PSC Testifies Today Before House Homeland Subcommittee on Security Clearances 

February 27, 2018

Arlington, V.A. (Feb. 27, 2018) —The Professional Services Council (PSC) will testify today before a House Homeland Security subcommittee on the impact of security clearance and contractor vetting processes on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contractors. PSC president and CEO David J. Berteau will appear at the Oversight and Management Efficiency subcommittee’s hearing on “Doing Business with DHS: Industry Recommendations to Improve Contractor Employee Vetting.” 

Berteau will speak on behalf of the association, which represents 400 member companies and their hundreds of thousands of employees across the nation who provide technology and professional services to the federal government, including DHS. 

 “PSC thanks Chairman Perry, Ranking Member Correa, and the subcommittee members for the opportunity to testify today on opportunities and challenges in DHS and other agencies involved in the personnel security and contractor employee vetting process,” said Berteau. “These issues are of critical importance to our member companies, their employees, and the success of DHS missions.” 

Other witnesses in today’s hearing include:

The Honorable Charles E. Allen, Senior Intelligence Advisor, Intelligence and National Security Alliance;
Mr. Brandon LaBonte, President and CEO, ArdentMC; and
Mr. Marc Pearl, President and CEO, Homeland Security & Defense Business Council.

Watch the hearing live at 2:00 p.m. EST here. PSC’s full written statement is available here.

Click here to view the PDF version of this release.

Media Contact: 

Ashlei Stevens
Director, Media Relations

About PSC: PSC is the voice of the government technology and professional services industry. PSC’s 400-member companies represent small, medium and large businesses that provide federal agencies with services of all kinds, including information technology, engineering, logistics, facilities management, operations and maintenance, consulting, international development, scientific, social, environmental services, and more. Together, the trade association’s members employ hundreds of thousands of Americans in all 50 states. Follow PSC on Twitter @PSCSpeaks. To learn more, visit