Leadership

Gary Nakamoto, Founder

Gary Nakamoto is the former Chairman of Base Technologies. In April 2011, Base Technologies, a professional services firm that specializes in information technology, outsourcing, and consulting was acquired by CA Technologies a Fortune 500 company.•

Base Technologies has received numerous industry awards for customer service and has been recognized for growth, and designation as a Top 100 IT federal government contractor.

Under Mr. Nakamoto’s leadership, Base Technologies earned the distinction of being named as:

 

• 2011 Best Places to Work in Virginia
• 2009 GOVCON Finalist of the Year
• 2008 Top 100 Privately Held Businesses in Virginia
• 2008 Top 100 Diversity Owned Business in Virginia
• ISO 9001:2008 certified

 

Clients include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health, Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, Department of Labor, and the Department of Treasury. In addition to federal clients, Base Technologies worked with state and local governments which included NY 511 Rideshare, Georgia Clean Air Campaign, San Francisco 511 Regional Rideshare, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Commuter Connections, Denver Regional Council of Governments, and Virginia DMV.

Mr. Nakamoto is a graduate of Ohio University.

 

Gary Nakamoto, part of US Presidential Delegation to Japan with Secretary Margaret Spellings and Tommy Lasorda.

 
 
 

Appointments:

Governor Bob McDonnell’s Commission on Military and National Security Facilities
Governor Bob McDonnell’s Contractors Workgroup committee
Governor Bob McDonnell’s Future Opportunities for Growth and Retention (2nd Fleet) committee
Governor Bob McDonnell’s Transition team, focusing on information technology across the Commonwealth of Virginia
Member of the United States Presidential Delegation, U.S. National Day, World Exposition in Aichi, Japan

 

Professional Affiliations:

President, Joe Gibbs Youth for Tomorrow Foundation
Board of Directors, Sandy Spring Bancorp
Board of Directors, American Automobile Association
Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Technology Council, TechPAC
Board of Trustees, Inova Health Systems Foundation
Board of Directors, American Red Cross
Board of Directors, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
Board of Trustees, Fairfax County Valor, Police, Fire, Rescue, and Sheriff’s Department
Board of Advisors, George Mason University School of Management
Board of Trustees, Ohio University
Former Chairman, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
Former Chairman, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

 

Awards and Honors:

2010: Finalist for Executive of the Year, Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards
2010: Fifty Powerful Men in Business, Minority Enterprise Executive Council
2009: Valor Humanitarian Award
2007: One of the 150 most influential people in Washington DC, Washingtonian Magazine