Principal Office

8075 Leesburg Pike, Suite 300
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 703-662-9500
Email: info@ftc-llc.com

Corporate Office

7400 Beaufont Springs Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23225

Contracts & Administration

11700 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 100-5
North Bethesda, MD 20852

DUNS: 808250745

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Vaseal Montgomery, President / CEO

Vaseal is the founder of FTC. Her military background has honed her leadership abilities, enabling her to run an organized and efficient business. Her experience in the healthcare Information Technology industry enables her to identify key business opportunities and develop courses of action to enhance organizational operations and improve business processes. She provides the mission, vision, goals, and overall strategic objectives for FTC. Vaseal is accountable and responsible for the financial, operational and daily operations and activities of FTC.

Vaseal earned a Master of Science in Counseling from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, a Master of Science in Management of Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL , and a Master of Divinity and Master of Art Christian Education from Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA and skillfully applies her knowledge and experience in overseeing FTC.

Prior to founding FTC, Vaseal served 30 years in the United States Army where some of her positions included; Chief Information Officer/Director of Information Management for the Army Surgeon General; Program Manager, Tri-Service Infrastructure Program Office; Chief Information Officer (CIO), North Atlantic Regional Medical Command; Chief Information Officer, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Director Information Management, Womack Army Medical Center; CIO, Martin Army Community Hospital; and CIO, Gorgas Army Community Hospital.


Benjamin Lin, Chief Operating Officer

Ben is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a BS in Accounting. He also has additional undergraduate studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Prior to joining FTC, Ben worked at Morgan Stanley as a financial advisor. Subsequently, Ben managed an accounting and consulting firm. His primary focuses there were accounting and finance functions.


Don Sottile, Chief Technology Officer

Don holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in New York with a minor in Engineering as well as his PMP from the PMI Institute. He is also trained in CMMI for Development and Services in addition to ITIL.

Prior to joining FTC, Don served as the Vice President of Technology Services and Support at Planned Systems International where one of his key initiatives was designing, implementing and overseeing PSI’s cloud services. Don founded SGS Partners, Inc., a financial and technical services consulting firm focused on providing senior leadership services to small and mid-sized corporations. He also held positions as CTO of Pedestal, Inc. and CIO of SunTrust Equitable Securities, the Investment Banking Division of SunTrust Bank, Inc. Don has overseen projects for Barclays de Zoete Wedd's Money Market and Foreign Exchange Division and Republic National Bank of New York's Global Treasury, Mortgage Processing and Credit Systems divisions. Prior to Don's civilian career he served as an Armor officer in the United States Army.


Ken Allgood

Ken has a BS in Information Management Systems, with a minor in Psychology from Saint Leo University, is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and holds a variety of other certifications, to include: TIBCO Certified Professional (TCP) - Service Oriented Architecture, and HL7 CDA.

Prior to assuming the Chief Strategy Officer role, Ken provided technical and program leadership as FTC's Lead Cloud Architect for the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Testing Infrastructure (TI) design and implementation contract. Prior to joining FTC, Ken served as Technical Lead and Program Manager on a variety of large scale, multi-million dollar projects for Federal organizations and Commercial firms internationally. Employers have included Deloitte Consulting, BearingPoint, Northrop Grumman, and SAIC, with each engagement drawing upon the professional foundation created during Ken’s 11 years as an Air Force NCO.


Mark Rahnama

Mark has a Master of Project Management credential from Villanova University and attended University of Maryland, College Park. Mark holds over 10 active professional certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), ITIL Expert, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Prior to joining FTC, Mark gained 20 years of professional Information Technology federal government contracting experience through service to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, Department of Navy, Department of Air Force - Air Mobility Command, Department of State, Food & Drug Administration, Smithsonian Institution, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Mark has a diverse background of executive leadership, project/program delivery and business development for large, mid-sized and small firms including: Vangent (GDIT), DRC (Engility), and SRA (CSRA).


Ed Syms

Ed holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and held the FAC P/PM Senior/Expert level certification from the Federal Acquisition Institute.

Ed has led large teams executing highly complex IT software programs in both industry and the government, including serving over 10 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs. He is also a disabled Veteran, retiring from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years of service.

As part of FTC’s commitment to America’s Veterans, Ed also serves as our Veterans Out-Reach executive, supporting Veterans causes throughout the U.S.


Thomas Kenny

As FTC’s Chief Delivery Officer, Tom oversees all contracts related to IT service, Enterprise Architecture, Server Engineering, software development and migration, and customer support. Tom applies a wealth of management and technical expertise that has been acquired from over 20 years of Government contracting, primarily at SDVOSB and 8(a) small businesses.

Before FTC, Tom was at ProSphere, and prior to that he worked as a government contractor for small companies managing contract transitions, operations, engineering and architecture projects for numerous agencies, including Veterans Affairs (VA), DoD, DoS, FBI, DOI, DOT, Agriculture, DOE, and DoEd. During his career he has performed as a software developer, Server and Network Engineer, Enterprise Architect, Project/Program Manager, and Vice President. The technical skills acquired during his career have enabled him to manage and communicate complex IT designs and programs to all levels of contractor support personnel, as well as, executives within the company, and all levels of Government management (CIO, CTO, SES, etc).


Kiran Rathod

Kiran has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from University of Maryland, College Park and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University (SMU). Kiran holds technical certifications in Cisco (CCNA/CCNP) and ITILv3.

Kiran brings more than 24 years of extensive professional experience in IT and telecommunications in areas of Healthcare (VA and MHS), Civilian, Defense agencies and Commercial industries. Kiran has delivered mission-critical federal and commercial solutions and managed large-scale corporate IT environments in IT strategy development, cloud computing, mobility and big data analytics. Prior to FTC, Kiran was CTO at Paragon Technology Group and CIO Business Partner at Lockheed Martin. Kiran’s additional leadership positions at employers include, General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. (GDIT), LongView International Solutions Inc., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Motorola, Nortel Networks, Sprint and AT&T Wireless.


Maggie Bullard

Maggie has a B.A. in Studio Art from the College of William & Mary and an M.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business.

Prior to joining FTC in 2016, Maggie served as a Proposal Manager for CSRA (previously SRA International), a leading government contractor providing IT solutions and professional services for a broad range of federal agencies. Her primary focus was proposal management for SRA’s VA Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology (T4) and Veterans Relationship Management (VRM) IDIQ vehicles. She also provided proposal management and writing support for large, strategic bids across SRA’s Health & Civil Group. In her previous role, Maggie directed the proposal development and pipeline management process for CSRA’s Civil Environment, Agriculture, and Organizational Performance business area, managing a team of proposal resources and providing oversight to the submission of hundreds of proposals annually. Prior to joining CSRA, Maggie was the Marketing Manager for Perrin Quarles Associates, a government mission support contractor focused on policy and IT solutions in the areas of air quality and climate change. She formalized the marketing, communications, and proposal development functions for the company as it grew from 60 to more than 100 employees prior to its acquisition by CSRA. In the last 10 years, Maggie has supported the submittal of hundreds of proposals to Federal, state, regional, and international customers resulting in more than $1B in contract awards.


Monica Van Dyke

Monica is an attorney by background, with a specialization in privacy and health IT security compliance. As a Robertson Scholar, she earned her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate at Villanova University School of Law and her Masters Certificate in Health Information Technology from George Washington University in Washington, DC.

As the Vice President of Business Development, Monica works closely with the C suite of FTC to build the company’s pipeline of opportunities, research and identify new business targets, establish partnerships, and leveraging relationships to grow the FTC footprint. Monica’s experience spans a decade of commercial and federal experience. Prior to joining FTC, she led SBG’s Health IT Center of Excellence of 150 dedicated Health IT professionals serving three Cabinet administrations and portfolio of programs. Previously, Monica was at Deloitte in the Advisory Enterprise Risk Services line, where she was a Veterans Affairs market lead and operationally led the Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR) Joint Legacy Viewer (JLV) program at the Interagency Program Office (IPO). Prior to Deloitte, she led programs in both the Military Health System (MHS) and VA administration at Booz Allen Hamilton. Monica is a PMP, CISSP, CIPP/G, and licensed to practice law in 4 states.


Winston Yang

Winston graduated from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park with Bachelors’ of Science degrees in Accounting and International Business.

Prior to joining FTC, Winston worked at another government contractor providing Contracts, Accounting, Finance, and Operations support for numerous projects, including multiple IDIQs, for agencies such as the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, and General Services Administration.


Robert E. Lantz

Robert has a B.S. in Mathematical Computer Science from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA.

For FTC, Robert provides business capture management and strategy for Federal Health IT and civilian agencies; coordinates capture activities and leads cross-functional teams to develop strategies to support optimum bid conditions.

Robert brings 32+ years of professional experience developing, proposing, and delivering complex Health Information Technology (IT) solutions across Federal, State, and Commercial clients. His experience includes: 22+ years of Program/Project management; 17+ years capture management delivering high win ratio’s across Federal and commercial opportunities; 18+ years' experience with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) (formerly the MHS), 25+ years' experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and 22+ years' experience with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). He has run a Government Consulting vertical market with responsibilities that included budgeting, revenue projections, staff management and development, sales management, technical sale assistance, and proposal development; and managed operational teams delivering system conversions, application and system integration, system migrations, and custom application development.

Prior to joining FTC, Robert was a Senior Health Capture Manager at General Dynamics Health Solutions. Robert’s additional leadership at employers included LongView International Technology Solutions (VP Capture), Vangent (Director, Capture Management, Clinical and Infrastructure Solutions), Proxicom-Daou (Director, Government and Integration Services) and Daou-Sentient (Vice President, Consulting Services).


Robert Palmer

Rob has over 20 years of experience designing, developing and managing system architecture, system engineering, software and database design, development, and integration, projects for Federal Civilian agencies and holds Project Management Professional (PMP), AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agilist and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications.

Prior to joining FTC, Rob served as lead technical architect supporting bid and proposal efforts participating in setting the strategy, direction and then executing on corporate business and technical growth initiatives. With a background in leading design and development of spatial data warehouses and business analytics applications, Rob has also managed infrastructure support, software development, and COTS integration projects after working as a scientist supporting environmental modeling and ocean-going research operations.