Top GovCon Leaders Up for ‘Executive of the Year’ Award; $300M Revenue Category

Government contracting executives and companies will gather Nov. 1 at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards to recognize their peers in seven categories.

They will also witness the induction of a long-time GovCon leader into the hall of fame (click over to GovCon Wire to find out his identity).

The Fairfax County, Va. Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Services Council and Washington Technology sponsor the ceremony.

Six top executives are up for nomination in the executive of the year category for companies with revenues greater than $300 million:


Kay Kapoor, managing director and CEO for Accenture’s federal services unit

The 25-year industry veteran heads a business that works with federal civilian, defense, and security clients and has estimated annual revenues of $1.2 billion, she recently told ExecutiveBiz in an interview (click here to read the full Q&A).

She also works with a federal advisory board comprised of five former federal officials, including three former Cabinet secretaries (GovCon Wire has her comments on areas the board will focus on).


Marilyn Crouther

Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager at HP Enterprise Services

Crouther joined HP in late 2011 to succeed Dennis Stolkey as head of HP’s U.S. public sector business after Stolkey was promoted to SVP of the Americas region.

She was previously VP and chief financial officer of the U.S. public sector, where she planned and directed financial and accounting business for public sector clients.


Harry Martin

Harry Martin, founder, president and CEO of Intelligent Decisions

Since founding ID more than two decades ago, Martin has helped the company grow into a provider of professional services to federal, state and local governments and Fortune 1000 customers.

The company holds a position on a $950 million contract to provide Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio technical advisory services (click over to GovCon Wire for Martin’s comments on ID’s presence there).


Richard Montoni

Richard Montoni, president and CEO of Maximus

Since 2006, Montoni has led the pure-play government health and human services provider, which recently reported a 12 percent jump in revenue for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012.

Montoni also announced increases in sales pipeline and new contracts in international markets for that quarter, nearly nine months after the company reported $1.6 billion in contract wins for fiscal year 2011.


Jody Tedesco

Jody Tedesco, NJVC president

Tedesco joined NJVC in 2005 as chief operating officer and program manager with an intelligence community customer, receiving a promotion to president the following year.

The Vienna, Va.-based firm has made several executive appointments this year, including naming Northrop Grumman and Oracle veteran David Lavanty SVP for solution sales (click here to see comments from Tedesco on Lavanty’s role in the leadership team).


Anne Donohue

Anne Donohue, SVP and general counsel at SRA International

Donohue, a 22-year company veteran, manages all corporate transactions and activities regarding business, employment and contract law.

Before joining SRA, she worked for the Institute for Defense Analyses and artificial intelligence technology firm ADS.

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