About Trident Advisors

Barton Whitman

Managing Partner

Barton Whitman has over 37 years of experience in the technology contracting business. He has worked for large firms such as Booz • Allen & Hamilton and United Technologies. He has also worked within the small business community with MTS Technologies and Aquidneck Management Associates. He co-founded MTS Technologies, fostering its growth over 26 years before selling the business in 2017.

Bart has a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from Bryant College.

Robert Musseman

Managing Partner

Robert Musseman has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has worked for large banks and community based institutions throughout the metro DC area including PNC Bank and The Freedom Bank of Virginia. He has founded and grown businesses in both financial services and IT.

Rob has a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA in Finance from Emory University where he was a Dean’s Scholar.

Robert Rubin


Mr. Rubin has over 35 years of experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, the last 25 of which have been specifically focused on the technical services marketplace in the Washington Metropolitan area. In addition to his background in M&A he has extensive experience in corporate finance and development with public and privately held companies. He has been involved in more than 40 transactions worldwide. Mr. Rubin served as President of the National Capital Chapter and on the International Board of Directors for ACG.

Rob has a B.S. from University of Maryland and an MBA in Corporate Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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