DRT Strategies, Inc. Appoints Dave Cogar New President
Fueled by more than $103M in awarded contracts, DRT hires 25 year tech veteran and former ICF International executive to drive new government and commercial engagements.
Arlington, VA – April 27, 2016 – DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT), a leading management and technology consulting firm to federal agencies and commercial technology and financial services clients, announced today the appointment of Dave Cogar as the company’s new president. Mr. Cogar brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as senior vice president at ICF International. Mr. Cogar’s appointment as president is the cornerstone of CEO Susan Kidd’s long-established plan to attract and position the right senior leaders to build further on the company’s already strong growth trajectory.
“We welcome Dave’s experience and leadership to the DRT community,” remarked Ms. Kidd. “In Dave, we have selected a technology thought leader whose expertise and leadership approach complements our current team and well positions DRT going forward. In his new role, Dave will spearhead the company’s growth through full and open government and commercial contracts, embrace and foster our entrepreneurial spirit, inspire each of our employees to achieve their professional potentials, and will nurture the collaborative culture that differentiates us in the marketplace.”
“DRT has great opportunities ahead of us as we continue to build upon our management consulting services,” commented Cogar. “We have tremendous assets in our people whose collective capabilities deliver the technology solutions that matter most to our clients. I am excited to be a part of one the nation’s fastest growing management and technology consulting firms and look forward to introducing DRT’s mission centric solutions to an expanding ecosystem of customers.”
Mr. Cogar’s experience spans 25 years as a P&L executive with strong operational and sales focus on growing IT consulting organizations both organically and through acquisition.
At ICF, Mr. Cogar grew his IT solutions business unit from its inception to 250 people selling high-value IT solutions across multiple market segments. Further, Mr. Cogar helped found ICF Interactive through accretive acquisitions of three commercial digital companies, integrating $80M in revenue and 450 employees.
Prior to ICF International, Mr. Cogar held senior positions at CGI-AMS for over 15 years, leading the environmental service line, launching the environmental commercial practice, and driving the development of CGI-AMS’s flagship environmental technology products – ProSteward and TEMPO.
Mr. Cogar earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science & cognitive science from Dartmouth College.
Celebrating its 12th year in business, DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a leading management and technology consulting firm providing information technology (IT) solutions, health information management, program management, and financial management solutions to federal agencies, the U. S. Navy, and enterprise clients in the technology and financial services sectors. The company holds ISO 9001:2008 certification, has achieved CMMI-DEV Level 3, and is a certified woman-owned, small business (WOSB). DRT is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in Washington, D.C., San Diego, California, Atlanta, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.