EverWatch, which is backed by Enlightenment Capital, has acquired Maryland-based BrainTrust, a provider of tech solutions to the intelligence and defense communities. No financial terms were disclosed.
Chevy Chase, MD – August 3, 2020: EverWatch, a provider of advanced solutions in intelligence, defense, and deployed mission support to our country’s most critical national security agencies, has acquired BrainTrust, a provider of innovative technology solutions to the intelligence and defense communities. EverWatch will merge BrainTrust with its existing business unit in Columbia, MD. The BrainTrust founders and senior management team will join the newly merged entity and help lead EverWatch’s continued growth. EverWatch is backed by Enlightenment Capital.
“The addition of BrainTrust enables EverWatch to continue to aggressively pursue our strategy of combining innovative technical capabilities with the infrastructure and reach of a mid-tier player,” said Jason Rigoli, Partner at Enlightenment Capital and Chairman of EverWatch. “Bob Kiffney (BrainTrust Founder & CEO) and his team are true professionals who have built an outstanding business that has a proven ability to deliver to its national security customers, and they are a perfect addition to the EverWatch family.”
“BrainTrust marks our seventh and our largest acquisition into EverWatch,” said Devin Talbott, Managing Partner at Enlightenment Capital. “They bring a devoted team, a culture of innovation, and a complementary set of capabilities, all of which will enhance EverWatch’s ability to help solve some of the nation’s most challenging security problems.”
“We are really excited to join the EverWatch platform and continue to grow BrainTrust with a team that knows how to win prime contracts as a mid-sized solutions company,” said Robert Kiffney, Founder & CEO of BrainTrust. “The cultures of these two companies are a great fit, and our whole management team is thrilled to be part of taking these combined companies to the next level.”
EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced intelligence, defense, and deployed mission support to our country’s most critical missions. The company has approximately 400 employees, nearly 100% of which hold government security clearances. Primary customers include the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence (OUSDI), the Intelligence Community, the Air Force, the Department of State, and the Department of Justice. The company is headquartered in Reston, VA with operations in Columbia, MD and Aurora, CO and has employees deployed in five continents. For more information, visit www.everwatchsolutions.com.
BrainTrust is a provider of software engineering, machine learning/AI, systems engineering, mission operations & deployment, cloud engineering, cybersecurity, and signals intelligence expertise to the US intelligence and defense communities. The company is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD and has employees deployed in several areas of the world. For more information, visit www.BrainTrust-us.com.
About Enlightenment Capital
Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides flexible capital and strategic support to middle-market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision-making capabilities, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.enlightenment-cap.com.