Von Braun Center

700 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 38501



May 31, 2023 - June 1, 2023

TVC 2023 National Summit

Edgewater Federal Solutions was founded in 2002 with the mission of being the best technology services company possible for our government clients, contracting partners, and employees. As a business with 20 years of excellence, we are experts in our field and committed to providing the highest quality, efficiency and responsive support to our partners and clientele. Edgewater assists over 30 federal and commercial customers with their IT, cybersecurity, and professional services needs.

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Mark Gradkowski

Acting Chief Growth Officer

Mark is an experienced Executive with over 40 years of professional experience. Prior to joining Edgewater Federal Solutions, He served as the Senior Vice President for KeyLogic Associates. He was responsible for business development and operations. He was an Executive with Teledyne Brown Engineering, Teledyne Energy Systems and Teledyne Turbine Engines in various capacities ranging from Profit and Loss responsibilities to strategic planning, business development and acquisitions for 18 years. In this capacity, Mark was responsible for multiple business units with annual revenue of over $100M. He has experience across the Federal Government Marketplace including DOE, DOD, NASA, EPA etc.

Shaun Poulton

Chief Operating Officer

Shaun Poulton is the Chief Operating Officer of Edgewater Federal Solutions. Previously, Shaun has built and led IT services organizations in delivering enterprise business and technology solutions to global organizations like Black & Decker, Johns Hopkins University, Merck, and more. Shaun also holds patents for his work on cloud-based and mission-critical software products. At Edgewater, Shaun leads the company’s Client Services, Contract Delivery, Talent Acquisition and Marketing activities.

BeeJay Cooper

Client Services Director

BeeJay Cooper joined Edgewater Federal Solutions in 2017 as a Program Manager of the Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration Systems contract and has since become the Director of Client Services. BeeJay has over 20 years of experience in technical project/program management and is a Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

Ron Ford

Senior Director

Highly successful and motivated IT Executive with a proven track record of success in Operations and Business Development within IT Infrastructure Implementations, Transitions, Service Operations Management and Delivery. Skilled in leading large complex programs and projects ranging in value from $3M to over $60M requiring extensive cross functional resource coordination, strong leadership, technical knowledge and influential communication skills in diverse industries: Government, Aerospace, Banking, Industrial, and Health Care. Recognized by senior leaders as a top performer who consistently and reliably delivers projects and programs with the highest of quality, on-time and within or under budget. Uniquely capable of aligning business requirements with technology solutions.

Ellen Buchanan

Marketing Supervisor

Ellen Buchanan is a marketing professional with a passion for enriching lives through digital storytelling. As a Marketing Communications Supervisor at Edgewater Federal Solutions, my responsibilities include developing and implementing multi-channel advertising and marketing strategies, conducting media outreach, creating social media, website and blog content, assisting the organization to reach its communication goals, and conducting virtual meetings and events.

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Further Reading

Driving Innovation, Ensuring Security: Embracing Zero Trust in the Age of Cyber Threats

In many ways, our critical and increasingly integrated technology environments are a microcosm of the cyber threats that the country […]

Ace Your Tech Job Search: Insider Tips from Edgewater Recruiters 

It’s no surprise that the job market, especially for tech-focused job seekers, is turbulent right now. Having insight into the […]

Celebrating Women in Tech 

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Edgewater Ranks No. 81 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies   

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Relationship Advice: GovCon Edition 

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Moving Government Agencies Forward with Hybrid Agile Methodologies 

As more government agencies look to modernize their legacy applications and remove technical debt, many are finding themselves struggling with […]

Edgewater Celebrates its 20th Year in Business 

Frederick, Md. (December 12, 2022) — Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. (Edgewater) proudly celebrates its 20th Anniversary of offering IT, agile […]

ARL Partners with Edgewater and Amyx to Land 5 year, $20mil DOE Office of the Chief Financial Officer Contract

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Edgewater Funds STEM Center at Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County

Frederick, Md. (November 30, 2022) — Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. (Edgewater) teamed up with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to […]


[September 20, 2022]—Frederick, Md. Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. (“Edgewater”), a leader in enterprise IT, cybersecurity, systems engineering, and data science […]

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.

Working for Edgewater Federal Solutions for the past 5 years has renewed my belief that great companies still exist.   They value and recognize the employee and invest in our futures.  To anyone considering a career with Edgewater, if you enjoy a positive working environment with a company that values and recognizes its employees contributions come join us.

- Al Tornabene

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