Government Services IPT Hires Richard Arief as Federal Programs Manager

Largo, MD- Government Services Integrated Process Team (Government Services IPT), a leading architecture, engineering and construction firm, is pleased to welcome Richard Arief as Federal Programs Manager.

Mr. Arief joins Government Services IPT from Lanham, Maryland based firm Ultra Electronics Criticom, where he served as National Account Manager. In his new role, Mr. Arief will be responsible for supporting business development initiatives and cultivating relationships with Government Services IPT’s new and existing clients.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Arief to our team,” said Susan Ballard Hirsch, President and CEO of Government Services IPT. “At Government Services IPT, we aim to provide individualized attention, partnering directly with our clients, to build strong, professional relationships. We are more than confident that having Mr. Arief on our team will help bolster this commitment."
Mr. Arief is a graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and is active in the Association of United States Army (AUSA) as well as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).

About Government Services IPT:
Government Services IPT is a multidisciplinary professional services firm providing architecture, capital asset management, construction management, engineering, information technology, planning, program management and sustainability services for government agencies. We are an SBA 8(a) certified woman-owned business. Government Services IPT combines the talent and experience of a large firm with the customer focus and attention of a small firm.

We provide project lifecycle services from studies and RFP development to Construction Management. We specialize in providing innovative, cost effective solutions to meet the changing needs of our clients. Our staff has more than a decade of specialized experience in sustainable planning, design and construction for a variety of federal facilities. We have helped numerous government clients, including the Department of Defense (DoD), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), US Air Force, US Army, US Navy, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and various states with A/E Design services, capital improvements, planning, renovation and new construction, and real property design and facility management.

For more information please contact Susan Ballard Hirsch, President, at