Obsidian is based in Washington, DC, and is part of the Cadmus Group, providing analytical and policy consulting for homeland security, national security, and business resilience decision makers. Formerly known as Obsidian Analysis, Inc., Obsidian and Cadmus merged in 2016. Established in 1983, The Cadmus Group has expertise in the physical and life sciences, engineering and built environment, social sciences, security, strategic communication, law, and policy to provide an array of research, analytical, and operational services in the United States and abroad.
Obsidian provides clients with pragmatic solutions to their most important analytical and policy challenges. Founded by Kevin P. O’Prey and Matthew K. Travis in 2010, Obsidian brings together a team of outstanding professionals who have earned a reputation for responsive, client-focused support to a wide range of homeland security, intelligence, and counter-terrorism agencies at all levels of government. This client-oriented approach, coupled with deep, relevant subject-matter expertise, enables Obsidian to bring the incisive edge to solving the most critical national security problems.