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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 9001:2008

Bureau Veritas certified that the Management System of 1901 Group has been audited and is found to be in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 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
Senior Vice President, Operations and Engineering

James is the leader of our customer facing and internal operations and engineering organization. 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 complex Information Technology business solutions and managed services.
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Brian Lubin
Senior Vice President, Services

Brian leads the optimization of our products and services to ensure market competitiveness and cost efficiency.  Prior to this role, Brian led the development and build out of our operations capability in Blacksburg, VA.
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Steve Lynott
Senior Advisor

Steve leads our planning activities that span from corporate training, talent development, and coaching to strategy and facilitation services.
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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 leading corporate branding.
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Paul Wilkinson
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and BD

Paul leads corporate growth, business development, and capture management activities.
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Dana Pittman
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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Thomas Pugliese
Vice President, Business Capture and Solutions Architecture

Thomas is a leader within our Operations and Engineering organization focusing on developing IT services and complex solutions architectures, financial modeling and analysis, and program oversight.  Tom leads our team of experienced solutions architects.
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Zachary “Zak” Kelly
Vice President, Engineering

Zak is the leader of our internal research, development and engineering activities within our Operations and Engineering organization in Blacksburg, Virginia.  Zak and is a seasoned IT Operations and Engineering Executive who has spent a career specializing in delivering outstanding technical support and customer service across today’s complex enterprise.
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Sheri Neely
Vice President, Operations

Sheri leads our customer-facing operations organization. Sheri brings over 25 years of program management and customer service experience to 1901 Group and previously served as a corporate executive focused on technology leadership to include infrastructure operations, application integration, software design/development, network operations & maintenance, and strategic information technology consulting in both commercial and governmental organizations.
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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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David Pizzano
Associate Vice President

Dave provides leadership, capture and go-to-market strategy for our cloud pursuits, creating a vision for customers and path to future architectures.
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