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Quest Software Public Sector – A Trusted Partner


Quest’s solutions serve more than 15 million government and higher education end users. Government customers include the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Justice, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security as well as the states of California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Texas, and Vermont. We’ve also helped the County of Los Angeles, the City of Chicago, the City of Houston and higher education institutions in all 50 states to conquer their toughest IT challenges. Quest’s products and services can be purchased through various federal, state, and local contracts, including GSA, SEWP and ITES. Find out more about our contract vehicles, industry memberships and associations, and our executive management team that help us drive our brand of "Simplicity at Work" for you.

Executive Bios

Paul ChristmanPaul Christman
President and CEO


Paul Christman leads Quest Software's public sector subsidiary, covering the federal government, state and local governments, and higher education in the U.S. In this role, he oversees all sales, reseller channels, alliances, marketing, systems consulting, and operations.  He is responsible for the subsidiary's long-term growth and profitability as well as key customer relationships.  Mr. Christman joined Quest in April 2005 as director of public sector sales where he led teams in creating strategic technology relationships with state and local governments and higher education institutions nationwide.

Previously, Mr. Christman spent five years at VERITAS Software as national sales manager and business development manager for state and local governments and public education customers.  Prior to that, he was a district manager for Metiom, an electronic procurement software company focused on automating government purchasing.  Mr. Christman has also held various sales and sales management positions at Microsoft and Lotus.  He has been building his experience in government purchasing, contracting, consulting, and software product marketing since 1995 and has worked in the software industry since the mid 1980s.

Christman holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Hamilton College.


Mike SingerMike Singer
Vice President, Federal Sales


Michael Singer directs the teams responsible for supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, civilian, intelligence and defense contractor markets. Before joining Quest at the start of 2012, Mr. Singer was President of Distributed Solutions, Inc. (DSI), a leader for 17 years in acquisition lifecycle management solutions to the Federal Government. His background prior to DSI includes positions as Vice President of Avaya’s Federal Business Unit, Senior Director of Government Sales & Marketing for Adobe Systems, Inc., and a Director and Managing Director at Sun Microsystems.

With over 25 years of experience in the information technology industry, Mr. Singer has been recognized repeatedly for his contributions to sales, marketing, executive level management and leadership. He is also a featured speaker at numerous IT industry events, a lecturer at The National Defense University, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors for the USO of Metropolitan Washington, a member of the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors for the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), and President of AFCEA DC.


Ted Milkovich Ted Milkovich
Director of Channels and Alliances


Ted Milkovich leads Quest Software’s public sector subsidiary channels and alliances organization supporting systems integrators, valued reseller, referral and distribution partners that serve US government agencies and education institutions. He is responsible for building a program which will yield long-term growth and profitability of public sector partner relationships. Mr. Milkovich joined Quest in early 2012.

Prior to Quest, Mr. Milkovich held various senior level leadership positions during his 21 years at Novell, Inc., ranging from director of sales to worldwide global alliance executive. As a sales director he lead his sales teams in selling enterprise software and solutions to various types of key marketplaces, including Fortune 500/2000 companies, US federal agencies, state and local governments and public education institutions. During his time as a global alliance executive he gained a deep understanding of the channel and the importance of a powerful and effective partner model. His experience included working with the partner ecosystem of distributors, resellers, VARs, SIs and consulting organizations with an alliance focus of IBM, HP, Dell, Lenovo and Wyse. In addition, he was involved in business development efforts around Linux and Open Source. Mr. Milkovich has been building his experience in government purchasing, partnering, business development, and IT marketing since 1988 and has worked in the industry since mid-1980s.

Milkovich holds a double major in administration and management science and economics at Carnegie Mellon University.


Tammi ShapiroTammi Shapiro
Vice President, Operations Facility Security Officer


Tammi Shapiro's team is responsible for financials, GSA contracts, security clearances, and business management. She joined Quest in April of 2006 and has more than decade of experience managing operations in the public sector. Prior to Quest, Mrs. Shapiro was a contractor for the Department of Homeland Security and worked for a disaster recovery firm. She also spent 14 years with Lucent Technologies in senior roles in operations and marketing. Additionally, Mrs. Shapiro has expertise working with the intelligence community. She holds a bachelor's degree in technology management from the University of Maryland.


Dave BaldwinDave Baldwin
Director, Public Sector Sales


Dave Baldwin leads sales activities for Quest's database solutions, serving the federal government, state and local governments, and higher education in all 50 states. He builds business relationships with customers that use Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, and DB2 database platforms. Mr. Baldwin joined Quest in 2001. Prior to that, he held a number of positions in sales and sales management in both government and commercial markets. He is an active member of several IT associations including AFCEA and ITAA. In his spare time, Mr. Baldwin enjoys playing hockey and working with special needs children. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Frank LessiakFrank Lessiak
Director, Public Sector Technical Services


Frank Lessiak joined Quest in May of 1999. His Consulting Services organization is responsible for technical sales support, software implementation, and ongoing technical satisfaction for all Public Sector customers. Prior to working at Quest, Frank was an instructor at Oracle teaching database design, data modeling and PL/SQL programming. Before that, he was the Software Development Director at Computer Packages Inc., a patent and trademark software development firm. He has 28 years of experience in IT, with the first ten years of his career spent as a mainframe programmer working on government contracts. In his spare time he plays hockey and teaches high speed driving. Frank holds a computer science degree from University of Maryland as well as a BS in Management from National Louis University.


State Vehicles

We offer our products through a variety of state, local, and municipal vehicles from a diverse network of partners.

State

Contract Holder

Contract

Alabama

Insight

US Communities

Alaska

Insight

US Communities

Arizona

Dell Software, DLT Solutions

AZ State Contract

Arkansas

EnPointe

Tips/Taps Contract

California

Western Blue, CompuCom, ANS, Angus Hamer Networking, DLT Solutions

CMAS

California

Allied Network Solutions, Capital Datacorp, CompuCom Systems, Inc., Enterprise Networking Solutions, Inc., Western Blue Corporation

SLP

Colorado

Insight

US Communities

Connecticut

Computer Intelligence Association (CIA)

CT State Contract

Delaware

Insight

DE State Contract

District of Columbia

GSA based purchasing

GSA based purchasing

Florida

Insight

US Communities

Georgia

Dell Marketing L.P.

GA State Contract

Hawaii

Insight

US Communities

Idaho

Insight

US Communities

Illinois

EnPointe

Tips/Taps Contract

Indiana

Insight

US Communities

Iowa

Dell Software

GSA Based

Kansas

SHI

KS State Contract

Kentucky

Insight

US Communities

Louisiana

Dell Marketing L.P.

LA State Contract

Maine

Dell Software

ME State Contract

Maryland

DataNetworks, Insight, Daly Computers

MD COTS

Massachusetts

Dell Software

MA State Contract

Michigan

EDS

MI State Contract

Minnesota

Insight, EnPointe

MN State Contract

Mississippi

Dell Software

MS State Contract

Missouri

EnPointe

Tips/Taps Contract

Montana

Insight

US Communities

Nebraska

Insight

US Communities

Nevada

Insight

US Communities

New Hampshire

SHI

NH State Contract

New Jersey

E-Plus, Dyntek

NJ State Contract

New Mexico

Dell Software

NM State Contract

New York

Dell Software, SHI

NY State Contract

North Carolina

Insight

US Communities

North Dakota

Insight

US Communities

Ohio

DLT Solutions

OH State Contract

Oklahoma

EnPointe

Tips/Taps Contract

Oregon

Dell Software

OR State Contract

Pennsylvania

Dell Software, Eplus

PA COSTARS

Rhode Island

Dell Software

RI State Contract

South Carolina

Insight

US Communities

South Dakota

Insight

US Communities

Tennessee

Dell Software

TN State Contract

Texas

SHI, Dell Marketing L.P., DLT Solutions

TX DIR

Utah

En Pointe

UT State Contract

Vermont

Dell Software

VT State Contract

Virginia

Dell Software

VA State Contract

Washington

Insight

US Communities

West Virginia

Insight

US Communities

Wisconsin

Computer Intelligence Association (CIA)

WI State Contract

Wyoming

Insight

US Communities


For questions, please contact your account manager or call (301) 820-4800.

Fed Vehicles

We offer products through a variety of federal GWACs, BPAs, and IDIQs  -- both directly from Quest and from a diverse network of partners.

Contract

Contract Holder

Contract #

BPA

Quest Software

W91-QUZ-05-A-0023

DoD ESI (Enterprise Software Initiative)

DLT Solutions

W91QUZ-06-0004

DHS FirstSource

Govplace

HSHQDC-07-D-00025

ECS III

DLT Solutions

263-03-D-0565

GSA

SIRC

GS-35F-0149N

GSA

DLT Solutions

GS-35F-4543G

SEWP IV

DLT Solutions

NNG07DA28B

SEWP IV

Alvarez & Associates, LLC

NNG07DA46B


For questions, please contact your account manager or call (301) 820-4800.

Associations

Civilian

AffirmACT/IACTechAmerica

Department of Defense

AFCEAINSAUSO

State and Local Government

NASCIOGovernment Technology Digital Communities 

Higher Education

BlackboardEDUCAUSESunGard

Partners

If you are interested in becoming a partner, we invite you to learn more about the Quest Partner Circle.

The Quest public sector software team and our partners share a purpose - leverage our combined industry expertise in government and education IT to deliver innovative solutions to you. Our partners, including many of the world's largest hardware suppliers, software vendors and system integrators, solve some of the toughest enterprise challenges at the forefront of government today. As these challenges become more complex, our technology plays an integral role in helping our partners simplify and automate the solutions. Our common goal is helping our customers succeed and stay ahead in this fast-moving market.

We offer products through a variety of federal GWACs, BPAs, IDIQs and a variety of state, local, and municipal vehicles-- both directly and from a diverse network of partners. Additionally, we invest significant resources in ensuring that our solutions and products comply with existing government certifications and mandates —including the requirements of, FIPS Publications 140/201, FISMA, C&A, Section 508 & VPATs, USGCB, FDCC, HSPD-12 and OMB 11-11. To find out more about our contract vehicles, industry memberships, government certification and associations, please reference the additional resources below.

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