Executive Spotlight

Executive Profile: Andrew Bryden, SRA VP of Communications and Public Affairs

ExecutiveBiz - Executive Profile: Andrew Bryden, SRA VP of Communications and Public Affairs

Andrew Bryden has served as vice president for communications and public affairs at SRA International since July 2013. Previously, Bryden was VP of marketing and communications at Sotera Defense Solutions and oversaw the company’s brand, external marketing and communications programs and employee communications. He also held marketing and communications leadership …

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Executive Profile: Mara Motherway, BAE Systems Inc. Director of Special Projects

ExecutiveBiz - Executive Profile: Mara Motherway, BAE Systems Inc. Director of Special Projects

Mara Motherway is the director of special projects at BAE Systems‘ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance segment and is responsible for the business’ corporate growth and future investments in ISR electronic systems. Before joining BAE Systems in October 2013, she served as principal strategic adviser to the Defense Intelligence Agency director on …

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Executive Profile: Paul Smith, Red Hat VP and GM of Public Sector Business

ExecutiveBiz - Executive Profile: Paul Smith, Red Hat VP and GM of Public Sector Business

Paul Smith currently serves as vice president and general manager of Red Hat‘s public sector business, where he oversees consulting, sales and marketing, channels and strategic planning activities. He is responsible for the business that provides services in support of the U.S. federal government’s international programs and domestic programs for state and …

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Susan Keys on Avaya’s Unified Collaboration Portfolio for Gov’t and Networking Tech Market Demand

ExecutiveBiz - Susan Keys on Avaya's Unified Collaboration Portfolio for Gov't and Networking Tech Market Demand

Susan Keys started the current chapter of her GovCon and information technology career last year when she took a vice president role at Avaya‘s federal business organization — Avaya Government Solutions. Her career includes stops at commercial and GovCon firms such as Cisco, Lockheed Martin, Oracle and more recently Riverbed Technology. …

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Executive Profile: Kris Hekking, Division CFO at Dell’s Federal Gov’t Solutions Business

ExecutiveBiz - Executive Profile: Kris Hekking, Division CFO at Dell's Federal Gov't Solutions Business

Kris Hekking assumed his current role as division chief financial officer for Dell‘s federal government solutions business in 2013. He is a certified public accountant with two decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions, GovCon compliance, financial systems implementation, public accounting, SOX/internal controls, and financial planning, modeling and assessment. Prior to Dell, Hekking …

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Executive Profile: Tim Meehan, CenturyLink SVP and GM Federal BU

ExecutiveBiz - Executive Profile: Tim Meehan, CenturyLink SVP and GM Federal BU

Tim Meehan is senior vice president at CenturyLink who leads the engineering, operations, sales and marketing teams for Platform CenturyLink Government as the company’s general manager for federal business. Platform CenturyLink Government provides cloud, cybersecurity, network and other information technology services to its public sector clients. Prior to CenturyLink, Meehan was vice …

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