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Executive Mosaic Presents 2021 Wash100 Award Winners; Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award
2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, a leadership media and events company in the government contracting space, has named the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award that seeks to highlight the contributions and efforts of the 100 private and public sector leaders in leading government contracting industry’s growth and innovation.

The award recognizes GovCon executives and government officials who have shown excellence in leadership, vision, innovation, reliability and achievement. The 2021 Wash100 is the eighth iteration of the award that continues to record and grow turnout and participation from the GovCon community.

“We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award,” said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. “This is our eighth consecutive year recognizing the outstanding achievements of the most significant GovCon and federal executives in 2020 as well as the vision and success they will continue to bring in 2021 and beyond.”

Recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award are:

  • Craig Abod (Carahsoft)
  • Rick Ambrose (Lockheed Martin)
  • Mark Aslett (Mercury Systems)
  • Lloyd Austin (DoD)
  • Roy Azevedo (Raytheon Technologies)
  • Lynn Bamford (Curtiss-Wright)
  • Dana Barnes (Palo Alto Networks)
  • Xavier Becerra (HHS)
  • Jay Bellissimo
  • Antony Blinken (Department of State)
  • Chris Brady (General Dynamics Mission Systems)
  • Byron Bright (KBR)
  • Jim Brinker (Intel Federal LLC)
  • Reginald Brothers (
  • William Burns (CIA)
  • Leanne Caret (Boeing Defense, Space & Security)
  • Bruce Caswell (Maximus)
  • Jennifer Chronis (Verizon Federal)
  • Timothy Conway (NTT DATA)
  • Dennis A. Crall (Joint Staff)
  • Stacy Cummings (DoD)
  • Mac Curtis (Perspecta)
  • David Dacquino (Serco, Inc.)
  • Chris DeRusha (OMB)
  • Matt Desch (Iridium)
  • Paul Dillahay (NCI Information Systems, Inc.)
  • Stacey Dixon (NGA)
  • Tina Dolph (Siemens Government Technologies)
  • Terence Emmert (DoD)
  • Gerry Fasano (Leidos)
  • Jennifer Felix (ASRC Federal Holding Company)
  • Tony Frazier (Maxar Technologies)
  • Juliane Gallina (CIA)
  • Tiffanny Gates (Novetta)
  • Mark Gerencser (BENS)
  • Amy Gilliland (General Dynamics Information Technology)
  • John Goodman (Accenture Federal Services)
  • DeEtte Gray (CACI International)
  • Andy Green (Huntington Ingalls Industries)
  • Michael Groen (Joint Artificial Intelligence Center)
  • Avril Haines (ODNI)
  • Steve Harris (Dell Technologies)
  • Sonny Hashmi (GSA)
  • John Heller (PAE)
  • Kathleen Hicks (DoD)
  • Dawne Hickton (Jacobs)
  • Stephanie Hill (Lockheed Martin)
  • Timothy Hurlebaus (CGI Federal)
  • Raj Iyer (U.S. Army)
  • Katy Kale (GSA)
  • Michael Kahn (Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions)
  • Nazzic Keene (SAIC)
  • David King (Leidos)
  • Lauren Knausenberger (U.S. Air Force)
  • Roger Krone (Leidos)
  • Michael LaRouche (SAIC)
  • David Levy (Amazon Web Services)
  • Mike Madsen (DoD)
  • Joshua Marcuse (Google)
  • Alejandro Mayorkas (DHS)
  • Jerry McGinn (The School of Business, George Mason University)
  • Scott McIntyre (Guidehouse)
  • John Mengucci (CACI International)
  • Bill Monet (Akima)
  • Ramzi Musallam (Veritas Capital)
  • Paul Nakasone (U.S. Army)
  • Phebe Novakovic (General Dynamics)
  • Anne Neuberger (National Security Council)
  • Mary Petryszyn (Northrop Grumman)
  • Kevin Phillips (ManTech)
  • Kevin Plexico (Deltek)
  • Todd Probert (CACI International)
  • Chuck Prow (Vectrus)
  • Shawn Purvis (Northrop Grumman)
  • Gen. John Raymond (U.S. Air Force)
  • Anthony Robbins (NVIDIA)
  • Steve Schorer (Alion Science and Technology)
  • Christopher Scolese (National Reconnaissance Office)
  • Stu Shea (Peraton)
  • Gwynne Shotwell (SpaceX)
  • Jill Singer (AT&T Public Sector)
  • Robert Silverman (Booz Allen Hamilton)
  • Robert Silvers (DHS)
  • Carey Smith (Parsons)
  • David Spirk (DoD CIO)
  • John Song (Baird)
  • Jim Taiclet (Lockheed Martin)
  • Haywood “Woody“ Talcove (LexisNexis Risk Solutions)
  • Mark Testoni (SAP NS2)
  • Derek Tournear (DoD)
  • John Vollmer (Amentum)
  • Lou Von Thaer (Battelle)
  • Rick Wagner (Microsoft Federal)
  • Doug Wagoner (LMI)
  • Kathy Warden (Northrop Grumman)
  • John Wasson (ICF)
  • Aaron Weis (Department of Navy)
  • Greg Wenzel (Booz Allen Hamilton)
  • Al Whitmore (BAE Systems)
  • George Wilson (ECS Federal)

Executive Mosaic Presents 2021 Wash100 Award Winners; Jim Garrettson Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Visit to learn more about the history of the Wash100 Award and its latest class of winners from 2021, and to vote for executives in the federal sector.

Votes will be counted towards the Wash100 Popular Vote Rankings to determine who will be the most significant executive of consequence for 2021.

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Written by Christine Thropp

oversees day-to-day content production for ExecutiveBiz, a publication under Executive Mosaic's media group covering government contracting industry news. She also writes about executive movements and commentaries, M&A activities, contract awards and technology and service offerings of medium-sized businesses and other GovCon companies. Prior to assuming her current responsibilities with EBiz, Thropp produced daily competitive intelligence briefings for the company's GovCon customers.

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