About XLA

 

WE DELIVER EXPERT ADVISORY SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS

TO OPTIMIZE OUR CLIENT’S RESULTS.

EXCELLENCE ALWAYS.

EDUCATION

  • POST GRADUATE

    35%

  • BACHELORS

    86%

 

OUR NUMBERS

27

Years in Business

11

Countries

23

States

16

Federal Agencies Today

75+

Contracts & Task Orders Today

7

Years ISO Certified

 

 

ISO CERTIFIED

 

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EXECUTIVE TEAM

Gary Slack

President and Chief Executive Officer

    Gary Slack

    President and

    Chief Executive Officer


    Under Gary’s leadership,       XLA is a provider of services and solutions to the national homeland, international, and defense sectors of the federal government. Gary has more than 30 years of experience in the government contracting industry ranging from professional services, information technology,

    electronics, and platform production. Gary previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of QinetiQ North America and President of BAE Systems’ U.S. Combat Systems business where he oversaw operations involving more than 9,000 employees across 16 states. Gary holds a Bachelor of Science degree

    in Business Administration (accounting) from Longwood University. He is a member of the corporate advisory board for their College of Business and Economics, serves on the advisory boards of JWF Industries and is a board director of Enterprise Ventures Corporation.

     

    Nelson McClung

    Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

      Nelson McClung

      Senior Vice President

      Chief Operating Officer


      As XLA’s Chief Operating Officer, Nelson McClung provides day-to-day leadership and general management to the company. Nelson oversees the company’s client portfolio, service delivery, and continued growth and maturity of XLA’s Practice Areas. Nelson’s expertise and leadership is evident in XLA’s development and implementation of solution

      offerings in the areas of cybersecurity, data analytics, business intelligence and capabilities, and global deployments. Nelson joined the firm in 2007, supporting the Department of Homeland Security. Nelson previously worked as a Senior Consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton for the Treasury Department and he held

      multiple positions of increased responsibility supporting TRICARE with Axiom Resource Management. Nelson has a Bachelor of Science from James Madison University and a Master of Science (Information Systems Technology) from George Washington University.

      Cynthia Andrews

      Senior Vice President Business Operations

        Cynthia Andrews

        Senior Vice President

        Business Operations


        Cynthia Andrews has more than 20 years of experience with government contractors, non-profits and commercial organizations. She joined this organization in 2007, working onsite at the Department of Homeland Security, before moving to headquarters in 2008 where she is now responsible for activities

        surrounding contracts and bids and proposals. Additionally, she serves as the XLA ISO Management Representative. Prior to joining XLA she was with Axiom Resource Management where she provided acquisition support to the Department of Defense. Cynthia began her career managing contracts with

        Department of Energy contractors, before joining an     IT start up where she established the contracts and human resource departments. Cynthia received her Bachelor of Arts from the College of Charleston and her JD from George Mason University School of Law. She became PMP certified in 2005.

         

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        CLIENTS 

         

         

         

        Case Studies & Solutions

        Case Studies

        XLA consistently delivers high-quality, agile and cost effective solutions, as proven by consistent growth and repeat customers. We tailor our services in response to our clients’ many multi-faceted challenges. XLA’s services include the following:

         

        • Law Enforcement Mission Support & Business Capabilities

        • Capital Planning Investment Control

        • Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

        • Systems & Technical Services

        • Call Center Services & Analytics

        • Asset Forfeiture

        • Acquisition Strategy, Planning, & Implementation

        • International & Humanitarian Deployment

        • Flood Insurance Business Intelligence

        • Human Capital & Background Investigations Lifecycle Services

        • Health Services Administration

        • Communications Services & Informational Products

        • Business & IT Training

         

         

        Documented Solutions

         

        Contracts

        XLA provides services to its customers as a prime contractor under a variety of Federal Supply Schedules and agency-specific IDIQ and BPA contract vehicles.

        We are always interested in new partnerships and collaborations. If you are interested in potential partnering opportunities, please email BD@xla.com

        For more information about our GSA Schedules and Contract Vehicles, please contact contracts@xla.com

         

        Careers & Culture

         

        Our Culture

        XLA promotes a culture of continuous innovation designed to challenge our people, foster professional development, and cultivate community outreach.   Through these efforts, employees are engaged in their work and equipped to deliver superior client support.

         

        Testimonials

         

        Grow with XLA

        We value our employees through every stage of their career. We actively identify means to enhance personal and professional development through evaluation of our benefit, education, and training programs.

        We are committed to fostering a continual learning environment through:

        • Career-Growth Focused Training

        • Professional Education Reimbursement Program

        • SMART Goal Mentoring Collaboration Program

        • Employee Mobility Program (independent contributor and management tracks available)

        • Corporate partnerships for training and development

        • Interactive Engagement & Retention Programs

        • Career-Development Driven Internship Program

         

        Employees at Play

        Insights

        What’s Going On

         

        5-16-17 – XLA and AFAC Kick-Off New Partnership with 2 Events in April! During the month of April, XLA participated in and sponsored two events in support of our new partnership with the Arlington Food and Assistance Center (AFAC). Read More …

         

        3-27-17 – XLA Announces New Partnership with the Arlington Food Assistance Center. XLA Lends A Hand is excited to announce our new charity partnership for 2017!  XLA has formed a relationship with AFAC, the Arlington Food Assistance Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing supplemental groceries and promoting dignified access to nutritious food to Arlington residents in need. Read More …

         

        1-9-17 – XLA Wins $25 Million IDIQ to Support USAID’s Middle East and North Africa Region. XLA has won a significant contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract has a ceiling value of $25 million, a one-year base, and four 12-month option years. Read More …

         

         

         

         

         

         

        XLA Service Awards

        Gives Back

        Charity Events

        We believe in the continuous commitment and support to members of our community. The XLA Gives Back program reflects the values embodied by our management team, our employees, and through our culture. XLA is proud of the extensive support received by our employees and their desire to contribute to public service, charity, and serving others in our local community.

        AFAC Charity

         

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        Affiliated XLA Websites

        Andes Ventures, LLC

        GlobalCorps

        Membership Organizations