Corporate Growth Association Honors OGSystems as an ACG Award Winner

Awarded Private Equity Deal of the Year for Partnership with General Catalyst Partners

MCLEAN, Va.--()--ACG National Capital, the Washington, D.C. Metro Area Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, honored OGSystems, LLC Thursday night as a 2015 ACG Award Winner in the Private Equity Deal of the Year Award at a black tie gala at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner.

“The game has been defined; we’re leveraging the General Catalyst investment to out train, out maneuver and pivot around the competition, enabling a new class of innovation for our customers to experience,” said Omar Balkissoon, OGSystems chief executive officer and co-founder. “We, and other middle market players are responding to the Pentagon and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s call for action to innovate and increase research and development activities addressing the short comings in the traditional DoD contractor supplier base.”

The categories and winners are as follows:

  • Dealmaker of the Year (Private Company): Scott Goss, Preferred Systems Solutions Inc.
  • Dealmaker of the Year (Public Company): Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility
  • Emerging Growth Company Award (Under $25M): Altruista Health
  • Corporate Growth Company Award ($25M-$75M): APT
  • Corporate Growth Company Award ($75M-$250M): MyEyeDr.
  • Corporate Growth Company Award (Over $250M): Maximus
  • Venture Deal of the Year: Zoomdata
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year: OGSystems’ Partnership with General Catalyst Partners
  • Strategic Deal of the Year (Under $50M): Accela Acquisition of Kinsail Corporation
  • Strategic Deal of the Year ($50M-$250M): The SI Organization, Inc. (now Vencore) Acquisition of QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group
  • Strategic Deal of the Year (Over $250M): Raytheon Acquisition of Blackbird Technologies

About ACG National Capital

Established in 1988, ACG National Capital serves the US's fourth largest economy including Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland. It is a leading authority on corporate growth in the mid-Atlantic region. ACG National Capital provides unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal making and professional development for individuals involved in building corporate value through M&A, strategic partnerships, organic growth and capital funding. ACG National Capital proudly serves over 400 members who are directly involved in M&A transactions. Globally, ACG caters to over 14,000, providing members with strong local networks coupled with global reach.

About OGSystems

OGSystems’ (OGS) mission is to provide technically advanced solutions to customers through constant innovation, effecting positive change in every engagement. In an industry accustomed to long and inefficient procurement cycles, OGS thinks differently – we are an alternative for DoD and IC clients seeking nimble companies to solve their most difficult problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, with regional offices in St. Louis, Missouri, Seattle, Washington, and San Diego, California, OGS employs over 350 geospatial engineers, software developers, data scientists and mission subject matter experts in the areas of geospatial intelligence, big data analytics and cyber security. For more information, go to


for OGSystems
Katja Gagen, 415-690-6689


for OGSystems
Katja Gagen, 415-690-6689