Frederick, Md. (December 12, 2022) — Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. (Edgewater) proudly celebrates its 20th Anniversary of offering IT, agile systems engineering, cybersecurity, data science, and professional services to its federal customers. 

“We are tremendously excited to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Edgewater!” proclaimed Edgewater Founder Richard Yockman. “To watch this company evolve over the last 20 years has been nothing short of amazing, and I look forward to watching the company continue to strategically grow.” 

“Thank you to our clients, partners, and of course, our dynamic, hardworking team for helping us reach this milestone,” stated Dave Yockman, Edgewater CEO. “As we recognize our 20th anniversary and look forward to 2023 and beyond, we remain committed to providing cutting-edge services and driving innovation to advance the missions of our valued customers.” 

From its inception in December of 2002, Edgewater has held over 65 contracts with more than 30 clients, including work at 22 Department of Energy offices. During this time, Edgewater has become a prominent industry leader in the government contracting space due to its dedicated and talented employees. Several company accomplishments include: 

Receiving the Sandia National Laboratories Third-Party Telecommunications and Information Technology (TPTIT) Support Services contract award under its joint venture – Encantado Technical Solutions, LLC,

Partnering with the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation to build STEM Centers in various locations,

Winning the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) Mission Support Services contract,

Becoming a 5-time Washington Post Top Workplace and 4-time Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company honoree,

Creating the Encantado Foundation in partnership with Encantado Technical Solutions,

And supporting over 25 non-profit organizations.

Edgewater kicked off its 20th year with an event at its corporate headquarters in Frederick, Md. on December 10, 2022. Additionally, this week the company will present its inaugural Founder’s Award to the employee(s) that demonstrate Edgewater’s core values of teamwork, respect, integrity, assurance and results. 

Learn more about Edgewater’s history and capabilities at


About Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. 

Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2002 and has a long-standing record of excellence in supporting its federal customers. Edgewater assists over 30 federal and commercial customers with their IT, cybersecurity, and professional service needs. Its services include enterprise IT, information assurance and cybersecurity, business process optimization, systems engineering and development, program management, data science and analytics, and professional services. Edgewater is a repeat awardee of the Washington Post Top Workplaces and a 4-time honoree as an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company. Edgewater holds CMMI and ISO certifications, and its motto of “Our People… Your Edge” signifies the value and importance that the company holds for its employees. Visit for more information.   


Ellen Buchanan, Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc.  

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Our People…Your Edge

We didn’t create our outstanding team by accident.

Our advantage comes from a consistent focus on attracting highly talented and dedicated people – and a commitment to honoring and empowering them so that they stay. With meaningful work and industry-leading training, compensation, and benefits, Edgewater careers are enviable so that our people are our edge.

I have been working at Edgewater as a Configuration Manager for over 5 years. The job has been challenging, rewarding and has provided an environment for professional growth. As an on-sight contractor, I have been working with a team of seasoned professionals who have provided both technical expertise and a warm friendly environment.

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