Sharp Decisions Announces Acquisition of CN-TEC Operations

Deal expands Sharp Decisions’ presence into Denver and Phoenix, providing a home base in the Mountain West region

NEW YORK--()--Sharp Decisions, Inc. has announced it has acquired Mountain West staffing firm CN-TEC in an asset purchase transaction. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“With this acquisition, Sharp Decisions is now one of the most experienced and far-reaching technology consulting services firms in the United States”

With the acquisition of CN-TEC, which will be rebranded and operated under the Sharp Decisions banner, Sharp Decisions establishes a foothold in the Mountain West region with operating centers in Denver, Colo. and Phoenix, Ariz. Post transaction, the company’s headcount now approximates 500, servicing its distinguished client base nationwide. The acquisition also advances Sharp Decisions’ focused growth strategy and expands its presence in the strategic business and technology consulting solutions marketplace.

In conjunction with the transaction, Steve Byas and Molly Gravatt, founders of CN-TEC and seasoned industry executives, have joined the Sharp Decisions executive leadership team. Byas and Gravatt will have primary responsibility for the leadership of the Arizona and Colorado offices, respectively, and their presence brings incremental strong and experienced leadership to the Sharp Decisions platform.

“With this acquisition, Sharp Decisions is now one of the most experienced and far-reaching technology consulting services firms in the United States,” Sharp Decisions President and CEO Karen Ross said. “We are thrilled to add both Steve and Molly to our leadership team and to have established an enhanced and expanded platform for the marketing, sales and implementation of both our traditional staffing services and our V.E.T.S.™ Program offerings.”

Sharp Decisions CFO Stuart Gottlieb continued: “With our expanded base of billable consultants servicing our blue chip client base, Sharp Decisions is financially positioned to accelerate and expand the implementation of our growth strategy. Our existing infrastructure is designed to support further growth, both internally and through acquisition, and I look forward to continuing to lead this initiative.”

For more information, visit www.sharpdecisions.com or call 212.403.7561.

About Sharp Decisions

For more than 25 years, Sharp Decisions has provided superior, award-winning service in strategic business and technology consulting services to government agencies at all levels, as well as domestic and global corporations. With subject matter expertise in Investment Banking, Finance, Healthcare, Media & Telecommunications, and Manufacturing, Sharp Decisions is well equipped to serve your needs.

Headquartered in New York City, with locations abroad as well as throughout the U.S., Sharp Decisions has been the technology backbone for a client portfolio that includes an array of well-known companies. As a Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise and approved vendor, Sharp Decisions offers a powerful, cost-effective advantage. We actively partner with other MBEs to add value and meet diversity program requirements. Sharp Decisions is also committed to hiring and training post-9/11, tech-savvy U.S. armed forces veterans through our V.E.T.S.™ (Vocation, Education and Training for Service members) Program.

Contacts

Sharp Decisions, Inc.
Jared Baiman, 212-403-7571
jared@sharpdecisions.com
or
Bill Cortese, 212-403-7569
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