Your Trusted Business Partner
Global Solutions Enterprise (GSE) is defined by integrity, service, and expertise. GSE provides business technology solutions centered on inclusion, diversity, and accessibility for growing your business by deploying a multidisciplinary team. A service–disabled, veteran–owned, woman–owned, small company founded in 2012 by Karen Smith (US Air Force Retiree), GSE leads the way in hiring and retaining its workforce of military veterans servicing federal contracts across the US, small businesses, and educational institutions.
Your Business Partner
GSE delivers business technology infrastructures to support and secure online business activities for very small to small businesses, not for profits and educational institutions. Formulated for companies without IT staffing, we manage everything, so you don't have to. Our solutions are tailored to fit your needs. We provide hands-on support, minimize business risk with built-in Cybersecurity and data protection services, and ensure your workers can work from anywhere securely for added convenience and safety. We aim to partner with you to get your business ahead of the competition.
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"If you're developing or just getting started, we are your solution." -- Karen
Karen A. Smith, CEO
Retired TSgt., U.S. Air Force
Karen Smith’s strategic focus, vision, and mature judgment gained from a successful military career is an integral part of what makes her a highly regarded technology training professional.
A native of Macon, Georgia, and a retired United States Air Force veteran, Karen has over 25 years’ experience in training and professional development. Karen has held positions in public education as a second-grade teacher and high school technology teacher; as well as in higher education as an adjunct professor teaching various technology certification, English, and professional development courses online and traditional. Karen holds an Associates of Science in Air and Space Operations, Bachelor of Science in English, and a Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education and Training. She is currently completing a Doctor of Management with a specialization in Leadership for Higher Education. Karen is a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer as well as a Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist.
Kenneth L. Grant, COO
Retired, U.S. Army
US Army Retired Kenneth L. Grant brings over 30 years of progressive Military Telecommunications and Information Technology experience within the Defense and Federal/ Commercial Industries. He has held leadership positions as a Contractor for US Central Command, US Special Operations Command and Special Operations Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. He possesses vast knowledge in Program/Project Management, Operations and Management of Data processing facilities. Mr. Grant is proficient in the development of project proposals, budget preparation analysis, and infrastructure design. He possesses the skills to write complex security related complex documents. He is extremely proficient in the use of office automation tools including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications. Mr. Grant is trained and experienced in staff operations and planning processes. He maintains current knowledge of emerging technologies. He has demonstrated ability to successfully train, supervise and evaluate personnel, enabling them to improve professional skills to meet organizational goals.