Chief Executive Officer
Gary Loyd brings more than 25 years of experience in the government and education marketplace to his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Centurion Research Solutions. As CEO, Mr. Loyd leads a seasoned executive management team in planning, developing and executing strategies to grow Centurion’s products and services, presence, and reputation in the federal government sector. Under his leadership, Centurion has increased its stature in the area of federal government contracting research and analytical valuation with the development of Centurion’s business intelligence and opportunity assessment tools. Acquired in 2006, Mr. Loyd has been successful in growing the company, doubling its size and revenue, and in expanding the line of products and services used nationwide by businesses both large and small. He provides the inspiration and guidance to a professional team of employees whose goal is to bring the mission and vision of Centurion to fruition.
Mr. Loyd possesses extensive knowledge and experience across federal, state, local and educational markets. Prior to Centurion, Mr. Loyd served as CEO and founder of ifour, LLC; Vice President for Federal Sources, Inc. (FSI); and President & CEO of a software development and systems integration company. He has also held management, business development and consulting positions with BDM International, Inc. and Titan Systems Corporation. Throughout his career, Mr. Loyd has been responsible for critical aspects of business including sales and marketing, software and Internet product development, systems integration, and business operations.
During the tenure of his career, Mr. Loyd has generated over $600B selling directly to federal, state and local government organizations and helped government contractors substantially increase their win rate. The multiple organizations Mr. Loyd has founded, acquired, grown and sold throughout his career reflect his winning mix of entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen.
Mr. Loyd holds a BBA in MIS from the University of New Mexico, Robert O. Anderson School of Management.