OneZero Solutions Awarded to Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé Program: Partnering with Perspecta, Inc.

Published on February 9, 2021

Feb 9, 2021

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Alexandria, Virginia Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, 8(a) Firm awarded to Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé Program with Perspecta, Inc.

OneZero Solutions, LLC., an Alexandria, Virginia-based information technology, cybersecurity, program management, and enterprise technology Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), 8(a) consulting firm, in conjunction with Perspecta Inc., was approved for participation in the United States Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Mentor-Protégé Program. This partnership will be for a three-year period, with Perspecta serving as mentor and OneZero Solutions serving as protégé.

As part of its continued commitment to the development and advocacy of small businesses, Perspecta has been an active participant in various federal mentor-protégé programs for more than 25 years. Perspecta provides development assistance and technology transfer to improve the ability of protégés to innovate and compete equitably in the marketplace. Perspecta helps prepare protégé firms to eventually become a large or midsize business or a streamlined small business filling a particular niche.

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We are so grateful to both DHS and Perspecta for the opportunity to participate in the DHS Mentor Protégé Program. With the success Perspecta has demonstrated delivering exceptional services within the government sector, OneZero is humbled and excited to learn and grow under their mentorship

— Al Sowers, President and CEO

”We recognize Perspecta’s expertise in developing and deploying federal government solutions and believe the DHS Mentor-Protégé program is an ideal way to create and deliver value to DHS, as we create opportunities for growth between the two companies,” said Al Sowers, President and CEO of OneZero Solutions


About OneZero Solutions

OneZero Solutions is an 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that is problem-solving and solutions-oriented. OneZero was founded in 2017 when our founder, Al Sowers, was medically retired from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). While Al could no longer serve on Active Duty, he wanted to continue serving and protecting his country. Al also wanted to promote the professional advancement of military veterans – especially disabled veterans like himself.

OneZero specialize in cybersecurity operations, information assurance, computer network operations, solutions engineering, and project management in support of federal, state, and local government organizations. Employing professional, knowledgeable, and experienced personnel, OneZero strives to provide superior service and unparalleled results to our customers.

Our industry-leading security experts have designed and implemented some of the largest secure networks in the world, and have implemented and managed numerous large-scale, enterprise-wide infrastructures focused on strategic compliance factors across multiple government and private sector organizations. With our people first approach and methodology, we create customer-centric environments leveraging technologies to increase productivity throughout the workforce.

For more information about OneZero Solutions, visit


Media Contact

Bob Burnett
Senior Vice President, Business Development
OneZero Solutions, LLC

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