Appointed: July 1, 2012
Current Term Expires:
June 30, 2016
Gary Nakamoto is Principal at The Nakamoto Group LLC, a full-service business development company and management consulting firm focused on generating real results to foster growth in the federal and public sector for small, medium-size, and large companies in North America.
Mr. Nakamoto is the former Chairman of Base Technologies, Inc. In April 2011, Base Technologies, a professional services firm that specializes in information technology, outsourcing, and consulting was acquired by CA Technologies (CA) a publicly traded and Fortune 500 firm.
During Mr. Nakamoto’s involvement, Base Technologies earned the distinction of being named as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Virginia. Base Technologies has received numerous industry awards for customer service and has been recognized for growth, and designation as a Top 100 IT federal government contractor. Clients include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health, Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, Department of Labor, and the Department of Treasury.
Currently, Mr. Nakamoto is a member of Governor Bob McDonnell’s Commission on Military and National Security Facilities serving on the Contractors Workgroup committee and the Future Opportunities for Growth and Retention (2nd Fleet) committee. Mr. Nakamoto is active in the community, currently serving as the President for the Joe Gibbs Youth for Tomorrow Foundation. Additionally, he is on the boards for American Automobile Association, Sandy Spring Bank, Northern Virginia Technology Council, Inova Health Systems Foundation, George Mason University School of Management, and Ohio University.
In 2010, he was selected as a Finalist for Executive of the Year, Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards. Additionally, he was honored by Minority Enterprise Executive Council as one of the Fifty Powerful Men in Business. In 2009, Mr. Nakamoto worked on Governor McDonnell’s Transition team, primarily focusing on information technology across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Nakamoto was named in October 2007 by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the 150 most influential people in Washington DC. He also served as a member of the United States Presidential Delegation for the U.S. National Day at the World Exposition in Aichi, Japan.Mr. Nakamoto is a graduate of Ohio University and resides with his wife, Kelly, and son, Matthew, in Great Falls, Virginia.