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February 9, 2022

Gretchen McCracken joins Professional Services Council Board of Directors

Golden Key Group’s CEO brings decades of experience to the PSC

Reston, VA – February 9, 2022

Golden Key Group (GKG) is pleased to announce its founder and CEO, Gretchen McCracken, has joined the Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors.

Mrs. McCracken has twenty years of experience in the professional services industry, focused on strategic Human Capital, Human Resource Operations, and Learning and Development support. She has grown GKG from a handful of staffers in 2002, to nearly four hundred employees nationwide, with flagship offices in Reston, VA and Landover, MD.

“I’m honored to join the PSC Board of Directors,” said Mrs. McCracken. “This is an opportunity to contribute to vital collaboration that tackles some of most pressing issues in the government and professional services industry,” said McCracken. “From ensuring the government workforce is well-trained and well-funded to helping the federal government adopt commonsense policies for how it acquires services from contractors, the PSC provides an industry voice that I’m proud to be a part of.”

The PSC Board of Directors consists of executives from member companies who have shown leadership in the industry and commitment to PSC’s goals for building a fair and competitive federal contracting marketplace. The Board is responsible for policy oversight and for setting the direction of the association.

“This is a pivotal time to have someone with Gretchen’s experience join our Board of Directors,” said PSC President and CEO David J. Berteau. “Gretchen brings not only a wealth of knowledge from real-world experience, but an innovative and new way of thinking.”

The PSC is a respected industry leader on legislative and regulatory issues related to federal government acquisition, business, and technology. Its membership includes more than 400 companies that represent small, medium, and large businesses providing federal agencies with services of all kinds. The PSC helps shape public policy, lead strategic coalitions, and work to build consensus between government and industry.


Since 2002, Golden Key Group has served more than 50 federal departments and agencies, helping customers solve their strategic, operational, and organizational challenges. GKG is Redefining Workforce Optimization™ by integrating human capital, technology, and policy design across the lifecycle of work.

Contact: Lynsee Gibbons  |  lgibbons@goldenkeygroup.com |  443-822-6385