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  • Les Owens: New SuprTEK Virginia Office Part of DC Area Expansion Push - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Les Owens: New SuprTEK Virginia Office Part of DC Area Expansion Push

    Superlative Technologies has opened a new 4,600-square-foot office in Falls Church, Virginia to house the company’s cybersecurity team in an expansion push for the Northern Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area. The company said Wednesday the SuprTEK Fairview Park office is its third in the region and will initially house its information system security engineers and continuous monitoring specialists that will […] More

  • Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons-BHEF Team Aims to Help DC Region Build Cyber Workforce - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons-BHEF Team Aims to Help DC Region Build Cyber Workforce

    Parsons is collaborating with the Business-Higher Education Forum to create a Greater Washington Cyber Network of cybersecurity professionals from academia, industry and government from Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company said Friday the network will be an expansion of the BHEF Undergraduate Cybersecurity Network of the University System of Maryland. The expanded network aimsto bring more opportunities for business disciplines and policies supporting […] More

  • Joseph Martore Joins Fairfax Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Joseph Martore Joins Fairfax Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors

    Joseph A. Martore, CALIBRE Systems Inc. president and chief executive officer, has been elected to join the board of directors of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce. Martore’s appointment builds on the company’s relationship with the chamber since 2005, CALIBRE said Friday. “The opportunity to serve on the Chamber’s Board is an honor and I […] More

  • MITRE Targets Fall 2016 Open Date for New McLean Site - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MITRE Targets Fall 2016 Open Date for New McLean Site

    MITRE has started to build a new 14-story facility on the organization’s McLean, Va. campus for 3,500 employees as part of efforts to centralize operations and place all Northern Virginia workers in one location. The Colshire Drive site is scheduled to open in Fall 2016 and will be located across Metrorail“™s future McLean (East Tysons) […] More

  • Virginia County Emerges as Data Center Hub - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Virginia County Emerges as Data Center Hub

    Loudoun County, Va. has become one of the country“™s prime locations for data centers, with 5 million square feet of space dedicated to the industry, the Washington Post reported Monday. Jonathan O“™Connell writes this figure is projected to grow by an additional 3 million square feet  for development comparable to Silicon Valley, Dallas and New […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Alan Merten on GMU's Place in NOVA Economy, IT Education - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Alan Merten on GMU’s Place in NOVA Economy, IT Education

    Dr. Alan Merten retired as president of George Mason University in June 2012 after 16 years and now serves as GMU’s president emeritus. During his tenure, GMU’s enrollment grew from 24,000 students in 1996 to more than 30,000 and the Fairfax, Va.-based university also hosted the first-ever World Congress of Information Technology. ExecutiveBiz recently caught […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: VP Sherry Covell, Discusses Her Varying Roles at Harris and Ongoing STEM Contributions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: VP Sherry Covell, Discusses Her Varying Roles at Harris and Ongoing STEM Contributions

    Sherry Covell is vice president of intelligence programs for Harris Corp.“™s information technology services business and has been at the company for 18 years. Covell has led programs for a variety of business areas during her time at Harris including wireless products, business development, human resources and IT solutions. In her Q&A with ExecutiveBiz, she talked […] More

  • Fairfax Welcomes Higher Fortunes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fairfax Welcomes Higher Fortunes

    Northern Virginia appears to have a magic charm. While bubbles were bursting from coast to coast, Fairfax and surrounding counties weathered the worst of the economic downturn without feeling much pain. Throughout the recession, the D.C. metro area unemployment rate remained lower than the national average and recovered quicker. According to the latest S&P/Case Shiller […] More

  • Northern Virginia: Home of GovCon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northern Virginia: Home of GovCon

    Northern Virginia is headquarters to a number of government contracting firms. Earlier this year, Northrop Grumman announced its decision to move the company's headquarters to northern Virginia. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have seen a ramp up in the amount of money given out for federal contracts. Contractors in the northern Virginia area “get […] More

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