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VerticalApps is excited to announce that we have been awarded a contract on 8(a) STARS III, including Emerging Tech sub-area. The Best-in-Class 8(a) STARS III GWAC is a small business set-aside contract that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. 8(a) STARS III is a small business set aside GWAC that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions. 


We are proud to announce we have achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification which demonstrates that we protect our employee and client information and effectively manage risks to information security.  You can count on us for quality! 

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Cele-bot-ing 10 Years!

We are thrilled to announce our 10-year anniversary! When we launched VerticalApps in 2010, we set out to be a force for change in federal IT and to build a team that would elevate the expectations of our clients and ourselves.

Back then, we could not have imagined how much - or how fast - we would grow in 10 years.  It has been an amazing ride and we could not have come this far without the clients who trust us and the talented, compassionate people who work with us. 


Thank you to everyone who has been a part of this journey. We look forward to elevating your expectations for many years to come! 

VerticalApps Welcomes Craig Schneider to Federal Leadership Team


ARLINGTON, Va., June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertical Applications (VerticalApps), an award-winning IT company transforming the federal government through agile delivery, announced today that Craig Schneider has joined the firm as Vice President of Technology Programs.


Schneider will lead technical strategy for VerticalApps' growing federal practice, which includes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). He will also build the firm's technology incubator to expand application development, cloud engineering, DevSecOps, data management, and robotic process automation (RPA) solutions for the government.

"We are so excited to have Craig join the team at this moment of growth," said Will Choi, President and CEO of VerticalApps. "His experience and technical savvy will help us bring next-level services to our clients working with advanced cloud solutions."

Schneider has over 19 years of experience delivering high-profile, innovative technology solutions across the government. He pioneered the use of automated continuous deployment on Amazon Web Services (AWS) within DHS, with teams deploying automated infrastructure and public facing web apps hundreds of times a week. Schneider has developed digital products at DHS, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Voice of America, and the United States Postal Service (USPS).

"I've spent my career building digital products in government that are critical to our country's advancement in IT," said Schneider. "At VerticalApps we're in a perfect position to lead by example, and I'm excited to expand our support provided to the government."

Most recently Schneider was Director of Technical Delivery with Excella, where he led the development of myUSCIS, the online site used by millions for U.S. immigration applications. He also held technical and business leadership positions with Avaya, BearingPoint and IBM. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech and The George Washington University School of Business.

About VerticalApps

VerticalApps is an SBA 8(a) IT services company specializing in Agile application development, data services and intelligent automation. Our mission is to advance technology in the federal government through deep technical expertise and an agile mindset. VerticalApps is ISO 90001 certified and was recently named one of DC's 2020 "Best Places to Work" by the Washington Business Journal.

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