cBEYONData is announcing that Dyson Richards has joined our leadership team as Chief Executive Officer. Dyson Richards applies three decades of experience and skills building federally focused IT and consulting companies to continue to enhance cBEYONData’s reputation as a leading product development and professional services firm. Dyson works with customers, government leaders, strategic partners and cBEYONData’s practitioners to align corporate offerings with the evolving needs of our current and future clients. Dyson served in the U.S. Navy where he operated nuclear power plants aboard the USS Enterprise. After 8 years of service, he leveraged his Navy roots in the government contracting industry serving in roles of increasing responsibility at Newport News Shipbuilding, Keyfile Corporation, Vredenburg, American Management Systems (AMS), RGS, USfalcon, and Xcelerate Solutions. Dyson holds a M.S. degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus and a B.S. degree from The New School in New York.
With this announcement, Dave Schmidtknecht is also named the new Chief Solutions Officer. Dave Schmidtknecht has over 30 years of technical and management experience in the Information Technology industry and is responsible for setting long term sales and delivery strategy for cBEYONData’s suite of products and solutions. In his new role of Chief Solutions Officer, Dave will focus on leading the development, sales, and customer success of the CFO Control Tower and BAS solution lines. The recent sales success and list of prospects continue to grow at a rapid pace requiring a dedicated executive to support to these solutions. Dave will focus on providing a strong vision for the CFO CT line of solutions in addition support our CFO CT customers and delivery teams. Dave is a recognized leader in business analytics and federal financial management and has a long track record of managing a number of successful firms. Prior to founding cBEYONData, Dave worked as a Vice President at Data Management Group, Controller at Collaborex and, Practice Lead at Noblestar. Dave has his CPA and PMP and holds a M.S. degree in Finance and B.S. degree in Accounting from Strayer University.
We are excited about the future of cBEYONData and will continue to grow and innovate, with the mission of supporting our customers.