As the President and Chief Operating Officer for Business Information Technology Solutions (BITS), Gary Ricketts is a strategic visionary with profit and loss experience of over $100M. He is also a senior technology executive who has fueled organizational growth and rendered critical leadership and support to a broad array of Federal government clients.
A strategic thinker with experience in defining and implementing corporate partnership programs, Gary, an aerospace engineer by education, has more than 25 years of IT services and integration experience in business operations, project management, business development, strategic planning, and implementation of various technologies.
Gary’s public-sector clients have included the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), NASA, and the national intelligence community. As a contractor, he was an early leader in the application of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) technology to support DoD customer requirements, supporting the Federal ERP IT services market since 1997. His current focus is managing the BITS business operations and expanding the company’s health IT footprint in the VA and DoD.
Gary holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.