Randy Lange – Chief Strategy Officer

Randy Lange has nearly two decades of experience in the sales and delivery of professional services within the federal sector. He has built a reputation in the industry as a trusted advisor to decision makers within the public- and private sector ecosystem supporting the federal government. He has built a network of professional relationships that combines significant breadth in the Gov-Con market and specific depth in consulting services, IT, program management, and mission support. He has a proven track record of architecting and executing growth strategies across large and small firms through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth and understands the talent and temperament required to grow and scale companies in a turbulent market. He combines knowledge of BD process and infrastructure and marries it with a creative vision for growth and understanding of market trends.

Mr. Lange’s professional background includes successful stints at recognized global consulting firms such as Deloitte and Booz Allen Hamilton along with executive roles in highly successful small- and mid-tier firms. PMP certified, he started in program delivery and account management and progressively moved into additional leadership responsibility over the course of his career. Over the last decade, he’s served in a range of executive leadership roles that encompass strategy, execution, and business development culminating in his current chief strategy officer role with Firebird AST. He continues to advise a handful of small companies on matters of strategy, execution and growth.

Prior to joining Firebird AST, he served as the chief growth officer for Eagle Ray inc. While there, he created and implemented a growth strategy that helped the company to be recognized as #3 on Washington Business Journal’s 50 fastest growing companies as well as #26 on Washington Technology’s “Fast 50” for the DC Metro Region. Previously he served in multiple executive leadership roles with IntelliWare Systems and Touchstone Consulting Group (now SRA International) with an emphasis on delivery of complex, large-scale national security programs and business development.

Mr. Lange is heavily engaged in multiple trade and industry associations in a leadership capacity. He sits on the Board of the Government Technology Services Coalition (GTSC)—a trade association representing small- and mid-tier government services firms—and also served as the founding chairman of its Business Development Exchange. He is active within SECAF and has past involvement with the Professional Service Council’s (PSC) Homeland Security Working Group and INSA.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Communications/Broadcasting from the University of Washington and a Master’s Degree in Justice and Public Policy from American University in DC. In the community, Mr. Lange gives time to youth sports. He sits on the Board of the Capitol Hill Little League and has coached for many years. He is married and lives with his wife and their two boys on Capitol Hill.