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Core4ce Promotes Bryant Thrift to Chief Financial Officer

May 21 2024

ARLINGTON, Va.; May 21, 2024 – Core4ce, a leading federal contractor with expertise in data and cyber operations, today announced that Bryant Thrift, the company’s current Chief Accounting Officer has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer effective May 1, 2024. Thrift will oversee Core4ce’s Finance and Contracts, IT, HR, Security, Facilities and Compliance and Risk Management departments.

Assuming CEO Mike Morehouse’s former position as Chief Financial Officer, Thrift will help drive Core4ce’s growth strategy by managing corporate merger and acquisition plans and revitalizing the internal roadmap for talent development and training. His commitment to fostering a people-first culture underscores Core4ce’s vision to promote innovation at every turn.

“Core4ce has always had an ambitious and successful growth trajectory, so I’m grateful for the opportunity to step into this role and further explore new opportunities to expand our expertise and capabilities, both vertically and horizontally,” said Thrift. “My goal is to maintain a dynamic, engaging environment for our team and our customers. Through alignment across our operational departments – and with a focus on M&A activities and thoughtful talent development for leadership continuity – we can continue to build momentum throughout 2024 and beyond.”

Core4ce Chief Financial Officer Bryant Thrift

With over 25 years of accounting and finance experience and 20 of those focused on government contract accounting, Thrift brings extensive expertise to this role. He previously served as a Vice President at ECS Federal, where he led the Risk & Mitigation department. Prior to that, Thrift served as Chief Financial Officer for KSH, and with Stanley Associates Inc., as a Business Unit controller overseeing revenue of $365M for the Business Operations Group. Thrift is a graduate of the College of Charleston and received his MBA and MS in Accounting from the University of Maryland. Thrift is also a member of the Charleston, SC CFO Council and has participated on the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) advisory council for small contractor outreach.

“We are thrilled to have Bryant take the helm as CFO. His prior experience and strong vision make him a natural fit and an invaluable asset to Core4ce’s growth,” said Mike Morehouse, CEO. “I look forward to collaborating closely with Bryant as we work to provide customers with data-minded innovation across our operations, engineering, analysis, and cyber cores while maintaining a culture that champions the achievements and professional development of our team.”


About Core4ce

Core4ce is a data-minded company that serves as a trusted partner to the national security community. We harness the power of data to advance mission objectives for our customers. Our mission is twofold: securing data to protect national interests and exploiting it to gain competitive advantage. We understand the complexity of managing data, the value in wielding it to meet mission needs, and the burden of safeguarding it.

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