Advice for Dealing with Administration Change from Proven Players

Change of administration is always a challenging time for government contracting as the markets realign in anticipation of where spending will flow and how to best position for the upcoming priorities.

The Obama administration change is no exception with Military shifting from hard resources to soft, traditional defense firms shifting from projecting physical space to protecting cyber space , increasing focus on healthcare and renewed interest in the high priority of our space missions.

Renny DiPentima
Renny DiPentima

Through all of the change, it is wise to return to the advice of those that have experienced change. This week, ExecutiveBiz brings you an interview with former CEO of SRA Renny DiPentima whose 5 questions about your company's approach to customers may be your best strategy for coping with change and Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff appeared at the Potomac Officers Club (POC)with a good dose of advice as his newly formed firm positions to help Government Contracting firms and Government agencies stay on track.

Secretary Chertoff discussed a number topics with the Potomac Officers Club at the July 16th event including details of his new company and the direction of the new administration in the Department of Homeland Security. Follow the links below to hear what he had to say about these topics:

Secretary Chertoff discusses The Chertoff Group

Secretary Chertoff on the New Administration in DHS

To view photos from the event follow the link below to Flickr:

Photos from Secretary Chertoff event

In case you missed our event, The Potomac Officers Club is also pleased to announce the addition of our own video channel. This most recent event was made possible by Northrop Grumman and Al Pisani.

From left to right: Al Pisani of Northrop Grumman, Andy Maner of NISC, Sec. Michael Chertoff and Greg Baroni of Éclat Consulting
From left to right: Al Pisani of Northrop Grumman, Andy Maner of NISC, Sec. Michael Chertoff and Greg Baroni of Éclat Consulting

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