As President & CEO, Mr. McCargo provides overall executive leadership of ARServices – a highly credentialed, minority-owned, SBA Certified Small, Disadvantaged Business. His leadership drives the company’s profitability and highest quality delivery across ARServices’ three lines of business – business transformation services, integrated logistics services and research and development support services – supporting the Department of Defense, civilian federal government customers and industry teaming partners.
Prior to leading ARServices, Mr. McCargo held executive leadership roles for other government consulting firms, including large, Fortune 500 businesses such as AT&T Government Solutions, Verizon Federal Systems and Unisys Federal Systems.
Mr. McCargo has extensive experience leading the complete business profit-and-loss life cycle from customer contact through contract closeout and consulting stakeholders on topics related to strategic planning, business re-engineering initiatives, human capital management, resource management, and marketing. Some of Mr. McCargo’s accomplishments include developing an integrated operations and marketing plan for $2 billion worldwide business unit that exceeded corporate targets and market growth rates for revenue and EBIT; creating a business unit that propelled sales from zero to $250 million; leading financial and technical performance of global contracts totaling $200+ million; leading an expansion into the Federal intelligence market and driving revenue from $38 million to $90+ million in two years.
Under Mr. McCargo’s leadership, ARServices has successfully graduated from the 8(a) program; won a transformational single-award Department of Defense contract of over $145 million; and achieved selection in the Inc. Magazine 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for five consecutive years. Mr. McCargo’s leadership acumen has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and his fellow Emerging Leaders (EL) Alumni, earning him the position of Chairman on the SBA’ s EL Alumni Business Collaborative Board.
Mr. McCargo holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from American University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and English from the University of Rhode Island. He also holds professional certifications from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and George Washington University.