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Integrated Support Systems Names Cummings and Waldrup to Lead Future Growth

ISSi Taps Two Industry Veterans for C-Level Positions

March 5, 2014 – Arlington, VA -- Integrated Support Systems inc. (ISSi) a leading IT service provider to the public sector announced today that it has named Martin Cummings as Chief Executive Officer and Cheryl Walker Waldrup as Chief Marketing Officer as part of its three-year strategic growth plan.  The well-established SBA and Minority Purchasing Council certified Small Disadvantaged Business (Hispanic owned and operated) and Vietnam era Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOB) known for its longstanding service to the Departments of Energy and Justice made the announcement after an extensive search for the company’s next leaders. 

According to founder and Chairman Frank Duron, “We were impressed with this duo’s track record for success in strategic planning, business development, corporate alignment and positioning, as well as operations and marketing.  With more than 50 years combined experience servicing federal government clients, we are confident in their ability to lead our 40+ employees in taking the company to the next level.  Marty and Cheryl possess the perfect combination of expertise, determination, energy and charisma needed to fuel substantial growth, while insuring that our current customers continue to receive the high level of performance that ISSi is built upon.  We are excited about the future with these two onboard, and I am looking forward to working with them.”
Martin Cummings has more than 27 years of experience in government contracting.  Prior to joining ISSi, he served as a principal at Deep Water Point Consulting and as the Vice President for Homeland Security at AT&T Federal.  He spent eight years as the Vice President for Strategic Market Development at Daon, a biometrics firm.  Additionally, Cummings served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and spent 16 years as an Operations and Business Development Director at TRW.  He is active in industry relations, having served on the Board of Directors for Tech America, and in various leadership roles at ACT-IAC.  He is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Cheryl Walker Waldrup brings more than 20 years of experience to ISSi in the government arena.  She has held sales, marketing and business development leadership positions with a number of federal contractors including General Physics Corporation, American Systems Corporation, and Daon; most recently serving as the Vice President for Corporate Marketing and Partner Alliances at Govplace.  While at Govplace, she was selected for the ACT-IAC government-industry Partners program (2012), as well as the Women in Technology’s Leadership Foundry program, which trains and prepares women to serve on corporate boards of directors.  Waldrup was a 2012 finalist for the Heroines in Technology award.

With offices in the Washington DC area, New York and New Mexico, ISSi has a 28-year record of innovation in data management, integration, systems administration and information assurance.  The company holds a number of government contracts and has served as a prime contractor for more than 20 years.  For more information, please visit www.integratedsupport.com.


Integrated Support Systems, inc (ISSi) Signs Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Serco

August 30, 2016 – Arlington, VA – Integrated Support Systems, inc (ISSi), a service disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) providing services to the federal government has announced that the firm has entered into a formal mentor-protégé agreement with Serco Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services. This agreement formalizes a mentor-protégé relationship under the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Mentor Protégé Program as reflected in the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) Section 3052.219-71.

Serco will provide mentorship and guidance to ISSi in the area of business development process, methods and resources, as well as employee recruitment and retention. This relationship is designed to enhance the capabilities of ISSi as the protégé and improve its ability to successfully compete for contracts consistent with the goals of DHS’s Mentor/Protégé Program; and it will result in benefits and developmental gains to foster ISSi’s growth and development.

ISSi currently has existing government contracts with the Department of Justice (DOJ) in the Civil Division, the Anti-Trust Division and the Civil Rights Division, as well as a subcontract with the U.S. Army’s Biometrics Program Management Office. The company hopes to expands its capabilities in case management, information and document management, litigation support systems tools and services as well as web services and vulnerability assessment services into other agencies including DHS.

According to ISSi Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Martin Cummings, “We are privileged to have the support of Serco, a leader in innovative services to the U.S. government as our mentor and we intend to use this relationship to enhance our current offerings, develop new skills and identify additional opportunities in the federal space. This agreement comes at a time when ISSi is poised for significant growth and Serco will play an important part in helping us take our company to the next level.”

Speaking on behalf of Serco, Darryl Scott, Director of Partner Relations commented, “Serco is pleased to have forged this relationship with ISSi, a company that shows tremendous potential. They have demonstrated responsiveness and a desire to develop new capabilities that will position them for growth opportunities within the federal sector. We look forward to helping them expand their business.”

The DHS Mentor Protégé Program has specific participant criteria, guidelines and measurements for success, including milestones and reporting mechanisms which the participating companies use to track progress against preset goals.

About ISSi: Integrated Support Systems inc. (ISSi) is certified by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). ISSi provides a variety of services to the federal government including litigation support, case management, information and document management, software development, web services and biometrics expertise. With operations headquartered in Northern Virginia, ISSi is focused on providing the highest quality personnel and services exclusively to the federal government. For more information, visit www.integratedsupport.com.

About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services. We advise, design, integrate, and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services, and global experience enable us to respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Serco Inc. has approximately 9,000 employees and an annual revenue of $1 billion. Serco Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group plc, a $5 billion international business that helps transform government and public services around the world. More information about Serco Inc. can be found at www.serco-na.com.