About 1901 Group




Our Certifications

1901 Group is a Fantastic 50 company that is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is assessed at CMMI Level 3 for DEV and SVC.

Our innovative IT as-a-Service delivery model is supported by industry certifications that ensure quality and efficient IT solutions.

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1901 Group I3SS Platform has received FedRAMP Moderate certification from the U.S. Government that enables the confidence in security for Federal agencies to trustingly utilize monitoring and managed services. This certifies that 1901 Group has passed the Federal Risk Management Process defining standards as a cloud service provider.

CMMI Level 3 Development & Services

1901 Group is currently appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3 Development & Services. Our approach to program/project management is founded upon industry-standard best practices from the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK®) Version 4, the ITIL version 3, the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Development Level 3, and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS). We use these standard processes for every program/project we execute, ensuring that we consistently deliver quality products and services to our customers, while factoring Continuous Improvement lessons learned into future activities. Our expertise in these processes enables us to provide current and appropriate information to our clients and facilitate open communication at all levels and at all times.

ISO 9001:2015

Bureau Veritas certified that the Management System of 1901 Group has been audited and is found to be in accordance with the ISO 9001:2015 requirements of the Management System standards.

Equinix – Gold Partner

1901 Group is an approved Gold-level Equinix Reseller Partner. This achievement gives 1901 Group and its customers access to over 104 IBX datacenters globally, and single port access to AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and over 100 other cloud solution providers – all from the Equinix Cloud Exchange.

  Our Leadership
Sonu Singh

Sonu is the founder of 1901 Group and corporate leader responsible for our strategic vision, innovative business model, and financial performance.
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James Christopher
Executive Vice President, Operations and Engineering

James is the leader of the company’s Operations and is responsible for the successful development and delivery of 1901 Group’s services. James brings over 25 years of industry experience to 1901 Group and previously served as a corporate executive in both small and large companies focused on delivering Information Technology business solutions and managed services.
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Paul Wilkinson
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and BD

Paul leads Business Development, Capture Management, Marketing, and Channel Partners.
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Brendan Walsh
Senior Vice President, Partner Relations

Brendan leads our partner relations and management efforts and supports business development activities in addition to establishing strategic business alliances with leading cloud service providers and security solutions.
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Brian Lubin
Senior Vice President, Service Management

Brian leads the development and management of our service offerings.

His leadership brings great value in aligning our growth and delivery activities while ensuring profitability. Prior to this role, Brian led the development and build out of our operations capability in Blacksburg, VA.
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Thomas Pugliese
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solution

Thomas leads Enterprise Solutions, guiding a team that provides strategic support across business capture, proposal development, and program implementation, by gaining an understanding of customer’s technical vision, creating CONOPS, and developing complex solution architectures. He provides program technical oversight and direction, as well as providing leadership for our strategic partnership initiatives.
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Dana Pittman
Senior Vice President, Talent Strategy & Human Resources

Dana is the leader of our Human Capital Management function for providing organizational growth, performance, and profitability.
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Don Hirsch
Senior Vice President, Service Delivery

Don is responsible for managing our service delivery engagements, leading program delivery, driving revenue, and building long lasting partnership with customers and partners.
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Sheri Neely
Vice President, Service Delivery

Sheri is a leader within our next generation of program managers in 1901 Group; driving excellence in program delivery and creating sustainable and scalable models that foster organic business growth within our account base.
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Eric Junker
Vice President, Finance and Accounting

Eric leads our Finance and Accounting, providing guidance and support for all aspects of the company financial performance.
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Manh Phung
Associate Vice President

Manh is a leader within our Operations and Engineering organization and oversees activities including the activation, operations, and continual improvement of our commercial business, as well as leads our federal security practice.

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Wayne Whitlock
Vice President, Blacksburg Enterprise IT Operations Center

Wayne is the leader of our Blacksburg Enterprise IT Operations Center, overseeing activities in IT operations, software development, and enterprise and cloud engineering.

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Pete Hayes
Board Member

Pete, highly experienced in Venture Capital and Private Equity, is the Founder and CEO of Middleburg Venture Partners. Pete  serves on the board of six companies; Cyxtera Technologies, Imagine!, LePrix, Pixspan, Seabras and 3C Logic.

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Arun Gupta
Board Member

Arun is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Business School and a Venture Partner at Columbia Capital focused on Federal and Cyber IT Service investments.

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