Tag Archives: Dyncorp

Dan Bannister Passes

The government contracting community recently lost a revered figure. Daniel R. Bannister, CACI board director, passed away March 12, at the age of 80. Always a prominent leader in government service, Bannister served on CACI’s board of directors since 2007. From 1985 to 1997, he served as DynCorp president and …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, CGI renewed a deal worth $40 million to help the Department of Housing and Urban Development with its multifamily housing programs. General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin have won defense contract modifications worth $20 million and $13 million, respectively. URS will provide the U.S. Navy with technical and programming …

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Tuesday Tip Jar

This week, Steve Gaffney shared how he transitioned into his role as CEO of Dyncorp by reading more than 1,000 employee survey responses: “The feedback,” he recently said, “is consistent with what I’ve seen at other companies where I’ve had a leadership role … the employees would like more opportunities …

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USIS Names Cheryl Cohen New CIO

USIS, an Altegrity company, has a new chief information officer: Cheryl Cohen, who will be reporting to USIS President and CEO Bill Mixon. Cohen has 26 years of experience in IT, with the last 13 years spent at ManTech International and DynCorp. Most recently, she served as vice president of …

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IAP Worldwide’s Steve Gaffney Picked to Lead DynCorp

DynCorp International has announced Steve Gaffney will replace the outgoing Bill Ballhaus as chief executive officer and president. Gaffney already serves as chairman of DI’s board of directors and will depart IAP Worldwide Services where he was CEO since January 2009. “Bill and I have worked closely together over the …

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DynCorp International Makes ‘Best Vet Employer’ List

DynCorp International has been named to Military Times EDGE magazine’s 2010 list of Top 50 “Best for Vets” employers. The magazine evaluated companies from the Fortune 1,000, the Defense News 100 and Federal Times’ General Services Administration 250 lists, based on four criteria: reserve policies, training and mentoring programs for …

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Done Deal: DynCorp Purchased by Cerberus; Bill Ballhaus Speaks Out

Cerberus Capital Management has completed the acquisition of DynCorp, the security-contracting firm reported. “With this announcement, DynCorp International enters an exciting new chapter,” said Bill Ballhaus, DynCorp International CEO. “Built on six decades of trusted performance for the U.S. government, this solid foundation will only be strengthened by the operational …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, General Dynamics claimed two contracts from the Project Manager for Maneuver Ammunition Systems, and iGov won a contract to support the Tactical Collaborative Work Suite. Northrop Grumman claimed a Navy contract worth $175 million, and Harris booked a $23.5 million order from the U.S. Department of Defense. Northrop …

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Why Blackwater Could Be a Smart Purchase

According to Fortune , Xe Services, formerly known as Blackwater, is up for sale. Although the firm would pose as a risky investment for obvious reasons, the contractor sits on a large number of valuable assets. Xe is known for its compound in northeast North Carolina, Forbes also cites “contracts …

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SAIC, DynCorp Announce Financial Results

Two major government contractors today announced their fiscal results, noting a positive trend with spiking figures in revenue growth. Walt Havenstein, SAIC chief executive officer, attributed the positive numbers to winning several significant contracts during the quarter in national priority areas such as cybersecurity and logistics. “These awards reflect the …

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