At VMD, we’re motivated by the missions of our customers. We understand and share them, and we bring smart, strategic approaches to the table. We take pride in working side by side with our customers to articulate a vision for success, and then to make it happen. We enjoy many, long-term customer relationships that are just like that. We earn them and we keep them by delivering – every day, everywhere, every time.
Founded in 2002, VMD is an award-winning provider of IT and Homeland Defense services to the U.S. Federal Government.
VMD Core Values
At VMD, we embrace and embody our Core Values. We demonstrate them every day. Proudly. With each other, with our clients, and within our communities. Our Core Values are what make us unique and exceptional.
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Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President of Business Development
Executive Vice President of Homeland Defense
Chief Technology Officer
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Vice President of Human Capital and Talent Acquisition
Director of Proposal Management
Director, Cybersecurity Practice
Chief Executive OfficerDeepti co-founded VMD in 2002 and has served as our CEO since 2005, guiding VMD’s overall strategic vision as well as providing day-to-day management and oversight. Deepti has grown VMD from a small business into a thriving, dynamic organization recognized for its ability to help customers solve complex operational and technical challenges. Our “vision, mission, driven” value proposition was developed under Deepti’s leadership and aptly defines the VMD culture, mindset and approach to projects.
Prior to her role at VMD, Deepti was a Senior Manager at The Lewin Group, helping to build its healthcare IT division and serving clients such as SAMHSA, ACF, and CMS. Deepti has a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. Deepti is a member of the International Peer Mentoring Program (IPMP) for CEOs, Vistage, and is also currently involved in several industry organizations including AFCEA, IAC, ACT-IAC, Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative (WWLI), Greater Washington Board of Trade, and the Leadership of Greater Washington.
PresidentVivek Malhotra co-founded VMD in 2002 and today serves as President. Together with Deepti and Anthony, Vivek drives the company’s growth strategy and plays an instrumental role in our business development and capture efforts. He brings a wealth of experience to the company – from executive management, to software development, to sales and marketing.
Vivek is a proven leader with more than 17 years of senior leadership and technical experience in providing IT services to both government and private sector customers. He is also a visionary and creative leader, helping bring dimension and differentiation to every project he supports. He is active in the government contracting and IT space, maintaining a broad and diverse network across agencies, technologies, and the business community. With this perspective, he helps to ensure VMD brings a fresh and differentiated approach to our work for customers.
Prior to co-founding VMD, Vivek supported clients such as the Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Department of Interior at ECS. He is a former technical manager at Titan Secure Solutions (now part of L-3 Technologies), and a former Oracle technical consultant. Vivek is an avid technology investor and advisor to start-ups in the government contracting arena and beyond. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering from Washington University and computer science from Knox College.
Chief Operating OfficerAnthony brings to VMD more than 30 years of management and technical experience supporting Civilian and Defense customers. He manages all operational areas of the VMD organization and has a proven history of implementing successful growth initiatives. Anthony’s mission at VMD is to exponentially drive our growth from a small to large business while maintaining our core values. Recently, he has prioritized building a sustainable infrastructure, bringing even more of a customer focus to our growth initiatives, and ensuring VMD continues to be an employer of choice.
Anthony previously served as the COO at MetroStar Systems and as Senior Vice President at CACI International, where he led the federal civilian portfolio. Anthony has led capture for major awards including DHS EAGLE I and II, NIH CIOSP3, DOJ ITSS 4, FBI ITSSS, as well as numerous task awards under these contracts. Anthony has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Buffalo. He is involved extensively in leadership development programs, including ACT-IAC, where he served as Industry Chair for their Partners Program.
Chief Financial OfficerDave has over 30 years of financial experience in both the government and commercial sectors, which he puts to work every day at VMD. He has experience as a leader guiding companies through their transitions from small to large business environments, driving financial merger and acquisition activities and improving overall organizational health and financial performance. Dave is an important strategic contributor to VMD’s growth initiatives as well as our performance and service excellence.
Prior to joining VMD, Dave was CFO for LSi and Catapult Technology. Dave holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Economics from the University of Missouri.
Executive Vice President of Business DevelopmentGregg has more than 20 years of government IT contracting experience with particular expertise in leadership, strategy, and portfolio management. At VMD, he is responsible for the company’s corporate development and strategy, our major capture strategy and activities, and our corporate marketing and communications efforts. Gregg drives strategic growth and while refining and articulating corporate capabilities that push boundaries and advance customer missions.
Prior to joining VMD, Gregg was Vice President at CACI International where he led the Federal and Civilian IT business with over $800 million in new growth at DHS, DOJ, DoS and other mission customers. He has a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University.
Executive Vice President of Homeland DefenseAn invaluable resource and leader, Nydia has more than 20 years of experience in security and aviation security operations and leadership within the federal sector. At VMD, she built and now oversees our Homeland Security (DHS) portfolio, managing operations and growth for VMD’s TSA Screening and Partnership Program (SPP) vertical. Nydia’s mission at VMD is to build sustainable customer relationships and solutions while expanding the DHS business line.
Prior to joining VMD, Nydia served as a Director with McNeil Technologies and AECOM overseeing multiple simultaneous contracts with TSA, NGA, and the DoD. Nydia holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration from Strayer University and is a member of Women in Technology (WIT).
Chief Technology OfficerJim has more than 25 years of experience in information technology management with expertise that includes cloud computing, storage, data center management, visualization, network security, and disaster recovery. At VMD, Jim continually evolves our technology ecosystem and brings cutting edge solutions to our company and to our customers. He and his team are an instrumental part of our ability to deliver mission-critical work to customers.
Before joining VMD, Jim founded Advanced IT Services (AITS), a successful IT services provider, serving federal and commercial clients in the D.C. area for more than a decade. He also served as its CEO. Before that, he was a Senior Systems Architect at Catapult Technologies. Jim is an active Project Management Institute (PMI) member, sits on the boards of three different non-profit organizations, and has had several designs and solutions published in the Dell Power Solutions magazine.
Senior Vice President of Business DevelopmentMike has been with VMD since it was founded in 2002, leading successful Application Development, Cybersecurity, and IT Modernization efforts for VMD’s major federal clients. Today, he supports strategic captures and is focused on partnerships and the utilization of VMD’s GWACs. Mike’s mission at VMD is to bring together expertise from VMD and the industry to support critical federal programs.
Prior to joining VMD, Mike served as the Director of Strategy Consulting Services for DDLabs, a software development and consulting firm. While at DDLabs, he set the strategy for the company’s transition from project-based consulting to technology development outsourcing, while also leading the firm’s strategy consulting practice. Mike has a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Radford University.
Vice President of Human Capital and Talent AcquisitionKeith brings more than a decade of Human Capital and Talent Acquisition experience in both government and commercial sectors to VMD. In addition to ensuring we find, attract and retain top talent for our programs and our growing business and its evolving needs, he oversee and guides human capital policies and manpower development. Keith oversees and designs our learning and development programs, which importantly enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of our workforce to meet business and customer requirements and maintain alignment to VMD’s core values.
Keith previously held leadership positions with Accenture Federal Services and ECS Federal. He holds a Master’s from Manhattan School of Music and is a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP). Keith is an active member with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Director of Proposal ManagementA critical contributor, Cherie manages and directs our strategic, mission-driven proposal efforts, helping to foster growth for VMD. She has more than 14 years of proposal development experience in the Civilian and Defense sector, which includes proposal management, coordination, editing, desktop publishing, graphic design, technical writing, and solution development.
Formerly, Cherie has managed proposal teams from both small and large companies such as MetroStar, ManTech, MVM, USIS, and Mission Essential Personnel where she has successfully implemented company-wide, standard business development and proposal processes. Cherie has managed single-award bids up to $900 million and has a wealth of experience with large IDIQ/GWAC responses valued up to $9 billion. She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Journalism, both from West Virginia University.
Director, Cybersecurity PracticeMatt has more than 20 years of IT and information security experience across both federal and commercial clients. Matt has strategy, technical, and engagement experience in multiple areas of cybersecurity including risk management, cybersecurity assessments, identity and access governance, privacy and data protection, security and risk technology, and third-party risk management. Matt's focus at VMD is leading the cybersecurity practice which includes supporting staff and clients on engagements but also defining strategy, direction, and enablement of professional services.
Prior to joining VMD, Matt supported multiple Federal agencies while at Booz Allen Hamilton, and led cybersecurity strategy, initiatives, and engagements within the commercial sector while at Sila Solutions Group and Ernst & Young. Matt has a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York and maintains several certifications including: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR).