Announces Brian Sims as Director of Operations, Derek Kernus to support Business Development and IT Operations
ARLINGTON, Va. – June 16, 2020 – DTS, delivering quality management consulting and IT services to public and private sector organizations, announced two new strategic hires to support continued growth. DTS welcomed Col Brian Sims, USAF Ret., as Director of Operations and Derek Kernus to support Business Development and IT Operations.
As Director of Operations, Col Brian Sims, USAF Ret., will oversee business development and HR operations, employee and vendor requirements (including security and compliance), recruiting, training and strategic growth initiatives. Prior to DTS, Mr. Sims was an Air Force Joint Qualified Officer-Level 3 and logistics readiness squadron commander leading core logistics functions. He has an extensive operational background leading his organizations to meet the support requirements of the Air Force. He holds a MBA from UNC at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Derek Kernus will be supporting business development and IT operations for DTS. Mr. Kernus comes to DTS with a strong background in sales, IT and government compliance. He was a successful regional sales manager for several strategic technology firms, including Stratix Systems. While there he was instrumental in improving internal processes and implementing a CRM database. Within IT Systems, Mr. Kernus will continue to expand business opportunities by exploring emerging technologies, enhancing the firm’s use of technology solutions, and monitoring DTS’s compliance with DoD IT security controls.
“I’m proud of how quickly DTS pivoted to a remote business model in order to address the daily challenges of client service, while maintaining productivity and achieving significant company growth,” explained DTS Managing Principal Edward Tuorinsky. “We welcome these two additions to the DTS team and know they will be instrumental in our continued resilience.”
DTS provides information technology and management consulting services in the areas of program management, governance, strategic planning, organization advancement, business process efficiency, software development, system integration and learning enhancement solutions. As a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), DTS holds GSA Schedules for GSA PSS, GSA IT 70 and FAA eFAST and is proud to team with other leading contractors on the following contracts:
- VETS 2 Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)
- VECTOR Veteran Enterprise Contracting for Transformation and Operational Readiness
- ADVISOR Agile Delivery of VA Imminent Strategic and Operational Requirements
- CIO SP3 Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3
- T4 NG Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology-Next Generation
DTS’s Managing Principal Edward Tuorinsky proudly serves on the NVSBC (National Veteran Small Business Coalition) National Board of Directors and was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. DTS is also a member of the Professional Services Council.
DTS is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business founded in 2011 by consulting experts with a proven track record of helping government and commercial clients respond to daunting challenges. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, DTS maintains a concentrated focus on the business areas in which our principals and staff have significant practical and academic expertise including Program Management, Strategic Planning and Organizational Advancement, Software and Business Process Development, and Learning Enhancement Solutions. We pride ourselves in employing exceptionally talented individuals with the practical and academic expertise. To learn more about DTS or the DTS-developed innovative methodologies for program management, consulting and eLearning, contact us at sales@consultDTS.com or (571) 403-1841. Follow us on LinkedIn, @consultDTS and consultdts.com.
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