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Who We Are

We are a team of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, military veterans, technologists, analysts, and researchers who are passionate about ensuring a more prosperous, sustainable, and equitable future for our communities. We believe that everyone deserves access to high-quality services, and we use our expertise in community outreach and data analytics to achieve our vision. We work with state and local government agencies to understand the needs of their citizens, develop strategies to improve service delivery, and deliver purpose-driven solutions.

Our Story: Revolutionizing Public Service

Metropolitan Strategies & Solutions was founded in 2010 by professionals who shared a common vision to use analytics and community outreach to improve citizens' lives.

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Headquartered in Washington, D.C., MSS is a veteran- and minority-owned firm that provides consulting services to state and local government agencies to improve their services in a community-focused and sustainable manner.

Our founders have extensive experience:

  • Leading Government Agencies.

  • Leading Private-Sector Consulting Firms.

  • Using Data to Inform Policy Decisions.

  • Using Data to Improve Citizen Services.

Our Story: Strength in Diversity

We prioritize problem-solving, thought leadership, and action while working with a focus on excellence, constant growth, and shared ownership. A positive and inclusive company culture at MSS is essential to our success.

Our philosophy is simple – world-class client service is at the heart of what we do.  We understand that our employees are the backbone of our success.

We provide our teammates with opportunities for professional growth, believing that an inclusive company culture enables our success.


We know that when our employees contribute to purposeful and impactful change, they provide the highest quality services to our clients.

Our organization is a peer-based, interconnected team of teams working to solve problems and drive change.

Sydney Pedigo explores how diversity fortifies our team's strategic capabilities.

Our commitment to promoting diversity and fostering a culture of collaboration has a ripple effect on our employees and clients. 

Our Impact: Empowering Communities

At MSS, everyone has the right to live in a thriving community. We are proud of our impact in the areas where we operate and are committed to continuing our efforts to empower communities.

We are committed to contributing to charitable causes, encouraging our employees to volunteer their time and skills, and providing a path for returning citizens toward a lasting and meaningful career.


Our focus on empowering communities is at the core of our corporate values, and we take this responsibility seriously.

We support communities through partnerships and donations, including those focused on education, food insecurity, and workforce development. 

At MSS, we recognize the power and importance of providing opportunities for second chances. We understand that transitioning back into society is challenging, and we support returning citizens in building a solid foundation for their future.

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Through job placement programs, we provide a path for returning citizens to gain valuable work experience through community outreach initiatives. Everyone deserves a chance to succeed, and we are proud to be a company that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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