DRT Names New COO
DRT Strategies Names Michael Duffy as Chief Operating Officer to Manage Growing Business in Federal Contracts
Leading Executive Recruited from Department of Justice to Bring IT Expertise as Federal Contracts Become Increasingly Complex and Sophisticated, Requiring Integrated Solutions with Emerging Technologies
Arlington, VA – February 28, 2011 – DRT Strategies, Inc. has named former senior advisor at the U.S. Department of Justice, Michael Duffy, as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created position as COO, Duffy will oversee DRT’s day-to-day operations for internal processes as well as client engagements for Federal and Commercial contracts requiring his expertise in Information Technology.
Duffy brings 15 years of innovative executive leadership to DRT, as well as strong program strategy and management experience. Prior to his position as a senior advisor at the U.S. Department of Justice, Duffy served as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Treasury. In his work for these important Federal agencies, Duffy earned several awards for meritorious service.
“DRT is fortunate to have a professional of Michael’s caliber,” said Susan Kidd, Chief Executive Officer of DRT Strategies. “Our business has grown not only in size but also in the breadth of services we provide to Federal agencies. As our new Chief Operating Officer, Michael brings us the expertise and experience we need to fine-tune our internal processes so that we can continue to provide the exemplary level of service our clients expect. Michael is at the top of his game, and he’s also collaborative, so he will align well with our unique corporate culture. We’re thrilled to welcome him to the DRT team.”
“I’m excited about this opportunity to join DRT because of the excellent reputation the company has among Federal agencies here in DC and throughout the country,” Duffy said. “And, coming from the Federal side myself, I understand the importance of a client agency that you can trust to get the job done on time and on budget. That’s the level of service to which I hold myself, and it’s gratifying to be associated with a company with that same expectation, throughout the whole organization. I look forward to contributing in important ways to DRT’s mission of helping enterprise clients achieve their visions.”
At DRT, Duffy will oversee day-to-day operations for extensive contracts with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Small Business Administration, among others. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Massachusetts.
About DRT Strategies
DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a management consulting firm and leading provider of information technology, program management, and financial management services. DRT specializes in the implementation of innovative web solutions, enterprise system requirements, design, and quality assurance, project and program management, strategy planning and development, and business process engineering. DRT also provides value-added consulting services supporting acquisition, budgeting, financial planning, financial management, grants management, and financial/grants analysis.
DRT serves large Federal civilian government agencies, the U. S. Navy, and enterprise clients in the financial services sector. The company is a certified 8(a) woman-owned small business (WOSB) headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in San Diego, California and Atlanta, Georgia. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.