September 26, 2012

TCG’s Latest Rising Star Profiled in Federal Computer Week

Lisa Alferieff recognized for significant contribution to Federal IT

Washington, DC, September 26, 2012:  Federal Computer Week has posted a profile of TCG Chief Operating Officer Lisa Alferieff in recognition of her being named a recipient of FCW’s 2012 Rising Star award.

The Rising Star award program recognizes top public and private sector employees who have made an early and substantive mark in the government information technology community. This is the fourth year in a row that a TCG employee has been honored as a Rising Star. Ms. Alferieff was one of 12 individuals from over 75 nominees selected for this prestigious honor.

A PMP-certified project manager, Ms. Alferieff oversees TCG operations. She takes a holistic view of TCG’s performance, integrating technical, administrative, analytical, and other resources to create teams that solve significant challenges in government, operating at the speed of a startup while retaining accurate and appropriate accountability to taxpayers.

“Every day Lisa shows our customers and our staff how to deliver excellent results,” said Dan Turner, President of TCG. “She is a consummate professional and a fantastic mentor to our junior advisors. We’re incredibly proud that she’s part of the TCG family.”

Ms. Alferieff and the other Rising Stars will be recognized for their achievements in the government technology community at this year’s GCN Awards Gala. This 25th anniversary event, to be held October 24, 2012, at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA, will also recognize extraordinary work by agency IT teams whose innovation or achievements using technology have made a significant impact on the performance of their agencies or the services they provide.

About TCG
TCG ( is an award-winning small business that specializes in tailored information technology solutions and advisory services with a particular focus on grants management, collaboration platforms, and budget formulation and execution. TCG transforms information technology infrastructures and inconsistent processes to integrated environments built on reusable functionality, consistent business processes, and interoperable infrastructures. The multiple awards that TCG and its clients have received demonstrate the benefits of using best practices such as CMMI, ITIL, and PMBOK to meet complex technology and management needs.

TCG’s company goal is to save the US taxpayer $1 billion by 2016. So far the company has saved the government in excess of $265 million by automating once-costly processes, using time-saving and money-saving processes in developing code, helping the government restructure its business processes, and paying careful attention to the company’s own expenses on contracts.

About the Rising Star Awards and the 1105 Government Information Group
The Rising Star awards are sponsored by the 1105 Government Information Group (—the publisher of Federal Computer Week, Government Computer News, Washington Technology, and Defense Systems. Now in its sixth year, the awards program honors up-and-coming employees in the public and private sectors who have made an early—and substantive—mark in the government information technology community.  Supervisors or co-workers nominate individuals for the awards, and a distinguished panel of judges chooses the winners. 

David G. Cassidy
Vice President
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