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A SoftDev, Summit, and NuvoLogic Joint Venture

Who We Are


North Star is a joint venture between SoftDev, Summit Consulting, and NuvoLogic Consulting. North Star combines the resources, talents, and experience of all three partners to pursue competitive set-aside contracts for woman-owned small businesses (WOSB).


SoftDev Incorporated, a U.S. Small Business Administration–certified HUBZone and WOSB, delivers intelligent, full-service informatics solutions. With our two service divisions, (1) digital services development and support and (2) enterprise data solutions, our services and data expertise streamline system operations and produce accurate, accessible, and actionable data to further our clients’ missions. SoftDev is dedicated to meeting our clients where they stand and working diligently to provide purposeful innovation across the data life cycle.

Summit Consulting, LLC, is a quantitative and qualitative analysis firm that uses economics, statistics, and data analytics to solve problems for our federal and private-sector clients. Our services in federal infrastructure finance and loans and grants, evidence-based program evaluation, program and business modernization, and enforcement and litigation analytics help make government effective and society just. Founded in 2003, Summit prides itself on maintaining a collaborative workplace built on diverse thought, learning, and trust.

NuvoLogic Consulting, Inc. is an SBA 8(a)-certified management consulting company committed to results. Since 2013, NuvoLogic has remained steadfast in our mission to provide powerful, impactful, and transformative financial management and information technology solutions for our clients in the public and private sectors. As a forward-thinking business innovation and technology firm, NuvoLogic provides data-driven insight and guidance designed to accelerate growth, streamline processes, and build success in a saturated and highly competitive market. GSA 8(a) STARS III Contract #47QTCB22D0577

How We Came Together

“I am very excited about the North Star joint venture and the ways that our individual organizations can benefit from the advantages of our collective experience. The trusted relationship between SoftDev, NuvoLogic, and Summit is based on our similar cultures and values, and I look forward to even greater successes, cross-company growth, and learning through this experience.”

—Robin Kaiser, President and CEO at SoftDev

“NuvoLogic is very excited to collaborate and work alongside SoftDev and Summit as part of the North Star joint venture. We have complementary capabilities and broad agency reach that will enable us to provide clients with even greater value and enhanced solutions. I look forward to the growth all three firms will experience from this relationship and furthering the strong partnerships we have already developed with each other.”

—Judy Phruksaraj, CEO of NuvoLogic

“SoftDev Incorporated, NuvoLogic Consulting, and Summit Consulting are each already known for their strengths and skills in their markets, and the formation of the North Star joint venture offers us an outstanding opportunity to navigate towards sustainable growth, new experiences, and new connections.”

—Kate Lynch Machado, Director of Client Development at Summit

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