Preferred Systems Solutions acquires GSM Consulting
Preferred Systems Solutions (PSS) of Tysons Corner, VA announced on November 3 its acquisition of GSM Consulting, an Intelligence Community-focused software engineering and cybersecurity services firm. The acquisition of GSM strengthens PSS’s position as a leading edge provider of high-end software, cyber, and mobile solutions to the Intelligence Community.
“I am proud of our long term partnership with the people dedicated to safeguarding our national security in their critical mission to defend our country and preserve our democracy at home and abroad. The acquisition of GSM, with a successful track record of outstanding customer support within the Intelligence Community, expands our commitment to those men and women,” said Scott Goss, CEO of PSS.
Donald McKinley, President and CEO of GSM Consulting, will transition to Vice President of the National Security Group (NSG) Division of PSS. Mr. McKinley brings more than 20 years of systems engineering, operations oversight, and business development expertise to PSS. “We are excited to join forces with such a respected and seasoned team,” he said.
“The strategy of the PSS National Security Group is to build a company to solve the challenging problems faced by the Intelligence Community,” said Fred Funk, Senior Vice President, NSG. “GSM fits perfectly into that strategy given its technical expertise in software engineering, data analytics, and mobile development.”