Federal Industry veteran, Christopher Wood, joins Sparksoft as VP of Capture
Columbia, MD, May 5, 2023 – Sparksoft Corporation is pleased to announce that Mr. Christopher (Chris) Wood has joined as Vice President of Capture responsible for business development, capture and strategy across Sparksoft’s core and emerging strategic accounts. Chris recently served as an independent consultant, supporting various small businesses across Growth, Operations and Strategy. Prior to that, Chris served in multiple executive and C-level leadership positions at multiple small businesses covering the Federal Government landscape (Health, Civilian and DoD). Chris brings more than 20 years of Federal government experience, knowledge, and established relationships.

Chris started his career at American Management Systems working as a project/program manager, then moved to internal strategy and growth. During Chris’s extensive career, he actively participated in client and stakeholder management, internal strategy, and planning as well as business development to expand opportunities in the Federal sector and worked to enhance existing relationships as well as build new ones. He has held leadership roles supporting operations and business development at CGI Federal, Agilex/Accenture, and multiple small businesses. He has led and supported captures that have resulted in $2B+ in revenue across his career to include single awards, multiple award vehicles (IDIQs/BPAs) as well as strategic GWACs.

"Sparksoft’s exponential growth and leadership team has positioned them successfully to expand over the years to come. Having supported Sparksoft for over a year as an independent consultant, I have truly got to know and appreciate their leadership, growth and delivery teams and am excited to continue building those relationships as an employee.” said Mr. Wood. "Based on the foundational elements and proven sustainable growth frameworks and industry certifications in place, I am looking forward to continue supporting Sparksoft’s path forward and bring my experience driving strategy, organizational alignment and operational efficiencies to better support our federal customers to enable them to exceed in their respective mission goals.”

Sparksoft’s CEO, Mr. Mike Finkel, said that “Chris brings a long-standing, proven and consistent track record successfully leading, managing, and supporting growth of large, mid, and small businesses invested in the GovCon Industry. As a respected leader in our Federal Health target markets, Chris will be essential to sustaining our remarkable growth trajectory as we continue our penetration into adjacent markets across HHS and DHA.”
About Sparksoft Corporation
Sparksoft is a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Services and Development Maturity Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000-1:2018, ISO 27001:2013, and Federal Wide Assurance for the Protection of Human Subjects certified consulting organization with a proven record of successfully delivering modern digital health solutions for more than a dozen Federal, State, and Commercial customers. As evidenced by our 20+ active prime contracts and subcontracts, and further supported by our excellent Contractor Performance Assessment Reports (CPARs), Sparksoft is a highly mature and capable partner trusted by the government and industry. We bring to bear the essential institutional knowledge, contract vehicles, certifications, experienced personnel, and process maturity to deliver the requirements in compliance with Federal regulations, industry best practices, and agency governance needs.
Through our focused mission “to ignite innovation, inspire transformation, and implement digital solutions for a healthier nation” we specialize in DevOps Delivery, Data Science, Contact Center Operations, and Test Automation. Since 2004, our exceptionally skilled people, proven leadership, and optimized processes all work together to relentlessly push for more efficient solutions for our HHS, Military Health, and Life Sciences clients. We have developed a support structure of Innovation Centers designed to collect our enterprise-wide lessons learned and identify project-specific opportunities for improvement. SparkLabs, where our Research & 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 Red Hat, Microsoft, AWS, Okta, Google, Databricks, and ServiceNow to conceptualize novel and effective solutions such as our SparkLoader® RPA data pipeline, SparkGrid® Snowflake GUI, MockSpider® virtual sandbox, ScriptHive® for TDD/BDD automation, SparkMarker® website acceptance testing, and 508bee® for accessibility validation.
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