We are MetaPhase Consulting

What We Do

What We Do

MetaPhase Consulting is an 8(a) certified Small, Minority-Owned IT and Management consulting firm located in the Washington DC Metro area. We provide an alternative to the ‘Big 5’ consultancies from which we were born - blending the best and brightest of large consulting and systems integration firms with an empowered culture of client service.

Program & Project Management

Project Management Office | Portfolio Management | Project Scheduling | IT Service Management | Collaboration I Risk Management

Business Intelligence & Data Management

Data Visualization I Dashboarding I Metrics Development I Performance Measurement I Automated Scorecards I System Adoption Tracking I Data Governance I Data Migration I Data Cleanup


Requirements Management | IT Strategy | Agile/SCRUM | IT Demand Management | Enterprise Architecture | ERP Integration | Decision Support | Business Process Management | System Development and Integration | Mobile Strategy & Apps Development |Modernization & Innovation

Change Management & Communications

Strategic Communications | Training Strategy & Design |Stakeholder Analysis | Marketing & Outreach | Human Capital Planning | Organizational Strategy & Transformation I Infographics I Motion Graphics 

Workforce Development

Training | Education Program Development and Coordination | Workforce Engagement Strategy | Building a Customer-Focused Culture

Our Leadership

Fred Costa

Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO of MetaPhase Consulting, Fred Costa is responsible for pursuing the firm’s goals of a company with Engaged Teams, Meaningful Work, and Happy Customers. Fred began his career working during the ‘.com’ boom before transitioning into leadership roles at large management consulting firms including IBM, Accenture, and Booz Allen Hamilton. Fred’s experience centered around leading full life cycle implementations of COTS software, and undertaking large scale business transformation initiatives. He is passionate about technology and deeply values people and relationships. Fred graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Management Information Systems and holds Project Management Professional and Agile SCRUM certifications.

Brett McLaren

Chief Operations Officer

Brett McLaren is the Chief Operations Officer for MetaPhase. He is responsible for overseeing operations, business development, and client delivery activities across the firm to ensure that the company executes against its strategic vision. Prior to MetaPhase, Brett spent the majority of his career at large Federal Consulting firms including Booz Allen Hamilton and CGI. He holds a B.A. in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University and an MBA from Georgetown University. He is a PMI-Certified Project Management Professional, and holds Agile SCRUM and Change Management Advanced Practitioner (CMAP) certifications.

Our Work

Our experience spans all phases of a project. We deliver with a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach that addresses with equal weight people, process, and technology. Below is a sampling of the Federal Clients we support.



Contract Vehicles

Existing Agency Vehicle
We can utilize relationships with existing agency vendors to create win-win subcontracting opportunities. (Cage Code: 72XV7 & Duns #: 039027166)

GSA IT-70 Schedule
MetaPhase Consulting Schedule #: GS- 35F-029GA


Commonwealth of Virginia Small, Women and Minority-Owned (SWaM)
We can utilize relationships with existing agency vendors to create win-win subcontracting opportunities. (Cage Code: 72XV7 & Duns #: 039027166)

8(a) Sole Source / Set Aside
We have been certified as a participant in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program, and as a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB.)  These certifications position us to receive sole-source contracts up to $4M.  To find out more about the SBA 8(a) program and partnering with us, click here..



Giving Back

Giving back is way more than a hashtag to MetaPhase Consulting.  From the time we had enough people to be considered a team, we have been dedicated to and involved in charitable causes close to our hearts.  Corporate social responsibility is ingrained in our framework and it’s a part of who we are.  We are a small company but giving back isn’t about numbers - it’s about showing up.  And MetaPhase shows up over and over for the organizations we support.

FACETS: Founded in 1988, FACETS is a well-established nonprofit organization that touches and improves the lives of thousands of families and individuals every year. FACETS open doors by helping people meet their emergency shelter, food, and medical needs, helping them gain safe, sustainable and permanent housing and working with them to end the cycle of poverty through educational, life skills and career counseling programs.

MS Society: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a movement, united in a collective power to do something about MS now and end this disease forever.

Our Military Kids: Our Military Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, supports children, ages 5-12th grade, of deployed National Guard and Reserve service members and children of wounded warriors from all service
branches. Grants pay for participation in activities that help children cope with stress and anxiety while their parents are recovering or absent.


The latest news announcements, press releases, and newsletters from MetaPhase Consulting.

MetaPhase Consulting Nominated for Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award

MetaPhase Consulting has been nominated for the Northern Virginia Chamber's Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award in the Small Business category.  The Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards recognize "individuals, businesses and non-profits for above-and-beyond business leadership, employee engagement, and corporate social responsibility."  We are honored to have been nominated for this award by

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MetaPhase Consulting Awarded SWaM Certification

MetaPhase Consulting Certified as Minority-Owned SWaM Business Herndon, VA (January 11, 2017) - MetaPhase Consulting, a business management and technology consulting firm, has received its certification as a minority-owned, small business under the Small, Women and Minority-Owned (SWaM) certification program in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The SWaM certification program is

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MetaPhase Consulting Awarded GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

Herndon, VA ( December 09, 2016) - MetaPhase Consulting, a business management and technology consulting firm, announced today that it has received a five year United States General Services Administration (GSA) schedule contract award, designating the company as an approved vendor on GSA’s IT Schedule 70. This designation enables government

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