praxis [prak-sis], noun - The practical application or exercise of a branch of learning.

Praxis, as the name implies, focuses on the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. We combine world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies, and proven agile management approaches to provide high value consulting, and solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.


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PRAXIS FACTS

  • Founded in 2002
  • Strong leadership team
  • Over 20% Annual Growth
  • Over 350 employees 
  • Praxis, a General Dynamics Information Technology company, making us 40,000 employees strong
  • Over 50 active contracts
  • Winner of Baltimore Sun's Top Workplaces 7 years in a row
  • Winner of Washington Post's Top Workplaces 6 years in a row
  • Supports over 30 charitable events and causes annually
  • Platinum Sponsor of AFCEA Central Maryland
  • Host a variety of fun employee and family events throughout the year
  • Company tickets to baseball, football, hockey games
  • Company tickets to Hippodrome and Kennedy Center
  • Excellent benefits package

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MISSION AND CORE VALUES

Customer Success 

Customer success is more than just customer satisfaction. At Praxis, we focus on helping our customers meet their business and mission objectives. We accomplish this by providing the services and solutions of highly dedicated, results-oriented, world class engineers with the domain knowledge necessary to accomplish the task at hand. Praxis understands that forming a partnership with our customers, listening to their needs, maintaining constant communication, and establishing shared goals are the keys to solving complex problems.

Employee Success

As a professional consulting and solutions focused organization, we are defined by the quality of our people. At Praxis we focus on the success, both personally and professionally, of each employee. Our employees' passion for technology is sustained by providing interesting and challenging projects and roles that utilize current and emerging technologies. Praxis maintains a continual investment in our employees through both formal and informal education and training. Experts are drawn to our team by providing a culture of caring, involvement, training, quality benefits, life-work balance, and consistent open and honest communication.

Technical Excellence

Praxis recognizes that we must constantly evaluate and invest in the latest emerging technologies and work to prepare our engineering staff for the ever dynamic nature of our business. As such, we make significant investments to ensure that our engineers are well educated, well trained, and well versed in the technologies required to ensure the success of our customers. These skills are augmented by a wealth of experience and solid consulting skills that rank our engineers among the best in the industry.

Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscally responsible business execution ensures that Praxis remains a viable organization able to meet our obligations and responsibilities to our employees, our partners, and our customers. As such, Praxis focuses on consistent revenue and profit performance. The profit is then invested into the success of our customers and employees, maintaining our technical advantage, and contributing to many charitable and social causes within our community that further enable the fruition of the Praxis Vision.

Social Awareness

As a corporation, we believe it is important to give back to the communities in which we live and work.  Praxis supports and encourages the many great causes and charities championed by our employees.


LEADERSHIP

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Bill Dunahoo | President
As a principal and co-founder of Praxis Engineering, Mr. Dunahoo is President and leads the Executive Management Team. In this role, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of Praxis' Business Units. Mr. Dunahoo has over 30 years of experience in the software and systems services focused on providing solutions to the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense. Prior to founding Praxis, Mr. Dunahoo worked in various capacities as a software and systems engineer before becoming an independent consultant in 1992 and co-founded another successful software consulting firm in 1995.

Mr. Dunahoo has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park. He is currently the AFCEA Regional Vice President for Maryland and a board member for the Fort Meade Alliance. He was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter.

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Jerry Schepers | Executive Vice President
Mr. Schepers joined Praxis Engineering as Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development in 2004. He serves as a member of the Executive Management Team leading all business development, strategic relationship, and marketing activities. Mr. Schepers has over 30 years of diverse industry experience including senior management roles focused on both Government and Commercial business sectors. Prior to joining Praxis, Mr. Schepers served as Director of Federal Sales at Information Builders, Inc. and prior to that spent over 9 years at Rational Software where he last served as Area Sales Manager for the eastern United States SMB market. 

Mr. Schepers has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park and an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins where he has served as an adjunct professor for over 25 years. He has held numerous positions within AFCEA's Central Maryland Chapter including President and Chairman of the Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Schepers is a founding member of the IA-SBA, and currently serves on the AACC STEM advisory board.

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Charlie Duren | Sector Vice President - VA Operations
Mr. Duren joined Praxis Engineering in 2009 as the Director of Strategic Markets. He and his staff are responsible for customer success and business growth in the markets of Northern Virginia and Washington DC. Their primary focus is on the National Level Intelligence and Law Enforcement Agencies. Prior to joining Praxis Engineering, Mr. Duren was the Vice President of Global Education and North American Professional Services for Pitney Bowes Software. He has over 25 years of experience in intelligence analysis, information and weapons system development, and program management. Mr. Duren has performed as a Senior Signals Analyst, Independent Verification and Validation System Engineer, SETA Chief Engineer for a large scale ERP program, and professional services manager and executive.

Mr. Duren has a B.S. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Maryland University College, is a retired US Air Force veteran with over twenty years of service, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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Quentin Smith | Sector Vice President - MD Operations
Mr. Smith joined Praxis Engineering in late 2003. Presently, Mr. Smith serves as the Director of the Collect and Protect Programs Business Unit. He and his staff are responsible for business capture through delivery across a range of technologies and contract types. He has over 30 years experience in the U.S. Defense and Intelligence sectors. Prior to joining Praxis, Mr. Smith held leadership positions responsible for strategy and development for units of General Dynamics and Motorola. Before this, he served in various roles with Communications Systems Technologies, Inc., culminating in a Vice-President position and serving on its Board of Directors. Mr. Smith began his professional employment at HRB Singer. His career has focused on direct involvement with the engineering and managing the design and development of software, hardware and systems.

Mr. Smith has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He has also completed the mini-MBA program at Stanford University.

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Tarisa Holbrook | Director Mission Capabilities
Ms. Holbrook joined Praxis in 2008 and serves as the Director of the Mission Capabilities Business Unit. Ms. Holbrook has over 30 years of collective experience in the Private Sector and Intelligence Community, as a software engineer, program manager, and executive level manager. Prior to joining Praxis, Ms. Holbrook held leadership positions at SRA (RABA), TRADOS, and Oracle. Ms. Holbrook graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland University College (European Division), and holds an M.S. in Technical Management from The Johns Hopkins University, where she has also been an instructor in the Graduate Systems Engineering program. She serves as an Industry Mentor to students in UMBC’s Center For Women in Technology (CWIT), and participates in activities to encourage more women to pursue STEM careers. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).

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Kathy Edwards | Security Manager
Ms. Edwards joined Praxis Engineering as Security Manager in March 2006. She is responsible for effectively executing all aspects of our company’s security and serves as a security expert providing personnel, physical, and AIS security to selected Government sponsored programs and special purpose facilities in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). 

Prior to joining Praxis, Ms. Edwards managed white-collar crime cases for the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office, after which she served as a credentialed Special Agent/Counterintelligence Investigator for the Department of Defense. Ms. Edwards has managed both large and small security departments and has over 25 years of experience in Facility and Industrial Security Management, Investigation, Administration, Program Management, Sales and Marketing.

Ms. Edwards has B.S. in Criminal Justice from University of Maryland University College and earned her Industrial Security Professional Certification from the National Classification Management Society. She is certified as a Facility Security Officer (FSO) from Defense Security Service as well as a Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO) and Communications Security Custodian Official.

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Debbie Mobley | Human Resources Manager
Ms. Mobley joined Praxis Engineering in June 2010. She has worked with a series of rapidly growing businesses specializing in high technology and engineering services. She started and managed the Human Resources departments for numerous rapidly growing companies, assuming responsibility for developing the infrastructure while planning for the strategic evolution of the HR function. 

Ms. Mobley has over 25 years of experience providing consulting services and directing human resources activities. She has developed technology expertise, communication, and problem solving skills across various functional areas including recruitment, benefits, compensation, EEO/AAP, training and development, coaching and employee relations, performance management, risk management, payroll, and operations. 

Ms. Mobley is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, AFCEA, Women In Intelligence Group, ACE HR Group, Carroll County SHRM and the Howard County Human Resources Society (Chair of Professional Development). She holds a Master's in Business Administration from Loyola College where she graduated with honors.

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Mike Schepers | IT Manager
Mr. Schepers joined Praxis Engineering in 2004 as the Manager of Information Technologies. Mr. Schepers has over 23 years of diverse industry experience including senior management roles focused on both private and public sector businesses. Most recently, Mr. Schepers was the Site Manager responsible for all IT operations for LogSec Corporation, and prior to that spent 8 years at CIENA Corporate where he served as the Director of IT Infrastructure for their global operations spanning 47 locations, internationally.

Mr. Schepers has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and several technical industry certifications; including CISSP, VPN, CCNP, CCDP, and MCSE.

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Scot Bradley | Director of Contracts
Mr. Bradley joined Praxis Engineering in 2015.  He brings 20 years of Contracts, Pricing and Procurement experience specializing in IT solutions and services for the military services, commercial, state and local, defense agency and intelligence community customers.  Mr. Bradley has a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.

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Vivian Arthur | Corporate Controller
Ms. Arthur joined Praxis in 2015 as the Corporate Controller. Ms. Arthur brings over 30 years of finance and accounting experience, including providing senior level leadership experience to international, public, and private companies across multiple industries. Her proven hands-on approach includes focusing on operational efficiency and continuous process improvement to build and lead effective finance and accounting teams, strengthening compliance, financial analysis, developing & leading the annual operating budget and planning process, as well as accounting systems integrations and conversions. She has actively participated as the finance lead in merger & acquisitions on both the buy- and sell-side, as well as provided her expertise in integrating accounting and finance functions post-merger, and buy/sell.

Ms. Arthur earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore, a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland, and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Maryland.


NEWS AND EVENTS

June 22, 2018
Praxis was honored as one of the Washington Post's Top Workplaces 2018. 

“More than a decade after it was founded as a privately owned government contractor in Annapolis Junction, Md., Praxis is now a wholly owned subsidiary of services contracting giant CSRA, which was itself absorbed by General Dynamics. The new business relationships don't necessarily mean a shift to a formal, big-business vibe, however. Managers say they want to leverage the backing and power of a larger organization while keeping its cool culture.” Learn about all the other companies here. 

June 6, 2018
Praxis, along with over 40 sponsors, and roughly 250 golfers came together and raised $35,000 to benefit The Baltimore Station! After having to postpone due to the rainiest week in May, on June 6 most were able to rework their schedules to be with us on a truly beautiful day at Compass Pointe Golf Courses in Pasadena for the 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. The contributions will have a direct impact on improving the lives of their residents, our veterans, to get back on their feet. Together we can make a difference!

May 23, 2018
Praxis hosted it's annual baseball outing at Nationals Park! Check out some of the photos from that day here.

May 22, 2018
Praxis hosted a Beer and Mesh Networking Tech Talk at Black Flag Brewing Company in Columbia. Keep up with our upcoming events

May 20, 2018
For many years, Praxis has sponsored Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART)'s Pups and Pints 5K and this year, we got a shout out in the Fairfax Connection! 

May 20, 2018
Praxis proudly sponsored Johns Hopkins 3rd Annual Below the Belt - Stride and Thrive 5K and 1 Mile Walk which took place at Homewood Field at Johns Hopkins University. The rain finally drifted away, sun came out, and Team Praxis was there to support this wonderful cause for the third year in a row. They were able to raise $200,000 from this year's event. Check out some of the photos here.

May 17, 2018
Praxis hosted the ServiceNow Tech Talk at Wildfire in Tysons. Attendees were able to learn about ServiceNow and how it is transforming government service delivery!  We will also be discussing out of the box functionalities and other platform capabilities. 

April 28, 2018
The morning after the Spring Fling, Team Praxis joined 753 runners for the 11th Annual AFCEA 5K and Fun Run Race for Excellence. 

April 27, 2018
Praxis hosted the annual Spring Fling at the Great Room at Historic Savage Mill.

April 3, 2018
Praxis is acquired by General Dynamics Information Technology.

January 20, 2018
Praxis held it's 16th annual holiday party at the Marriott in College Park.

January 19, 2018
A group of our employees, and their families, got together to prep and serve dinner for the veterans and residents of The Baltimore Station. On the menu was chili, hot dogs, fresh fruit, and always the big hit -- lots of desserts!

January 13, 2018
Proud sponsor of the Bosom Buddies Ball. A fabulous evening of dinner, dancing, and live & silent auctions. Proceeds benefit Bosom Buddies Charities whose mission is to promote breast cancer awareness, encourage early detection, support treatment, and celebrate healing.

January 09, 2018
Praxis hosted it's first Tech Talk of 2018. Chris Riggs discussed how technology is shaping the way we travel internationally, the innovations that are shortening lines at immigration, and protecting borders around the world. Learn more about our upcoming events here.

2018


December 3, 2017
Praxis was honored as one of the Baltimore Sun's Top Workplaces 2017.

October 17, 2017
Praxis is acquired by CSRA which will expand work in the intelligence community and enhance mission applications development capabilities. Read More!

October 06, 2017 
Praxis Engineering raises $30,000 for CIA Officers Memorial Foundation at the 3rd annual Virginia charity golf tournament. The foundation does wonderful work providing support to the families of CIA officers who have died or been seriously injured while on active duty. To learn more about CIA OMF, click here

September 30, 2017
Praxis was honored as the 2017 recipient of the Corporate Commitment Award by the Huntington's Disease Society of America at the Central Maryland Affiliate's Annual Celebration of Hope Gala.

September 23, 2017
Praxis Engineering's Scotch and Cigar Basket raised $1,120 at the APG Fisher House Gala and was one of the biggest hits of the night! This will be donated to the Fisher House Foundation and contribute to the building of a new Fisher House Facility at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Perry Point, New Jersey.

June 20, 2017
Praxis was honored as one of the Washington Post's Top Workplaces 2017.

May 7, 2017
Praxis proudly supported the 2nd Annual Stride & Thrive 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk event held at Goucher College. All race proceeds will go towards funding innovative gynecologic cancer research and for local women's cancer survivorship programming at Johns Hopkins.

May 12, 2017
Praxis Engineering raises $40,000 for Special Operations Warrior Foundation at the 11th annual Maryland charity golf tournament. The contributions will have a direct impact on providing educational and financial assistance to the families of those killed and severely wounded defending our freedom. To learn more about SOWF, click here

May 21, 2017
For the sixth year in a row, Praxis is a proud sponsor of HART's Pups 'N Pints event, which raises money and awareness for homeless animals.

2017


June 20, 2016
Praxis honored as one of the Washington Post's Top Workplaces 2016.

May 13, 2016
Praxis Engineering raises $30,000 for The Baltimore Station at the 10th annual Maryland charity golf tournament. The contributions will have a direct impact on improving the lives of their residents, our veterans. Learn more about The Baltimore Station here.

May 13, 2016
Praxis Engineering Lands AF Contract to Provide Analog Sensing Model for Cybersecurity Program. Read More!

May 14, 2016
Praxis proudly participated (and braved the weather) in the annual Relay for Life event held at Anne Arundel High School raising over $2,000 (and still counting) to support the fight against cancer. Overall, teams from around the region raised over $80,000!

May 15, 2016
Praxis proudly supported the inaugural Stride & Thrive 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk event held at Goucher College. All race proceeds will go towards funding innovative gynecologic cancer research and for local women’s cancer survivorship programming at Johns Hopkins.

May 15, 2016
For the fifth year in a row, Praxis is a proud sponsor of HART's Pups 'N Pints event, which raises money and awareness for homeless animals.

2016


June 18, 2015
Praxis honored as one of the Washington Post's Top Workplaces 2015

August 14, 2015
The very first Praxis University class graduates from Brian Solan's Cyber Lab. Read More!

August 23, 2015
For the fourth year in a row, Praxis is a proud sponsor of HART's Pups 'N Pints event, which raises money and awareness for homeless animals.

September 15, 2015
Praxis is awarded a prime position on the TIES contract. Read More!

May 14, 2015
Praxis Engineering raises $30,000 for the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation at the 8th annual charity golf outing

October 8, 2015
Praxis Engineering raises $20,000 for the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation at the first annual Virginia charity golf tournament.

October 29, 2015
By partnering with local breweries for Let's Just Talk! happy hour events throughout the month of October, Praxis raises $3,000 for Blossoms of Hope.

November 17, 2015
Praxis presents a $3,000 check to Blossoms of Hope Director Joe Barbera; money that was raised by Praxis employees and friends during the Cancer Sucks! Let's Just Talk campaign held in the month of October. Read More!

December 8, 2015
Praxis Engineering recognized by the Baltimore Sun as one of Baltimore's Top Workplaces 2015, with a special recognition to Bill Dunahoo for Top Leadership.

2015


June 11, 2014
Praxis honored as one of the Washington Post's Top Workplaces 2014

May 16, 2014
Praxis Engineering raises $35,000 for the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation at the 7th annual charity golf outing Read More!

December 4, 2014
Praxis Engineering recognized by the Baltimore Sun as one of Baltimore's Top Workplaces 2014, with a special recognition for being A Top Workplace in the category of Internal Communication.

2014


December 3, 2013
Praxis Enginnering recognized as one of Baltimore's Top Workplaces 2013. Read More!

November 21, 2013
Praxis Enginnering once again recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washingtonian Magazine. Read More!

October 15, 2013
Praxis Enginnering Appoints Mr. Chuck Hoppe as the New Program Manager for Aberdeen Proving Ground. Read More!

October 1, 2013
Praxis Enginnering: Proud Sponsor of the 9th Annual Support Our Heroes Gala 2013. Read More!

April 26, 2013
Praxis Engineering Charity Golf Outing Raises $20,000 for the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation. Read More!

April 17, 2013
Praxis Engineering Raises $6,000 for Hospice of the Chesapeake. Read More!

March 4, 2013
Praxis Engineering Appoints Ms. Margaret Jarrett the New Director of the Emerging Markets Business Unit.

2013


December 3, 2012
Praxis Engineering recognized as one of Baltimore's Top Workplaces 2012. Read More!

October 24, 2012
Praxis Engineering: Winner of ADG's Chili 4 Charity 2012. Read More!

May 16, 2012
Praxis Engineering Charity Golf Outing Raises $17,500 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore. Read More!

February 21, 2012
Praxis Engineering Expanding Product Development Capability to Meet Increased Demand. Read More!

February 15, 2012
Praxis Engineering Appoints Ms. Tarisa Holbrook as the New Director of the Technology Programs Business Unit. Read More!

2012


December 1, 2011
Praxis Engineering has been honored by the Baltimore Sun as the #1 “Baltimore Top Workplaces 2011” in the mid-size company category. Read More!

November 2, 2011
Praxis Establishes Scholarship at AACC for Computer, Math, Engineering Majors. Read More!

October 20, 2011
Praxis Engineering is selected by The Washingtonian magazine as a Great Place to Work 2011. Read More!

September 23, 2011
Praxis Engineering recognized by Washington Business Journal as one of Greater Washington's Healthiest Employers. Read More!

September 17, 2011
U.S. Department of Defense Honors Praxis Engineering Technology with the Pro Patria Award. Read More!

September 14, 2011
Praxis Engineering's Pie in the Face Contest Raises $4,200 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Read More!

April 18, 2011
Behind the Scenes: Praxis Commercial. Watch!

May 12, 2011
Praxis Engineering appoints Ms. Donna Grimes as the New Director of Data Transport Solutions Business Unit. Read More!

May 12, 2011
Praxis Engineering appoints Mr. Brian Cooper as the New Director of Cyber Network Operations Business Unit. Read More!

May 5, 2011
Praxis Engineering Charity Golf Outing raises $18,800 for the Maryland Food Bank. Read More!

February 26, 2011
Praxis Engineering sponsors the 21st Century Education Foundation. Read More!

January 24, 2011
Praxis Engineering recognized by Baltimore Magazine as one of the "Best Places to Work 2011" Read More! 

January 22, 2011
Praxis Engineering celebrated the recent holiday season with a casino themed night at the Renaissance Harborplace in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the holiday season with an evening of dinner, dancing, and casino games.

2011


October 3, 2010
Praxis Pacers will be walking in The Race for the Cure in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

October 2, 2010
Praxis Pacers will be walking in The Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk at The Mall in DC. 

Fall 2010
Praxis Engineering will be invading Monday Night Football! Throughout the 2010 season, Praxis' commercial will be played during Monday night games on Comcast and Fios! 

August 2010
Praxis will be advertising during the Aberdeen IronBirds season at Ripken Stadium!

July 10 , 2010
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2010 was held on Saturday, July 10th. Employees and their families gathered at The Belmont to enjoy an afternoon of BBQ, pony rides, caricature, despite the rain!

May 2010
Praxis' Interns started for the summer! This will mark the Second Annual Intern Program Praxis has offered, after 2009's initial Intern Program received great reviews! 

April 30, 2010
Praxis Engineering held their annual charity golf outing at Compass Pointe in Pasadena, MD. This year, Praxis raised over $20,000 for the Wounded Warriors Program of Fort Meade! The funds will be used for the new Soldier and Family Assistance Center, a central location for recovering soldiers and their families to receive the varied services they need.

April 18, 2010
Praxis Engineering held their second annual bowling fundraiser in Odenton, MD with all proceeds going to Hospice of the Chesapeake. Employees, friends, and family gathered to successfully raise $3,000.

April 16, 2010
Praxis Engineering celebrated its 8th anniversary with its annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with the largest turnout ever. Employees, business associates, friends and family all gathered at the Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD to celebrate. 

January 30, 2010
The Praxis Plungers made their 4th annual appearance at the Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis, MD. All proceeds and benefits went to The Special Olympics. The Plungers were able to raise over $7500 and recruited a team large team of both plungers and cheerleaders!

January 16, 2010
Praxis Engineering celebrated the recent holiday season with a casino themed night at the Renaissance Harborplace in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the holiday season with an evening of dinner, dancing, and casino games. 

2010


November 25, 2009
Praxis Engineering kicked off the holiday season by participating in their 5th annual collection of canned goods and non-perishable food items for the Maryland Food Bank.

October 30, 2009
Praxis Engineering made the annual Inc. 5000 list for the 2nd year in a row! 

July 25, 2009
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2009 was held on Saturday, July 25th. Employees and their families gathered at The Belmont to enjoy an afternoon of BBQ, pony rides, caricature, and a dunk tank!

May 8, 2009
Praxis Engineering's second annual charity golf outing was held at Compass Pointe in Pasadena, MD. Over 150 golfers joined Praxis to help successfully raised $12,000.00 for Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. Read More!

April 27, 2009
Praxis Engineering welcomes Charlie Duren as the new director for the Strategic Markets Business Unit. Read More! 

April 17, 2009
Praxis Engineering celebrated its 7th anniversary with its annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with the largest turnout ever. Employees, business associates, friends and family all gathered at the Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD to celebrate.

March 29, 2009
Praxis Engineering held a bowling fundraiser in Odenton, MD with all proceeds going to Hospice of the Chesapeake. Employees, friends, and family gathered to successfully raise over $3,700.

January 24, 2009
The Praxis Plungers made their 3rd annual appearance at the Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis, MD. All proceeds and benefits went to The Special Olympics. The Plungers were able to raise over $7200 and recruited a team large team of both plungers and cheerleaders!

January 17, 2009
Praxis Engineering celebrated the recent holiday season with a casino themed night at the Renaissance Harborplace in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the holiday season with an evening of dinner, dancing, and casino games. 

January 1, 2009
Praxis Engineering is pleased to announce they have been named one of the Future 50 companies for Washington SmartCEO magazine. Read More!

2009


November 18, 2008
Praxis Engineering's Saravana Kumar presented his thoughts at the IBM Developer Technology Day in Washington DC. Saravana's presentation focused on Model Driven Systems Development and IBM Rational Tools in a System of Systems Environment (SoS)

October 25, 2008
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2008 was held on Saturday, October 25th. The Fiesta Style Barbeque was held the Belmont Conference Center in Elkridge, Maryland. Employees and their families were gathered to enjoy great food and games.

October 3-5, 2008
Praxis Engineering's Kirsten Klein participated in the 3 Day Breast cancer Walk in Washington DC. Along with 4,000 other walkers, Kirsten completed 60 miles over 3 days. All money raised went to Breast cancer research.

August 19, 2008
Praxis Engineering sponsored a charity golf outing at Compass Pointe in Pasadena, MD. Praxis was able to raise $10,000 with all proceeds going to Sarah's House.

August 5, 2008
Praxis Engineering’s Christian Sause will be assuming leadership of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex Rational User Group. Read More!

July 1, 2008
Praxis Engineering Joins WebLayers Reseller Program. Read More!

June 11, 2008
Praxis Engineering is named finalist for 2008 IBM Rational Awards. Read More!

May 3 - 4, 2008
Praxis Engineering's Lydia Collins completed the Avon Foundation Walk for Breast Cancer. Lydia, along with 3500 other walkers completed 40 miles in 2 days. All money raised will help provide care for those who most need it, fund educational programs, and help research.

May 4, 2008
Praxis Engineering's Robert Kinberg, along with his wife and children, completed the Race for Hope in Washington D.C. The Kinberg's walked 3.2 miles and money raised was used for research.

April 18, 2008
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its 6th anniversary with its annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with well over 240 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD.

Januray 26, 2008
Praxis Engineering sponsored a basket bingo with all proceeds benefiting the Tyler and John Dick Jr. Accident Fund. Praxis was able to raise over $7,500 to benefit the family.

January 26, 2008
The Praxis Plungers made their 2nd annual appearance at the Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis, MD. All proceeds and benefits went to The Special Olympics. The Plungers were able to raise over $5500 and recruited a team large team of both plungers and cheerleaders!

January 12, 2008
Praxis Engineering enjoyed celebrating the 2007-2008 Holiday season with a casino themed night at the Renaissance Harborplace in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the holiday season with an evening of dinner, dancing, and casino games.

2008


September 25, 2007
Praxis Engineering is pleased to announce its expansion into the Southeast with an office location in Dallas, Texas. Read More! 

August 25, 2007
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2007 was held on Saturday, August 25th. The Western Style Barbeque was held the Belmont Conference Center in Elkridge, Maryland. Employees and their families were gathered to enjoy great food and games.

July 3, 2007
Praxis Engineering Is Selected As Finalist for the 2007 “IBM Rational Most Valuable Partner” Beacon Award. Read More! 

June 30, 2007
Praxis Engineering has joined Trolltech's reseller program. Read More! 

May 8, 2007
Praxis Engineering's Kevin Krasnansky will be presenting Automated Developer Testing Of JAVA Applications for AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter's Technology over Bagels.

April 20, 2007
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its 5th anniversary with its 6th annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with well over 200 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD.

April 14, 2007
The Praxis Pacers made their 5th annual appearance on Saturday, April 14th, at the annual MS walk in Columbia Maryland. Several employees, family members, and friends attended to help raise money for the fight against MS. Great job everyone!

March 30, 2007
immixGroup and Praxis Engineering Align to Provide IBM Software Products and Implementation Services to Government Market. Read More! 

March 9, 2007
Praxis Engineering was ranked number 2 in the Baltimore Business Journal's Top 25 Baltimore-Area Software Development Firms! Read More! 

January 27, 2007
The Praxis Plungers made their first annual appearance at the Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis, MD. All proceeds and benefits went to The Special Olympics.The Plungers were able to raise $7500 and recruited a team of 25!

2007


December 9, 2006
Praxis Engineering enjoyed celebrating the 2006 Holiday season at the Tremont Grand Hotel in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the holiday season with and evening of dinner, dancing, and delights. 

October 22, 2006
The Praxis Pacers made their third annual appearance on Saturday, October 22nd, at the 13th annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure®! Several employees attended and raised about $1750.00 to help find a cure for Breast Cancer. Great job everyone!

September 9, 2006
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2006 was held on Saturday, September 9th. It was held the Belmont in Elkridge, Maryland. Employees and their families were gathered to enjoy great food and games.

June 4 - 8, 2006
Praxis Engineering exhibited at the Rational Software Development User Conference on June 4 - June 8, 2006 held in Orlando, FL. Phil Williams and Laurie Mierzwa presented papers.

May 16, 2006
The Praxis Golf Outing for 2006 was held on Tuesday, May 16th, on the Courses at Fort Meade. Nearly 50 players attended, enjoying a round of golf, great food, and great company.

May 2, 2006
Praxis Engineering Extends its Successful Strategic Partnership With ILC. Read More! 

April 21, 2006
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its fourth anniversary with its fifth annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with close to 200 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD.

April 1, 2006
The Praxis Pacers made their 4th annual appearance on Saturday, April 1st, at the annual MS walk in Columbia Maryland. 2006 was the most successful walk yet! Not only did the Pacers exceed all their goals, they were also awarded a team plaque for the largest team in attendance at the Columbia Walk site! Great Job!

March 31, 2006
Praxis’ hard work in continuing to further raise our name recognition continues to pay off. On March 31, Praxis will make its movie debut at Muvico Theatres in Arundel Mills, MD. Praxis will be featured in a 30 second commercial between every movie, on all 24 screens, every day, for three months. That will add up to over 900,000 people viewing our commercial!

March 24 , 2006
Praxis Engineering Extends Its Successful Strategic Partnership With Agitar Software. Read More!

2006


December 19, 2005
Praxis Engineering's Al Dunn, was featured in The Washington Post's 'Techworking' section. Al spoke with The Post's Andrea Caumont and discussed Praxis' open positions within the organization.

December 10, 2005
Praxis Engineering enjoyed celebrating the 2005 Holiday season at the Tremont Grand Hotel in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the holiday season with and evening of dinner, dancing, and delights.

November 5, 2005
This year, Praxis took their first annual bus trip to New York City. The weather was beautiful and employees, family, and friends were able to enjoy various activities of Broadway shows, studio tours, sight seeing, and of course shopping!!! Special thanks go to Leroy and Superior Tours for making this a memorable event! Praxis is already planning next year’s event!!

October 1, 2005
The Praxis Pacers made their second annual appearance on Saturday, October 1st, at the 12th annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure®! Several employees attended and raised about $1750.00 to help find a cure for Breast Cancer. Great job everyone!

August 16, 2005
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2005 was held on Saturday, August 16th. It was held the Belmont in Elkridge, Maryland. While the weather could have cooperated nicer, employees and their families were still able to enjoy great food and games.

August 5, 2005
Praxis Engineering's Jeremy Kaufman was featured in The Baltimore Sun under 'People on the Move'. Jeremy was recognized for being named vice president of solutions for Praxis. 

June 14, 2005
The Praxis Golf Outing for 2005 was held on Tuesday, June 14th, on the Courses at Fort Meade. Nearly 40 employees attended, enjoying a round of golf, great food, and great company.

May 22 - 26, 2005
Praxis Engineering exhibited at the Rational Software Development User Conference on May 22 - May 26, 2005 held in Las Vegas, NV. Phil Williams, along with other Praxis employees, presented papers.

April 15, 2005
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its third anniversary with its fourth annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with close to 400 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD.

April 9, 2005
The Praxis Pacers made their third annual appearance on Saturday, April 9th, at the annual MS walk in Columbia Maryland. Several employees attended and raised over $2500.00 to help fight MS. Great job everyone!

February 8, 2005
On February 8th, Praxis was officially notified that we have been named “IBM Rational Most Valuable Partner” of the year. This is a great honor and testament to the work that each member of the Praxis team does every day. The IBM judges noted our commitment to training/certifications, driving revenue, marketing and MOST importantly the ratings that our clients gave us (we had very strong customer testimonials from DISA, QVC and others). We will also be noted on the IBM web site and in other worldwide marketing activities.

2005


December 4, 2004
Praxis Engineering Technologies celebrated the 2004 Holiday season at Harbor Court Hotel in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others were able to gather and celebrate the season with great food, great music, and great dancing.

December 1, 2004
Praxis recently co-sponsored along with IBM, an educational seminar addressing all the changes that will result with the pending formalization of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) version 2.0. Terry Quatrani, IBM UML Evangelist, presented to a crowd of roughly 50 software and systems professionals from throughout industry. Terry was able to quickly and effectively address all the modeling changes and the key models incorporated in UML 2.0.

Just listen to some of the feedback we have already received:
“I enjoyed the seminar and thought it was the right balance of novice and new information for the time allotted. I enjoyed listening to Terry speak - she is a good speaker” 

“What a great presentation. The material was very valuable and terry is a great speaker”


October 9, 2004
The Praxis Pacers made their first annual appearance on Saturday, October 9th, at the 11th annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure®! Several employees attended and raised about $1750.00 to help find a cure for Breast Cancer. Great job everyone!

October 6, 2004
On October 6, 2004 Praxis Engineering Technologies hosted a focused meeting of the Digital IF Working Group. The group is working to establish the VITA†-49 Standard for Digital IF. This Digital IF standard will promote interoperability within software radios by standardizing the digital connections between devices such as high-speed digitizers and the downstream processing resources. The meeting was attended by thought leaders from both the industry and government sectors with representatives from across the United States, and as far away as Canada and Scotland. Participation in developing the Digital IF Standard is one more thrust in Praxis’ efforts to become a leader in Software Radios. For more information, contact Jeremy Kaufman or David Sherwood. 

The VITA Standards Organization is an organization formed to develop and promote open technology standards. VITA is the VMEbus International Trade Association, which is home to the many standards related to VMEbus technology. VMEbus is a computer architecture which has become widely accepted in the embedded processing world for applications such as Software Radios.

September 18, 2004
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2004 was held on Saturday, September 18th. It was held the Belmont in Elkridge, Maryland. Fortunately, the weather held nicely and employees and their families were able to enjoy great food and games. 

August 2004
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce its expansion into Northern Virginia. Praxis recently obtained an office location located at 8401Greensboro Drive in McLean, Virginia.

July 18 - 22 , 2004
Praxis exhibited at the Rational Software Development User Conference on July 18 - July 22, 2004 held in Grapevine Texas. Phil Williams and Dennis Gibbs presented papers. 

June 2004
Praxis cofounders share their views on the role of information technology and fighting the war on terrorism in Chief Executive Magazine's June 2004 issue. Click here to see what Praxis leaders had to say! 

May 18, 2004
The Praxis Golf Outing for 2004 was held on Tuesday, May 18th, on the Courses at Fort Meade. Nearly 40 employees attended, enjoying a round of golf, great food, and great company.

May 7, 2004
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its second anniversary with its third annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with close to 400 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD.

April 18, 2004
The Praxis Pacers made their second annual appearance on Sunday, April 18th, at the annual MS walk in Columbia Maryland. Several employees attended, walking 7 miles and raising over $2500.00 to help fight MS. Great job everyone!

March 30-31, 2004
Praxis Engineering Technologies was part of the First Annual NASA Project Management Conference in College Park, Maryland. Leah Zimmerman PMP, made a 60 minute presentation titled "In Search of the PMP."

2004


December 6, 2003
Praxis Engineering Technologies celebrated the 2003 Holiday season at Harbor Court Hotel in Baltimore. Despite missing an appearance by Matt Damon, employees and their significant others were still able to gather and celebrate the season with great food, great music, and great dancing.

September 13, 2003
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2003 was held on Saturday, September 13th. It was held at Nixon’s Farm in Friendship, Maryland. Despite the uncooperative weather, employees and their families attended, enjoying great food and games for everyone.

August 24-28, 2003
Praxis Engineering Technologies is a Sapphire sponsor in its second year sponsoring the Rational Users Conference taking place August 24 - 28, 2003 in Orlando, FL. Praxis is a corporate Field Tested Gold level Rational Partner.

July 10, 2003
Praxis Engineering Technologies was one of eight sponsors of the wine tasting held at Howard Community College in the Instructional Lab Building. A wide variety of wines from Linganore Wine Cellars, a local vineyard in Mt. Airy, were sampled. This was an excellent networking opportunity presented by TCM’s Howard County Network.

May 20, 2003
The Praxis Golf Outing for 2003 was held on Tuesday, May 20th. It was at held Timbers of Troy in Elkridge. Nearly 40 employees attended, enjoying a round of golf, great food, and great company.

April 11, 2003
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its first anniversary with its second annual Spring Fling. There was plenty of food and music along with close to 300 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD.

April 6, 2003
The Praxis Pacers made their first annual appearance on Sunday, April 6th, at the annual MS Walk in Columbia. Several employees attended, walking 7 miles, to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis. The Praxis Pacers pulled in over $1,000 to help fight MS. Great job everyone!

2003


December 7, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies celebrated the 2002 Holiday season at Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore. Employees and their significant others gathered to celebrate the season with great food, great music, and great dancing.

November 22, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has achieved Gold Level status within the Rational Business Alliance Program (RBAP). 

Gold level status – the highest level in the RBAP program – is offered by Rational Software (Nasdaq: RATL) to the top performing companies within the program who have reached a specified level of Rational certifications and successful customer engagements. Companies that qualify for this status gain key engineering and marketing benefits from Rational. 

These qualifications demonstrate Praxis’ ability to deliver high value Rational Training, Mentoring and Software Development to its customers.

“Praxis is pleased to announce our new Gold Level status within the Rational Business Alliance Program,” said Mr. Bill Dunahoo, President of Praxis. “Our people have worked hard to fulfill the ongoing needs of our clients and, in the process, met the highest standards of RBAP. The Praxis team continues to expand our offerings relating to Rational’s tools and methodologies, ensuring great value for our mutual clients.”

“Rational has established the Rational Business Alliance Program to recognize companies like Praxis Engineering Technologies that consistently provide great value to our joint customers,” said Jerry Schepers, former Eastern Region Sector Manager at Rational. “Their new Gold Level status reflects the many years of successful engagements the Praxis team has had with Rational customers across a broad and diverse range of applications. Praxis extends and complements Rational's own offerings and, by doing so, helps our customers succeed."

September 14, 2002
The Praxis Annual Picnic for 2002 was held on Saturday, September 14th. It was held at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland. Employees and their families attended, enjoying great food and games for everyone.

August 19, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies is pleased to announce the expansion our long-term partnership with Rational Software Corporation, through the new Rational Business Alliance Program (RBAP). Praxis, a charter member of the RBAP program, has attained its highest ranking as Field Tested: Gold Level. This signifies that Praxis has achieved three primary goals of the RBAP. First, Praxis’ clients have attested to Rational that we have provided quality support to their organizations and programs in areas like mentoring, toolsmithing, training and “hands on” use of the Rational methodologies and tools. Secondly, many of our engineers are certified technically by Rational in areas including the Rational Unified Process, Requirements Management and Design/Implementation. Our engineers have significant skills with RUP, UCM and all the tools in Rational’s tool suite. Thirdly, Praxis has submitted papers to Rational, both at their Rational Users Conference and otherwise, expressing our knowledge of these technologies and of expanding their traditional uses.

August 18-22, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. is pleased to be participating in the fifth annual Rational User Conference. Our very own Rudy Spraycar will be presenting a talk entitled “Modeling Genetic Data with UML and Rational Rose.” This session discusses how UML modeling and Rational Rose can be used to support the computational techniques of genetic mapping. It also shows how Rational Rose can be used to model DNA databases, as well as algorithmically intensive applications used with these databases. Come listen to this fascinating talk, Wed, Aug. 21 at 10:30 AM. And please stop by our booth for more information about Praxis, as well as exciting giveaways!

April 10, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. was pleased to host, on behalf of JUGernaut, a presentation by Marty Hall, a renowned author and instructor. Mr. Hall presented a condensed version of his "What is New in the Java Server Page Arena," a presentation he initially presented at the Java One conference in San Jose, CA. JUGernaut is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the IT industry by supporting IT professionals. 

March 25, 2002
Praxis and ObjectFX jointly announced their newly formed partnership. Below is an excerpt for the ObjectFX press release at the JavaOneDeveloper Conference. JavaOneTM Developer Conference – San Francisco, CA – March 25, 2002– ObjectFX Corporation today announced the introduction of an industry leading Integration Partner Program designed to facilitate access of the company’s SpatialFX™ Platform to qualified partners for internal development and prototyping. Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc., a Maryland-based, high-end technical consulting and software development firm, has joined the program and is customizing and implementing ObjectFX’s product suite in its markets.

“We place tremendous value on the development and support of partner initiatives,” said Tim Devine, President and CEO of ObjectFX. “The ObjectFX Integration Partner Program offers a complete menu of support services that recognize both the requirements of the participants, as well as focus on end-user acceptance and implementation. We welcome Praxis as our partner and recognize their talented people and highly competent approach to business. This partnership will focus on software and system engineering solutions in the national security marketplace as well as for other federal Government agencies and commercial clients.”

Bill Dunahoo, President of Praxis Engineering Technologies, added, “Geospatial solutions are a key focus of many of our clients. ObjectFX offers a unique Java-based solution that we believe will be very attractive to our customers. We look forward to working closely with ObjectFX for a long time in support of our mutual clients.”

March 22, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. celebrated its formation with nearly 200 employees, business associates, friends and family at Historic Savage Mill in Savage, MD. 

February 23, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the establishment of a partnership with Rational Software Corporation. After a prior long standing and successful partnership with Rational, Praxis is happy to have both a small systems integration and training partnerships with Rational.

February 1, 2002
Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. moves into its permanent office at 135 National Business Parkway, Suite 310 in Annapolis Junction, MD. After one month at a temporary location in the same building, Praxis moved to its third floor office suite location. 

January 1, 2002
Mark Klein and Bill Dunahoo announce the start of operations of Praxis Engineering Technologies, Inc. Praxis was formed as part of a corporate reorganization of another small business that they had co-founded in 1995. Operations began with 35 employees from the previous organization and a strong, established customer base.

2002