FREDERICK, Md. (April 8, 2024) — Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. (Edgewater) announces that Shaun Poulton will head the company’s technology innovation organization as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Poulton will further curate Edgewater’s capabilities, which will drive company growth and identify and deliver cutting-edge IT solutions to customers.     

Previously, Poulton served as Edgewater’s Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for the development of the company’s delivery methodologies, and regularly engaged with Edgewater customers in areas of digital transformation and modernization, process improvement, and technology roadmap planning. Poulton has over 30 years of experience envisioning, capturing, and executing technology products, solutions, and business strategies that drive company growth and success. He brings expertise in advanced technology solutions that provide relevance, depth and improved alignment with customers and business strategies in IT services organizations. 

“Shaun has been instrumental in Edgewater’s overall growth since joining the team over four years ago. As COO, he did a phenomenal job elevating our client services team, driving company-wide processes, and developing complex solutions that meet the missions of our clients,” said Dave Yockman, CEO of Edgewater. “I’m confident that as CTO, Shaun will continue to leverage his expertise in dynamic technologies to strengthen our skillset and identify new opportunities for customer advancement.” 

“I’m excited to take on this new role at Edgewater as we deepen our technology service offerings. I look forward to continuing to partner with our growing customer portfolio to provide valuable solutions and innovations that drive mission success, as well as provide new opportunities for our talented technical team,” said Poulton. 

Prior to Edgewater, he served as CIO of Salsbury Management and New Story Schools, where he led a successful digital transformation and modernization across the company during a period of high growth prior to acquisition. Additionally, Poulton was CTO for leading Software as a Service provider Regent Education where he led the strategic design and development of the company’s enterprise software products and cloud operations.  

Poulton holds patents for his work, is active as a volunteer in his community, and supports STEM programs in Edgewater’s client communities. 

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About Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc.  
Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2002 and has a long-standing record of excellence in supporting its federal customers. Edgewater assists over 30 federal and commercial customers with their enterprise IT, cybersecurity, and professional service needs. Edgewater is a repeat awardee of the Washington Post Top Workplaces and a 5-time honoree as an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company. Edgewater holds CMMI and ISO certifications, and its motto of “Our People… Your Edge” signifies the value and importance that the company holds for its employees. Visit for more information.     


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