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David Tohn, CEO of both BTS Software Solutions and Verb8tm, an innovative speech-to-text services firm, has been recognized by Under Armour and Baltimore SmartCEO magazine as the winner of the Game Changer Award at SmartCEO’s 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards. Tohn also won the Small Technology Business Circle of Excellence Award. The Under Armour sponsored SmartCEO Game Changer Award annually recognizes a Baltimore region CEO that makes their business and local community a better place to work or live while demonstrating the core tenets of entrepreneurship, namely, driving their companies forward with passion, energy, and fearless, calculated risk-taking. The award is a mark of distinction that sets a few select individuals and companies apart from the rest, and candidates are sourced from SmartCEO’s Circle of Excellence Awards program. Out of the 36 Circle of Excellence Awards finalists, Tohn was selected by Under Armour to receive the Game Changer Award. The…

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BTS Software Solutions has been selected by Washington SmartCEO magazine as the emerging business winner of its 2015 GovStar Awards for the Star Workplace category. The annual GovStar Award program honors government contractors headquartered in the Greater Washington metro region for their achievements in such an extremely competitive and complex industry. 45 Companies of all sizes were selected as finalists based on their workplace environment, veteran support, growth, technology innovation and contributions to the contracting industry as a whole. The GovStar Star Workplace award category honors government contractors that offer a dynamic, engaging workplace for their employees. Led by CEO, David Tohn, BTS Software Solutions (BTS-S2) recognizes the value of happy, healthy employees and actively seeks to provide its staff with top-notch amenities and generous benefits that equip them to function at their best both in the office and at home. Employees enjoy high-quality, platinum healthcare benefits for both themselves…

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BTS Software Solutions, a leading software development company that uses technology to create impactful solutions for our community, has been named a finalist for Washington SmartCEO’s 2015 GovStar Awards. The annual GovStar Award program recognizes government contractors headquartered in the Greater Washington metro region for their achievements in such an extremely competitive and complex industry. An independent committee of local business leaders selected 45 finalists within 5 distinct award categories based on their workplace environment, veteran support, growth, technology innovation and contributions to the contracting industry as a whole. BTS Software Solutions is an emerging business finalist for the Star Workplace category. The GovStar Star Workplace award honors government contractors that offer their employees a dynamic, engaging workplace. Recognizing the value of happy, healthy employees; BTS Software Solutions (BTS-S2) provides its staff with top-notch amenities and generous benefits to ensure they are secure and well-equipped to function at their best…

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David Tohn, CEO of BTS Software Solutions, a leading software development company that uses technology to create impactful solutions for the community, has been named a finalist for Baltimore SmartCEO’s Circle of Excellence Awards. The Circle of Excellence Award program recognizes CEOs of businesses headquartered in the Greater Baltimore metropolitan region for business excellence in distinct industry categories. Finalists manage companies of all sizes and are judged by an independent committee of local business leaders based on their positive industry impact, market leadership, and community involvement. Tohn is a small business finalist for the Technology category. With extensive experience in both management and technology, Tohn guides BTS Software Solutions (BTS-S2) in applying a creative, innovative approach and its specialized knowledge to solving technological communication problems in ways that enhance its community. With roots in developing communication solutions to help save soldiers’ lives, Tohn and BTS-S2 is committed to extending that…

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BTS Software Solutions is proud to announce it has been selected by SmartCEO Magazine as the small business winner of its Baltimore Cornerstone Awards for Howard County, Md. SmartCEO Magazine’s Cornerstone Awards program honors businesses headquartered within the Baltimore metropolitan region that are exemplary community stewards and key economic drivers of their home counties. Companies of all sizes and industries were selected as finalists based on the positive impacts each has made on job creation and retention, market competition, and philanthropy. Headquartered in Columbia, a small, tight-knit community located outside Baltimore in Howard County, Md, BTS Software Solutions is home to technological innovators who transform ideas into technology designed to enrich people’s lives through helping them communicate, connect with customers, and stay informed. BTS Software Solutions recently consolidated five separate locations into its main office in Howard County to allow it to better serve its customers, improve the quality of…

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The leadership skills gained in the military can become invaluable transferable skills within the commercial workspace. David Tohn, BTS Software Solutions CEO, gave his perspective on how the leadership skills he gained in the military were valuable to his current role as a technology executive at the June Maryland TechVets Meetup in Howard County. “As a second lieutenant, I had 172 people working for me and I was 21 years old. It’s hard to get that (experience) in a commercial space,” said Tohn. He credits the formal training he received at institutions such as the School of Advanced Military Studies for developing his strategic vision. “It taught me how to think not just about today but it gave me tools to think about five and ten years from now and to not let the little things get in the way of the big things.” The CIC’s Maryland TechVets program is…

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“On the surface, it’s no surprise that an office run by military veterans would have Nerf guns strewn about and Nerf bullets peeking out from window shades and stuck to the ceiling. But for BTS Software Solutions, whose Columbia office also boasts pingpong and Foosball tables amid plenty of open space, frequent Nerf battles are just part of the company culture.” The newest feature article by The Daily Record gives readers a glimpse into the successful inner workings of BTS-S2 – from the company’s history and culture to its keys to success. Read the full article, and find out more about what makes us tick here.

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BTS Software Solutions, a leading software development company that uses technology to create impactful solutions for the community, has been named as a finalist for SmartCEO Magazine’s Cornerstone Awards for Baltimore, Md. The Cornerstone Awards program honors businesses headquartered in counties surrounding the Baltimore metropolitan region that are not only the economic drivers of their home counties but are also exemplary community stewards. Finalists include companies of all sizes and industries and are selected based on the positive impacts each has made on job creation and retention, market competition, and philanthropy. Headquartered in Columbia, a small community in Howard County, Md, BTS Software Solutions is a group of community-focused innovators who transform ideas into technology that enriches people’s lives by helping them to communicate, connect with customers, and stay informed. The company recently consolidated five separate locations into its main office in Howard County to allow it to better serve…

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BTS Software Solutions, a leading software development company that uses technology to create impactful solutions for the community, is publically announcing its new majority ownership team. The new owners assumed majority interest from OSTP, LLC, an early stage venture capital firm that founds, accelerates, and invests in startups. OSTP held controlling interest in BTS Software Solutions since its founding in 2011 and will retain a minority interest, along with co-founder, Sean Lane.   The purchasing members are David Tohn, CEO; Daniel Cummings, COO; and Craig Cummings, Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder. All three purchasing members are service-disabled veterans, and the new ownership structure allows BTS Software Solutions to become certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). As a certified SDVOSB, BTS Software Solutions will be well positioned to continue its mission of serving the community with advanced communications and communications technology.   The change in majority…

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BTS Software Solutions, a leading software development company that uses technology to create impactful solutions for communities including Warfighters and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, has been awarded a Catalyst Loan by the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA).

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Craig Cummings, BTS Software Solutions Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder, has been named among HillVets’ Top 100 Veterans. The first annual HillVets 100 honors 2014’s 100 most influential and impactful veterans, service members, and those that support them, from many diverse sectors and areas including the arts, politics, business, and philanthropy.

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BTS Software Solutions Named Finalist for Chesapeake Regional Tech Council’s 2015 Innovator Award We are pleased to announce that BTS Software Solutions has been named a finalist for the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC)’s 2015 Innovator Award. Award winners will be announced at the CRTC’s 10th Annual TechAwards event on the evening of Thursday, March 26 at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel. CRTC’s TechAwards honors the Annapolis-Washington-Baltimore region’s “rising tech companies, outstanding innovators and all-around top ‘geeks’”. One of six award categories at the event, the Innovator Award is “given to a tech company that best exemplifies the entrepreneurship and innovative style it takes to keep the technology industry cutting-edge and forward moving.” As a Veteran Owned Small Business, BTS Software Solutions is a team of service-minded professionals who create impactful solutions for our community’s real and complex communications problems. Our portfolio includes mobile technologies, advanced applications, enterprise-wide development, applied research…

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COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Towson University (TU) and BTS Software Solutions (BTS-S2) concluded a successful STEM technology transfer for Towson University Captioning Solutions (TUCS), a patent-pending, live captioning and transcription solution that will serve the deaf and hard of hearing communities. This STEM transfer is the culmination of three organizations’ dedication to serving the community and greater public good. Founded in 2008, TUCS resulted from Towson’s College of Liberal Arts and the National Public Radio (NPR) Labs’ commitment to providing real-time radio captioning for individuals who cannot hear. Dr. Ellyn Sheffield, cognitive scientist and TU Research Professor, developed new processes and innovative technology. “Approximately 23 million Americans have difficulty accessing audio programming because of hearing loss,” said Dr. Sheffield. “This number is expected to grow as the number of senior citizens triple by 2050. In addition to providing services that assist institutions in complying with ADA and…

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Meet our CEO, David Tohn!

In April, David Tohn became the new CEO of BTS Software Solutions. David comes from an extensive leadership background. With over 24 years of experience in the Army and 6 combat deployments, he earned his Veteran status.  David has deep knowledge of policy, planning, military intelligence, and cyber security operations.  Upon retirement from the Army, David joined Cyber Point, where he developed and shaped their marketing and sales. He authored and coauthored several publications, including “On Point: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom,” the Army’s official history of Operation Iraqi Freedom. David’s presence is highly respected. He dedicates a lot of time and effort to the company. Each day, he moves our mission forward and grows the BTS Software Solution brand. He acknowledges accomplishments, both big and small, in order to make sure each employee feels appreciated. “I couldn’t be more excited to join the BTS Software Solutions…

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BTS Software Solutions has moved to a new office location. Don’t fret!! We did not move far. Our new location is 6200 Old Dobbin Ln. STE 190 Columbia, MD 21045. We have renovated this new space to create an open environment. This trendy new office is a collaborative area where our employees can interact and share ideas. There are plenty of open areas for informal meetings or team discussions, as well as conference rooms that provide a little more privacy. The office is complete with 8 flat screen televisions, a full kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks, a gym, and a game room. Our prized piece of the office is The Garage. This unique conference room has large windows and a retractable garage door with glass panels. The Garage allows employees to hold business meetings, while still enjoying the BTS Software Solutions atmosphere. Whether you want to sit in couch…

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Today, BTS Software Solutions announced their status as a Perennial Winner in Baltimore Magazine’s Best Places to Work 2013. BTS Software Solutions was named one of Baltimore’s Best Places to Work in 2010, 2011, and 2012. The company’s amazing benefits package, fun office environments, and employee perks such as free pizza every Thursday and on site game room continue to set them above the rest. “It’s very cut and dry: We pay for your health care, your tuition, and we vest on day one,” Sean Lane, founder of BTS Software Solutions told Baltimore Magazine. “We expect high-level performance and we give people responsibility to, if they want, move vertically in our company easily.”   

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On June 6th, BTS Software Solutions partnered up with the Greater Baltimore Technology Council (gb.tc) to host a summer kickoff party at their Light Street office in Federal Hill, Baltimore. Proceeds from the event benefited Operation Homefront, a nonprofit organization developed to support the families of deployed service members. The summer themed event featured local vendors to include DJ entertainment by Capetown Productions and a make your own cheesesteak bar by Hot Corner Lee’s.  For more information on Operation Homefront, please visit http://www.operationhomefront.net/.    

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