NEWSROOM

“Beyond Broadway” by Shani Nyandemoh

The neon lights of Broadway have dimmed – no, actually, they’ve gone dark.  For actors, that means no more two show days, passing by the marquee to head through the stage door or hearing the familiar call for places. Broadway is considered the pinnacle of success for many artists and where many long to be one day. It is the ultimate collection and collaboration of the best and brightest all in one place, to accomplish one mission: to... +

CEO Kendall Lott Reaches a 16-year Milestone

Congratulations to our intrepid leader, President, and CEO, Kendall Lott, for completing 16 exhilarating, difficult, adventurous, risk-taking, and ultimately successful years with MPS. He came onboard as a consultant in 2005, when there were about 6 other staff and the company was called M Squared Strategies. After taking over the company in 2008, Kendall has overseen almost 13 years of growth, including an expansion of services and clientele,... +

Sarah Smith’s Solution: Remote Work

For working mothers in this COVID-19 World, working remotely is the best thing that could have happened. I was in a sheer panic when the pandemic hit: schools and daycare were closed, yet schooling was to carry on for my then 7-year-old son.  How could I monitor his education, be there for my family, and still earn a living?  Something had to give and I was afraid it was my job.   But then Julianna, MPS’ Operations Program... +

Consultant Courtney Burum’s Virtual World

I work at the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) office as a correspondence analyst, facilitating correspondence to be reviewed across different FEHRM workstreams, as well as between the Veterans Affairs Administration and the Department of Defense. I also support FEHRM’s SharePoint team by providing trainings on key functions and adding new users. Joining MPS in a remote environment has been a unique experience because... +

“Protect This House” by Melissa Farzin

Rules of engagement – we all have them, but we normally don’t take the time to write them down. As my sister was getting ready to graduate from college, I had accumulated almost five years of professional work experience, and was contemplating an appropriate graduation gift– something meaningful, useful, and personal. I thought back to my own transition from academia to what they call the “real world,” and quickly found myself... +

Shenase Karrim Finds Calm in the midst of Disruption

I started at MPS nearly six months ago, during the pandemic, and have yet to meet my colleagues in person.  My current role in IT/Cyber Security in the Federal space has afforded me the opportunity to learn a tremendous amount about Cyber Security, IT Governance, Data, and Information Security. I am very aware of time. Since no time is lost in commutes, we’ve gained more productive time. We adjourn one meeting and commence another... +