Serco Inc. and SI International Have Urge to Merge

While there are multiple paths for government contractors to ascend to the coveted tier-one status of $1 billion+ annual revenues, most lead – at some point – to a significant acquisition (or two) that opens up a new Agency channel or adds a new core service offering. This was indeed …

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Local Banks Can be Harbors of Safety

It is no surprise to most Americans that the economy is struggling and pulling down the banking industry into a cyclone of recession. As several financial institutions have failed requiring government seizure and oversight, a pool of local banks has wisely navigated the nasty financial muck and created islands of …

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Cryptek Lands Gary Hobbs as COO

Gary Hobbs is taking his vast and in-depth expertise in business development, federal and commercial sales, and operations to Cryptek as COO. In this position, Mr. Hobbs will spearhead engineering, manufacturing, sales, and services. CEO Bill Anderson, said, “We have been reshaping the Cryptek organization to take full advantage of …

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Jim Duffey to chair 2008 Kidney Ball

It’s a frightening statistic: The Washington, DC area leads the nation in the prevalence of kidney disease. But there’s hope. The Kidney Ball is the National Kidney Foundation’s largest one-day fundraiser, raising funds to support medical research and other critical initiatives. To keep the momentum going, Jim Duffey, a key …

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ManTech Strikes Again with Emerging Technologies Group Deal

Nine months after announcing its $76.5 million acquisition of prime government contractor McDonald Bradley, ManTech has struck again with news yesterday that it will acquire Emerging Technologies Group Inc. (ETG), a provider of cyber security and mission critical services to the Intelligence Community and DoD. Financial terms were not disclosed. …

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Michael Cherkasky Named CEO of USIS

Congratulations to Michael Cherkasky for his appointment to C.E.O. of US Investigations Services. The responsibilities for Cherkasky will be to set corporate tactical direction, expand security services and products, and provide vision and leadership in an effort to surpass annual revenues of $750 million. As the largest provider of screening, …

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Scott Miller Promoted to COO at HPTi

After making a name for himself as Group Vice President of Advanced Systems at HPTi (High Performance Technologies, inc.), Scott Miller has been promoted to COO. In this position, Miller will oversee leadership development and line management of programs. HPTi’s president, Tim Keenan, said of Miller, “He has always represented …

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Microsoft Has a New V.P.

A solid congratulations is in order to Curt Kolcun for his recent promotion to Vice President of Public Sector at Microsoft Corp. In this position, Curt’s responsibility will be overseeing federal, state, and local business, and all education markets. Kolcun was the former Vice President of the Federal Division where …

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Mike Fox Promoted at SRA International

Through more than 20 years of solid, strategic leadership, Mike Fox has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at SRA International. Under this new position, Mike will spearhead strategic planning, be an integral player of capture opportunities, create and implement marketing strategies, and be a vital participant …

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