For Immediate Release
cBEYONData acquires Alta Via Consulting
Creating a Leading Provider of Financial, ERP and Data Analytics to the Federal Government
(Washington, D.C., March 2022). cBEYONData LLC (cBEYONData) announced today it has completed the acquisition of Alta Via Consulting, LLC (Alta Via). Founded in 1998, Alta Via Consulting is a premier provider of ERP consulting services centered around improving clients’ operations by maximizing value from existing business processes and information systems. As an SAP development partner since its inception, Alta Via possesses a unique blend of SAP, process, industry, and design knowledge.
The combined firm will have over 240 employees delivering ERP architecture and design, business intelligence, financial management, cloud migration and robotic process automation solutions. The firm’s clients include the U.S. Army, the Department of Justice, and the General Services Administration, among others. cBEYONData is a portfolio company of Bluestone Investment Partners.
Dyson Richards, Chief Executive Officer of cBEYONData, said, “We see huge opportunity for the firm to help our collective customers transform how they do business. The synergies in our talent, culture, and technology expertise will enable us to expand our offerings and deliver immediate value to current and future customers.”
Dawn Sedgley, President of Alta Via, said, “We are joining a team that shares the same commitment to customer success that we do, and we’re only going to enhance these qualities as we integrate.” The senior leadership team from Alta Via of Dawn Sedgley, Anton van der Merwe and Chris Jackiw will remain with the company.
cBEYONData’s combination with Alta Via provides clients access to an exceptional team of experts with deep expertise in SAP®, Momentum®, OneStream®, UIPath® and related business intelligence systems. It positions the company to support the migration of federal computing to the cloud and lifecycle upgrades for key SAP systems. Alta Via’s cost analytics and performance optimization specialties complement cBEYONData’s delivery of its CFO Control Tower® solution. CFO Control Tower® is a scalable on-demand solution that enhances federal government financial systems reporting and allows clients to quickly automate business process and reduce the time spent on data aggregation and manipulation. The cBEYONData Budgeting and Spend (BAS®) module is preconfigured to meet the needs of federal budgeting organizations and improve and automate a wide range of planning, forecasting, consolidation, and financial reporting requirements.
David Schmidtknecht, Chief Solutions Officer and Cofounder of cBEYONData, said, “Alta Via’s expertise in the DoD and ERP space dovetail nicely with cBEYONData’s focus on federal financial data management in civilian agencies. Together we will be able to offer more robust solutions to a wider set of customers.”
The McLean Group provided investment banking support for Alta Via. Holland & Knight and Nelson Mullins provided legal support to cBEYONData and Alta Via, respectively.
cBEYONData is a purpose-built professional services firm that specializes in supporting mission-driven agencies and organizations with the enhancement of business processes, cloud migrations, business intelligence, data management, data analytics, agile project and process management, dashboards, and geo-mapping. cBEYONData is a portfolio company of Bluestone Investment Partners. Please visit www.cbeyondata.com for more information.
About Alta Via Consulting
Alta Via Consulting is an advisory firm providing expertise in guiding, executing and sustaining business transformation. Alta Via experts improve clients existing operations by maximizing value from existing business processes and information systems or by redesigning operations and leveraging improved technology. We integrate business process evaluation, risk mitigation, data protection, technology evaluation, and operational design to deliver a roadmap for transformation. Our unique approach aids leaders as they operationalize their goals and objectives into executable strategies. By doing so, we provide the insights necessary to understand, orchestrate and execute the steps required for your organization to achieve mission success. Please visit www.altavia.com for more information.
About Bluestone Investment Partners
Bluestone is a private equity firm investing exclusively in lower middle-market companies in the defense and government services arena. Bluestone’s principals have a long and successful track record owning, operating, investing in, and advising companies in the defense and government services sector. Please visit www.bluestoneinv.com for more information.
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(Washington, D.C., January 10, 2022)
cBEYONData announces the promotion of Michael Huffman to the role of Chief Growth Officer (CGO).
Mr. Huffman has supported the company’s growth as Vice President of Business Development since 2017, transitioning the company from a small business into a rapidly growing mid-sized leader in the federal market.
In his new role, Mr. Huffman is responsible for leading the growth of the company with hands-on engagement in all aspects of growth to achieve corporate growth objectives. He works closely with delivery leadership, helping delivery teams identify and apply the best solutions to address customer requirements. Michael oversees the opportunity capture process, working as part of the team to identify new business opportunities and successfully win the ability to deliver the best outcomes for our federal clients. He also oversees the firm’s marketing efforts to enhance the visible presence of the company to reach future customers.
During his 30+ year career, Michael has spent over 20 years building, growing, and managing organizations, programs, and projects. He has extensive experience addressing customer needs with solutions, providing consulting service excellence, and managing a wide range of federal government contracts. He has led organizations and projects ranging from small projects with one resource to large federal programs with values exceeding $100M.
“Michael has proven his ability to build the business through his strong performance, client service, and sales leadership. As our growth leader, Michael will continue to solidify our company’s commitment to building a business designed to help our federal clients solve their toughest challenges”, said CEO Dyson Richards.
Mr. Huffman holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary. He is also a certified PMP as well as holding multiple agile certifications.
cBEYONData is a mid-sized business specializing in providing data focused solutions to the Federal Government. As a purpose-built professional services firm, cBEYONData supports mission-driven agencies and organizations with the enhancement of business processes, cloud migrations, business intelligence, data management, data analytics, agile project and process management, dashboards, and geo-mapping.
(Washington, D.C., September 14, 2021)
cBEYONData welcomes the appointment of Gray Beck to our leadership team as Chief Financial Officer.
Gray has over a decade of experience in successfully delivering professional services to federal, state, and local government customers. As the CFO, he is responsible for planning and executing cBEYONData’s financial strategy and managing the Company’s finance and accounting functions. Gray’s focus is on optimizing the Company’s financial resources to continue to develop and deliver best-in-class service offerings.
“We are excited to have Gray join the cBEYONData team. He compliments our strong performance-oriented culture, and we believe his impressive reputation for execution and achieving results makes him the right choice to lead our finance and accounting operations,” said CEO Dyson Richards.
Prior to joining cBEYONData, Gray held CFO roles at Klein-Hersh International and Quadel Consulting. He holds an M.S. degree in Finance and a B.A. in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a PMP certification.
cBEYONData is a purpose-built professional services firm that specializes in supporting mission-driven agencies and organizations with the enhancement of business processes, cloud migrations, business intelligence, data management, data analytics, agile project and process management, dashboards, and geo-mapping.
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bluestone Investment Partners II, LP (“Bluestone”), a McLean, Virginia-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the completion of an investment in cBEYONData (the “Company”). cBEYONData is a professional services and solutions company specializing in supporting mission-driven agencies and organizations with the enhancement and automation of business processes, cloud migrations and enablement, business intelligence, data management and warehouses, data analytics, and agile project and process management. cBEYONData primarily provides these solutions to government Chief Financial Officer-level executives at multiple law enforcement, civilian, and defense agencies. The Company’s CFO Control Tower® suite is a scalable on-demand solution that enhances federal government financial systems reporting and allows clients to quickly automate business process and reduce the time spent on data aggregation and manipulation. The Budgeting and Spend (BAS®) module is preconfigured to meet the needs of federal budgeting organizations and improve and automate a wide range of planning, forecasting, consolidation, and financial reporting requirements. cBEYONData represents Bluestone’s fifth platform investment in its current fund and its seventh transaction since March 2020.
David Schmidtknecht, Co-Founder of cBEYONData said, “Our team has worked together for many years and this investment by Bluestone represents an important milestone in our corporate history. With this investment, we have the additional resources necessary to expand our product offerings and deliver on the evolving needs and expectations of the federal government CFO community.”
“We are excited about our partnership with cBEYONData” said Eric Wolking, Operating Partner of Bluestone. “The Company’s rapid deployment of financial management reporting and compliance solutions for federal agencies enables higher success with achieving the customer’s mission. This strong reputation as a purpose-built professional services provider is evidenced by remarkable growth in recent years.”
Monument Capital Partners provided investment banking services to cBEYONData.
Continue reading the full press release on Yahoo Finance.
cBEYONData was named to the Clutch 100 in a press release from Clutch last week, recognizing the Top B2B Service Providers for Sustained & Fast Growth for 2021. This list is highlighting the 100 fastest-growing companies and the top 100 sustained-growth companies.
We have been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Sustained Growth Companies”. The top 100 sustained-growth companies rank is based on their absolute revenue growth from 2017 to 2020.
cBEYONData is honored to be a part of the Clutch 100 list, along with other great companies, and we are excited to continue growing and seeing success for our clients in 2021 and beyond!
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Crystal City, VA — Great Place to Work® has honored cBEYONData as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™. This is cBEYONData’s second time being named to this prestigious list, this year placing 19th out of the top 50 small and medium companies nationwide. Earning a spot means that cBEYONData is one of the best companies to work for in the country.
The Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services award is based on an analysis of survey responses from more than 463,000 current employees across the U.S. In that survey, 100% of cBEYONData’s employees said cBEYONData is a great place to work.
“We are so grateful for our dedicated employees who have made us a part of this list for the past two years,” said CEO, Dyson Richards. “Our people make working at cBEYONData a truly awesome experience every day. We celebrate and thank them for all they do to earn this incredible honor.”
The Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services list is highly competitive. Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, selected the list using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback. Companies were only considered if they are a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization.
Great Place to Work is the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they are creating a great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their role is.
“These companies are proof that strong company culture is not restricted to the physical workplace,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, VP global recognition, Great Place to Work®. “Despite the challenges of the pandemic and remote work, employees at these companies say they feel supported by their leaders, connected to their colleagues, and that managers bring out the best in everyone.”
In 2020, cBEYONData also ranked as a Best Workplace in FORTUNE’s Best Small Workplaces ranking #12.
cBEYONData is a purpose-built professional services firm that specializes in supporting mission-driven agencies and organizations with the enhancement of business processes, cloud migrations, BI, data management, data analytics, agile project and process management, dashboards, and geo-mapping.
For more information on cBEYONData, please contact: Theresa.Backus.Dunn@cBEYONData.com
cBEYONData is announcing that Dyson Richards has joined our leadership team as Chief Executive Officer. Dyson Richards applies three decades of experience and skills building federally focused IT and consulting companies to continue to enhance cBEYONData’s reputation as a leading product development and professional services firm. Dyson works with customers, government leaders, strategic partners and cBEYONData’s practitioners to align corporate offerings with the evolving needs of our current and future clients. Dyson served in the U.S. Navy where he operated nuclear power plants aboard the USS Enterprise. After 8 years of service, he leveraged his Navy roots in the government contracting industry serving in roles of increasing responsibility at Newport News Shipbuilding, Keyfile Corporation, Vredenburg, American Management Systems (AMS), RGS, USfalcon, and Xcelerate Solutions. Dyson holds a M.S. degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus and a B.S. degree from The New School in New York.
With this announcement, Dave Schmidtknecht is also named the new Chief Solutions Officer. Dave Schmidtknecht has over 30 years of technical and management experience in the Information Technology industry and is responsible for setting long term sales and delivery strategy for cBEYONData’s suite of products and solutions. In his new role of Chief Solutions Officer, Dave will focus on leading the development, sales, and customer success of the CFO Control Tower and BAS solution lines. The recent sales success and list of prospects continue to grow at a rapid pace requiring a dedicated executive to support to these solutions. Dave will focus on providing a strong vision for the CFO CT line of solutions in addition support our CFO CT customers and delivery teams. Dave is a recognized leader in business analytics and federal financial management and has a long track record of managing a number of successful firms. Prior to founding cBEYONData, Dave worked as a Vice President at Data Management Group, Controller at Collaborex and, Practice Lead at Noblestar. Dave has his CPA and PMP and holds a M.S. degree in Finance and B.S. degree in Accounting from Strayer University.
We are excited about the future of cBEYONData and will continue to grow and innovate, with the mission of supporting our customers.
(Washington, D.C., January 8, 2020) – cBEYONData and UiPath, the leading enterprise RPA software company, today announced a partnership to provide Robotic Process Automation solutions to multiple Federal agencies. This partnership demonstrates a commitment from both companies to help government agencies establish a digital workforce of bots that automate numerous tasks across business functions, such as financial reconciliation, purchase requisition, invoice processing, and asset management.
Over the past 24 months, there have been consistent marketplace signals that federal agencies are ready to embrace RPA as a way to improve mission delivery. Working with UiPath, partners such as cBEYONData have been able to demonstrate how quickly and affordably RPA can make an impact for federal agencies.
cBEYONData is leveraging this partnership by integrating “bots” into the company’s CFO Control Tower Solution. The CFO Control Tower is a scalable solution that provides Federal CFO organizations on-demand financial analytics and reports. It can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud and is available as a service combining infrastructure, software, and support. The CFO Control Tower includes over 100 pre-built Business Intelligence (BI) components such as budget and procurement reports, analytics, dashboards, data models and data extraction routines.
“The U.S. government can benefit from automation just like the private sector has — driving improved operational efficiencies,” said Christopher Townsend, Vice President of Federal Sales at UiPath. “As interest in accelerated processes federal agencies continues to grow, we are ready to deliver exceptional deployments of our software through our collaboration with cBEYONData.”
“Teaming with technology leaders like UiPath allows us to deliver a state-of-the-art solution for Federal CFOs to enhance the flexibility of the solution, and to show the power of RPA,” said Dave Schmidtknecht, CEO of cBEYONData. “We are happy to forge this partnership with the leader in the RPA space.”
UiPath is leading the ’automation first’ era – championing a robot for every person and enabling robots to learn new skills through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). UiPath’s hyperautomation platform combines the #1 RPA solution with a full suite of capabilities, including process mining and analytics, that enable every organization to scale digital business operations at unprecedented speed. The company has already automated millions of repetitive, mind-numbing tasks for businesses and government organizations all over the world.
cBEYONData is a purpose-built professional services firm that specializes in supporting mission-driven agencies and organizations with the enhancement of business processes, cloud migrations, BI, data management, data analytics, agile project and process management, dashboards and geo-mapping.
For more information on cBEYONData, please contact: Theresa.Backus.Dunn@cBEYONData.com