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Arctic IT Government Solutions Appoints Steve Schmitz as President and General Manager
President and GM Steve Schmitz

Publish Date

October 30, 2023



Arctic IT Government Solutions, a subsidiary of Doyon Technology Group, is a technology company dedicated to driving innovation and efficiency in public services. With a deep commitment to enhancing transparency and accessibility, the company harnesses cutting-edge technology to empower government agencies to provide citizens easy access to vital information and services. Arctic IT Government Solutions offers a wide range of services and solutions tailored to meet the unique digital transformation initiatives of government organizations.

Arctic IT Government Solutions (AITGS) has appointed long-time Arctic IT executive, Steve Schmitz, as President and General Manager of AITGS. “Steve brings many years of experience in government technology to this strategic role,” said Thomas Mercer, President of Doyon Technology Group. “He has built strong relationships among the federal sector and will leverage the strength of our experienced team to scale our operation.”

About Steve Schmitz, President and General Manager of Arctic IT Government Solutions

Steve is a seasoned professional with over 27 years of experience in the Information Technology (IT) industry, and a remarkable 22 of those years dedicated to supporting the Federal Government.

One of Steve’s standout accomplishments is his extensive 13-year tenure in Federal Pre-Sales. In this role, he spearheaded the development of strategies and provided vital oversight for solicitation pursuits, working with both large corporations and small businesses. His track record in Federal Pre-Sales demonstrates his ability to navigate the complexities of the government procurement landscape.

Steve’s wealth of experience has equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of IT and Federal Contracting. Notably, he holds the distinction of being the first Arctic IT employee with Federal Contracting experience. This unique blend of knowledge, combined with his profound understanding of Arctic IT’s history, products, and services, positions Steve as the ideal candidate to lead Arctic IT Government Solutions.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Management of Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), solidifying his academic foundation in the field of IT.

In Steve’s own words, “Arctic IT has witnessed remarkable growth over the last nine years within the federal market. However, the full potential of our capabilities has yet to be realized when we assemble a dedicated team with a singular focus on serving our federal clients. I am thrilled by this opportunity, excited about the prospects for our team, and particularly enthusiastic about the value we can provide to our federal clients through more specialized and tailored IT services.”

With Steve’s experience and a deep commitment to Arctic IT’s federal clients, he is poised to lead the company into a new era of growth and service excellence within the government sector.