Founded in 1979 by Richard L. Bennett, CEO & President, ASD had a single goal in mind – to mobilize people and resources to provide superior services to the federal government while building a respected, successful business that would operate with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.
ASD offers world-class IT solutions to advance the use of emerging technologies in support of the mission of our nation’s federal and defense agencies. We leverage our staff of highly qualified technology professionals, our four decades of experience, and industry leading process & technological innovations to reduce cost, minimize risk, and deliver exceptional service.
ASD’s stability is illustrated by our repeat customers and renewed contracts at the highest levels of government agencies. We believe that we have combined large-business savvy with the agility of small-business decision making. No matter how large we grow, we will continue the philosophies that brought us to where we are today.
Richard Bennett is dedicated to providing world-class IT solutions in support of the mission of our nation's federal and defense agencies. He is proud of ASD's highly qualified technology professionals, who bring outstanding knowledge and spirit of innovation to each customer, while continually delivering exceptional performance.
Mary Lou Patel is responsible for the financial leadership of the company, spearheading strong management and internal control of financial systems while providing timely, accurate, and reliable financial reporting. Ms. Patel is distinguished by her strong business acumen and ability to identify business drivers, understand complex issues, and drive results.
Rod Mack is a results-oriented manager with more than 25 years of experience in Program Management, Business Development, and Enterprise Leadership. He has extensive background in IT management, HR management, and Systems Implementation and Integration. A retired Army Officer, Mr. Mack has exemplary leadership skills, exceptional communication, integrity, and drive.
Mr. Nelms has more than 25 years of experience in managing and directing large-scale IT programs in the federal government, including DOE, DARPA, and DoD. His motivation is to change and improve customer relationships by advocating better communication and collaboration between IT operations and the unique business needs of each customer.
Curtis Taylor is dedicated to leveraging ASD’s knowledge and experience of Information Systems, Operations Management and business fundamentals to design, improve, and manage business processes. Curtis leads collaborative teams of highly skilled IT professionals in support of the approach and response to our customers' physical and cyber security challenges.
At ASD, we strive to hire the best people for the job requirement and provide the tools and training to accomplish the outstanding performance needed to support our customers’ mission. We’re a firm where we know our employees by name. We pride ourselves on our high retention rate attributable to our career development, IT training programs, certificate recognition program, and superior benefits.
OF ASD EMPLOYEES HAVE CLEARANCES
OF OUR WORKFORCE ARE VETERANS
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