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Our Mission

Crux amplifies the government’s ability to improve the lives of all Americans.

What we do

The word “crux” denotes the most decisive or important part of an issue. We incorporated this term into our name because we help our customers navigate through the most challenging point of any process.

Crux has expertise in the following areas:


Project Management

IT Platforms

Experience management

Hospital Operations


Change Management







Vision & Values

VISION: To deliver an incredible experience for our customers, partners, and employees.

VALUES: Our teammates will exhibit grit, authenticity, and respect as they work on behalf of our clients.


The Crux Firm is certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the Vets First Verification Program 

NAICS: 541611, 541613
CAGE code: 8C5Q5

To date, The Crux Firm has supported projects at the Department of Veterans Affairs related to mental health, suicide prevention, and organizational integration.

Crux is on the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) under the following contract and NAICS codes:


  • 541910 – Marketing Research and
  • 541611 – Management and Financial
    Consulting, Acquisition and
    Grants Management Support
  • 541613 – Marketing Consulting


Meet The Crux Firm’s Founder and President , MAJ Colin A. Stark

MAJ Colin A. Stark is first, foremost, and forever a proud member of the US military. For more than 20 years, Colin has served his country through roles in the Army National Guard and Army Reserve.  He currently serves in the Army Reserve as an Assistant Professor of Military Science (ROTC APMS) for Stanford University. 

With his High School diploma in-hand, Colin’s professional journey began by enlisting in the Indiana Army National Guard. He fulfilled his obligations while earning a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University. Upon graduation, Colin deployed overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as an Infantry Platoon Leader. 

Having completed two tours of active duty, Colin set out to augment his military service with private sector experience. This chapter of his career began by earning a Masters of Business Administration from Santa Clara University. Colin was then recruited by Silicon Valley firms where he managed multimillion-dollar projects. During this phase of Colin’s journey, he continued supporting the US Army as an Assistant Professor teaching Military Science and tactical field training at Stanford University. 

Colin’s commitment to excellence has been recognized by the US Army via a Bronze Star Medal, multiple Army Commendation Medals, multiple Army Achievement Medals and a Combat Infantryman Badge. In the private sector, he has earned certificates in Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (ACP), and Scaled Agile Scrum Master (SSM). 

As the President of Crux, Colin is utilizing his diverse experiences to amplify the government’s ability to improve the lives of all Americans. Through grit, service, and respect, Crux is delivering incredible services to our customers, partners, and employees. Simply put, Crux’s organizational goal is to elevate your experience.

Say Hello!

Email: [email protected]

Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 300 Washington, DC, 20004
Phone: 202-756-1048

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