Tom Campbell’s winning vision

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When Tom Campbell first started his firm, DC Capital Partners, he and his partners laid out a five-year vision of where they wanted to invest. Today, that strategy is paying off, with six transactions closed last year and two pending. “We follow our own strategy, our own plan, and our …

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The big deal about the Carlyle-Booz “Big Deal”

The big deal about the Carlyle-Booz "Big Deal" - top government contractors - best government contracting event

What often makes it challenging for investors and stakeholders to identify a market bottom is that the signs of rebirth can be invisible to the naked eye. And then you have deals like the one announced last week that whacks you like an ice cream migraine. Carlyle Group’s purchase of …

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Ken Bajaj’s Poolside Fundraiser for CPE a Splash

Ken Bajaj's Poolside Fundraiser for CPE a Splash - top government contractors - best government contracting event

On Saturday, May 10, after the gray clouds had cleared and rain disappeared, Capital Partners for Education, local business leaders and students from the mentoring program gathered for an intimate, private fundraising dinner featuring the culinary cuisine of an award-winning chef, Michel Richard of Citronelle. The event, dubbed “Visions for …

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HP Acquisition Of EDS May Point To “Cloudy” Future

HP Acquisition Of EDS May Point To "Cloudy" Future - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Over the past 12-18 months, Cloud computing has been increasingly shifted from the ether to ground level and become a powerful – yet practical – computing alternative for organizations across all sectors. And while much of the cloud computing buzz to date has revolved around Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Hewlett-Packard’s announced $13.9 …

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Virginia's Secretary of Technology nationally recognized

Virginia's Secretary of Technology nationally recognized - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Recently, Aneesh Chopra, Virginia's Secretary of Technology, was named among the Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers by Government Technology Magazine. For the past seven years, the honor has recognized those who “help set the standard for using technology to improve the government.“ As in previous years, this year’s list …

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Lurita Doan is Done: GSA chief removed by White House

Lurita Doan is Done: GSA chief removed by White House - top government contractors - best government contracting event

This week’s resignation of General Services Administration (GSA) chief Lurita Doan is the latest chapter in what has been a dynamic yet turbulent career spanning high profile work in the private and public sector. Though the White House ended Doan’s tenure this week, it appears that the saga might continue …

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Celebrating Small Business with the SBA

Celebrating Small Business with the SBA - top government contractors - best government contracting event

April 21-25 the SBA celebrated National Small Business Week with a series of events capped by a trip to the White House. Award winners from each state joined SBA sponsors, staff, and supporters along with the DC Area business community for this spectacular week of events celebrating small business. Of …

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