Michael Perry | CEO


Michael leads SDV INTERNATIONAL by setting its overall strategy and by managing day-to-day leadership with a strong understanding of all aspects associated with leading complex organizations. Michael is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel with more than 30 years of experience with the military, IBM and small businesses. His previous leadership roles include Chief Executive Officer of multiple simultaneously operating affiliated companies with more than 1,300 employees, hundreds of whom delivered services to the United States Government in EMEA and Asia.

Michael’s education includes graduate and undergraduate degrees in business and information systems, and he maintains ongoing engagement with leading academic organizations. Mr. Perry is an author, and has been featured by multiple media organizations, including a role as co-host of Business of Government Hour Radio Show on WJFK 106.7 FM.

Michael brings an ability to thrive and “win” with large and complex clients while leading lean organizations. His insight and success serve him well as he leads SDV INTERNATIONAL and its affiliates. He ensures that SDV INTERNATIONAL provides clients and teaming partners with a financially solid Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) capable of successfully performing in the public sector and private sector.


SDV International has achieved a 100% performance level in our hospital. They inspire staff to care about our mission.
— Staff Member, Army Community Hospital
The staff has provided excellent work in terms of quality and timeliness. SDV’s team has planned out the workload and milestones for several key projects and maintained critical program schedules. The SDV staff is flexible and engaged in our activities and keeps themselves available for new assignments and changes in direction on assigned tasks.
— Manager, Federal Aviation Administration
SDV International staff were excellently prepared for their role in supporting the audit engagement. They were experts in their field and enabled the audit team to provide a thorough and effective assessment of the claims that were processed. SDV International contributed to our ability to deliver high quality deliverables to the government with no corrective action throughout the contract period.
— Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs
Great group of folks. Really worked well together. There were no additional add ons in cost. Excellent to work with and solve problems. Fast resolutions and great attitudes!
— Chief of Health Information Management, Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Success for our clients since beginning work on our first multi-million dollar Defense contract in early 2008.

  • Excellent performance ratings.

  • We've become an Official Protege to IBM.

  • Year over year growth.

  • A strong financial position.

  • Customer loyalty.

  • We've developed contracts with various federal agencies to make it easier for federal clients to benefit from our support, including: the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of the Air Force, the U.S. General Services Administration, the Department of the Navy, and others.

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