About Us

Who We Are

We are a small business driven to provide exceptional services, challenge the status quo, hire and retain outstanding talent to create meaningful impact for our customers.

BRIAN GAY – President

As Think Forward Consulting’s President, Brian is responsible for leading the firm’s overall service and product delivery. He founded the company in 2006. Think Forward Consulting is a company committed to using an Enterprise Architecture approach to improve client’s operations. Brian has extensive experience in Enterprise Architecture, Cyber Security, and IT Project Management. Brian is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP). Brian is a member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, Military Order of the Carabo, and blogs regularly on Enterprise Architecture and Cyber Security. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance from James Madison University.

Brian has worked with the various Federal and Commercial clients.


Brian’s accomplishments include:

  • Developing a common architecture for one of the initial Cloud Computing procurements in the Federal government
  • Implementing an Enterprise Architecture approach for a 250 Million consulting company
  • Establishing a foundation for Enterprise Security Architecture at a Cabinet-level Department


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