BEAT (Business Enabled Acquisition and Technology) is a global business, healthcare, and information technology solutions provider. Our clients include the Department of Defense, Federal agencies, private industry, and nonprofit organizations.
Since 2008, our priority has been building lasting relationships based on trust, commitment to strong moral principles, and performance-based outcomes. BEAT leverages our extensive corporate knowledge, highly skilled workforce, and industry best practices to deliver solutions on time and within budget.
A minority-owned small business headquartered in San Antonio, TX, BEAT is committed to corporate citizenship. We actively engage and serve the communities where we live and work. Similarly, we support our country’s veterans and their families through charitable initiatives and employment programs.
Meet Our Team
President and CEO
Matt Benavides started his professional career in the acquisition and contracting field with the Federal Government at Kelly AFB TX. Serving in several key positions in contracting spanning over 25 years, Matt held positions in contracting, acquisition, human resources, training, and management within the Air Force Civilian acquisition corps. Matt’s work in Washington DC as Deputy Director of Air Force Small Business and in Montgomery, AL as Director of Contracting were the springboard for his current position as Owner, President, and CEO of BEAT.
Chief Operating Officer
Albert Dickson brings over 20 years of IT experience in the Defense arena, including over a decade of experience supporting the Military Health System. Most recently, Albert served as the Chief of Engineering, Design, and Deployment for the Defense Health Agency, where he was responsible for the planning and implementation of the MHS IT Infrastructure Consolidation Plan, a multi-billion dollar effort to bring the MHS under a single IT Enterprise. A visionary leader known for his ability to solve extremely large scale and complex financial and technical problems, Albert is an ITIL v3 Expert and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. As the Chief Operating Officer of BEAT, Albert is responsible for stakeholder management, accounting, planning, budget development, contract negotiations, human capital resourcing, and operational support activities.
Chief Growth Officer
Matt Williams started his professional career in the US Army after being commissioned as a Medical Service Corps Officer from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Serving in several key positions in the US Army Medical Command and in business consulting services organizations, Matt has led multidisciplinary teams supporting financial, information technology, and software development programs. Matt has a Masters of Business Administration from Cameron University and brings professional certifications in project management, cybersecurity, and software development. As the Chief Growth Officer of BEAT, Matt is responsible for BEAT’s growth strategy, planning and budget development, and bid and proposal engagement.