Washington DC (July 30, 2012)FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announces that Leonard Pomata has joined FOCUS as a Senior Advisor in its Washington, DC office.

In June 2009, Mr. Pomata was appointed by the Governor of Virginia to the Cabinet post of Secretary of Technology where he was responsible for the entire Information Technology and Telecommunications infrastructure.

Currently, Mr. Pomata is an Information Technology Consultant, providing strategic consulting services to facilitate market entry and expansion for clients including Oracle, WebMethods and Digicon. Additionally, he has served on Public Sector boards including Virginia Information Technology Investment Board, GMU Board of Visitors, GMU Foundation and NYU-Poly Board of Trustees.

According to Manan Shah, FOCUS Partner and Government, Aerospace & Defense Team Leader, “Len’s vast experience within the federal IT sector will bring FOCUS clients a unique perspective given his deep understanding of the ongoing changes around key initiatives such cyber security, cloud computing, data center consolidation, etc.”

Previously, Mr. Pomata served as President and CEO of PRC, Inc., a subsidiary of Litton Industries. In this position, he was responsible for the firm’s total operations and effected major changes in the government marketplace and the expansion of the commercial market. Under his leadership, PRC achieved Level 5 CMM in 1998 and was one of the first corporations to achieve this level, as well as achieving a Top 10 position in most Federal government markets as a systems integrator.


FOCUS LLC provides a range of middle market investment banking services with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance. FOCUS is a national firm serving clients from offices in major cities across the United States. FOCUS specializes in business units with transactions or revenues in the $5-300 million range, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners and various types of investors across a broad range of industries, throughout the U.S. and worldwide. FOCUS bankers are seasoned operating and financial executives with extensive transaction experience. Securities transactions conducted by FOCUS Securities LLC, an affiliated company, registered Broker Dealer member FINRA/SIPC. For more information on FOCUS, visit www.focusbankers.com.

Kahla Cooper is the Director of Marketing at FOCUS. In this role, Ms. Cooper designs and implements the overall marketing strategy. Ms. Cooper works with each industry team leader to define programs in order to promote and brand FOCUS’ suite of capabilities.