C2 Solutions Group, Inc.   A Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Company

Leadership Team

Gary E. Shumaker, President & CEO

Gary Shumaker is a service-disabled veteran and an industry veteran.

As President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of C2 Solutions Group, Gary is responsible for driving the company’s incredible success and mapping out its continued growth within the competitive field of government contracting. His leadership and business skills come from many years of service to the government, the industry, and to our country.

Before joining C2 in 2005, Gary served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Access Systems, Inc., one of the stars of the Small Business Administration 8(a) program. Under his leadership, Access tripled in size in 2003 and grew by another 60 percent in 2004. Prior to his tenure with Access, Gary served as COO of Multimax, Inc., another highly successful 8(a) company that grew at an average of 25 percent per year during his tenure. Gary also served as a business development executive for SIGNAL Corporation, a firm so successful that it voluntarily exited the 8(a) program early and was subsequently sold for $225 million. Before joining the government contracting community, Gary served as an Officer in the U.S. Army for the first 20 years of his career.

Gary holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Master's degree in Telecommunications, both from Michigan State University.

 

Brian K. Newell, Executive Vice President

Brian Newell is a seasoned business executive with more than 20 years of experience, with a strong focus on business development in commercial and government sectors.

As Executive Vice President at C2 Solutions Group, Brian is responsible for driving business and operational development for the company, developing and managing sales strategies, and identifying near- and long-term growth opportunities. Before joining C2, Brian served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Revolent Technologies, which experienced a 50 percent increase in revenue, profitability, and staff under his leadership.

Before taking the reins at Revolent, Brian held key business development leadership positions such as Director of Federal Sales at Paragon Imaging, Vice President of Business Development at AperServ Technologies, and Senior Business Development Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

 

W. David Murphy, Executive Vice President & CFO

W. David Murphy, Jr. PMP is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology supporting both government and commercial organizations.

As Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at C2 Solutions Group, David is responsible for financial and operational management and oversight of the company, driving company policies and procedures that enhance C2’s profitability and efficiency. Before joining C2, David provided hands-on Project Management , technical oversight, and technology development expertise for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Army, Marriott International, Freddie Mac, the Society for Worldwide Inter-bank Financial Telecommunications (S.W.I.F.T.), and other industry-leading organizations.

David has been a certified Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional since 2001; he is also Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V3 Foundation certified. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and is a U.S. Army veteran.

  About Us

 

At C2, our customers' success is our mission.

We are driven by a performance-as-promised commitment to ethics and reliability. We feel strongly that when our customers exceed their mission objectives, only then is our job done.