“[We] look forward [to] Mario providing valuable insight and strategic direction as we assist clients in leveraging information technology and executing sophisticated analyses to further policy development, ” Mary Harper, chief information officer at Abt Associates, said in a statement issued Wednesday.
Bazan is a two-decade management consulting and IT veteran who recently founded and served as CEO of Vistra Solutions, which offers business consulting support to industry clients that seek to boost their federal consulting businesses.
He was responsible for the implementation of the Electronic Blood Donor Record initiative as a program manager at the American Red Cross.
Bazan spent six years as a senior consultant at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and three years as a program manager at content management software developer Vignette.
He is also a fellow of the American Council of Technology – Industry Advisory Council.