Category Archives: QED National News

Seventh Year Straight – QED National Listed on Inc. 500|5000 for 2015

For the seventh consecutive year, QED National has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the country’s 5000 fastest growing private companies. Over the last three years, QED has achieved a three-year sales growth rate of 93%.

For more information, including comments from President Colleen Molter, please see the full article at the following link:

QED National Leads Discussion on Cyber Security/SCADA Systems at NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference

On October 14, 2015, Anthony Concolino (Managing Director) and Russ Kiernan (Director of Management Consulting & Information Security) of QED National, together with Ken Garmson (Director of IT & Communications) of Arup, discussed the importance of continuous application of the NIST Framework Core to ensure effective application of controls for the replacement of the “Air Gap” in SCADA Systems needed as a result of the convergence of Operations and IT networks in critical infrastructure.

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Molter Selected as Panelist for Upcoming NYS MWBE Forum Event

President Colleen Molter is scheduled to participate in the 2015 New York State MWBE Forum’s Round Table for Information Technology on Friday, October 2 in Albany, NY.

Ms. Molter was chosen to be a panelist for her perspective as a privately held MWBE in IT which works heavily with the public sector. The round table discussion will involve insight into the trends of IT in the public sector, examining new points of entry for small companies in New York State, and ...

Anthony Concolino Speaks at NYS Forum Event

On April 9th, 2015, QED National’s Managing Director, Anthony Concolino, led an event hosted by the NYS Forum Project Management Workgroup which spotlighted the management and operation of large, complex technology programs. The audience was provided with an interactive discussion featuring an account of IT Transformation case studies and including real life examples within Tony’s own experiences of work.

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QED National Awarded “Women Business Enterprise Award of Excellence” Honor at the 2014 Competitive Edge Conference

QED National is thrilled to announce it is the recipient of this year’s Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Award of Excellence at the 2014 Competitive Edge Conference.

QED National is a promoter of Supplier Diversity and the virtues of the program are embedded within the culture of the organization.  The entire QED National team recognizes MWBE firms and the value they provide to the NY business community.

This prestigious award is bestowed upon Colleen Molter and QED National for its continued success and ...

QED National’s Placement on CIO Reviews’ “20 Most Promising Government Technology Consulting Companies” list!

QED National is delighted to announce our placement on CIO Reviews’ “20 Most Promising Government Technology Consulting Companies” list! In December 2013, the CIO Review released a special government technology issue outlining the hardships within the government workspace that are associated with a continuous growth in technology and identified those companies that have developed successful business practices in an industry that is forever changing.

The CIO Review examined corporations across the United States and analyzed their capability to fulfill the needs ...

Barry Pardee Joins QED National Team

QED National is proud to announce the newest addition to our Sales Team, Barry Pardee!  Barry joined our team on January 13, 2014 and is QED’s new Account Executive for the upstate New York territory.

Barry is a Senior Information Technology professional with over 30 years of expertise in IT Sales, Project Management, IT Consulting, and Management.  Additionally, Barry has a successful background working with commercial organizations as well as federal and non-federal government agencies. He has successfully managed multi-million dollar ...

QED National Hosts Mobile Data Center Demonstration at NYS DOT Facility

QED National, in partnership with AvNet and Elliptical Mobile Solutions, recently conducted a Mobile Data Center/Disaster Recovery presentation and demonstration at the NYS DOT facility in Albany. The event focused on use cases and case studies reflecting successful Mobile Data Center solutions with an emphasis on Disaster Recovery considerations, including: Mobile Hardened Infrastructure, Data Centers in Remote Locations, Remote Application Support in Harsh Environments, and Remote Office Support.

The Mobile Data Center Solution features EMC’s VSPEX, a modular, virtualized infrastructure stack ...

QED National Sponsors 2013 New York City Technology Forum

Nov 14 and 15, 2013

Featuring renowned speakers, the New York City Technology Forum is focused on the technology needs of New York City government entities and is free to government employees.

Stop by QED National’s booth to meet our NYC Account Team and learn more about our new products and services.

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Fred Seim Joins QED National Team

QED National is proud to announce the newest addition to our Senior Management Team, Fred Seim! Fred joined our team on Sept 30, 2013 and will be managing all QED National Sales operations.

Fred is a Senior Information Technology professional with over 24 years of expertise in PM/QA (Project Monitoring/Quality Assurance) and IV&V (Independent Verification and Validation) with a broad background in successfully working with various government agencies including federal and non-federal clients. Fred is outcome oriented with a reputation of ...

QED National Attends 3rd Annual NY State MWBE Forum

On October 3rd and 4th, QED National attended the 2013 NY State MWBE Forum in Albany. The Forum is the largest statewide business event for minority and women-owned businesses.

The QED National New York Sales Team had the opportunity to meet and speak with representatives from multiple NYS government agencies, prime and sub-contractors, and attend a variety of informative sessions.

Our Sales Team thanks all who made this such a successful event and looks forward to attending next year’s event!

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Colleen Molter Featured on and Huffington Post

QED National is excited to announce that Founder and President, Colleen Molter, was recently featured in an article on! The article was also published by Huffington Post.

The article exemplifies philanthropic woman-leadership in business through Colleen and the philanthropic initiatives she established as QED National’s business model, discussing the connection between these initiatives, which include pro-bono efforts to support minority- and women-owned small businesses, and their resulting contribution to QED National’s 20-year-and-counting success story.

Notably, the article focuses on QED National’s ...

Colleen Molter & Nancy Ploeger – Voice of Manhattan Radio Show

Please join us on August 22nd, 2012 at 12 noon, while Colleen Molter, President and Founder of QED National and Nancy Ploeger, President of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce join Bruce A. Hurwitz on The Voice of Manhattan Business for a 60-minute radio show to discuss the issues concerning paid sick days within the City of New York. In an effort to advocate, connect and educate our Manhattan business community The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce has developed The Voice of ...