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Consummate Computer Consultants Systems: Providing world-class solutions efficiently and cost-effectively to help customers enhance their organizations’ performance.

Established with a mission to provide innovative and progressive support, services, and solutions for clients by analyzing current business processes, both manual and computerized, to deliver value-added, customized business process solutions, Consummate Computer Consultants Systems, LLC (C3 Systems), is a management consulting and information technology firm that has been trusted by leading institutions businesses in the government and private sector since February 2003. Today, C3 Systems supports Federal, State, and Local Government customers, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001, 8(a) minority-owned, small disadvantaged firm providing management consulting, software and system engineering, and other IT services.

C3 Systems’ Software Engineering Institute (SEI), CMMI, and ISO certifications support process-driven culture which complements unique management framework for software development, system administration, and engineering efforts, further detailed on Areas of Practice page. With successful performance on key government initiatives, it is their CMMI, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), and ISO-based continuous process improvement approach that strengthen their ability to successfully manage mission-critical projects.

To help their employees achieve more in all areas, they match the right people to the right processes and products, they encourage a collaborative rather than a competitive work environment, and emphasize on giving back to communities. In all these areas, such teamwork helps create mentor-protégée relationships and builds the kind of partnerships that deliver success throughout the organization. By creating a cohesive framework for motivation within the company, they create solutions and deliver services that support customers’ growth and productivity. Their philosophy is proven to support their mission: Successful employees contribute to satisfied customers.

Territory of Clients
The company which aims to deliver best to their clients collaborates with some of the most recognized organizations in the industry. They are dedicated to establishing strong, strategic partnerships to provide the most innovative technologies, solutions, and services needed to fulfill clients’ needs and requirements.
It is their goal to continually develop new partnerships with companies that are committed to delivering quality services. When choosing teaming partners, C3 Systems considers:

  • Common interest and knowledge of the client and industry
  • Complementary corporate values and mission
  • Past performance
  • Qualified personnel
  • Competitive costing

They truly value teaming partnerships and continually strive to exceed client expectations.

The Road Map Ahead
For the years ahead, the company will continue to provide requirements/business/data analysis, system/business process reengineering, enterprise architecture, independent verification and validation (IV&V), and testing by retaining a wealth of talent. Their innovative recruiting and retention practices will continue to help them to achieve and maintain high customer satisfaction.

C3’s vision for a smooth future
C3 Systems stands for Consummate Computer Consultants; the word consummate best defines the work that they do: trained, skilled staff creating workable, complete solutions. In short, they strive to be perfect.

C3 Systems prides itself on providing clients solutions that go beyond the ordinary. They base services on their core values of Innovation, Integrity, and Ingenuity to ensure that their solutions efficiently and cost-effectively help customers enhance their organizations’ performance.

  • Innovation refers to company’s business solutions. The work they do ensures novelty, guarantees improvement in clients’ business processes, and every aspect of solutions are original, completely customized to clients’ needs.
  • Integrity underlines work ethics. Their people and processes will always be, honest, honorable, and reliable.
  • Ingenuity refers to the creativity of their work, and resourcefulness defines the ability of employees. Their employees will have the initiative to take charge and present solutions that take clients beyond their own projections of growth.

Knowing the Master Mind’s
Charles M. Thomas, President & CEO
Charles emergence in the world of technology and federal government contracting has been a triumphant story of perseverance, hard work and self-motivation. With little else but a dream and the determination to rewrite his own story, Charles turned his modest circumstances into life changing success. Educated at the University of Maryland University College, he majored in Information Systems and gravitated to Software Development. Realizing early in his career that establishing strong relationships, making good first impressions and treating customers and co-workers alike with respect and dignity would unlocked doors and create unique business opportunities. With the distinctive ability to place no limits on what he could accomplish, Charles decided that he would take a chance on his dream.

In 2003, fortified with a vision of innovation, integrity, and ingenuity, Charles started Consummate Computer Consultants Systems, LLC (dba C3 Systems) as an independent contractor. Today, C3 Systems is one of the fastest growing companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™, 2014 and 2015 INC/5000. Charles credits C3 Systems’ continued growth and success to his outstanding team of employees who operate under his motto “Collaboration is a Must.”

A community activist, Charles believes that true success is not measured by a dollar value, but how much your success contributes to the community and society as a whole.

Elizabeth La Grange Smith, Director of Administration

At C3, Smith manages the Administrative Department which includes Human Resources, Accounting, IT Corporate Support Education Program, Recruiting, Contract Administration, Corporate Administration, Facilities and Security. Liz has been working in Administration, Office Management and Senior Executive Support Services since 1979. She is accomplished in the identification, development and implementation of organizational processes and procedures and is an effective leader and team builder with the ability to encourage desired group behavior, while promoting a favorable work environment conductive to high productivity across all levels. Liz joined C3 Systems in February, 2014 and in less than one year she and her team implemented innovative structure, policy enhancements and processes which created a fully functioning, effective and efficient internal resources and support system.

Liz graduated from WSS, Executive Administrative Program in 1979 and attended Catholic University, Continuing Education. Her management philosophy is to treat all employees with dignity and respect so that those she serves always feel valued and appreciated.