G Squared Participates in Silver Linings Panel


G Squared partnered with Edge and Womble Bond Dickinson to host a panel of executive leaders in the government industry to discuss silver linings emerging in the government market through the Covid-19 environment. Held on Thursday June 25th, the panelists included Jonathan Moneymaker from AEgis Technologies, Richard Pineda from CALIBRE Systems, Inc., John Hillen from EverWatch, Gilbert Dussek from Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc., Dean Rutley from Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP and Greg Nossaman from G Squared. The panelists discussed how they’ve overcome recent challenges presented by the current environment and how certain new practices may persist well beyond Covid-19.


The conversation focused on how they were able to effectively lead and transform their companies through the last three months, sow the seeds of growth for the future, and plan for new and emerging opportunities.

Highlights include:

  • Jonathan Moneymaker from AEgis gave insights into his recent experience on closing a deal and managing virtual integration while promoting company collaboration, values and culture 

  • Dean Rutley from Womble gave advice how companies can mitigate risk in the current environment specifically the potential impact of the CARES Act on M&A and the perceived optics of PPP loans 

  • Greg Nossaman from G Squared provided insight on the deal landscape, valuations and current buyer/seller expectations on M&A processes 

  • John Hillen from EverWatch provided perspective on ways 2020 compares to other significant events of the recent past (9/11, Great Recession, Sequestration, federal government shutdown) and the lessons from these past recoveries that are applicable for us today

  • Gil Dussek from Gunnison Consulting Group shared how he is leveraging his experience from prior leadership roles at large, publicly traded companies to position Gunnison, a smaller, but rapidly growing business, for continued growth and go-to-market strategy in this new environment 

  • Rich Pineda from Calibre Systems spoke to the potential shifts in federal procurement and diversification opportunities that are emerging in this current environment and with an upcoming presidential election.

A link to a recording of the webinar will be provided shortly. For questions, please contact Libba Keith at lkeith@gsquaredcap.com.