Mark Patzschke Joins Sparksoft as Director of Capture for CMS

April 11, 2022 – Sparksoft Corporation is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark Patzschke has joined as Director of Capture responsible for business development, capture, and proposal management for our core and strategic account, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Mark recently served as a Vice President of Business Development for Hendall Inc, supporting various HHS program initiatives. Mark brings 17 years of CMS experience, knowledge and established relationships. Mark has previously supported many complex programs including the End Stage Renal Disease Quality Reporting System (EQRS), Marketplace Testing Support Team (MTST), Business Intelligence (BI), Extracts, Transform and Load (ETL). During Mark’s extensive 30+ year career, he actively participated in business development to expand opportunities in the federal sector and worked to enhance existing relationships as well as build new ones. He has held senior leadership roles supporting operations and business development at Radiant Infotech, Apprio Inc, ManTech International, Edaptive Systems, Apex IT Services, Maricom Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation and GDIT.

"Sparksoft has established itself as a trusted partner to the government, and their modern digital health solutions offering is an ideal match for my background and relationships across the CMS landscape." said Mr. Patzschke. “"Through its prominent brand, proven performance, and mature capabilities and certifications, Sparksoft has built a proverbial racecar and I am excited to take it for a spin on the track and continue the winning culture."

Sparksoft’s CEO, Mr. Mike Finkel, said that "Mark brings a long-standing and consistent track record leading, managing, and supporting the growth of large, mid, and small businesses invested in the Healthcare Industry. As a respected leader in our target market at CMS, Mark will be essential to sustaining our record-breaking growth trajectory as we continue our penetration into adjacent markets across State, Civilian and Military health agencies."

About Sparksoft Corporation

Sparksoft is a certified Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Services and Development Maturity Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000-1:2018, ISO 27001:2013, 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Small, Women-owned, Minority-owned (SWaM), and MBE/DBE/SBE consulting firm. With our focused mission “to ignite innovation, inspire transformation, and implement digital solutions for a healthier nation,” we specialize in six specific digital health solutions: Test Automation, Cloud Services, DevOps Delivery, Cyber Security, Data Science, and Human-Centered Design. Since 2004, our exceptionally skilled people, proven leadership, and optimized processes all work together to relentlessly push for more efficient solutions.

We have developed a support structure of Innovation Centers designed to collect our lessons learned and identify opportunities for improvement. A key development from our Innovational Centers is the DevTOps framework, which uses an Agile methodology and emphasizes testing during development to optimize the project lifecycle. SparkLabs, where our development teams explore ideas and turn them into real-world solutions, is an important impetus in our drive for innovation. We continually pull from our experience and combine this with forward-thinking technology from our certified partners like RedHat, Microsoft, AWS, Okta, Google, Databricks, and MarkLogic to conceptualize novel and effective solutions such as our eleVate® RPA data pipeline, MockSpider® virtual sandbox, ScriptHive® for TDD/BDD automation, and 508bee® for accessibility validation.

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