ThunderCat Technology Graduates from GSA Mentor Protégé Program

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One of the first 10 graduates of the program

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"It was nice to have experts there to ‘show us the ropes’ and guide us to success," CEO, Tom Deierlein

ThunderCat Technology announced today its graduation from the GSA Mentor-Protégé Program. The program was created in September 2009 to focus on small business growth and development, encouraging subcontractor partnering relationships. ThunderCat started the program in February 2010 with longtime partner Knight Point Systems as the company’s formal mentor. The company is one of the first 10 graduates of the program.

“It has been a pleasure to mentor ThunderCat Technology as part of the GSA Mentor-Protégé program. We have enjoyed watching the organization mature and are proud of their commitment to also serve our nation’s Wounded Warriors,” Bob Eisiminger, CEO, Knight Point Systems commented.

The GSA Mentor-Protégé Program is designed to encourage and motivate GSA prime contractors to assist small businesses and enhance their capability of performing successfully on GSA contracts and subcontracts. The goal is to increase the overall number of small businesses receiving GSA prime contract and subcontract awards, resulting from mentorship and refined business practices.

“The ThunderCat team wants to thank not just the Knight Point Systems leadership team, but also everyone there who has worked diligently with us and patiently taught us how to develop and grow over the past three years. It was nice to have experts there to ‘show us the ropes’ and guide us to success. We will be forever grateful,” said ThunderCat CEO, Tom Deierlein.

ThunderCat’s program success has led the company to a 170% percent growth rate in 3 years. The company has also received numerous industry awards including, Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies, INC5000, Solution Provider 500, GovStar, and CRN Fast Growth 100. The company has also been recognized for its work with technology partners such as, NetApp Civilian Partner of the Year, Riverbed Partner of the Year, and RedHat Public Sector Small/Medium Systems Integrator of the Year.

About ThunderCat Technology

Recently named to Forbes' "America's Most Promising Companies" list and currently ranked #125 on the Solution Provider 500, the award winning ThunderCat Technology is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that delivers technology services and solutions to the federal government and fortune 500 companies. Specifically, ThunderCat is a systems integrator that brings an innovative approach to solving customer problems in and around the datacenter by providing strategies for Data Storage, Networking, Security, and Applications. ThunderCat represents, distributes, integrates, and provides technologies from best of breed manufacturers. Clients include DHS, USACE, HHS, DLA, DFAS, NIH, Navy, Army, VA, and TSA. http://www.thundercattech.com.

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