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Shawn Purvis, President of Northrop Enterprise Services, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Business Tech, Process Support Leadership

Shawn Purvis Northrop Grumman

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Shawn Purvis, corporate vice president and president of enterprise services at Northrop Grumman, has received her first Wash100 Award, the most coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for her leadership in enabling large-scale technology infrastructure and transactional business services throughout the corporation.

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ManTech Chairman, President & CEO Kevin Phillips Wins Fifth Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Kevin Phillips Chairman

Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech International, has been awarded his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award for his efforts in driving company growth through acquisitions, securing major government contract awards and driving innovation in emerging technologies. “His commitment to the company and the government contracting community has earned Kevin a well deserved reputation of reliability and consistently solid growth,” said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award

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Former DOD Official Kari Bingen Joins HawkEye 360 as Chief Strategy Officer; John Serafini Quoted

Kari Bingen Chief Strategy Officer HawkEye 360

HawkEye 360 has appointed Kari Bingen, former deputy under secretary for intelligence and security at the Department of Defense, as chief strategy officer to provide guidance as the company navigates an evolving space policy landscape and a growing radio frequency (RF) data and analytics market. "Few people have the same depth of knowledge about space and intelligence policy as Kari Bingen," said CEO John Serafini.

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Executive Spotlight: Mark Gerencser, Gen. Joseph Votel of BENS Discuss National Security Crisis Resulting from COVID-19

Mark Gerencser and Gen. Joseph Votel

Mark Gerencser, chairman of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Gen. Joseph Votel, president and chief executive officer of BENS, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz on the Commission on the National Response Enterprise: A Call to Action” report to identify ways to improve national resilience in responding to sustained, nation-wide emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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KBR Secures $93M Contract for Navy’s Counter-UAS Support; Byron Bright Quoted

Byron Bright President KBR Government Solutions

KBR has been awarded a five year, $92.6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide engineering, integration and sustainment services on counter unmanned air systems (C-UAS) for the Combat Integration & Identification Systems unit within the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). "Our work through this new win will have wide-reaching impacts within the DOD," said Byron Bright, president of KBR Government Solutions and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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DNI Avril Haines Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Critical National Security Missions

Avril Haines DNI

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Avril Haines, director of National Intelligence, as an inductee into the 2021 Wash100 Award for spearheading new strategies and priorities across the intelligence community that support national defense and security, as well as emerging capabilities. Executive Mosaic congratulates Avril Haines and the Office of National Intelligence on receiving her first Wash100 Award in 2021.

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Stu Shea, Chairman, President, CEO of Peraton, Receives Fifth Wash100 Award

Stu Shea Chairman

Stu Shea, chairman, president and CEO of Peraton, has been inducted into the 2021 Wash100 Award, marking his fifth time receiving the recognition from Executive Mosaic for his contributions in support of the government contracting community. The award highlights Shea's strong leadership and expansion efforts, including spearheading major acquisitions and valuable contract awards.

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QuantiTech Merges With MEI to Deliver Engineering Services for Federal Agencies

QuantiTech

QuantiTech, a portfolio company of Sagewind Capital, has merged with Millennium Engineering and Integration Company (MEI) to provide engineering services and offerings for mission critical programs within defense and civilian agencies, QuantiTech reported on Wednesday. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited about joining forces with MEI," said Darryl Wortman, president and CEO of QuantiTech.

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SAIC Wins $830M Contract for Army Aviation Systems Engineering Services; Bob Genter Quoted

Bob Genter Sector President SAIC

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has secured a potential 66-month, $830 million contract to continue to deliver hardware in-the-loop (HWIL) aviation systems engineering services to the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation and Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate.

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Peraton Realigns Business Sectors, Appoints New Exec Leadership; Stu Shea Quoted

Stu Shea Chairman

Peraton has aligned the company around four business sectors and appointed new executives to its leadership team, following its $3.4 billion acquisition of Northrop Grumman's integrated mission support and IT solutions business, the company reported on Thursday. "As Peraton expands we will be faced with a complex range of new opportunities and challenges across our functions and businesses,” said Stu Shea, chairman, president and CEO of Peraton and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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LinQuest Secures $500M Space Force Contract for Analysis Support

LinQuest

LinQuest has been awarded a five-year, $500 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide analysis support to the U.S. Space Force. The contract will enable the military service branch and space analysis organizations to establish task orders that drive cooperation. "This award will allow us to expand the world-class support… to our U.S. Space Force Guardians and the broader Space community," said Greg Young, LinQuest's chief operating officer.

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Veritas Capital Completes $3.4B Northrop Unit Buy; Peraton to Oversee IT, Services Business; Ramzi Musallam, Stu Shea Quoted

Ramzi Musallam CEO

Veritas Capital has completed its $3.4 billion acquisition of Northrop Grumman’s IT and mission support services business. Veritas announced the multi-billion dollar transaction in December 2020, stating that the transaction will enable Veritas to establish a technology-enabled services platform that can deliver support to a wide range of critical government missions through its combination with Peraton. “The completion of this transaction brings together two dynamic businesses with complementary, mission-critical solutions and capabilities, creating an industry-leading platform with a shared commitment to customer success,” said Ramzi Musallam, chief executive officer and managing partner of Veritas, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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AE Industrial Partners Buys UAV Factory in Expanded UAV, ISR Tech Market Push

AE Industrial Partners

AE Industrial Partners has acquired UAV Factory, a provider of tactical unmanned aerial vehicle and intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance technology. With the purchase, UAV Factory will serve as an unmanned technology platform for AEI. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "UAV Factory's engineering and technical capabilities, combined with its proven and growing set of technology solutions, are truly differentiated in the market," said Jeffrey Hart, principal at AEI.

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