News & Insights

  • News (10/20/2017)

    Ventera was awarded a 5-year contract by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) for the Modernization of Execution, Performance, and Invoice Consolidation (EPIC). The total contract value is $92M if all options are exercised, and has an initial base year of $3.2M.  We look forward to working with S&T to design and implement the new system and processes using modern technologies, our scaled agile methodology and user centered design.

  • News (10/09/2017)

    Ventera was awarded the 3-year, $42M, Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES) task order under the CMS Agile Delivery to Execute Legislative Endeavors for Quality Related Initiatives (ADELE-QRI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). We look forward to working with CMS to design and develop an innovative, user-centered, and streamlined user-experience-based integrated Internet-facing iQIES system that replaces the existing suite of QIES legacy systems. iQIES will be developed using modern development technologies and methodologies including Agile, UCD, Cloud, Open Source, and DevOps.

  • News (08/16/2017)

    We are excited to share that we opened a second Ventera office space this month in Columbia, Maryland! This office allows us to better support our Baltimore based team and clients. As Steve Deichman, a program manager explains, “It’s great to have dedicated office space for our Baltimore based staff. This will allow us to recruit top talent from other parts of the region and serve new client markets.” We are thrilled to be a part of the Maryland community!

    Office location:

    9755 Patuxent Woods Drive
    Suite 100 (Ascend One)
    Columbia MD 21064
  • News (07/11/2017)

    On May 13th, Ventera participated in the Tour De Cure bike ride in support of the American Diabetes Association. We joined hundreds of other riders on a chilly May morning and braved the threat of inclement weather riding 20 miles from Reston Town Center down the W&OD trail and back.  In our inaugural year participating, we had seven dedicated riders and raised our goal of $2500 thanks to the generosity of fellow employees, family, friends, and Ventera.

    The money raised for the American Diabetes Association funds critical diabetes research, information programs, and advocacy efforts that support the nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. with diabetes, and the 86 million with pre-diabetes.  To find out more about this important cause visit

  • News (05/26/2017)

    In the summer of 2016, Ventera embarked on a journey to collect soda-pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The Ronald McDonald House Charities assist families by providing low-cost living close to hospitals, allowing families to stay together during challenging health-related times without worrying about expensive living costs. The local Falls Church, VA house is located near the INOVA Children’s Hospital and is beautifully constructed and decorated. 

  • News (09/23/2016)

    Ventera received a prime contract award for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Agile Delivery for Executive Legislative Endeavors – Quality Related Initiatives (ADELE-QRI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA).

  • News (08/10/2016)

    On June 18th, 2016 a group of Ventera employees attended a Bite Me Cancer event where they stuffed 200 Cancer Support Bags. Bags included an iTunes gift card, a flash drive with an inspirational message, a stress ball, a baseball cap, a journal, a water bottle, and other age-appropriate items. Ventera is a corporate sponsor of the Bite Me Cancer Foundation.

  • News (05/25/2016)

    In 1996, CEO Robert Acosta came together with a group of friends to build a company from scratch. On January 30th, 2016, current and former Ventera employees gathered to celebrate the culmination of accomplishments that define Ventera’s past 20 years.


  • News (11/23/2015)

    What happens when engineers, designers, and product managers come together to hack out innovative solutions to complex problems?

  • News (10/20/2015)

    On October 16, Ventera joined over 100 technologists at the 2nd GSA Digital Innovation Hackathon. After a rigorous competition, judges handed out the awards, and in the end 7 of the 15 winners were from Ventera.