The Team

Prathiba Ramadoss
Founder, President and CEO

Meet the CEO

Ms. Prathiba Ramadoss, Founder, President and CEO of Business Integra, is an award-winning entrepreneur. Her dynamic leadership, adaptive thinking and problem solving over the past 17 years have propelled the company from a niche IT services firm to a large U.S. Federal prime contracting IT powerhouse it is today, with a suite of proven enterprise IT service offerings that continuously enable the critical missions of U.S. Governments and address the range of human capital challenges that public and private corporations face today.

Ms. Ramadoss makes continuous focus and concentration on optimizing corporate resources for attaining optimum success. She strengthens daily corporate culture in collaboration and honest communication with the Government stakeholders and business partners in fostering relationships; building winning strategies; and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with partners and customers.

Ms. Ramadoss’ greatness lies in her unwavering commitment with innovative adaptiveness to direct, counsel and oversee the corporate executives on business development, capture management, continuous growth and ongoing quality initiatives. Her insight emotional intelligence and in-born leadership have tremendously inspired to make several bold decisions over the years that have changed the company’s course and helped it become, what it is today, a full-scale multi-million dollar corporation with continuous year-to-year profits since the company’s inception.

Ms. Ramadoss holds a Mini MBA from Boston University and Bachelor’s degree and has gained enormous IT management expertise, prior to the start of Business Integra. The tremendous growth which Ms. Ramadoss has uniquely presided over can in part be attributed to BI’s adopted business model, which includes continuous innovation in transformation, extensive use of leading-edge IT technologies, advanced scientific concepts and systems engineering methods, adopting best practices/procedures, addressing customer concerns and conducting periodic customer feedback reviews.

 

 Leadership

Selva Jayaraman - Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jayaraman is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Business Integra. Along with helping his partner, Prathiba Ramadoss, pioneer and transform Business Integra into the full-scale operation it is today, Mr. Jayaraman is primarily responsible for business development. This includes guiding the company towards new projects; broadening BI’s ongoing diversification into federal, state and county information technology (IT) contracts; and ensuring that BI’s clients receive the best possible technical solutions. Mr. Jayaraman has over 25+ years of technical and management experience in multiple IT disciplines and holds both a Bachelor’s in computer science and an Master’s in computer applications.

Lee Ann Anderson – President, Federal Solutions Group (FSG)

Ms. Anderson is President of the Federal Solutions Group (FSG) at Business Integra and is responsible for operations, P&L, and new business development in the federal sector, which accounts for over 80% of our revenue. A natural leader, she has strong ties to high-ranking federal executives and oversees the delivery of our engineering, scientific, and information technology solutions to multiple agencies including NASA, FAA, DOS, DOL, NRC, HHS, and DoD. The federal program managers report to her. Prior to joining Business Integra, Ms.  Anderson served as a Vice President at Unisys during a growth phase that far outpaced the market. The federal IT industry veteran led teams to create, propose, and oversee innovation management, technical solutions and business models, which resulted in improved mission outcomes and cost savings for contract wins with a combined value of over a staggering $7 billion at Unisys and CSC prior. She has received several accolades including the 2018 Fed Award. In addition, she has served as a chair for numerous industry associations including the American Council on Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronic Association (AFCEA).

Christopher Carter - Chief Information Officer

Christopher is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Business Integra (BI). He provides the overall technical and process direction for the business and contract programs as well as advisory services (on areas such as business evolution strategies, governance and ITSM orchestration) for customer initiatives. His ITIL Expert, CISSP, CISM, PMP and Scrum Master certifications represent the depth and breadth of his cross-domain expertise. In addition, his extensive background in architecture, cybersecurity, systems engineering and continuous digital optimization and 30+ years of experience in consulting and direct execution have served him well as a thought leader. He has advised senior federal decision makers and successfully managed complex transformational solutions for programs and projects across the service provider industry and civil and defense agencies. Before joining BI, Christopher was a Vice President at SAIC and the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and SVP at Cyber Management International Corporation. Nurturing the belief that all things are possible with the right attitude, knowledge and effort, Christopher earned his Bachelor’s in design from the University of Colorado, his Master’s from UMUC and is now entering the final dissertation phase for a cybersecurity doctorate.

Padma Shinde - Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Shinde serves as Vice President of Finance and Operations for Business Integra. Ms. Shinde is responsible for providing management expertise and solutions in the areas of finance, business development, human resources, legal, contracts and administrative affairs. Ms. Shinde’s integrity and commitment to Business Integra’s success is driven by her passion for providing fiscal, strategic and operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations. She has over 20 years of successful senior management experience with a strong performance track record in both turnaround management and fast–paced organizations. Mr. Shinde holds a BS in Commerce and an MBA in Accounting and is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.

Roberta Gargan - Vice President Strategic Capture, Proposal Management and Sales Operations

Roberta brings to Business Integra 25+ years of business, capture, and program management excellence, a highly successful win record in capture management roles, and strategic capture leadership experience from Unisys Corporation, TRW/Inacom Corporation and JML Systems Management Inc.

Prior to joining Business Integra, Ms. Gargan served as the Director of Strategic Capture Management for Unisys Federal, where she led and captured large federal opportunities. She also led the Unisys team of senior Capture Managers supporting large Federal complex solution-based business from identification through the full federal capture lifecycle to award. For 10 years at Unisys prior to leading that team, she was a highly successful Capture Manager and Sales Portfolio Executive. Earlier in her career she held leadership positions as a Senior Federal Program Manager for large complex IT infrastructure programs and a management leader for a financial institution operations center.

Roberta brings to BI leadership skills, key industry relationships, expert-level knowledge of the capture lifecycle process, and win strategies.

Trent Martin - Vice President Aerospace, Science, Engineering and Technology Division

Mr. Martin oversees Business Integra’s Houston Operations. With over 20 years in the Aerospace and Oil and Gas industries, Mr. Martin utilizes his extensive Program & Project Management and Engineering Services background to help BI clients manage meet just about any challenge they face. Mr. Martin understands the unique NASA environment having served as an Associate Director of Engineering, Associate Director of Exploration Integration and Science, Branch Chief of a Project Manager group, Project Manager, Manufacturing Manager and Property Manager, with over 10 years of NASA experience. Mr. Martin has worked with all of the NASA centers, NASA Headquarters, U.S. Department of Energy and internationally with over 60 different institutes from 17 different countries. Prior to NASA, Mr. Martin spent many years in both the Oil and Gas and the Aerospace Industries where he honed his engineering, project management and business development skills. Mr. Martin has a Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA.

David Pitts - Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

In late 2018, Mr. David Pitts was named Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Business Integra. In that capacity, he advises on security matters as it pertains to BI corporate matters, and to other federal contracts, including NASA. He is a true SME of cybersecurity, having earned his M.S. in Information Systems, and certified in Security (CISSP, CSSP), Technology (ITIL), Auditing (GSNA), Privacy (CIPP/G) and Management (CISSP-ISSMP). A true leader, David is one of the leads on our FAA contract, managing the Engineering, Compliance, and Governance Group for the agency which ensures air safety for all Americans. A seasoned executive with over 30 years of IT experience, David has advised multiple state governments on technology and cybersecurity including Indiana, Maryland, Connecticut, and Mississippi. He possesses a broad portfolio of core competencies including program and project management, operating systems, databases, data centers, networks, security tools, business intelligence, SDLC, virtualization, cybersecurity standards and policy, and multiple forms of compliance (RMF, PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, etc.). He has outstanding speaking, writing, research, and interpersonal skills with nine books published and multiple online publications.

Eric Smith - Director of GWAC/MAC Service Center & Partnerships

Eric is the Director of GWAC/MAC Service Center & Partnerships at Business Integra (BI). He leverages BI’s diverse portfolio of capabilities and his background in business development, capture and proposals to drive growth. As a top task order revenue dollar winner with more than 20 years of experience, Eric has led and won high-end IT and intelligence services programs with the Federal Government. He has an appreciation for the full lifecycle of the industry, having held various roles in project management, business unit leadership and pricing.

Eric holds a Master’s degree in technology management, a Bachelor’s degree in biology and numerous certifications/accreditations. He received his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2005; he also holds seven additional certifications and accreditations, including being Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).