Please welcome Naina Leo to the NetImpact family. Naina will be joining us as Executive Vice President and will be joining the Executive leadership team. We are excited to have Naina join our team, especially since I have known her since NetImpact’s early days. She has continually supported NetImpact as a colleague, advisor and teaming partner.
Ms. Leo, with nearly 30 years of experience, has in-depth knowledge of the Federal Civilian and Health IT market and has supported Federal government clients transform their organizations using innovative technologies and business practices. Her experience includes agile software development, process improvement, systems engineering, business analytics and program management. Prior to joining Net Impact, Ms. Leo has directed the growth of civilian and health practices through operational and business development activities; go-to-market strategies and solutions and strategic customer relationships at large (PwC, IBM, MITRE), mid-sized (Octo Consulting Group, DMI) and small businesses (DRT).
Ms. Leo has led management consulting engagements and large-scale system implementations at the General Services Administration, Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, Department of State, Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services (FDA, CMS), as well as the implementation of IBM’s Business Consulting Services Public Sector financial management system.
Ms. Leo holds a Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Commerce from the University of Minnesota; a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology from the University of Bombay, India; and is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) through the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and a Governance, Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP). Ms. Leo currently serves as the President-Elect on the Board of AFCEA Bethesda and has served as the VP of AFCEA Bethesda’s Health IT Day (2011, 2012, 2015, 2016) and is an active member of ACT/IAC. She also belongs to the National Capital Area HIMSS Chapter and the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).
When not working, she spends her time doing yoga, walking, reading, cooking, watching movies with her two children Christopher (22) and Marisa (17) and her husband, Kevin.
Welcome aboard Naina!
NetImpact Strategies is proud to announce that it has been awarded the following certifications:
These certifications were awarded for our Quality Management System, Information Technology Service Management System, and Information Security Management System respectively. These certifications complement our CMMI® for Development v1.3; Maturity Level 3 management framework model, ensuring a robust quality management.
"Our ability to obtain certifications in ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 as well as updating our ISO 9001 certification to the latest requirements (ISO 9001:2015) exemplifies NetImpact’s commitment to quality, service and security for our customer's" - Kavita Kalatur, President, NetImpact Strategies, Inc.
NetImpact Strategies’ ISO 9001:2015 quality management certification is the foundation for its quality management program. The key tenants of ISO 9001:2015 are customer satisfaction and establishing processes for continuous improvement. To supplement this Quality Management System, NetImpact has also implemented ISO 20000-1:2011 IT Service Management System processes and the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT Security Management System.
NetImpact finished out 2017 on a high note with a contract win at the Department of Labor (DOL) to provide ServiceNow implementation and training support for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) organization.
This is a highly visible initiative for DOL to replace their legacy IT Service Management system with ServiceNow’s cloud-based platform solution. This win is a testament of our customer-focused practitioners committed to delivering exceptional value to help deepen our reputation as a top-tier ServiceNow partner. We are excited to expand our footprint in the federal civilian space and look forward to partnering with DOL to achieve their IT modernization objectives.
NetImpact has won the Portfolio Coordination Office contract at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which included portfolio coordination, and program and project management support for the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT).
The Washington Post has recognized NetImpact Strategies as one of the Top Workplaces in 2017 in the Washington D.C. area.
The Top Workplaces program was set-up to recognize companies that have a great workplace. Companies are recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.
Link to the article: The Washington Post Top Workplaces 2017
NetImpact Strategies Inc. (NetImpact), an award-winning services and solutions provider for the federal market has appointed Annette Chashin as Practice Director for Finance and Acquisitions. With her proven record of accomplishment in program management and business development, Annette will be responsible for building teams, managing delivery, promoting growth, and establishing strategy within her practice area.
"NetImpact is a customer-focused, outcome-driven organization. We are bringing on experienced leaders to effectively manage growth while continuing to deliver excellence for our customer's," said Kavita Kalatur, President and CEO of NetImpact Strategies.
Annette brings more than 30 years of experience leading program and technology solutions for large and small organizations, and customer segments. Prior to joining NetImpact, Annette supported the growth of Information Innovators, Inc., most recently as the Program Manager for the GWAC program office, as Account Manager leading several successful capture efforts, and as Program Support Lead for the FAA’s SE-2020 acquisition effort.
Annette holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems. She holds her Project Management Professional (PMP), and is Scrum Master and ITIL v3 certified.
"I am excited to join an organization that ensures exceptional customer service and commitment to mission success through a culture of excellence and opportunities for its employees. My role is to support NetImpact’s teams and enhance the processes and knowledge that they have developed to continually add value for our government clients," said Annette Chashin.
Headquartered in Northern Virginia, NetImpact delivers value and measurable results through its expertise and innovation across the federal government. NetImpact provides practical Enterprise IT Solutions, Business Management and Business Transformation services that accelerate client mission accomplishment. NetImpact is a SBA 8(a) participant and an Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB).
NetImpact Strategies has earned ServiceNow Bronze Partner for the Services Partner Program. This achievement recognizes the experience, knowledge, and proven excellent customer satisfaction results delivered by NetImpact Strategies to our U.S. Government clients for implementing ServiceNow. Attaining ServiceNow's Partner Program Bronze level requires the highest level of certification offered as well as accreditation in ServiceNow products, ensuring that our experts deliver the highest quality and best value services to our clients. In return, NetImpact Strategies will gain access to valuable resources to provide continuing expertise to clients.
NetImpact has won a single award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide PM Services worth $4.5M at the Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen). NetImpact's first task order is providing CPIC and Governance support.
NetImpact President, Kavita Kalatur, was named as one of the 2017 FedHealthIT100in recognition of her contribution to the Federal Health IT Market.
The FedHealthIT100 honors those individuals recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology Market. Nominated and chosen by their peers, some common themes among those who were selected include the desire and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, to go above and beyond, to drive innovation, and to give back to the larger Federal Health IT and Consulting community.
Link to the announcement: FedHealthIT100 Winners
Link to the magazine: Winter 2017 FedHealthIT Magazine
NetImpact's first win for 2017 is at the National Credit Union Administration. This win enables NetImpact to build a new capability in Service Desk Support.