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DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Named to 2021 Wash100 for Advancing Cyber Spending, Tech Capabilities; Building ‘More Diverse, Inclusive’ Workforce

Alejandro Mayorkas DHS Secretary

Executive Mosaic is thrilled to announce that Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has been named a recipient of a 2021 Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and respected award in all of government contracting (GovCon). This marks the first time that Mayorkas has won the Wash100 Award for his contributions to the federal sector and GovCon industry.

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Enlightenment Capital Taps Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for Advice & Counsel; Devin Talbott Quoted

Jeh Johnson Partner Paul Weiss

Jeh Johnson, a partner at law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and former secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed to offer advice and counsel to Vienna, Virginia-based private equity firm Enlightenment Capital. Johnson will rely on his over 30-year public and private sector experience to provide legal assistance to the Enlightenment Capital as part of the engagement agreement, the firm said Tuesday.

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Accenture Federal Services CEO John Goodman Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

John Goodman Chief Executive AFS

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, announced on Friday that John Goodman, chief executive of Accenture Federal Services, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for his contributions in the GovCon sector in 2020 and his forthcoming achievements in the year to come. 

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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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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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Veritas Capital to Buy, Combine Perspecta With Peraton in $7.1B Deal; Mac Curtis, Stu Shea Quoted

Mac Curtis Chairman and CEO Perspecta

Veritas Capital has moved to acquire Perspecta for $7.1 billion and plans to combine the latter to its portfolio company Peraton to expand its position in the government technology market. Perspecta has entered into a definitive agreement for the all-cash transaction. "Perspecta will be well positioned to build on our momentum and continue executing on customer commitments as Perspecta delivers cyber, digital-transformation and mission-focused solutions,“ said Mac Curtis, chairman and CEO of Perspecta and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. Stu Shea, chairman, president and CEO of Peraton and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient said, "Together, we will create a top-tier, privately-owned government technology business with a focus on missions of consequence.“

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Roger Miller Joins Paradyme Management as Senior Director of Growth for Justice Markets

Roger Miller of Paradyme Management

Paradyme Management has appointed Roger Miller as senior director of growth for justice markets, responsible for further building relationships with federal agencies that serve the homeland security mission. “Roger has a vast amount of experience in the justice community and has been right in the middle of dealing with the complex technical issues it faces," said Jack Ginsburg, chief operating officer of Paradyme. 

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PAE Acquiring Centra Technology to Expand Intelligence Portfolio; John Heller Quoted

John Heller President

PAE announced on Monday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CENTRA Technology, an intelligence analysis service provider focused on providing mission-critical services for the intelligence community and other U.S. national and homeland security customers, for approximately $208 million in cash. The acquisition will specifically strengthen PAE's intelligence, defense, and national and homeland security businesses.

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