opportunities and innovations in the future.” – Kelly Baldwin, Vice President of Defense Programs and General Manager of NIWC Operations.

Recognized for exceptional teamwork and extraordinary efforts, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Director Dr. Gary Gibbons presented GRSi with three separate recognitions as part of the institute’s FY20 Group Awards. The team was honored for continued commitment to collaboration through challenging times and for dedication in support of several important projects. As part of the Infrastructure Services Branch (ISB) COVID-19 Response Team, GRSi employees implemented key IT system changes to support maximized telework policies due to the pandemic. This included the enablement of virtual desktop functionality for the remote workforce that reduced reliance on VPN. Second, GRSi employees in ISB were recognized for their MS Azure Incident Response and Recovery teamwork, which demonstrated outstanding support of the NHLBI mission. The group was recognized for its expertise shown throughout this important effort. Third, GRSi employees on the Service Desk received group recognition from three different federal teams within NHLBI for contributions to the Rockledge Move special project. The team was complimented for exceptional teamwork, extensive collaboration, and innovative thinking that were required to plan and execute the major facilities’ move.

GRSi has taken another step forward by naming Kelly Baldwin as Vice President of Defense Programs and General Manager of NIWC Operations. Having been with the company since 2015, Kelly had already been running one of the company’s largest programs while also leading the platform integration business unit. His customer knowledge, expertise, and personality make him a perfect fit for this dual role.

Kelly’s accomplishments and career highlights are numerous, including the management of large and complex programs that provided him with a deep understanding of the customers’ missions. He will continue to base his operations from the company’s Charleston, SC office and work with the team there to offer system hardening, information assurance, and PKI/CAC/PIV integrations among others.

“Kelly is a fantastic advocate of the work we do, and he’s held in high esteem by myself and those around him. At GRSi, he has significantly contributed strategically not only in defense areas, but also overall in the company. I have no doubt he will not only succeed but help take us to a new level of service, collaboration, and innovation.” – Dr. David Affeldt, President & CEO.

In what continues to be a fantastic year of growth, GRSi is excited to welcome two important additions to our team. Jennifer Beal joined us as Vice President of Administration and John Graziano as our Corporate Communications Director. Both bring extensive experience and will partner with company leaders to support our programs so we can meet and exceed our customers’ expectations again and again.

We are excited to announce that GRSi has made Inc. Magazine‘s 2020 Inc. 5000 list. This marks the 6th time making the list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in the country. Our growth and success are the result of amazing teamwork and dedication to our clients’ missions. If you’d like to be a part of an award winning, benchmark setting, growing and fun culture, then please contact us today!