Chevy Chase, Maryland – November 16, 2022
Enlightenment Capital, an Aerospace, Defense, Government & Technology (ADG&T) investment firm based in the Washington, DC area, announced it has acquired Agile Defense (Agile), a provider of digital transformation solutions to the Department of Defense and other federal customers. Agile will serve as Enlightenment’s next-generation information technology and digital transformation platform.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Reston, VA, Agile is a provider of enterprise IT, cloud migration services, development, security, and operations (DevSecOps), IT service management, cybersecurity assessment and risk management, and Compliance-as-a-Service to the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, Defense Information Services Agency (DISA), and other federal government customers.
“Agile will serve as the foundation for Enlightenment’s newest platform, aimed at meeting the heightened demand by Federal customers for digital transformation and customized IT systems and operations,” said Devin Talbott, Managing Partner of Enlightenment Capital. “Jay Lee (CEO) has built an impressive business. We are thrilled to partner with him and the rest of the team to accelerate and augment the company’s development.”
“Agile’s service offerings are integral to its customers, helping them develop, maintain, and modernize critical IT systems and digital applications in support of their missions,” said Jason Rigoli, Partner at Enlightenment Capital. “We will continue to invest in the Agile platform to drive enhanced capabilities and support across its customer base.”
“Enlightenment is our ideal investment partner – they understand the sector and the critical mission needs of national security and civilian agencies, and they share our vision to create a platform for service delivery excellence,” said Jay Lee, CEO. “This partnership strengthens Agile Defense’s capacity to pursue strategic growth initiatives and to invest in the new capabilities our customers demand.”
About Agile Defense
Agile Defense provides IT solutions and services to support and advance the mission of our customers. Through an empowered and engaged workforce, we deliver innovative and high-quality services to our customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.agile-defense.com.
About Enlightenment Capital
Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides flexible capital and strategic support to middle-market companies in the Aerospace, Defense, Government & Technology (ADG&T) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace and space systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
For more information, visit www.enlightenment-cap.com and follow us at www.linkedin.com/company/enlightenment-capital