Joseph Zimmerman Joins Salient CRGT as VP, ESG (Learn More)

Salient CRGT, a leading provider of Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions, today announced the addition of Joseph Zimmerman as Vice President, Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG).

He will lead Salient CRGT’s delivery oversight at the U.S. Postal Service and other strategic accounts, with additional responsibilities in business development in new customer capture, including expansion into the Department of Defense, and propelling Salient CRGT’s market leading solutions in Agile and mobile development.

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Mr. Zimmerman is a military veteran with more than 20 years of active duty experience as an officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served as Company Commander and Operations Officer.

As a proven leader, he brings 28 years of successful management experience and a track record of superior results in growing organizations both organically and through new opportunities.

Tom Ferrando, President of Salient CRGT
Tom Ferrando, President of Salient CRGT

“With his depth and breadth of demonstrated achievement, Joe’s entrepreneurial leadership and extensive background in operations, business development and strategy will be invaluable to our business development team and our customers,” said Tom Ferrando, President of Salient CRGT.

“We look forward to his immediate contribution that will further define our strategic focus in Salient CRGT’s market leading solutions in Agile and mobile delivery, as well as expansion in our service to military and other government customers.”

Before joining Salient CRGT, Mr. Zimmerman was the Chief Operating Officer for Pyramid Systems, where he was responsible for overall corporate strategy and day-to-day management across operations, business development, contracts, human resources, security, corporate IT, and facilities.

With more than 100 employees and revenue in excess of $25 million, he established their first ever comprehensive business plan and was able to bring key leadership into operations and human resources.

Prior to joining Pyramid, he held several progressive leadership positions at InfoReliance Corporation, eventually becoming their Executive Vice President of Operations.

Manoj Gandhi, Senior Vice President ESG
Manoj Gandhi, Senior Vice President ESG

During the course of his tenure, he came to lead the company’s entire services portfolio including software engineering, cyber security, cloud computing, and enterprise IT capability areas to include customers in the defense, civilian and commercial sectors.

“We are proud to bring Joe on board as we continue to meet the demanding mission critical needs of our customers,” said Manoj Gandhi, Senior Vice President ESG.

“As we expand in to new military markets, his experience and strong relationships with the Marine Corps will enhance our future endeavors.” 

Mr. Zimmerman retired from the Marine Corps in 2007 and received five personal awards including the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and the Navy Achievement Medal. He also received the Southwest Asia Service Medal for his service within Operation Desert Shield.

Salient CRGT

Salient CRGT provides Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions.

We are purpose built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies, utilizing the most innovative talent delivery model in the industry, scientifically providing exactly the right people for the customers’ most pressing requirements.