PSS acquires Tetra Concepts
Preferred Systems Solutions (PSS) of Tysons, VA announced on January 12 its acquisition of Tetra Concepts, an Intelligence Community-focused system architecture and software design firm. With its fifth acquisition in less than two years, PSS has significantly expanded its professional services core capabilities and substantially increased its presence in a broad spectrum of critical national security programs. Tetra also strengthens PSS’s position as a leading-edge provider of high performance data analytics, cybersecurity, and cloud-based solutions to the Intelligence Community.
“We have been, and continue to be, keenly focused on developing a highly skilled workforce armed with the tools and experience necessary to provide innovative solutions to those tasked with protecting our national security,” said Scott Goss, CEO of PSS. “The acquisition of Tetra Concepts, with its successful track record of outstanding customer support within the Intelligence Community, continues our investment in companies, capabilities, and subject matter expertise required to strengthen PSS’s world-class support to our government and industry partners.”
Brian Husted, President/CEO, and Charles Griffin, Vice President of Tetra Concepts, will both transition to Vice President roles within PSS’s National Security Group (NSG). Mr. Husted and Mr. Griffin bring a combined 40 years of commercial and national security expertise to PSS. Mr. Husted added, “We are extremely pleased to join PSS. Our collective capabilities allow us to accelerate the delivery of big data analytic solutions to our customers and provide the scale needed to obtain a greater share of the expanding cyber market.”
“The strategy of NSG is to build a diverse portfolio of service offerings that will complement and enhance our ability to help the Intelligence Community identify and solve their most challenging problems,” said Jim Ballard, President of PSS. “Tetra fits perfectly into that strategy given the expertise of their engineering team and their ability to deliver innovative solutions to their customers.”