PCG’s Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG’s Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base.

Who We Serve

Corrections

PCG helps organizations address issues within their offender management systems that present critical challenges to IT professionals, providing clear and concise actionable recommendations so project and executive leadership can make informed decisions.

Finance and Administration

PCG works with public sector organizations that provide finance and administration services to navigate the complexities of managing multiple stakeholders and business process changes necessary to achieve successful outcomes.  

Health and Human Services

PCG serves health and human services organizations at the state and local government levels, including health insurance exchanges, to help them successfully implement large scale IT solutions effectively and efficiently.

Information Technology Service Providers

PCG serves the needs of public sector IT service providers in state and local government organizations, including their broad variety of consumers and stakeholders.


Personnel & Administrative

PCG serves the needs of public organizations that provide personnel and administrative services in state and local government organizations, including their broad variety of consumers and stakeholders, in most all state and local government sectors.

Transportation

PCG serves transportation and tolling system clients with services including independent verification and validation (IV&V), technical assessments, project management, and quality assurance.

Workforce and Labor

PCG serves the needs of workforce and labor programs including disability insurance, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation insurance, paid family leave, and tax collection.


News & Perspectives

Washington Health Care Authority selects PCG to provide technical consulting services

1042 days ago

The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) selected PCG to provide technical consulting services that will help HCA deploy an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) to the cloud. PCG’s Technology Consulting and Health Services practice areas are providing services which will support HCA’s Decision Support and Analytics Infrastructure (DSAI) initiative. In turn, this will enable HCA to work with a technical implementation partner to deploy their enterprise data architecture using Amazon Web Services.

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Wisconsin Department of Health Services selects PCG to provide IV&V services

1266 days ago

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has recently selected PCG to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for an independent and unbiased perspective on the progress of Wisconsin’s Medicaid Enterprise Systems (MES) Project, and operation of the systems and modules.

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California’s FI$Cal project experiences continued success

1316 days ago

Since 2010, PCG’s Technology Consulting practice has partnered with the State of California to procure and implement one of the largest public sector enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects in the nation - the Financial Information System for the State of California (FI$Cal). PCG has provided assistance with procurement, served in a technical advisory role, and currently provides independent verification and validation (IV&V) services.

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PCG selected to provide multi-year IV&V services to the Mississippi Division of Medicaid

1328 days ago

PCG has begun work on a new project providing Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services to the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (MDOM). This project, expected to span five years, is to assist MDOM with replacing its existing Medicaid Management Information Systems and Fiscal Agent Services with a modularized solution, referred to as the Modularized Medicaid Enterprise System (MMES).

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Case Management Solution IV&V Services – Hawaii Department of Health

1443 days ago

The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) selected the Technology Consulting practice of Public Consulting Group (PCG) to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services on its project to implement a comprehensive, multi-agency Intellectual Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health Case Management System (IDD/Behavioral Health CMS).

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Benefits Eligibility System IV&V Services – Hawaii Department of Health Services

1443 days ago

PCG’s Technology Consulting practice was selected by the Hawaii Department of Health Services (DHS) to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services to support their Systems Modernization Project. 

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Meet Our Team

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Yvonne De la Rosa

Director / Technology Consulting

Yvonne De la Rosa joined PCG in 2006 and serves as a director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Yvonne is responsible for providing project management and oversight of independent verification and validation (IV&V) projects...

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Dana McLean

Director / Technology Consulting

Dana McLean joined PCG in 2011 and serves as a director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Dana is responsible for project management, oversight, and delivery of a variety of information technology (IT) projects for clients across the Pacific Northwest. 

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Fred Forrer

Vice President / Technology Consulting

Fred Forrer joined PCG in 2010 and serves as a vice president of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Fred is responsible for evaluating and overseeing large and complex information technology (IT) projects for state and local governments...

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Gwyn Jackson

Director / Technology Consulting

Gwyn Jackson joined PCG in 2014 and serves as a director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Gwyn is responsible for project management and oversight of technical teams providing software development...

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Jay Guevarra

Director / Technology Consulting

Jay Guevarra joined PCG in 2019 and serves as a director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Jay is responsible for leading and supporting strategic solutions for state and local government agencies, enhancing security...

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Ruben Ramos

Director / Technology Consulting

Ruben Ramos joined PCG in 2014 and serves as a director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Ruben is responsible for business systems analysis and project management at all levels of public sector organizations.

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Eugene (Geno) Astarita

Vice President / Technology Consulting

Geno Astarita joined PCG in 2013 and serves as a vice president of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Geno is responsible for software and application development project leadership and regulatory business requirements solutioning for enterprise-wide...

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Jeff Hellzen

Chief Technologist / Technology Consulting

Jeff Hellzen joined PCG in 2001 and serves as a chief technologist of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Jeff is responsible for supporting the team’s operations, including technical oversight of proposals and projects, providing subject matter expertise...

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Bret Mohninger

Vice President / Technology Consulting

Bret Mohninger joined PCG in 2008 and serves as a vice president of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Bret is responsible for providing direction and leadership for business development activities conducted in multiple states...

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Mitch Dobbins

Practice Area Director / Technology Consulting

Mitch Dobbins joined PCG in 2008 and serves as practice area director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Mitch is responsible for providing strategic direction, oversight of operations and business development, and client delivery. 

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Rhonda Brinkoeter

Director / Technology Consulting

Rhonda Brinkoeter joined PCG in 2021. As a director of the Technology Consulting team, Rhonda provides project management and oversight of independent verification and validation (IV&V) projects. With over 25 years of experience...

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Sylvia Mitchem

Director / Technology Consulting

Sylvia Mitchem joined PCG in 2020 and serves as a director of the Technology Consulting team. In this role, Sylvia is responsible for project management and business development activities, primarily in the public health and healthcare domains. 

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