Michael Ross, CEO, founded Cambridge Federal in 2012 as a Security, LiveScan Fingerprinting, and IT Products and Consulting Services firm in Cambridge, Maryland. It successfully opened up three offices in Maryland that conducted LiveScan fingerprinting, research and development labs, IT product consulting, training, and much more. Cambridge Federal is an SDVOSB, and has achieved it's Maryland CATS+ Master Contract, GSA IT 70 (now MAS), and HUBZone certifications. Cambridge Federal services Federal, State, and Local government agencies as well as commercial.
Since it's inception, the goal of Cambridge Federal has been to bring the best products and services in all our lines of business: Information Technology (IT) Products, Services, and Training; Asset tracking/Forensic coding in the Supply Chain and Law Enforcement domains; LiveScan Fingerprinting; Training as a Service (TaaS) where we develop and deliver all things related to training to include eLearning, Online Hosted Platform and in-person training. Cambridge Federal also offers their own courses for Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Medical Personnel.
Over the years Cambridge Federal has won contracts that benefitted the State of Maryland and the surrounding states. They greatly assisted in many categories of data collection and analysis for the State of Maryland through it's External Quality Review contracts and it's other training courses. One of the results of these initiatives helped streamline and update the Medicaid provider directories for over 9 Medical Care Organizations over the past 6 years. Another accomplishment of Cambridge Federal was to help train Law Enforcement and Government individuals on the updated Maryland Automated Fingerprint Systems which help Government entities across the state of Maryland and beyond to use the platform more efficiently. Mr. Ross is also a founding member of the Dorchester County Department of Economic Development (DCED) incubator initiative where Cambridge Federal provided physical security, IP cameras, recording and remote access capabilities, access control systems, and a 3D printing incubator laboratory.
Cambridge Federal is proud to be a SmartWater Group partner bringing expert and unique Forensic Tracing technology to our communities. These products are proven the world over to be a major deterrent of theft and crime in the home, Supply Chain, and Law Enforcement lines of work. Through the unique codes, our customers are able to verify ownership of their products in the home and the Supply Chain by tagging their assets. In the Law Enforcement community, the SmartWater products are a non-invasive, non-violent way to tag perpetrators at the scene of a crime and tracing their involvement 100% to the day. We are very excited to be sharing these products with our community and believe we are helping to create a safer environment for our world.
Our partnership with SmartWater has allowed us also to develop a unique certifiable course to train First Responders and Medical Staff with a tangible effective Contagious Diseases Training (CDT). This course uses invisible transferable product to demonstrate spread of contagions and how to properly don and doff their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to prevent further spread as well as prevent infection of themselves while they treat patients.
Mr. Ross is an adjunct professor at Salisbury University and is committed to investing in student's lives by including them Cambridge Federal's achievements as interns. All of Cambridge Federal interns have gone on to successful careers in various businesses including government and corporate analytics. Cambridge Federal has hired college interns from Salisbury University, Florida Southwest University (FSW), Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), and Carnegie-Mellon University. Cambridge Federal's commitment to fostering economic development and investing into our surrounding community by increasing employment opportunities has given jobs to veterans and people in underutilized economic areas.