Mr. Zaramba is a senior level executive with over 25 years of experience in fast growing service company environments. He has held multiple leadership roles in finance, accounting, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, operations, human resources, risk management and compliance.
Currently Mr. Zaramba is a principal with Halyard Associates LLC. Halyard provides strategic planning, Mergers & Acquisitions support, assistance with capital raising and interim CFO services. Current and past clients range in size from a 1,000 employee IT services firm to a regional commercial construction firm down to a start-up digital marketing company.
Mr. Zaramba served as Chief Financial Officer for Pragmatics, Inc. - a $200M software engineering and services provider to various agencies of the Federal Government. In his role as CFO, Mr. Zaramba was responsible for all corporate support functions including accounting, finance, budgeting, treasury, human resources, risk management, IT, contracts, purchasing and compliance. He also provided oversight for corporate tax functions as well as mergers & acquisitions.
Prior to Pragmatics, Mr. Zaramba was President and Chief Operating Officer of Altron, Incorporated, a 200 employee IT services firm. He led the company’s conversion from a legacy outsourcing business into a viable and competitive technology firm. Under his tenure, the firm has expanded its customer base to include new clients at DHS, Navy, DOJ and SPAWAR. He orchestrated, negotiated and closed the firm’s merger with Provident Analysis Corporation. He chaired the Executive Committee and serves on the Board of Directors.
Earlier in his career, he was one of the key contributors in the growth and maturation of Stanley, Inc. (NYSE:SXE), helping build the business from a $10M/yr services firm to a $400M international enterprise culminating in a highly successful initial public offering in October 2006. During his fifteen year tenure at Stanley, Mr. Zaramba served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and served on the Executive Committee. In 2007, Stanley was recognized as one of the 100 best places to work by FORBES magazine.