About Us

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Founded in 2007, PotomacWave is a highly-qualified, Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) professional services company supporting DoD, the Intelligence Community, DHS, FBI, and numerous civilian agencies. PotomacWave specializes in mission-critical program management support including Intelligence Analysis and Operations; Information Technology and Cybersecurity; and Financial Management.


What's In The Name...

“PotomacWave” incorporates two core concepts: Potomac, which is the water lifeline of the nation’s capital, and Wave, which is the embodiment of sustained energy. PotomacWave is an organization founded by consultants who wanted to improve the status quo for their clients and work for an organization that rewards creativity and innovation. They brought together a diverse team of top-notch consulting talent who are like-minded in their commitment to excellence.




  • Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fastest Growing Companies #4 in Virginia
  • Washington Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies #6
  • DHS Small Business Achievement Award
  • Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America
  • Washington Technology Fast 50 Top 20 for three years in a row
  • Smart CEO Future 50
  • Smart CEO GOVStar – Industry Star
  • U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Growth Master Award



Our demonstrated successful track record as a prime contractor managing and staffing large-scale and technically complex task orders sets us apart from other small businesses.

 Client Satisfaction.
CPAR reviews and client satisfaction consistently in top tier of rankings. We have been awarded 100% of our contract re-competes.

 Teaming Partner Satisfaction.
We prioritize strategic business relationships and partnerships with commercial firms to create sustained value for our clients.

 Commitment to Quality.
An ISO 9001:2008 certified company, our quality management system (QMS) furthers our ability to deliver quality services to our broad customer base.
 Security Cleared Workforce:
100% hold Public Trust clearances 
90% hold Secret clearances
>50% hold Top Secret (TS) clearances



Executive Leadership

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    Emma Sopko
    Founder and CEO

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    Jeff Sopko
    Chief Operating Officer

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    CarrieAnne Boak

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    Jennifer Harris

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    Sean McPhilomy
    Vice President of Business and Technology Programs

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    Jim Carroll
    Vice President of Business Development

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    Bob Harford
    Vice President of Business Intelligence Products

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    Steve Monteiro
    Strategic Advisor for Client Delivery

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44 Canal Center Plaza #410
Alexandria, VA 22314

4400 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, Suite 103
Washington, DC 20007

Phone: 703-997-6066
Fax: 703-842-6169
Email: info@potomacwave.com
Careers: careers@potomacwave.com