MCLEAN, Va. – June 3, 2019 – Trowbridge and Trowbridge LLC, an award-winning provider of cloud, cyber, and next-gen digital solutions to federal markets, is pleased to announce that Matthew Candy has joined the Company as its Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development. Candy will be responsible for the implementation of Trowbridge’s emerging acquisition strategy and business development engagements. Trowbridge is backed by Enlightenment Capital.

Cass Panciocco, Trowbridge President and CEO said, “We are thrilled to welcome Matt to the Trowbridge team as we continue building Trowbridge into the leading provider of innovative solutions to the Defense, Intelligence, and Federal-Civilian sectors,” Panciocco continued saying “Matt’s leadership and extensive experience in these sectors will be integral to driving growth that will create value for our employees, customers, and partners.”

Candy has worked with both public and privately-held companies driving meaningful growth, executing M&A transactions, and creating trusted customer relationships for over 20 years. Most recently Candy served as Managing Director of Arena Strategic Advisors, an M&A-focused consulting firm he co-founded in 2014. Assisting both corporate and private-equity clients, Candy has facilitated numerous M&A transactions and integrations, and implemented complex BD-related engagements.

“I am excited to join the highly-talented Trowbridge team as it continues on its impactful and accelerated growth trajectory,” said Candy. “I look forward to leveraging my experience as both an executive and a consultant to drive organic and newly identified growth for Trowbridge in the Government Services market as we all enter the next stage of our evolution with Enlightenment Capital.” Prior to Arena, Candy was a senior executive at both General Dynamics Information Technology and ManTech International.

“Matt’s track record growing and rebuilding high-performance organizations will be essential as Trowbridge continues to expand as a mission-critical partner across the Government Services sector,” said Jason Rigoli, Partner of Enlightenment Capital. “The company will greatly benefit from Matt’s experience as the team evaluates strategic acquisitions and partnerships to expand on a proven history of solutions provision with differentiated offerings to our customers and new career opportunities for our employees.”

About Trowbridge

Trowbridge is an award-winning provider of cloud, cyber, and next-gen digital solutions to defense, intelligence, and federal civilian markets. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with locations and staff nationwide, Trowbridge helps move missions forward to support the American people and the national security of the country. To learn more or join the team, visit www.tt-llc.com.

About Enlightenment Capital

Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides senior debt, mezzanine debt, and equity to middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.enlightenment-cap.com.