Dexis is on a mission

to help solve today’s most pressing global, political,
social, and economic challenges and create a world
where all people are safe and prosperous.

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

We advance the mission of leading global engagement agencies, including USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. We specialize in stabilization and conflict mitigation, security sector assistance, rule of law, anti-corruption, and inclusive economic growth.

Our staff of over 500 full-time employees maintain an active presence across 80 countries. Our ISO 9001-certified quality management system (QMS) makes us a reliable partner with our clients.

Established in 2001, Dexis has grown at double-digit rates for over a decade and is now a solidly middle-market company, a feat demonstrated by 2.5% of small government services firms. Dexis’ agile, digital-forward workforce and robust business platforms ensure adaptive management is built into everything we do.

As a minority-owned company, we are committed to diversity and inclusion as the foundation of our corporate culture. Women make up seventy percent of staff and half of our executive leadership team. Forty percent of our staff and leadership team are from minority or historically under-represented communities.

We are an active member of the communities where we work and provide matching donations to employee-driven social causes. Our employees have top ranked Dexis in Glassdoor as a company with the best growth prospects among its peers.

Our leadership team applies extensive global expertise and an entrepreneurial spirit to identify new ways to achieve better results for our clients.

We believe in smart corporate stewardship to drive growth while investing in our people. We are passionate about what we do, with an unwavering commitment to gold-standard management practices, demonstrated by our ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Mihir Desai

President and Chief Executive Officer

James Agee

President, Governance Division

Tamara Babiuk

Senior Director, Center for Global Security and Stabilization

Fernando Barragan

Chief Financial Officer

Ashley Gasque

Vice President, Business Development

Mark McEuen

Chief Operating Officer

Bronwen Morrison

Senior Director, Center for Global Security and Stabilization

Jennifer Simancas

President, Dexis Professional Services

Martha Van Camp

Vice President, Implementation and Learning Division

Dexis Values


Dexis is an agile company that adapts to market changes and operates in complex environments throughout the world. We foster resourcefulness in our team so we can nimbly respond to challenges and provide innovative solutions to our clients. Ingenuity has fueled our success and will continue to fuel our future achievements.


Integrity is Dexis’ foundation. It serves as our uncompromising guarantee of honest and ethical behavior, and our corporate commitment to responsive and friendly customer service. Integrity resonates throughout our work and is at the root of the quality that infuses everything we do. Transparency and decency allow us to build the strong relationships with our staff, clients, and vendors that enable us to deliver superior services.


We empower our staff so they can use their natural enthusiasm and acquired skills to offer insightful solutions to clients, build fulfilling personal careers, and help us grow a successful business.

A History of Dexis

Twenty years ago, CEO Mihir Desai started Dexis with a vision to
deliver unparalleled results and exceptional service to our clients.

Over the past two decades, we’ve grown from working on a laptop at Starbucks to now over 500 professionals and evolved to serve new clients across a range of technical and professional services.

While the organization has changed tremendously, we’ve retained our drive to think critically and embrace big challenges. We’re proud of our history as an organization and the impact we’ve had on the world.

Subcontracting at the start


Dexis (Developing Economies X Information Systems) is born in New York City to support some of the most critical issues facing the global community.


The 9/11 events. Dexis rapidly expands into economic development support for crisis countries.


Dexis relocates to Washington, DC to be closer to federal clients.


Dexis expands to focusing on accountability in overseas development programs, a crucial issue facing policymakers.

A promising small business


Dexis supports leveraging private capital in development. Dexis wins first prime contract with USAID to support global partnerships.


Dexis is among the first set of firms to advance accountability beyond overseas development and into diplomatic programming. Wins first prime U.S. Department of State monitoring and evaluation Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract and wins first prime USAID IDIQ contract.


Dexis wins first contract with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)/US Navy), informing the future of the company’s focus on the 3Ds (development, diplomacy, and defense).


Dexis secures two major USAID prime awards in global health support and fostering cross-agency knowledge exchange, providing short-term assistance in more than 80 countries.


Dexis wins USAID Small Business of The Year.

Accelerating into new markets

Dexis graduates from a small business with year-on-year revenue and staff numbers increasing rapidly to become a middle-market company, a feat demonstrated by 2.5% of small government services firms, according to a GAO report. Dexis Professional Services subsidiary launches to provide sustained staff augmentation support to domestic federal civilian clients. Dexis expands agricultural programming through the purchase of Agland Investment Services. Dexis’ quality management system receives ISO 9001:2015 certificate.
Building on five years of pioneering monitoring and evaluation work at the State Department, Dexis wins two prime IDIQs to continue this work.
Dexis launches its Center for Global Security and Stabilization and wins first prime IDIQ with the Centers for Disease Control.

Dexis wins first DOD prime IDIQs to provide assessment, monitoring, and evaluation services. Dexis wins USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Support Which Implements Fast Transition (SWIFT) 5, cementing the company’s focus overseas on fragile states and countries in transition.


Dexis acquires Checchi and Company Consulting and New Century US. Dexis greatly expands its rule of law, anti-corruption, and security training services and its global footprint, increasing its portfolio to $350m with a long-term presence in 11 countries.

Join our team

Dexis transforms complex, dynamic, and volatile environments, facilitating stability and prosperity around the world. We bring together world-class professionals with the talent, drive, and creativity to thrive in the most challenging of environments.