In February, Annapolis- based Syndicus, Inc. and NACON Consulting, LLC merged to become Syndicus NACON. The merge combines Syndicus’ strengths of IT staffing and solutions, as well as NACON’s federal government contracting, and expands the new organization’s ability to provide staffing, projects and product services to private and public organizations worldwide. These services include the secure, patented training platform, VirtualOnDemand™ (VOD). The merged organization will continue to focus on: Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Technology, especially Cyber Security.

At the same time, Syndicus NACON hired Ms. Elana Washburn as Vice President, Staffing and Solutions. Ms. Washburn brings 17 years of business unit leadership, specifically as the sales leader of recruiting and placement agencies. She will lead the staffing and solutions division, Exemplar.

Syndicus NACON also hired Mr. Kyle Hyland as Director, Federal Solutions to lead the pursuit of new federal-based, government contracts. Mr. Hyland brings 10 years of experience to his new role with Syndicus NACON.

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About Syndicus

Syndicus was founded in 2007 as a Veteran-owned small business (VOSB) to provide technical recruiting and staffing services.  In 2009, Syndicus expanded its focus to include technical staffing and consulting for both commercial and governmental clients in the areas of Health IT, Life Sciences Solutions, and Technology, especially Cyber Security. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has certified Syndicus as a small, diverse business (SDB), the Maryland Healthcare Commission has designated Syndicus as a Management Service Organization (MSO), and the Government Services Administration has approved Syndicus for an IT 70 GSA Schedule.   One of the largest Pharmaceutical companies in the world has selected Syndicus as one of their Spotlight Suppliers for its commitment to Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, and Efficiency (LIFE).


NACON, founded in 2001, has been an approved training solutions provider for federal government agencies through the use of its Cyber Academy and worldwide-patented, training platform VirtualOnDemand. Highly-scalable, VirtualOnDemand has trained over 1.5 million users in classified and unclassified environments through instructor-led and asynchronous course offerings.