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stackArmor has deep professional experience in delivering secure and compliance-oriented IT solutions to regulated industries in Government, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Energy. Our experts help protect you from the cyber threat challenges through systems engineering best practices developed over decades while working with US Federal Agencies requiring compliance with NIST, FFIEC, FISMA, FedRAMP, DHS, and DISA.

About Us

stackArmor provides Cloud migration, managed services, and managed security services to compliance-focused customers including US Government, Healthcare, Financial Services, and Non-profit organizations.

Our clients include large US Government agencies including General Services Agency (GSA), US Department of Agriculture, Health & Human Services/FDA, US Treasury, US Department of Education (ED/FSA), Department of Transportation and State organizations like the District of Columbia’s Health Benefits Exchange (HBX) amongst others.

Leadership Team

Meet the stackArmor Leadership team!

Gaurav “GP” Pal

CEO & Founder

Gaurav “GP” Pal, CEO and Founder, has over 20 years of IT consulting experience with large US Government, Defense, and Commercial Organizations driving cloud adoption and implementing NIST security standards for FedRAMP, FISMA, and DFARS/CMMC compliance. He has received the Fed 100 and GCN Rising Star awards in 2015 and 2011 for his successful migration of Recovery.gov and Treasury.gov with the Authority To Operate (ATO) on AWS. He has since led multiple large cloud computing programs for the Whitehouse Office of American Innovation as part of the Centers of Excellence (CoE) to modernize legacy IT portfolios for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Housing Urban Development (HUD), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Department of Education (ED), US Treasury as well as the government focused commercial organizations like SAP, Siemens, General Dynamics, CACI amongst others. Prior to founding stackArmor, he was a Vice-President of Cloud & Security Solutions developing and delivering strategic transformational programs for IT modernization using Cloud technologies.

Fawad Siraj

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Fawad Siraj, CTO and Co-Founder, is an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect with over 15 years of industry experience in systems engineering, infrastructure modernization, and systems development. He successfully migrated and operated large mission cloud systems to commercial cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure for US Public Sector, Federal, Non-profit and Commercial clients. He has deep domain expertise in secure cloud architectures and design practices for FFIEC, HIPAA, FedRAMP, and FISMA compliant systems requiring system hardening in compliance with OWASP Top 10, CIS, and DISA STIG amongst others. Fawad drives the technical delivery organization and ensures the implementation of strong security processes in compliance with FedRAMP, FISMA, and CMMC requirements using industry best practices like Landing Zones, Infrastructure-as-code, and use of automated continuous monitoring. Prior to founding stackArmor, he was Sr. Development Manager for a number of Defense and Government Integrators like Northrup Grumman.

Martin Rieger

Chief Solutions Officer & CISO

Martin Rieger is the Chief Solutions Officer at stackArmor responsible for developing FedRAMP, FISMA, RMF, and CMMC compliant solutions for the marketplace. With over 20 years of progressive information systems experience specializing in cybersecurity and network security operations in multi-site and multi-platform environments. Mr. Rieger’s extensive background includes providing guidance on delivery systems for local, national, civilian, and military health care delivery systems as the former ISSO for the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General and as an active duty member of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Rieger has experience leading enterprise security personnel in the oversight of critical command and control systems, including managing activities throughout the C&A process, security test and evaluation, risk management, vulnerability assessments, security reviews, and audits of the network environment to identify vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with established standards and regulations in accordance with DoD agencies. Mr. Rieger has led ATO engagements for over a decade at multiple leading 3PAOs including Coalfire, EmeSec, and EmagineIT.

Gaurav Vedi

Chief Delivery Officer, Compliance and Consulting

Gaurav Vedi is the Chief Delivery Officer at stackArmor responsible for the end-to-end technical delivery of implementations through the discovery, design, and deployment phases including post-deployment continuous monitoring. Mr. Vedi has over 18 years’ experience in Technology Products/Program Management, Software Development, Strategy and Operations for Cloud and Security Compliance, Internet Registry Services, DNS, Telecom, Wireless, Telematics, Satellite Communication (SATCOM), Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Blockchain. The experience also includes Internet Governance, Security Governance, Program Governance, Public Policy, Vendor Management, Channel Development, Customer Engagement, Contract Negotiation, Compliance, Leadership, and Business/Operational Intelligence. He also brings in extensive experience engaging with Channel Partners, VPs, C-Level Executives while managing cross-functional expectations (Engineering, Product, Marketing, Account, Operation, Sales, Legal, Finance).

Bunmi Olukoya

Sr. Director, Compliance and Consulting

Bunmi Olukoya is the Senior Director of Compliance and Consulting at stackArmor. During her time at stackArmor, she has been responsible for project management and maintaining the quality of stackArmor’s business while working with public and private entities to improve their security and compliance postures, including government, retail, healthcare, financial institutions, service providers, software providers, and application developers. Bunmi has over 20 years of experience in a variety of business-relevant roles in information security and compliance, operations, project management, applications development, assessment, and consulting. Her experience includes NIST 800-171 for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Defense Financial Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA), Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Federal Risk Assessment and Management Program (FedRAMP). Prior to joining stackArmor, she was a 3PAO Senior Consultant performing FedRAMP assessments and consulting cloud service providers seeking authorization.

Board of Advisors

We have a strong track of performance and delivery. Our business references, advisors and supporters include prominent experts in business, technology, government and entrepreneurship.

Troy Bertram is a senior executive with a demonstrated experience in building Partner Programs, managing Public Sector Channels, and as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) driving growth through strategic partnerships. Mr. Bertram has worked at Amazon Web Services (AWS) since 2013 leading global teams of partner development managers, program managers, capture managers, proposal managers, business analysts, and technical writers that support AWS government, education, and non-profit customers around the world who are accelerating their move to the cloud. Prior to joining AWS, Mr. Bertram spent 11 years at Dell, Inc. in multiple sales, merger, and acquisition, and senior business leadership roles. He brings strong executive capture, sales management, program management, and international public sector experience. He is a proud veteran having served as a communications officer in the 82nd Airborne Division, US Army. Mr. Bertram is a certified Program Management Professional (PMP) with an MBA in Management, Finance, and Global Business from Saint Edwards University in Austin, Texas, and a BS in Business and Economics from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is an outdoor enthusiast and ultra-marathon runner who, when not flying around the world, resides in Austin, Texas. Mr. Bertram brings to stackArmor valuable expertise in strategic business development and growth strategies with a focus on regulated industries.

Mr. Fontana is an experienced turnaround and operating CEO and has PE experience as well as top tier, partner-level strategy consulting experience with a Big 4 firm. His Specialties include Operating partner, turning around troubled portfolio firms; Growing consumer goods brands and companies profitably and sustainably; LEAN manufacturing and operations/Toyota Production System.

Mr. Collison is an industry veteran, entrepreneur, and pioneer in large-scale distributed systems and enterprise cloud computing. He founded and is CEO of Apcera, and has held executive positions at Google, VMware, and TIBCO Software.

Earl Devaney Mr. Devaney has been a leader and innovator in leveraging technologies such as cloud computing and big data to help government agencies streamline their operations and more effectively meet their mission needs especially in the area of fraud, waste, and abuse prevention. He is the retired chairman of the Recovery and Accountability Transparency Board (RATB). Mr. Devaney began his career as a Massachusetts police officer before graduating from Franklin and Marshall College with a degree in government. Immediately following graduation, he started working as a special agent for the U.S. Secret Service. During his 21-year career there, he gained recognition as an expert on white-collar crime and received five U.S. Department of Treasury Special Achievement Awards. Mr. Devaney brings over 40 years of service at four federal government agencies, most recently as President Obama’s choice to oversee the 787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), with expertise in identifying and combating fraud, bribery, and corruption.

Mr. Williams is the Founder and CEO of Bingo Bongo Technologies and has extensive experience with large scale, secure, and cloud-based solutions development. He has a long history of working in the identity management space, at Anakam, Equifax, and Verato (where he is currently a Board Member). He is a serial entrepreneur who came out of government national security programs and understands the importance of cybersecurity and national level policy in healthcare, financial services, and large multi-national operations.

Prashanth “PV” Boccasam is a General Partner at Novak Biddle Venture Partners (NBVP). He has over 20 years of operational and executive management experience. PV is currently on the Boards of Appfluent Technologies (acquired by Attunity (NASDAQ: ATTU), Appian Corporation, Centrifuge Systems, and Copiun (acquired by Good Technology). He was also an investor and co-founder of ClearStandards (acquired by SAP).

In The News

Read about stackArmor in the news and our press releases.

stackArmor Welcomes Senior Cloud Executive Troy Bertram as Strategic Advisor

stackArmor, the leading provider of FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF, and CMMC compliance acceleration solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of senior cloud executive Troy Bertram as a strategic advisor.

Washington, DC
Mar 25 2021
stackArmor ThreatAlert® Accelerates FedRAMP ATO for Bitglass in AWS GovCloud

stackArmor, an Advanced Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partner specializing in cloud security solutions, successfully supported the FedRAMP authorization for Bitglass using the ThreatAlert® ATO Accelerator in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

Washington, DC
Mar 05 2021
stackArmor Appoints Chief Solutions Officer Focused on ATO Acceleration Solutions for FedRAMP, FISMA, and CMMC

stackArmor, the market leader in security & compliance automation for accelerating FedRAMP, FISMA, and CMMC compliance appointed Martin Rieger as Chief Solutions Officer.

Washington, DC
Jul 14 2020
stackArmor Drives Down Cost and Complexity of FedRAMP, FISMA, and DFARS Compliance With stackArmor ThreatAlert

stackArmor, Inc., a leading AWS security and compliance solutions provider, is continuing to drive innovation in the security and compliance marketplace.

Washington, DC
Oct 21 2019
stackArmor Achieves Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Workloads Competency Status

stackArmor, Trusted cloud solutions for regulated industries, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Workloads Competency status.

Washington, DC
May 24 2018
stackArmor and Anchore Announce Strategic Partnership for Driving Docker Container Security and Compliance on AWS Cloud

stackArmor and Anchore announced today a strategic partnership to deliver enhanced container security and compliance solutions for customers in regulated markets.

Washington, DC
Apr 21 2018

Our Partners

stackArmor is focused on delivering complete solutions to our customers through strong partnerships and industry relationships.

Careers

Welcome to the stackArmor Careers page! We are an exciting cloud migration, managed services, and cybersecurity solutions provider headquartered in Washington DC. We help customers in financial services, healthcare, and public sector markets successfully transform their businesses using cloud technologies.

Delivery Manager

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area (Tysons, VA)

We are a fast-growing AWS security and compliance services partner with an exciting set of solutions in the security and operations management space. We were ranked #136 in the INC 500 and #26 in the Top 100 Cloud Managed Services Providers and are continuing to aggressively grow our FedRAMP, FISMA, and DFARS compliance cloud solutions practice. We provide cloud migration, cloud managed services, and managed security services for US Federal and DOD Agencies. To support our continued growth, we are looking to add an accomplished professional to provide technical leadership and solutions for our cloud managed services, managed security services, and compliance solutions to our Government and Commercial customers.

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Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area (Tysons, VA)

As a member of the stackArmor– Cloud Advisory team, your work will revolve around the delivery of strategic advisory services and deliverables as it pertains to enterprise security architectures of cloud and containerized environments. This includes providing enterprise-level advisory for clients on how to achieve cloud security requirements as part of migrations, greenfield builds, and/or existing environments. It also requires performing maturity gap assessments against client cloud and container environments. Click here to learn more about the job responsibilities and qualifications required for the position.

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Sr. Consultant – FedRAMP Advisory Services

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area (Tysons, VA)

stackArmor is fast-growing Cloud security, compliance, and ATO acceleration solutions provider headquartered in Washington DC. As a member of the stackArmor ATO Acceleration team, you will deliver FedRAMP, FISMA, and CMMC compliance solutions. Your work will revolve around the delivery of FedRAMP, RMF, and CMMC Documentation artifacts including policies, procedures, plans, and strategic advisory services. You will also be responsible for providing FedRAMP, FISMA, CMMC compliance advisory for clients on how to achieve cloud security requirements as part of migrations, greenfield builds, and/or existing environments.

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