FWG Solutions Welcomes Gary Sauer as Chief Growth Officer

Washington, DC. FWG Solutions, Inc, a Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) DoD Nunn-Perry Award-winning Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity firm, welcomes Gary Sauer as the Chief Growth Officer. Mr. Sauer, a former career Army officer and DARPA program manager comes to us with a significant breadth of experience growing businesses in the GovCon industry. FWG Solutions is pleased to welcome Mr. Sauer on Monday, November 8th.

“We are extremely excited to have Gary as part of our senior leadership team. Gary is a proven military and business leader and I look forward to working with him as we continue to build upon the success that our firm has had in recent years.”
– Nshokano Katabana, CEO & President, FWG Solutions

Mr. Sauer’s GovCon industry experience includes profit and loss as well as business development roles in large, mid-tier and non-profit primes providing national security solutions in the C5ISR domain. Upon leaving DARPA, he entered the industry workforce as a Senior Director at BAE Systems, followed by leadership opportunities as Group Manager at Applied Research Associates, Corporate Vice President, Business Development at Syracuse Research Corporation, Vice President, Capture and Business Development Schafer Corporation and Vice President, Business Development for Cubic Corporation’s Digital Intelligence sector.

Mr. Sauer’s accomplishments during his GovCon career have been acknowledged by several distinguished awards, including:

  • Applied Research Associates, Technical Achievement Award 2011 Expendable Unattended Ground Sensor
  • BAE Systems, INC 2009 Chairman’s Bronze Award for Innovation DARPA National Cyber Range program
  • BAE Systems, INC 2007 Chairman’s Bronze Award Combat Identification Demonstration Team
  • BAE Systems, INC 2006 Company Value Award Combat Identification Demonstration team
  • BAE Systems, INC 2006 Team of Distinction, Combat Identification
  • BAE Systems, INC Chairman’s Bronze Award Conformal Antennas
  • Awarded 1st Honorable Mention, Network Centric Warfare Conference 2004
  • Finalist for the Barchi Prize for advances in Operations Research (MORS) 2003
  • Army Research and Development Award 2003
  • Secretary of Defense Superior Civilian Service Award

“As a growing DoD and National Security focused company, we selected Gary for this role because of the breadth of experience that he brings to our firm and his solid understanding of FWG clients in the National Security space,”
– Nshokano Katabana, CEO & President, FWG Solutions.

In his role as Chief Growth Officer (CGO) and SVP, Strategy, Gary will report directly to FWG’s CEO and works closely with the CEO to structure and execute a thoughtful strategic growth plan that will catapult FWG from a small business to a mid-size organization. Furthermore, Gary is responsible for leading FWG’s new business growth and managing our growth teams, with a specific focus on identifying, pursuing, and winning new business opportunities for the firm.

Gary Sauer is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point with a BS in Civil Engineering. He holds two master's degrees, a Master of Science, Business Administration, Graduate School of Business, Central Michigan University and a Master of Military Arts and Science, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Gary also holds two senior executive fellowships as a National Security Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Senior Executive Fellow, JFK School of Government, Harvard University.

Gary participates in the local community coaching lacrosse and football at a local high school and is Virginia High School League official in basketball and lacrosse. An Eagle Scout, he continues to serve as a merit badge counselor for the Boy Scouts of America. He also enjoys playing golf and bass fishing.

About FWG Solutions:
FWG Solutions is a Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) DoD Nunn-Perry Award-winning Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity firm. As a forward-thinking provider of Information Technology (IT), cybersecurity, operations, innovative technologies, and other mission critical technology solutions, we understand what it takes to deliver innovative solutions in today's fiscal and operational realities. By tackling our customers’ challenges with integrity and focused intelligence, we have sustained long-term relationships that make us trusted partners within our customer's eco-system. Our goal is to assist our clients to achieve their mission and strategic goals through building, deploying, and managing solutions that enable interoperability and allow for cost effective strategies that minimize risks. We are CMMI-SRV L2 certified as well as ISO 20000-1:2018 and ISO 27001:2013 certified.

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FWG Solutions, Inc.
1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC. 20004

FWG Solutions Welcomes Gary Sauer as Chief Growth Officer