About Us

Founded in 2000 by Glen Adams, Cogent Solutions is headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Cogent Solutions is a leading provider of comprehensive information technology solutions, web solutions and project management services to the Federal Government. We are currently providing award-winning support to the Department of Defense on a variety of mission critical projects. Cogent brings to each client the spirit and enthusiasm of an entrepreneurial corporate structure, a staff that is continuously educated in newly emerging technologies, and the primary goal of exceeding contract requirements and customer expectations.


Glen Adams is the Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cogent Solutions, Inc.  Mr. Adams retired from the US Army with 37 years of military and civilian service. Mr. Adams earned a Masters of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Bowie State University and has a Doctor of Divinity from Shiloh Theological Seminary. Dr. Adams has performed wide variety of information technology and managerial duties while in the United States Army. His experience includes software engineering, project management, information technology, progressive system analysis, programming, test and evaluation, requirements analysis, database design, configuration management, web design, capability maturity model, telecommunications, networking design, infrastructure protection in classified environments, quality assurance, ISO management representation, network configuration, internet solutions, software development, and technical management.  

John Scarcella is the President of Cogent Solutions. He is responsible for strategic growth, client satisfaction, and leading the corporation into diverse sectors of the federal marketplace. Prior to Cogent Solutions, John spent about 2 years at Planned Systems International (PSI), where he was Chief Business Development Officer, and responsible for business development, capture, proposals, and diversifying the client base from its mainstream focus in health care IT support. Before that John spent 6 years at Catapult Technology, where he was EVP overseeing operations, client satisfaction, business development and growth for DoD, Foreign Affairs, and Law Enforcement agencies throughout the federal government. He built the DoD business by 2,000% over a five-year period, building the firms smallest division into the largest in anticipation of selling the company. John also spent 6 years with IntelliDyne, where he was EVP, Business Development, responsible for business development, capture and proposals. His team led the company into new markets within the Department of Justice and helped expand its presence in the Military Health System IT support arena. Committed to charitable work, John sits on the Board of the Southern Maryland Sports Plex and Learning Center, and is active in raising funds for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. John holds both a bachelor’s degree and masters of engineering degrees from Cornell University, a master of science degree in management from Polytechnic Institute of NY, and work towards an MBA degree. 


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