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BlueCanopy: Delivering outcomes by amalgamating the best use of technology and process improvement

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”– Vince Lombardi

An award-winning provider of business solutions in the public sector, BlueCanopy is a company delivering outcomes that matters by combining the best use of technology, process improvement, and the system of government since 2001.

The company helps its clients achieve success by combining governance, industry experience, process and information technology excellence, and great people to drive results. Their unique solutions help bridge the gap between IT and business prioritizations to optimize budgets, risk and operational processes

What makes Blue Canopy unique from others is that they feature transparent, scalable technology solutions to match budget requirements. Their “easy to do business with” reputation can lead to improved performance and increased savings.

Services Offered
Mission Support Services – Their Mission Support Services operates at the intersection of mission and technology. They prove that their passion for innovation and quality by combining governance, process improvement, and the best use of technology, along with their dedicated professional staff, to deliver outcomes that matters

Cyber Security – Blue Canopy offers advanced cyber security solutions that can vigilantly monitor systems, creates real-world cyber security and compliance mechanisms, and proactively provides real-time visibility and awareness of potential threats before they happen.

Big Data Analytics – Blue Canopy helps to find the right strategy and tools to tackle Big Data challenges. Their client-focused thought leaders and innovators offer a unique, holistic and collaborative approach featuring Big Data innovations and Data Analytics solutions to enable smart, effective data-driven decisions across your enterprise.

Cloud & Mobility – Cloud computing enables organizations to store data securely, create opportunities for rapid innovation, and leverage on-demand scalability, while lowering costs. Operating at the intersection of mission and technology, Blue Canopy is a trusted Cloud Service Broker (CSB) that can help to discover the true value of Cloud Computing.

Agile Development – Blue Canopy offers deep Agile Development expertise for more rapid and mission impacting project delivery. Their approach to Agile is a prime example of their easy to do business with reputation put into practice.

BlueCanopy’s core values
Core values of BlueCanopy guide their behavior in the normal course of business and at critical junctures or “moments of truth.” They also shape the choices they make and their interaction with their stakeholders. The company values are:

  • People who create an extraordinary customer experience
  • People who go the extra yard to help others
  • Straight Talk – Open and honest communication with our teams and our partners
  • Speed with Purpose – Acting with passion and energy; having a “do it now and do it right” attitude
  • Passion to reward our people and shareholders

Meet the Masters
Bradley J. Schwartz, President and CEO
Schwartz brings 28 years of consulting and systems integration experience to Blue Canopy having worked 17 years with government clients and 11 years with commercial clients. Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Schwartz was the Group Executive Vice-President for BearingPoint where he directly managed a $3.4B P&L with 15,000 professionals operating in four regions and 34 countries. Throughout his career at BearingPoint and KPMG Consulting, he held several other positions, including: EVP, Financial Services; Managing Partner, KPMG Consulting, Communication and Content Industry business unit; and Partner-in-Charge, Information, Communication and Entertainment business unit. In every role, Schwartz achieved market leading growth, created innovative as well as client-relevant solutions and built world class leadership teams.

Schwartz holds a Master of Business Administration/Management Information Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Biomedical Engineering/Electrical Engineering from Duke University.

Sheryl Schwartz, Managing Partner, COO and CAO – Sheryl brings over 16 years of finance, consulting, systems integration, and training experience to Blue Canopy. Prior to joining Blue Canopy, she was a partner with KPMG Consulting, spending over 16 years in a variety of leadership roles.

She began her career as a CPA for KPMG where she supported a variety of publicly and privately held companies both in an audit capacity as well as due diligence and advisory roles in acquisition and public offerings. After 7 years, Schwartz transitioned into the telecommunications consulting practice, where she developed the strategic plan for the National telecommunications practice and was a key leader in the execution and integration of the plan. Her primary focus was on building and delivering OSS and BSS process improvement and technology solutions to large and mid-size carriers and she currently holds a patent around the solution sets created.

In addition, she had developed and launched KPMG Consulting’s E-commerce methodology and solutions training and later their Mobile E-Commerce training globally. She also created and managed the National Account Program to support and drive results impacting the top 500 clients and account teams within KPMG Consulting.

Sheryl is graduated from the University of Maryland. For the last 5 years, she has chaired the Community Service Committee and is an active board member of a private school.

Territory of Clientele
The company takes pride in execution of their services and settling for nothing other than providing 100% quality solutions for their clients who trust them. The company is a Prime Contractor on 20 Federal contracts including GWACs and IDIQs like CIOSP3 SB, TIPSS IV, DIA SITE, GSA IT 70, and SEAPORT-e, with over 60 multiple task orders. Blue Canopy’s industry knowledge and in-depth understanding of government policies, processes, and requirements stands alone among others that do business in the public sector.

Client Speaks
“I wanted to let you know how pleased I have been with the Blue Canopy team; the work you do is high caliber and top quality.” – Top Government Official

“Our mission is to combine governance, process improvement, and enabling technology along with great people to provide the right information at the right time to the right individual”