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Expertise Doesn’t Happen Overnight

At Peerless, our deep knowledge of cybersecurity, compliance, and IT has been years in the making and will continue to evolve. Serving both the Department of Defense (DoD) and the private sector, we’re continuously developing new ways to help our customers navigate the complicated world of security and tech compliance with clear, straightforward advice and solutions they can trust.

Peerless Timeline

A lot has changed since 2014 — but not our unwavering commitment to the highest quality IT and cybersecurity consultant services. Take a look at where we started and where we’re going.

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Inspiration

June 2014

Jaded by the lack of quality MSP solutions in the DMV-area, Brian Seeling and Jim DePhillip decided to venture out from their corporate careers in order to pursue a dream.

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Validation

July 2014

One month after taking the plunge, Brian and Jim land Peerless's first MSP contract client. The dream starts to get real.

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Growth

October 2015

Brian and Jim double-down and spend the next year developing new business, servicing clients, and honing their business strategy. All that hard work paid off, and they were able to hire Peerless's first full-time employee.

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Focus

June 2017

Inspired by the rapid growth in the IT space, Peerless expands its service offering and begins providing Compliance Solutions along with its award-winning IT Services.

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Influence

January 2018

Good things come to those who work for them. Peerless Tech Solutions is recognized as the 2017 Charles Country Small Business of the Year.

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Expansion

June 2018

Peerless launches its Government Services Division to support its growing number of government contractor clients, and expand its support of the Department of Defense.

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Expansion

October 2018

To better serve its growing market, Jim DePhillip opens Peerless's second office. The Government Services Division is moved to Hollywood, MD.

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Expansion

June 2019

Peerless outgrows its original office and expands its operations with a state-of-the-art Operations Center to better support its Commercial Partners.

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Determination

2020 & Beyond

Today, our customers rely on us to guide them through the Department of Defense regulatory compliance, including certification and ongoing management for CMMC and NIST 800-171.

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Our Core Values

Our company is built on a set of values, not a list of deliverables. By understanding our values we can make each decision knowing it is true to the things we hold dear. 

Be a Guide..

..to our clients and employees, providing direction as we navigate the complexity of IT Solutions and a career in technology.

Be Diligent..

..in our approach, ensuring that we understand the needs of our customers so that we can provide proper care and guidance.

Be Positive..

..while being diligent in our approach to guidance, we find joy in the act of service. 

If this sounds like you, we’d love to have you come help us build the future of information technology.

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Meet The Team

Meet the people at Peerless who are dedicated to creating MSSP solutions that accelerate CMMC readiness and ensure DoD regulatory compliance.

James DePhillip
James DePhillip
MANAGING PARTNER

As a network architect with more than 20 years of experience and a founder at Peerless along with Brian Seeling, DePhillip taps his deep understanding of software development and product capabilities to develop innovative solutions for the DoD and intelligence community that are cost-effective, efficient, scalable, and forward-thinking.

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Brian Seeling
MANAGING PARTNER & CEO

Before launching Peerless in 2014 with James DePhillip, Seeling worked in the IT industry (both private and government), bootstrapping his way up from help desk support to lead engineer. Today, Seeling carries out the vision set forth when he first launched Peerless: helping clients to align their goals with the appropriate technologies.

Rob Vest
Rob Vest
DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT SERVICES DIVISION

As the leader of our Government Services Division, Vest manages Peerless IT projects that support the Department of Defense. For nearly a decade, Vest has managed high-visibility voice, video, and network efforts for the federal government and delivered unique, cutting-edge solutions.

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Mark Bitz
HELP DESK MANAGER

Bitz works diligently to make sure our clients' day-to-day computing issues are resolved as efficiently as possible. With over a quarter-century of experience as a helpdesk engineer and manager, Bitz is able to lead his team of engineers by example. He utilizes his deep knowledge of the MSP space to help our clients address IT issues, large and small.  

Eric Bragger
Eric Bragger
CYBERSECURITY COMPLIANCE MANAGER

From Defense and Intelligence to Health and Energy, Bragger has 22+ years of cybersecurity experience across a multitude of industries. Much of his experience was gained leading cybersecurity, governance, risk management, and compliance for hundreds of millions of dollars in programs. Bragger also created the OWASP Cyber Controls Matrix, a non-profit project that consolidates knowledge and efforts across multiple cyber standards. 

Adam N. Burke
Adam N. Burke
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

With degrees in both engineering and theatre — along with a decade of marketing experience across every major vertical — Burke brings a unique approach to his role as marketing director at Peerless. Skilled at communicating complex, technical topics in a way that is engaging for our customers, Burke’s messaging is often the first exposure Peerless prospects have with our brand.

Michael Davison
Michael Davison
TECHNICAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

As Technical Account Manager, Michael Davison oversees the technical needs of Peerless clients. Through consultation, recommendations, and support, Michael distills complex technical information into clear, straight-forward solutions that our customers can act upon.

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Billy Hollister
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Hollister's role is to introduce Peerless's vast service offerings to prospects who are looking to improve efficiency, achieve compliance, and shift the daily tasks of IT Management to a trusted service provider. With over a decade of experience building meaningful relationships, Hollister is capable of understanding a wide variety of business challenges so that he can deliver the best possible solutions to our prospective customers.

Rick Scott
Rick Scott
ENGINEERING DELIVERY MANAGER

As manager of Engineering Delivery, Rick Scott delivers technology solutions that solve business problems. With decades of hands-on experience in IT, we’re hard-pressed to find an IT system that Scott doesn’t have experience implementing, supporting, or managing, or a tech problem that he can’t solve.

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