About Unissant

Unissant-Logo-Main  provides advanced data analytics CMMI-Icon.jpegthat empower our clients to meet their business goals.

8a-SDBOur ROI-driven solutions serve the Banking & Financial, Health & Life Sciences, Federal Civilian and National Security markets in multiple geographic locations via on-site and remote consulting. Our cloud-based Innovation Center platform allows for rapid development of prototypes and solutions at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional consulting engagements.


Top 100 8(a) Companies


Top 50 Fastest Growing Asian Company


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Top 50 Company In DC Region

Leadership Team

Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra

President & CEO
Manish Malhotra is the Chairman and CEO of Unissant, Inc (formerly b.i.methods). He has over 22 years of technical and management experience in the IT industry and is responsible for setting the vision and long term strategy for the company. Through hard work and dedication, Manish has led Unissant to provide the highest level of service to its clients. His relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction serves as an inspiration to all levels of the firm. Under Manish’s leadership Unissant has grown from a startup company to an Inc5000 honored company.Manish holds a MBA from Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Pune University.He is a “Gadget Freak”, has a good sense of commercial art and does not sing well but that has never deterred him from trying.
David Dougherty

David Dougherty

Chief Growth Officer
Dave is a senior executive with over 35 years of leadership experience in management, sales, and engineering. Throughout his career, he has led diverse teams to execute complex business and information technology (IT) initiatives for the Department of Defense (DoD) and civilian agency clients. He is expert at managing large-scale technology integration, design, and implementation programs. Dave also excels in business development. In recent years of economic uncertainty and cutbacks in federal spending, he has consistently developed successful strategies to win new business and expand services to existing clients. Prior to joining Unissant, Dave served as the Vice President of Business Development at ASM Research, an Accenture Federal Services Company, where he drove ~$500M in new business acquisition over the past three years. He has had vast success in the identification, acquisition, expansion, and retention of long-term, high-volume IT services contracts and programs in the federal government marketplace. Dave has held executive positions with RWD Technologies, Sysorex Federal, and GTSI. He also served in program management roles for major DoD weapons systems programs at Standard Technology and Boeing. In addition, Dave has served in key roles for numerous Mergers and Acquisitions, for both acquired companies and after being acquired.
Beth Hiatt

Beth Hiatt

Chief Operating Officer
Beth Hiatt is the Chief Operating Officer. As part of this role Beth is responsible for Unissant’s Client Services, Program Delivery and growing the company presence across our target market segments. She has responsibility for enhancing the Unissant brand by creating solution delivery innovations that solve our client’s most important problems. As Unissant’s Division manager in charge of all our Program portfolio, Beth works closely with Customers, Program Managers, Corporate Development DM, Corporate Staff including HR, Finance, Contracts, Security and Executive Staff in support of all aspects of client delivery. Being part of Unissant’s Corporate Executive Management staff, Beth is accountable for company’s business and financial performance objectives, including revenue growth, profitability, cash generation, program performance, customer satisfaction, technology development, operational improvements, and talent development.Beth is a seasoned professional with over twenty-three years of professional work experience. She has held various roles across the business & technology areas within the Financial Services, Telecommunications & Hospitality industries.She has developed & implemented enterprise data management programs, including such functions as, data governance, data quality, master & metadata programs. She has experience developing enterprise information architectures and executing against the various technology components of the architecture.Beth is a strong, results driven leader, with experience managing large organizations. She has experience building & growing organizations, focusing on hiring top talent and fostering strengths within an organization. She is a dynamic leader, who believes in empowering her team.
Jango Unwalla

Jango Unwalla

Chief Marketing Officer
Jango Unwalla has more than 20 years of business development, program management and operations experience in the Federal civilian, health and defense sectors.As Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Unwalla is responsible for industry and corporate marketing. He oversees market research, pricing, branding and communications, and partner management. Mr. Unwalla also provides oversight and leadership for Unissant’s approach to technical execution, quality operations and project management methods. This includes responsibility for systems engineering, technical oversight, quality assurance, process management, and process improvement programs.Prior to joining Unissant, Mr. Unwalla served as the Director of Knowledge Management and Corporate Initiatives at Optimos Inc, where he led the project management, operations, corporate quality assurance and corporate development initiatives of the organization. Mr. Unwalla holds a Master's in Computer Applications and an MBA in Information Management.
Jay Wright

Jay Wright

VP Financial Services
Jay Wright is the VP of Financial Services. He works closely with the Unissant Leadership Team to identify, define, and implement service offerings that solve our clients’ business process, information management, and regulatory challenges. Jay has over 25 years of experience in the Financial Services and Information Technology industries leading people, programs, strategy, and solution delivery efforts for commercial organizations and federal clients. He has in-depth knowledge of the mortgage industry, from primary lending to secondary market purchase, security issuance and servicing, and default management. He is expert in Enterprise Data Management, Technology Assessments, Business Intelligence, COTS integration, Business Process Re-engineering, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC). Jay served as a Director of Information Management and Governance at Freddie Mac where he established a corporate-wide business data dictionary, implemented a property and geo-coding shared reference data service, and initiated enterprise data quality metrics and compliance reporting. In addition, Jay has held leadership roles at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Electronic Data Systems (EDS), and USAIR. He also served as CEO of his own profitable Financial Services Technology and Risk consulting startup, Opt2Web Technologies. He lives in McLean, Virginia, with his wife and two children and enjoys staying active in the McLean community.

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Culture & Values


People are not simply the most important asset of the company, they are the company. Our clients hire and re-hire us because we employ high performing, highly skilled IT professionals. Our employees are our major strength and our clients benefit from a well trained, conscientious, and diligent work force. Unissant employees are extremely talented and experienced in the IT industry, with an average experience level of eight (8) or more years. We hire industry certified individuals and encourage our employees to continuously learn and expand their knowledge base.



The attraction, long term development, and retention of top talent are critical success factors to Unissant’s success. Utilization of this talent requires constant attention to a professional working environment, positive team dynamics, and long-term growth of individuals, teams, and organizations. It also requires competitive compensation packages that are on par with large businesses. These packages include tax-deferred retirement accounts with employer contributions, health, life and disability insurance, vision and dental coverage, customized training, and paid-time off benefits.


Innovation & Collaboration

Unissant is a small, growing business. We encourage innovative thinking and thought leadership. That is what our clients want solutions that they have not thought of already that will help them achieve their goals faster, cheaper, and better. Our employees have direct access to each other and to our leadership team and can affect continuous learning and improvement for our company as a whole. Our employees’ thoughts, ideas, and collaboration shape decisions and direction on a daily basis.



In order to realize our vision and to bring true value to our customers, Unissant relentlessly strives for excellence in every facet of our operations by constantly examining, improving, and reinventing. We focus sharply on delivering value to our clients based on their needs.

Underpinning this drive for excellence is a commitment to absolute integrity in interactions with customers, partners, suppliers, stakeholders, and colleagues.

Community & Social

We believe good business starts with good people who believe giving back is fundamental for success. We set our goals high when it comes to the well-being of our community.

2016 Community & Social Events

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Did you know January 13 is National Rubber Ducky Day? The DHA PASS team celebrated in style!

Picture3Picture14Picture7Picture5Picture15The holiday party at the Boiler House in San Antonio. Great food, camaraderie, and the Unissant Employee of the Year awards!

Holiday Party Reston

We had fun donating new toys and were thrilled to have USMC Gunnery Sergeant Erwin A Johnson at our Holiday Party in Reston!

Manish Malhotra, president and CEO of Unissant, joined Executives With Heart on November 7 at the National Mall for the 2015 Greater Washington Heart Walk. Unissant was a proud sponsor of this event.

Heart Walk Executives With Heart

SMUnissant was proud to be the platinum sponsor of the NVTC Big Data & Analytics Committee event, “Finding Success in Big Data and Analytics with IoT Companies in the Nation’s Capital.” #BigData #IoT #NVTC

The San Antonio DHA PASS team celebrated an early Thanksgiving. Reggie Sennie provided the stuffed salmon entrée which received rave reviews from all in attendance!

We were pleased to donate food to “Operation Turkey,” the Northern Virginia Family Service’s program to help provide Thanksgiving meals to local families.

Thanksgiving LuncheonThanksgiving LuncheonStaff at HQ in Reston enjoyed a sumptuous Thanksgiving luncheon feast before Turkey Day!

The Looooove BoatUnissant co-hosted the San Antonio IT Networking Group’s annual Halloween costume party on November 4. Our team, #TheLooooooveBoat, had a blast!

HalloweenCostumeOur Halloween Costume Contest in Reston was a lot of fun!

Unissant was a proud sponsor of this year’s Fisher House Casino Night fundraiser in Orlando, FL during the Defense Health Information Technology Symposium.

Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, close to the medical center or hospital they serve. The homes are normally located within walking distance of the treatment facility or have transportation available. There are 65 Fisher Houses located on 24 military installations and 24 VA medical centers. Many more houses are under construction or in design.


The Unissant team hosted a Back 2 School Drive with all donations and proceeds going to Northern Virginia Family Services.

Unissant staff collected new and gently used books to support Georgetown University’s tutoring and mentoring programs for children.

Unissant volunteers had the opportunity to help the less fortunate by serving meals to the visitors and residents of the Katherine Hanley Family Shelter located in Fairfax, VA

Shelter House, Inc. is a community-based non-profit organization serving homeless families and domestic violence victims. 

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Unissant Employees came together to support the NIH “Most Needed Item Wish List” drive in April this year. These are Items that the families that are going thru treatment need on a day to day basis at the NIH Inn.

The Children’s Inn at NIH is a residential “Place Like Home’’ for families Innwith children participating in leading-edge research studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH Clinical Center is the nation’s premier biomedical research hospital, providing an opportunity for our residents to be partners in advancing medical discoveries and improving the health of people all over the world. While the NIH takes care of the child’s medical needs, The Inn tends to the child’s heart, soul and spirit.

The Inn is a private, nonprofit, family-centered hospital hospitality house located on the campus of the NIH. Since opening in 1990, nearly 12,000 children have come from all 50 states and 86 countries to stay together with their families–for free–in The Inn’s supportive environment. The Inn understands the important role the entire family plays during a child’s illness, and that’s why our mission is to meet the needs of our families, reduce the burden of medical treatment and facilitate healing through therapeutic, educational and recreational programming.


Unissant employees came together in March-April 2015 to support the Ronald McDonald House. All monies collected were donated to the House.

The Ronald McDonald House mission is to reduce the burden of childhood illness on children and their families by providing a “home away from home” while the children are receiving medical care.

When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness, families face emotional Ronalddistress, financial strains, and many other devastating consequences. In addition to attending to the complicated medical needs of their children, families struggle to remain together, maintain their jobs, care for other children or family members, keep up with medical and out-of-pocket expenses, and address the psychosocial effects on their children. Because of Ronald McDonald House Charities, families are not forced to spend their days and nights in a crowded waiting room or in the isolation of expensive hotel rooms. Instead, they come “home” to our Houses and Family Room and find a friendly face, a home-cooked meal, a comfortable bed, a hot shower and a calming place to rejuvenate. Instead of focusing on these worries, families can be near to and provide comfort for their medically fragile child in which studies have shown can have a positive effect on the child’s recovery.

For the past two years Unissant has supported AFCEA Bethesda’s annual event, A Night for the Children Gala.

For 16 years, AFCEA Bethesda has supported charitable giving, including raising more than $6 million for charities benefiting the health, welfare, and education of children.

The successful history of the Night for the Children Gala and the generosity of the government contracting community enables AFCEA Bethesda to help the receiving charities achieve significantly strong financial foundations. The gala supports three charities — House of Ruth, the Hope for Henry Foundation and Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund.

These three charities embody the broader values, mission and goals that agencies like the Department of Justice, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and our Armed Forces support through dedicated programs for children and families in need.