Serco Inc. has appointed Gordon Foster as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Oct. 26. He will report to Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO at Serco Inc. and a past Wash100 Award recipient.
“We are pleased to have Gordon Foster join the Serco team. He is an accomplished leader with vast experience in the government contracting industry. He will be a great leader as we continue to expand our operations in North America,“ said Dacquino. “Gordon has a proven track record of leading financial organizations and delivering outstanding results. We look forward to his contributions towards the company's future growth.“
In his role, Foster will lead the corporate financial and accounting operations. Foster brings to Serco two decades of government contracting experience. Before joining Serco, Foster was the CFO for Constellis, where he recently helped lead them through a successful debt restructuring.
Before his position with Constellis, Foster was the executive vice president and CFO at ASRC Federal. With the company, he was responsible for financial strategy and investment, financial planning, corporate accounting and compliance, cash delivery, program control, pricing strategy and enterprise IT support.
Foster began his government contracting career with Northrop Grumman, concluding his tenure as CFO of the Civil Systems Division, Cyber Solutions Division and Intelligence Systems Division. In the role, Foster was responsible for the overall financial performance of the organization including Long Range Strategic Planning, Annual Operating Plan, Forward Pricing Rate Packages, financial forecasting and reporting, program financial performance, contracts and subcontracts management.
Foster will succeed Gary Shankman, who will retire by the end of 2020. “Gary has been an invaluable member of Serco's Executive Management Team and made countless contributions to the Company. He has been one of the most devoted and hardworking individuals here at Serco. On behalf of the entire Serco family, we wish Gary a happy and fulfilling retirement,“ added Dacquino.