We are a small business located in Northern Virginia providing Executive Search, Contract Recruiting, Retained Search, Contingent Recruiting and IT Consulting.  We have over 20 years of experience successfully supporting our clients missions in providing the right talent, screened by Industry experts who understand the business.

Our reputation leads to the success of your business.


Our core team of technical, management and subject matter experts have a proven track record of helping our Federal and Commercial clients achieve their mission objectives through innovative solutions. Our key focus areas include:

  • Network Security Testing & Evaluation

  • Vulnerability Assessment

  • Penetration Testing

  • Malware Analysis

  • Identity & Access Management

  • Threat & Risk Assessment

  • Program & Project Management

  • Security Engineering & Operations

  • Systems & Software Engineering

  • Testing & Training

  • Software Quality Assurance


Mike Harris, Founder & Partner

Mike Harris
Founder and Partner

Mike has over 25 years of industry experience, 15+ of those years spent within the management consulting industry. Prior to founding SynergistyX, Mike was co-founder of Blue Canopy, one of the fastest growing small/mid-size businesses in the Cyber Security/Big Data/Management consulting industries supporting the Federal and Commercial market place.

Blue Canopy has been recognized with numerous awards including:

GovCon Small Business Government Contractor of the Year (2012, 2010), Washington Business Journal Fast 50 (2012, 2011, 2008), Inc. 500 (2006, 2005)

Prior to Blue Canopy, Mike co-founded Tone, LLC, a successful Northern Virginia technical and management consulting firm serving the telecommunications and information technology sectors. There, he successfully developed strategic alliances with some of America’s leading corporations, including Booz Allen Hamilton, Nextel, and Qwest. Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Averett College.

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11710 Plaza America Drive
Suite 2000
Reston, VA 20190