CMSS_Logo_Green_BlackMaryville, Tenn. Critical Mission Support Services (CMSS), a Maryville-based company specializing in providing governments and organizations around the world with mission critical services, has entered into an agreement with Ridge Global, a strategic consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.  Ridge Global is led by The Honorable Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former Governor of Pennsylvania. 

Ridge Global will be working closely with the CMSS leadership team to develop their security strategy and international business plan.  

“This is a great opportunity for CMSS, with the reputation of Ridge Global and Governor Ridge being second to none,” said CMSS President, Eric Barton.  “We are thrilled to be working with Ridge Global and look forward to benefiting from their expertise and the solutions they provide as we move forward.”

Ridge Global provides strategic consulting services that advance the security and economic interests of businesses and governments worldwide.  The firm is comprised of a network of experts drawn from high-level posts in multi-national and multi-disciplinary circles and boasts key relationships with legal, accounting, technology and venture capital companies around the world.

Critical Mission Support Services (CMSS) is a global “turn-key” construction and logistics company dedicated to delivering world-class solutions to complex projects around the globe.  The company offers a wide variety of services, including construction, life support, demining, logistics/procurement, security and IT communications. 


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