Catapult Growth Partners is a corporate growth advisory firm empowering its innovative clients through proprietary methodologies and programs for strategy development, business development, business transformation services, and transaction (buy side) services in the small- and mid-market US GovCon ecosystem. DC-based, CGP works both domestically and internationally to help clients bring leading-edge services and technology to the United States Federal Government and its strategic missions.

CGP partners with clients to accelerate revenue growth and maximize
enterprise value. Our focus is in the dramatically underserved market of
innovative small- and mid-market government contractors seeking
pragmatic and actionable solutions to achieve next-level growth.


Mark Johnson


During the first 30 years of his career, Mr. Johnson held executive leadership positions at General Electric, PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM.  In 2010, Mr. Johnson started his own business (3A Broker Services) to leverage the expertise he developed at these corporations to successfully lead  smaller companies to achieve growth in the Federal market. Today, Mr. Johnson leads the Business Growth Advisory Practice at Catapult Growth Partners. 


Mr. Johnson possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minor in Management Information Systems from Pennsylvania State University, a Master's Degree in Taxation from Widener University and was a CPA in the State of Pennsylvania.

JP Foley


JP is a consulting industry veteran and entrepreneur with over 25 years of executive leadership and start-up experience founding, leading and growing large and mid-market consulting companies.  Over the last 17 years, JP and his partners successfully built and exited two notable GovCon consulting businesses. Earlier in his career, JP elevated to Partner within Andersen Business Consulting, and has leveraged his large business acumen and start-up experiences to advise dozens of small businesses.  Today, JP leads the Operational Excellence Practice at CGP, collaborating with clients to deliver actionable and pragmatic growth strategies and measurable, value-driven projects.


JP graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Management Science.

Michael Polmar


Michael has more than 30 years of experience providing growth and operations leadership in highly competitive markets.  He is tenacious in building new business, improving corporate performance, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners. Michael has held executive positions with ManTech, SAIC, Vencore and AT&T.  Today, he leads the Catapult Transaction Advisory practice.


Michael graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Chemistry.

Jean Blizzard


Seasoned Executive with a wide array of experience selling software and service for small businesses in the Federal market.

Mike Carucci


Naval Academy graduate with Federal experience in sales, business development and capture at companies like IBM, SAP, Sybase, iGate, and CSRA.

Fran Vogel


An accomplished Senior Executive with demonstrated success in business development, strategic account management and sales within the Federal IT Services community.

Scott Bruce


25+ years of experience in management and technology consulting to include Booz Allen Hamilton.  Degrees from Duke and the University of Pennsylvania.

Andy Lieber


30 years experience with large and mid-market government contractors with a focus on information technology and healthcare.  Business development experience with LGS Innovations, Grant Thorton and AT&T among other. 

Christina Orticke


Business Development Executive with over 25 years of experience working across a variety of business models and industries, including energy, financial services/financial technology and platforms.

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