Asynchronous Technology Services was founded by three veterans, one of whom was disabled in service to his country, allowing ATS to be the leading Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise in the government procurement space.

Asynchronous Technology Services (ATS) is a full spectrum technology solution provider and trusted adviser.  We work closely with our clients to understand goals and assist them through the entire initiative journey.

Partnering with industry-leading technology providers and government leaders, our top-notch curated solutions are specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of each agency and department.

We proudly consider ourselves an indispensable extension of our clients’ team, passionately dedicated to safeguarding the interests and protecting the integrity of California.


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Tim DiCarlo


Tim was honored to serve his country in the United States Marine Corps and the State of California as the Founder of ATS, a certified disabled veteran-owned business.

He has been recognized as an outstanding communicator of complex concepts to a diverse range of learners. He has successfully navigated the communications landscape within the constraints of government regulations.
He has assembled an ATS service delivery team that is committed to delivering the Technology solutions California needs to achieve her full potential.
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Russell Lowery


Russell Lowery is a veteran of the United States Navy with 8 years of Top-Secret Naval Cryptology. He has over 25 years of political and policy negotiating experience, providing strategy, and association management services to clients in California and Washington, DC. 

Mr. Lowery has senior legislative, political, public affairs, and lobbying experience.

Clifford Oakes


Mr. Oakes is a veteran of the United State Marine Corps with over 27 years of service in California State Government. He has extensive experience in government procurement in the computer technology field.  As a leader at the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), Cliff worked as a Local Area Network and Systems Coordinator.

As a Departmental System Coordinator Cliff managed complex technology projects, hardware and software deployments to 25 field offices and coordinated and supported the LAN Coordinators in those offices.

Clifford has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas.

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Neeta Takhar

Neeta Takhar is a business development manager at Asynchronous Technology Services. Prior to working with ATS, Neeta had her own business providing California law enforcement agencies with compliant uniforms and specialized equipment. Neeta has in-depth knowledge of the government procurement processes, regulations, compliance and securing and managing government contracts. She procured products for the following agencies: California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), City of Sacramento, Sacramento Sheriff’s Department, and Cal Fire. Neeta has a JD degree from Lewis and Clark School of Law and BA from University of British Columbia.

Sapna Gupta

Dr. Sapna Gupta M.D.  is a business development manager at Asynchronous Technology Services. Prior to joining the business world, she worked as an anesthesiologist at the Cleveland Clinic. She is passionate about learning new things and helping others. She believes that there are solutions to everything, and is always looking for new ways to improve the lives of others. Her skills are connecting people and opportunities, excellent customer service, delivering solutions, and remaining nimble and responsive. She brings these skills to her current work and has a proven track record of success in identifying and closing new business opportunities. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and hiking. Sapna has an MD degree and BS from Kent State. 

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The State of California established the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Program in 1989 to help DVBEs compete more effectively for a portion of public contract dollars under Public Contract Code 10115. The program promotes self-reliance for California’s disabled veterans by offering them an opportunity to gain experience in business and share their expertise with Californians.