Trusted Mission Solutions Inc. (TMS), founded in 2001 as an information technology and consulting services provider, delivers mission-focused, measurable results, to enable client success. We are committed to quality and continuous process improvement, as demonstrated by the fact that we have been CMMI Level 3-appraised since 2006 and ISO/IEC 20000-registered since 2010.
Trusted Mission Solutions Inc. (TMS) has been acquired by Alpha Omega Integration, LLC, an 8(a)-certified, economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business (EDWOSB).
Sujani Rangareddy, Alpha Omega's CEO, will be responsible for the overall strategy of the organization, while Gautam Ijoor, the President/COO, will be responsible for project delivery, business development, and day-to-day operations. They share TMS' philosophies of honoring our commitments and conducting business ethically. Grace Jhong, the former CEO, will serve in an advisory role to ensure that there is a smooth transition. TMS will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary, with Greg Swirdovich as its CEO during the transition period. None of TMS' existing contracts and contract vehicles will be impacted as a result of the acquisition.
Greg has a B.S. degree from Radford University. He is a certified Project Management Professional and holds an ITIL Foundation Certification.
Director, Health IT Programs
Denise Lindgren has over 20 years of industry experience, including 15+ years leading multi-functional and matrix-based healthcare project teams for large-scale technology projects and for business process improvement. With training in Lean Six Sigma and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), she possesses expertise in gathering and assessing requirements, analyzing current operations, developing financial analyses and business cases, and implementing both technical and operational solutions. In addition to leading federal Health IT and other IT solutions programs, she has led TMS to achieve ISO 20000 registration. Prior to joining TMS, Denise led electronic health record, patient portal, and Medicare reimbursement software implementations at several software companies serving clients such as Columbia University Medical Group, UMass Memorial Medical Group, Health Net, and Aetna. Prior to that, she led operational business process improvement projects for Kaiser Permanente's healthcare delivery centers, including supporting the $2B nation-wide roll out of an end-to-end practice management suite and EHR. She consulted for KPMG Consulting (BearingPoint) on Medicare cost reimbursement and health plan operations, recovering over $20M in incorrect charges to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).
Denise holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in finance from Georgia State University and George Mason University, respectively, as well as the Project Management Professional (PMP), the Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS), and ITIL Foundation certifications.
Director, Employee Care
Holly Kerlin has over 15 years of experience serving in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility and is currently responsible for all employee care functions within TMS, including compliance, benefits, and recruiting. During her tenure, she has implemented and enhanced policies and procedures critical to supporting the personnel growth of the company. Often touted as TMS' best "benefit," Holly takes a personal interest in welcoming TMS employees and supporting them throughout their career at TMS. Prior to joining TMS, Holly worked at a foreign embassy in Washington, DC, where she refined her abilities to communicate with all types of people, from information seekers to high-level government officials.
Holly holds a B.A. from Hendrix College and an M.A. from American University.
Director, Business Development
Ted Guilaran has over 20 years of experience in facilitating the successful development of small businesses and 8(a)-certified companies in the federal arena. He has worked across the Federal Government civilian marketplace, focusing on the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of State, in addition to several other federal agencies. Prior to joining TMS, Ted dedicated over seven years at Primescape Solutions, an 8(a)-certified IT professional services provider. During his time at Primescape, he strategically facilitated the emerging company’s growth across a number of federal clients. His other accomplishments include significant business development contributions at The Centech Group, InfoPro, and HJ Ford Associates.
Ted possesses a diverse wealth of knowledge and experience in business development. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech.
Bob Henning has more than 20 years’ experience in federal government and commercial proposal development, major account business development, market research and analysis, project management, product marketing and development, and sales support in the fields of information technology and telecommunications. Bob has responsibility for all aspects of proposal development for TMS. Trained and experienced in both Shipley and SM&A proposal development methodologies, he has a proven record of strong leadership in matrix team environments with the ability to create, implement, and drive solutions to customer objectives.
Prior to joining TMS, Bob served as Proposal Manager at Savantage Solutions, where he led corporate/strategic proposal development efforts for opportunities within the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Labor (DOL), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He also served as Proposal Development Manager at SRA International, where he led the SRA Justice and Law Enforcement Business Unit (JLEN) proposal development efforts for opportunities within the Department of Justice (DOJ), including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the DHS.
Grace Jhong (Dittmar)
Grace Jhong is the former CEO and founder of TMS and currently serves in an advisory capacity to help transition in the new leadership and parent company. Prior to founding TMS, she spent 14 years at EDS, where she served as a Vice President of Operations in the Government Industries Group and was responsible for $70M+ in business. She additionally held leadership positions in the areas of program management, engineering, and marketing, and worked with a variety of Federal and commercial clients, ranging from the U.S. Army to the IRS. Grace's experience includes serving in telecommunications consulting and management consulting positions on engagements with clients such as Federal Express, Bell Atlantic, and Royal Dutch Shell. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale University with a B.A. in Economics, is a certified Project Management Professional, and holds an ITIL Foundation Certification. She was selected as the 2008 DC Small Business Person of the Year by the Small Business Administration.