Tidal basin south of the National Mall
Tidal basin south of the National Mall
We’re the New GovCIO. Nice to Meet You!

GovCIO was founded with a single purpose: to transform government IT. With our acquisition of Salient CRGT, our mission remains resolute, but our capacity to successfully deliver is greater than ever before. 

The new GovCIO combines extensive Federal experience with innovation, disruptive approaches, and a caring, inclusive culture that puts customers before profit. This combination gives us the ability to navigate government bureaucracy and creative freedom in how we approach problem-solving, while making sure we never forget what is important- delivering value to our customers. 

Our mission

GovCIO uses IT to transform how government works for the better.

From the U.S. military to Health and Human Services, our consultants create solutions that optimize how our customers operate so they can focus on what really matters- serving our citizens.


Our vision

We apply Agile methods and a holistic perspective to keep our customers at the forefront of digital innovation. 

We deliver high value IT solutions and services that allow them to thrive today while proactively readying them to tackle any challenge the future may bring.

The GovCIO PACT with our customers.

GovCIO makes a PACT with each of our customers. We provide world-class People who apply Agile processes to Create innovative solutions that Transform Government IT.

Let us help so you can focus on what you do best: serving our citizens.


GovCIO’s success depends on our people. We hire the best and brightest, seeking talent from all industries and walks of life, and give them the resources to deliver for customers on all aspects of their missions.

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We establish Agile work environments, driving our teams’ innovation while giving them the flexibility to meet evolving priorities so our customers have rapid access to technological solutions and improvements.


Our commitment to our customers is at the heart of what we do. We listen to customers’ challenges, creating solutions that help them work better within their unique environment and to meet their specific mission needs.

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We combine the resources of GovCIO and GovCIO Media & Research (GovCIO M&R) to keep customers ahead of the curve. While GovCIO is our consulting arm and GovCIO M&R is our unbiased source of Federal IT insights, they work together toward the same goal: transforming government IT.

Our leadership

CEO Jim Brabston

Jim Brabston
Chief Executive Officer

Jim is an experienced executive within the government services space having split his career between operations and business development. Before taking over as CEO of GovCIO in October of 2020, he previously served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Camber Corporation, a $400m professional services firm owned by New Mountain Capital. Before Camber, he served as Co-Founder and the Chief Operating Officer of Galeos Group, LP, as well as the Chief Operating Officer of Stanley Inc. (NYSE:SXE), a $900m publicly held, government services firm.

Joe Cormier

Joe Cormier
Chief Operating Officer

Joe joined GovCIO in October 2020, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in growing, leading, and developing successful public and private equity backed enterprises that create significant shareholder value. Prior to GovCIO, he most recently served as CFO for Legends Hospitality; he has also been a senior executive for numerous federal government technology businesses, including Camber Corporation, Sotera Defense Solutions, and ManTech International Corporation.

Kristin Gill

Kristin Gill
Sector President, Veteran and Enterprise Technology Solutions

Since joining GovCIO in 2016, Kristin has lead our Veteran-focused delivery portfolio, directly contributing to the rapid growth of the sector and significantly improving our overall delivery quality and customer satisfaction rates. Prior to joining GovCIO in 2016, she held key acquisition roles for the DoD and VA. She led numerous multimillion-dollar source selections with the U.S. Army and audit contracting actions overseas. At the VA, she served as chief of acquisition execution for the Office of Information and Technology, Product Development.

John Anderson

John Anderson
Sector President, National Security Solutions

A retired US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, Squadron Commander, and program manager, John has 30 years of strategic and corporate leadership experience. Leading our National Security Sector, John uses this expertise to build and maintain relationships, initiate growth, and ensure customer satisfaction across the U.S. Military, DHS, DCMA, and USSOCOM. Before GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT), John served as Vice President, Joint Commands, Defense Agencies, & U.S. Air Force at GDIT.

Rebecca Miller

Rebecca Miller
Sector President, Health & Civilian Agencies

With over 25 years of experience developing and leading highly successful businesses and teams, Rebecca oversees program execution and growth for Health and Civilian Services. Under her leadership, our programs have delivered outstanding services and support, resulting in double-digit revenue and considerable profit growth. Prior to GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT), Rebecca served as Vice President for Growth, Civilian Division at GDIT.

President Hoffman

Michael Hoffman
President, GovCIO Media & Research

Michael is president of GovernmentCIO Media & Research. He joined the company in 2017 after leading Tandem National Security Innovations, a community of startups and small businesses working with government agencies. Before that, he served as managing editor for Military.com and spent five years as a defense reporter at Military Times and Defense News.

Lucas Narel

Lucas Narel
Chief Financial Officer

Using his 20+ years of experience within the GovCon accounting/finance space, Lucas runs GovCIO’s financial operations, including corporate accounting, strategic financial planning, income taxes, and corporate treasury. Prior to GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT), Lucas served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at NCI, Inc., Vice President of Finance for CGI Federal, Inc., and has held numerous other financial roles, including Vice President and Corporate Controller of Stanley, Inc.

Allen Deitz

Allen Deitz
Chief Growth Officer

With significant experience providing executive leadership for strategic business capture and technology initiatives, Allen brings more than 20 years of federal technology and professional services experience to GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT). Building upon his experience and expertise, Allen collaborates with our sector presidents to deliver solutioning, capture, and proposal services that drive innovation and growth.

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Peter Hardwick
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Peter is an accomplished, innovative, human resources executive with over 25 years of diversified industry insight. By combining his strategic analysis, planning, and implementation skills with organizational initiatives and employee relations, Peter helps further cultivate positive employee engagement, experiences, and strategic partnerships for GovCIO, while enhancing business management and improving cost savings.

Larry Rose

Larry Rose
Executive Vice President, Growth Services

Since joining the GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT) family, Larry, whose department executes contracts, pricing, security, and legal services, has been instrumental in ensuring corporate stability, support, and ethics. Prior to GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT), Larry held similar positions with large federal contractors including IBM Federal, Lockheed Martin, DRC, and ICF International. He has a Ph.D. in Organization and Management and is a published author.

Stephen Goehler

Stephen Goehler
Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations

In his time with GovCIO (formerly Salient CRGT), Steve has continually ensured that accountability and metrics are integral to the culture. In 2017, Steve joined GovCIO (as Salient CRGT- via the acquisition of Information Innovators) as Vice President, supporting the integration and various strategic initiatives across the company. Steve was with Information Innovators since 2011, serving as Vice President, Administration and EPMO. 

Ready to be a transformer?

If you like what you see, then we may be an awesome fit for you! Search our list of open positions below. Who knows — you may be our latest and greatest teammate.