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A-TEK, Inc. Acquires Mackson Consulting, LLC

Expands Its Footprint in Growing Federal Government Health IT Market 

MCLEAN, Va., July 1, 2019 - A-TEK, Inc., an information technology and scientific services and solutions company, announces the completion of its acquisition of Mackson Consulting, LLC. Mackson will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of A-TEK, and recognized as Mackson, an A-TEK Company.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Mackson, and its highly skilled subject matter experts, is known for its exceptional work providing critical mission support to federal civilian agencies; specifically, several operating divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as the Veterans Administration (VA).

Kathryn Freeland, CEO of A-TEK, and former Founder and CEO of RGII Technologies, Inc., is a serially successful entrepreneur and will remain as CEO of the combined entity. Kathryn expressed the significance of the acquisition, saying, “This acquisition meets a key 2019 strategic goal for A-TEK and will be instrumental in bolstering our presence in the federal government market. We are excited to broaden our range of technology solutions to meet the rapidly and constantly changing needs of our entire customer base, strengthen our industry partnerships and by our ability to help support agencies in achieving mission success, whenever, wherever, and however possible. We are extremely pleased to welcome Mackson and its employees to Team A-TEK.”

Founded in 2010, Mackson has an outstanding reputation and is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions across a wide spectrum of technologies. Mackson offers cutting-edge technical skills and subject matter expertise, with a powerful, expanded continuum of technology solutions anchored by DevOps, data management and analytics, systems integration, mobile applications, and enterprise architecture. Mary Biear, Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer of Mackson, will remain with the company after the acquisition. Ms. Biear stated, “We are very excited to join Team A-TEK. We complement A-TEK well and are confident that Mackson will fit right in with A-TEK’s culture and working style. With the resources of A-TEK behind us, coupled with A-TEK’s offerings, customer base, reputation in the industry, and our successful track record and close relationships we have with our customer base, we are confident that we can maintain our track record of growth and profitability. We are excited about the opportunities ahead.”

Mackson brings a very successful track record to A-TEK, a customer base and capabilities that are highly complementary, and several single award Blanket Purchase Agreements and contract vehicles to fuel future growth. The acquisition will position A-TEK to be a transformative leader in the federal health IT market, as we work to ensure health IT systems are supporting the healthcare stakeholders and the communities they serve.

Stephanie Cumberbatch, Executive Vice President for A-TEK stated, "Mackson is one of the true jewels in the federal health solutions space. We are honored to welcome their stellar team and customers to the A-TEK family and look forward to learning and sharing with them as we combine forces to help modernize the federal health IT infrastructure.”

About A-TEK, Inc. Headquartered in McLean, VA, A-TEK is comprised of a team of experts in managing the data that drives federal missions. A woman-owned small business with employees located in 12 states and 19 cities nationwide, A-TEK is a 23-year partner to U.S. government agencies including the NIH National Library of Medicine, and the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, and Commerce. A-TEK delivers science and IT services and solutions across a myriad of government mission areas including public health, law enforcement, national security, environmental, and science. For more information about A-TEK, Inc, please visit

About Mackson Consulting, LLC. Mackson Consulting is a CMMI Level 3 appraised Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) delivering technical and professional services in IT systems engineering in the commercial and public-sector marketplace. Mackson has successfully delivered at all levels of application modernization and application sustainment including assisting our customers with development of product roadmaps that meet and exceed business goals and achieve operational optimization. We have in-depth experience in the federal health sector including FDA, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Interior (DOI) and Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). For more information about Mackson Consulting, an A-TEK Company, please visit

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