Chantilly-based VTG acquires Fairfax’s Intelligent Shift
Intelligent Shift develops technology for U.S. intelligence organizations
Chantilly-based engineering firm VTG announced Jan. 13 it has acquired Fairfax-based tech company Intelligent Shift.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
VTG provides services for naval, aerospace and digital projects, while Intelligent Shift develops technology for U.S. intelligence organizations. The transaction will strengthen VTG’s systems, software and digital engineering capabilities, according to a company statement.
“This acquisition represents the next chapter in the strategic transformation of VTG,” VTG President and CEO John Hassoun said in a statement. “Intelligent Shift brings unique technical expertise that positions us to deliver a more differentiated suite of engineering and digital solutions to a customer base that now spans the defense enterprise and the Intelligence Community.”
Intelligent Shift will continue to be led by founders Mike DeFede, Alissa Redding and Mike Matthews and will operate as the Intelligence Community services component of a new business segment. It will be led by VTG executive Kirk Herdman.
“Intelligent Shift has always been focused on an industry-best employee culture and a commitment to customer missions,” DeFede said in a statement. “In VTG, we’ve found a partner that shares these passions. The combined company will expand our ability to drive smart change for our customers and will create new opportunities for our employees while strengthening our culture.”