"Defined Business Solutions has provided high quality, quick response business research on a wide variety of government and commercial initiatives. Having an association with DBS has allowed our company to extend our business reach beyond our organic knowledge and has enabled us to keep our staffing costs reasonable in uncertain conditions."

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Defined Business Solutions is a certified woman-owned small business that has been providing consulting services to businesses and government agencies for more than fifteen years. We are adept at identifying ways technology can improve business and government programs and practices, and with aiding businesses expand their markets to meet emerging needs. We have worked with Fortune 50 companies, small and medium-sized private businesses in the United States and abroad, and government agencies including DOD, DHS, NSA, and DARPA. Our leadership team has 125 years combined experience serving industry and government:

Catherine J. Ortiz, President and founder of DBS, is a business development expert who has spent more than 25 years in the aerospace, defense, manufacturing and security arenas.

John M. O'Leary, Vice President, Development, is a senior development executive with broad experience in the aerospace, technology, and manufacturing industries in the United States and abroad.

Mark J. Sullivan, Vice President, Program Management, is a former aerospace executive with expertise in financial analysis, strategic planning, domestic and international sales, marketing, and venture management.

Chris Daverse, Senior Technology Advisor, has advised senior information systems executives and technology managers in industry and government, and is the former chief of staff to the Director of DARPA’s Microsystems Technology office.

Jason S. Gorey, Senior Advisor, has more than a decade of diverse national security experience in both the public and private sectors, with specific focuses on intelligence, cybersecurity, foreign policy, and the defense industrial base.

Douglas R.Swiggart, Senior Advisor, is an advisory services professional delivering focused research, analysis, planning, and implementation value since 1987.

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