Scott Larkin Assumes Ownership of Fairfax, Virginia's Advanced Systems, Inc. (ASI)

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Scott Larkin LCDR 1630 USN (Ret.), a cyber security, sensitive data, and IT specialist, is the new owner of Advanced Systems, Inc. (ASI). He expands the Fairfax VA SDVOSB into the commercial and non-profit sectors.

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With my new responsibilities, I will assume all primary fiduciary responsibilities for the firm. I will continue to oversee all operational and administrative functions and define ASI’s overall corporate strategy.

New ASI CEO expands Fairfax, VA SDVOSB to serve commercial, government, and non-profit Clients

Advanced Systems, Inc. (ASI), a leading provider of innovative solutions addressing cyber security, highly sensitive data, IT, financial, healthcare, management, and operations systems’ needs, announces its new ownership and management and its expansion into the commercial and non-profit sectors. The firm’s new owner is former chief operating officer, Scott Larkin LCDR 1630 USN (Ret.), who now assumes the positions of president and chief executive officer.

“With my new responsibilities, I will assume all primary fiduciary responsibilities for the firm. I will continue to oversee all operational and administrative functions and define ASI’s overall corporate strategy,” said Larkin.

After joining ASI in 2008 as its chief operating officer, Mr. Larkin's leadership grew the firm, during the nation’s lengthy period of severe economic and industry retrenchments. He played a central role in boosting annual revenue growth by 200% over four years. In 2013 he spearheaded win rates that produced positive outcomes on 40% of all proposals, 100% of all IDIQs, 100% of all option renewals, and 60% of all subcontractor proposals.

Mr. Larkin’s introduction of financial procedures generated significant account management and payables gains. He ensured the firm’s success as a provider of IT services, to Department of Defense (DOD) and Federal agency customers across the U.S. and through overseas deployment of personnel.

Prior to his arrival at ASI, Larkin rose to a director-level management position at Pragmatics, Inc., which provides IT services to DOD and Federal agency customers in the Washington, DC metro area. His responsibilities encompassed information assurance, operations, large/global accounts operations, IT services, program management, data systems security, and engineering.

Before this Mr. Larkin worked for Command Technologies, Inc., a professional and technical services firm providing systems engineering, technology applications, and network support. In his role as a professional analyst, he delivered services to the DIA Central Measurement and Signals Intelligence Organization. He also led the team furnishing enterprise-wide architecture and web development services to the Federal Housing Finance Board.

Preceding Mr. Larkin’s move over to the commercial side, he served in the U.S. Navy. During a decorated twenty year career, he served as a U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer, from which he gained his background in highly sensitive data, cyber security, and management.

Mr. Larkin holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. The certifications, which he has earned since leaving the Navy, include Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Management Professional (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP), Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Security+, Server+ and NSA-IAM.

ASI, a Fairfax, VA firm, in its twenty-eighth year of operation, will remain a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). It began by assisting on compliance audit projects for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and software projects, involving state governments and the U.S. Capitol building architect - WEC. The firm features decades of project work expertise in Performance Based Contracting, and Management through Quality Assurance Surveillance & Quality Control Plans.

A new business plan focuses on expanding ASI’s footprint into the commercial and non-profits sectors, and certifying under ISO standards for Quality frameworks.

ASI core products and services that will address customer needs include the areas of cyber security, the protective assurance, management, storage, and networking of secure sensitive information, financial operations, healthcare/science and technology/clinical trials systems, program management, digital media/ecommerce/website strategy and development, software/application development-deployment-support, systems engineering, telecommunications maintenance, training development and delivery, marketing-communications, and policy and procedures development. ASI will continue to grow its government-based efforts, which takes in support for the DOD and other Federal Agencies, including the VA, FAA, GSA, and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

ASI plans to add new partnerships, which will complement its relationships with tech firms, such as Microsoft, Cisco, Symantec, HP, and CITRIX. It will pursue relationships that match up with the distinct needs of commercial and non-profit clients.

About Advanced Systems Inc. (ASI)
ASI, founded in 1988, is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business S-Corporation, and a prime contractor, under the GSA VETS GWAC, GSA Schedule 70, VA FSC IDIQ, and FAA eFAST MOA. Our government and commercial clients operate domestically and internationally within sectors, such as defense, aviation, healthcare, financial, science, and non-profit. ASI offers innovative solutions spanning a full Systems Development Life Cycle. Clients benefit from high-level expertise, consultation, and support products and services, in cyber security, enterprise IT, telecomm, financial, management, analytics, healthcare, and operations systems, programming, database development, program and project management, and training. ASI’s headquarters is at 8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr., STE LL113 in Fairfax, VA 22031 and has regional presence in metro New York, NY, Gainesville, FL, Ft. Bragg, NC, and Charleston, SC. Please contact ASI at 703-218-3360 or visit our website - http://www.advsystems.com - or on Linkedin.

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