Press Release

For Immediate Release

January 23, 2012 – McLean, Virginia

GCS Welcomes Tanaz Shahrzad as Vice President of Federal Solutions

McLean, Va., Jan. 23, 2012…GCS, a professional services and solutions provider to federal government and industry clients, recently welcomed Tanaz Shahrzad as its Vice President of Federal Solutions.

With a robust business and program management background including demonstrated domain expertise driving efficiencies across numerous work streams throughout the program lifecycle, Ms. Shahrzad will manage the day-to-day federal operations at GCS.  In this role, she will maximize growth, service, quality, production efficiency and cost effectiveness for GCS’s valued clients.

“Tanaz is a natural leader with more than a decade of management and strategy consulting experience,” said GCS CEO and Founder Nicole Geller.  “She brings with her a proven track record in client delivery, results and satisfaction.  We know she will affect innovative solutions to ensure our clients’ continued success.”

Most recently, Ms. Shahrzad was the director of federal programs at LMN Solutions, an IT consulting company, and a member of their executive team.  While there, she managed relationships and programs across the federal market to ensure sound financial practices, healthy profitability and service excellence.

Prior to that, she served as the senior managing consultant at IBM in the Strategy & Change Practice.  In this role she performed program management duties across multiple accounts, supported business development goals and led a team of consultants to support the practice’s premier government clients. 

“What attracted me to GCS are the exceptional people, and the company’s standout reputation in this competitive industry,” said Ms. Shahrzad.  “I’m impressed with the investment that the company’s leadership has made in its people, customers and processes.  And, I’m eager to help strengthen existing service offerings and identify new opportunities to meet clients’ needs.”

About GCS
Founded in 1995 and located in McLean, Va., GCS is a professional services and solutions provider to federal government and industry clients nationwide.  The company’s 200 experts deliver impressive results in the areas of acquisition lifecycle management, contract support, performance improvement, and program management.  For more information, visit