Each Deep Water Point partner is a seasoned leader with intellectual prowess and wide government acceptance, from the Hill to the Secretary’s office to the contractor headquarters. Each provides out-of-the-box thinking, going beyond simple consulting to creating true partnerships with clients that draw from a wider perspective that includes private industry experience. And because they’re business leaders with responsibility for entire practices in specific disciplines, they can help our clients “think better,” not just differently.


  • Managing Partner


    Mr. Howard Seeger is the founder and managing partner of Deep Water Point. A well respected senior executive and business leader, Mr. Seeger has assembled a team of former senior government and industry executives to assist Deep Water Point clients in navigating the public sector market to reach their business goals. This group of talented leaders provides complete life cycle consulting services that enable Deep Water Point clients to secure both strategic and tactical opportunities in support of their federal objectives.

  • Partner


    Mr. Robert Brunngraber is a senior IT leader with more than 30 years of experience in the federal Intelligence Community (IC). He has an extensive background in the full life-cycle development and procurement of integrated satellite ground systems, research and technology, concept development, marketing, budgeting, requirement and specification development, procurement and negotiation strategies, contracts, product acquisition, test and integration, and operations. Deep Water Point clients benefit immeasurably from Mr. Brunngraber’s program management acumen and his IT application skills.

  • Partner


    Ms. Debbie Dowling is an accomplished business leader with more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry encompassing business development, sales, and delivery of systems integration, software development, and consulting services. Her demonstrated leadership, technical knowledge, and multi-agency government experience and relationships provide Deep Water Point clients with unmatched support.

  • Partner


    Mr. Paul Garver is a proven industry executive with over 30 years of leadership experience in the product based technology market. Over the course of his tenure, he has significantly contributed to the achievements of his employers and clients through creating and implementing complete and mature business models and strategic/tactical approaches to significantly grow the business. He has developed expertise in successful business and organizational models, ensuring all major components of the model are working in a leveraged fashion. Mr. Garver’s ability to connect with customers, understand their needs and increase their success within the federal marketplace allows him to provide unparalleled value to Deep Water Point business. Mr. Garver is adept at identifying client requirements and needs, applying the specific subject matter expertise available from Deep Water Point to meet the requirements.

  • Partner

    Mr. Scott Hastings is an executive information technology leader with 23 years of federal service, followed by 10 years as a partner in Deep Water Point. During his tenure in the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), Department of Justice, he managed a broad portfolio of functions directly supporting the associate commissioner for Management. He was made the assistant commissioner for Records Management at the INS, during which time he implemented the portfolio of information systems that supported the creation, management and disposition of all records. In addition he centralized over 50 million A files to storage developed in Limestone caves located in Missouri.

  • Partner


    Mr. John Johnson has over 33 years of government IT and IT Acquisition experience -- spanning the Department of Defense and GSA. Prior to joining Deep Water Point, John was the first assistant commissioner for GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service - Integrated Technology Service (ITS) where he managed the largest “Fee for Service” IT procurement and services operation in the US government. Mr. Johnson lead a highly skilled and diverse workforce that managed more than five thousand contracts providing products, services, and solutions to nearly 135 federal agencies and departments in approximately 190 countries.

  • Partner

    Mr. Stephen Kalish is a proven executive leader with demonstrated success in developing trusted business partnerships within the government and federal consulting marketplaces. Throughout his career, Mr. Kalish has exceeded revenue, margin and win rate goals for his wide range of customers and has managed contracts exceeding $1.3 billion annually. His creative, flexible and collaborative partnership approach to customers, as well as a keen understanding of their needs, provides unparalleled value to all facets of Deep Water Point business.

    Mr. Kalish joined Deep Water Point in 2007 and was one of the first four original partner/owners. He led the thriving civil business unit from 2007 to 2016 supporting many large and small clients win significant agency bids with a win rate of >75%. Starting in 2016, Mr. Kalish began leading the comprehensive and growing the New Business Capture Management practice for our many services and product clients across all of Deep Water Point.

  • Partner


    Mr. Mike Mullen is a senior level industry executive with over 25 years’ experience in business strategy leadership management. His strong track record of enabling federal decision makers to achieve their goals through the acquisition of strategic IT and professional services make him an asset to all Deep Water Point clients. Mr. Mullen served as senior vice president and chief business development officer at PPC prior to joining Deep Water Point. In this role, he oversaw and managed the firm’s strategic direction, business development, and marketing and proposal development.

  • Partner


    Mr. Andy Patrichuk is a proven executive leader with over 25 years of experience in operation, program and executive management. He has led complex, mission critical programs which were geographically dispersed and schedule driven. As a result of his focus on strong financial and program performance, as well as his commitment to creating collaborative work environments, Mr. Patrichuk makes immeasurable contributions to Deep Water Point clients.

  • Partner


    Mr. John Przysucha is a partner with Deep Water Point. As a Deep Water Point partner, he provides clients with unparalleled support and guidance in assisting them in reaching their business goals in the public market.

    Prior to joining Deep Water Point in 2006, Mr. Przysucha focused on providing his customers, both in the federal government and private industry, with the highest quality of expertise. Mr. Przysucha excels in the areas of program management, policy development, IT operations and security, telecommunications, and budget analysis and formulation.

  • Partner

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    Mr. Harry Thornsvard is a C-Level executive business leader with over 25 years of experience in leading both large and small businesses. He has been responsible for the strategic direction, growth, and P & L of those businesses. As a seasoned executive, he has also been responsible for several successful M&A transactions in those businesses which led to a significant equity event for the ownership of the organizations. Deep Water Point clients benefit from his expertise in strategic planning, C-Level advisory services and preparation and assessment of businesses for potential sale.