System One Announces the Acquisition of Cohesion by ALTA IT Services

Firm News, Press Release, Staffing IT

August 2019 — By Kat Casey


Acquisition Will Expand System One’s Breadth of IT Workforce Solutions & Integrated Services

Pittsburgh, PA, August 5, 2019 – System One, a leading provider of staffing, workforce solutions, and integrated services, today announced that one of its companies, ALTA IT Services, LLC has acquired Cohesion. Cohesion, with offices in Baltimore and Cincinnati, delivers workforce solutions and agile consulting services to government and private sectors, including infrastructure, application support, business intelligence, quality assurance and software testing, and agile consulting. Cohesion will integrate as a part of ALTA IT Services.

With this acquisition, System One and ALTA further expand their capacity to help clients transform their technology environments. With the addition of Cohesion, ALTA and System One will continue to focus on sourcing and screening technology talent that supports critical IT projects and core business functions.

“Our firms’ combined service portfolio enhances our IT expertise, offering our clients efficient deployment of technology,” said Troy Gregory, President and CEO of System One. “We are excited to invest in the growth of this exceptional team and expand our reach in IT. We look forward to bringing Cohesion’s deep subject matter expertise and experience in IT to all of ALTA’s clients.”

“The acquisition of Cohesion, as part of ALTA, provides tremendous opportunity for us to grow and reach a new client base,” said John Owens, CEO of Cohesion. “We are excited to serve our clients with greater scalability of resources and expertise.”

Harbor View Advisors served as exclusive financial advisor to Cohesion in the transaction.

About System One 

System One delivers specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. For more than 35 years, we’ve built our reputation on exceptional talent, flexible delivery, and full accountability. System One’s national network spans energy, engineering, IT, commercial, scientific & clinical, legal, marketing, and beyond. System One is based in Pittsburgh, PA. Read more: System One

About ALTA

ALTA has built a reputation as an established leader in IT staffing and consulting services for government, commercial, and non-profit enterprises. From our headquarters in Rockville, MD, we serve clients in the Washington, DC metro marketplace and throughout the United States. Our robust network, built over many years, consists of thousands of national and local IT consultants. Read more: ALTA

About Cohesion

Cohesion delivers workforce solutions and agile consulting services to the government and private sectors, including infrastructure, application support, business intelligence, quality assurance and software testing, and agile consulting. They have successfully served hundreds of companies, from Fortune 500 to small and midsize businesses. Founded in 1999, Cohesion has worked with over 400 companies that resulted in over 4,000 successful engagements. Read more: Cohesion

Read the full press release by System One.