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Who We Are

Essential to the Mission

ARServices has provided innovative solutions to highly complex and mission-critical problems within the national security community for over 20 years. With a team of highly cleared experts, we deliver the critical thinking and domain expertise necessary to stay ahead of threats and adversaries around the world.


Our Vision

Empower federal projects with technological excellence and breakthrough innovations. Produce impactful strategies that lead to transformational experiences for all.

Our Mission

Enable our clients to deliver human-centric solutions for the growth and development of the economy and its people. Aspire to facilitate vital connections with clients and develop long-term relations.

Our Values

Embrace diverse opinions and perspectives to create a culture that supports diversity. Maintain a healthy, collaborative and transparent work environment that fosters teamwork, professional development, and growth.

ARServices has earned a reputation for exemplary business practices, professional development, and outstanding performance, making us a trusted partner and employer of choice for the GovCon industry. We are incredibly proud of our exceptional CPAR ratings, a proven track record of the quality of our support serving our customers and our country.

Our leadership team possesses skills nurtured through decades of commercial expertise to ensure optimal customer results, act as a force multiplier, and effectively manage programs from start to finish with a level of understanding and commitment rarely found in the government contracting industry.

Jerry McCargo

President & Chief Executive Officer

Jerry (Jay) McCargo is the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ARServices. He is a senior executive in government consulting with 30+ years of experience leading profit-and-loss business units and delivering $3+ billion in revenue.

John Ratliff

Chief Financial Officer

John Ratliff is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ARServices. He is a senior executive in government service contracting with 34 years of experience designing financial, administrative, and operational systems, policies, and procedures to provide structure, control, and stability in high-growth corporate environments.

Pete Pflugrath

Executive Vice President

Pete Pflugrath is a senior leader with more than 30 years of public sector experience supporting defense, intelligence, space, federal law enforcement, and health & civilian missions across the federal government.

Marie Gupta

Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition & People Operations

Marie Gupta is the Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and People Operations at ARServices. Her experience includes key roles with organizations such as L3 Communications, TASC/Engility, and Northrop Grumman.

People-Centric and Mission-Driven

At ARServices, we are proud of a culture of equity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our employees’ backgrounds and experiences, celebrate team and individual achievements, and honor the sacrifices made by those who serve our country. Our team is a talented mix of individuals from all experiences, ages, and backgrounds. We aim to engage diverse talent, lift them up, and enable them to create solutions that make a difference to our customers and the communities where we live and work.

We invest in the capabilities of our people, recognizing that they are all contributing individuals. We offer training and enable relevant professional development to ensure the continued growth of all employees and better serve our customers’ missions. Our employees’ commitment to social responsibility and support for various causes, especially those related to veterans and military families, is central to our corporate identity. We even offer all employees a “day of service” to contribute their time to causes of their own personal significance with the full support of ARServices.

Our leadership team works hard to honor, recruit, and retain veterans in diverse roles across the organization. As a company, we engage with Veteran Service Organizations, transitioning veterans, and other stakeholders to match qualified candidates with available positions. In fact, more than half of Team ARServices are veterans. The intangible qualities that veterans bring to the team and our customers’ missions are among the many factors that contribute to our continued success. The men and women of ARServices take great pride in the importance of their work and how it supports the security and safety of our nation.