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  • DSS Federal Arm Appoints HHS Vet David Whitmer as Chief Strategy Officer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DSS Federal Arm Appoints HHS Vet David Whitmer as Chief Strategy Officer

    David Whitmer, a Department of Health and Human Services veteran, has joined Document Storage Systems as chief strategy officer for the company’s federal business line. Whitmer has two decades of experience directing facilities and operations for the Veterans Health Administration and the National Institutes of Health, including ten years as a member of the Senior […] More

  • Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha's Advisory Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha's Advisory Board

    Kenneth “Steve” Callicutt, former director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has joined the board of advisers at Polaris Alpha. The Washington, D.C.-based firm said Wednesday Callicutt brings knowledge and experience in the areas of mission planning, weapons system development and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Steve has deep expertise in so many […] More

  • DHS, NASA, SBA Chiefs to Deliver Keynote at Senior Executives Association's Leadership Summit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS, NASA, SBA Chiefs to Deliver Keynote at Senior Executives Association’s Leadership Summit

    Leaders of the Department of Homeland Security, NASA and the Small Business Administration will serve as keynote speakers at the Senior Executives Association’s 2017 Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit on Dec. 7. DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, NASA Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot Jr. and SBA Administrator Linda McMahon will headline the inaugural event, which aims to recognize the service of […] More

  • Gov't Senior Executives Group, Nonprofit Coalition Enter Shared Services Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gov’t Senior Executives Group, Nonprofit Coalition Enter Shared Services Partnership

    The Senior Executives Association has partnered with the Shared Services Leadership Coalition in an effort to educate senior government leaders on the implementation of the shared services business model in the public sector. SEA and SSLC said in a joint statement published Monday they will host a seminar series for senior government officials on opportunities […] More

  • In the News: Barclay P. Butler, J4, Component Acquisition Executive (CAE), and Head of Contracting Actions (HCA) - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    In the News: Barclay P. Butler, J4, Component Acquisition Executive (CAE), and Head of Contracting Actions (HCA)

    From conference call to conference hall, there is an ongoing dialogue between the Department of Defense and the Defense Health Agency about how to best equip our nation’s military with the health services they need to continuing fighting the good fight. A voice that stands out from the conversation is DHA Component Acquisition Executive (J-4) […] More

  • Senior Air Force Leader Tim Rudolph Named Evolver VP, Cybersecurity Tech Lead - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Senior Air Force Leader Tim Rudolph Named Evolver VP, Cybersecurity Tech Lead

    Tim Rudolph, senior technical adviser on integrated information capabilities at the U.S. Air Force, is set to join information technology company Evolver as vice president and cybersecurity technology lead. Evolver said March 8 that Rudolph will lead the company’s Boston office, oversee security concepts for the internet of things and provide strategic direction and integration across various cyber offerings in […] More

  • Rolf Ziesing Joins General Atomics as Programs VP for Electromagnetic Systems Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rolf Ziesing Joins General Atomics as Programs VP for Electromagnetic Systems Business

    Rolf Ziesing, former vice president of national security programs and nuclear equipment manufacturing at BWX Technologies, has been named VP of programs at General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit. General Atomics said Tuesday Ziesing will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear programs as well as help transition technology […] More

  • Coast Guard, DHS Vet John Acton Joins TWD & Associates Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Coast Guard, DHS Vet John Acton Joins TWD & Associates Board

    John Acton, a retired U.S. Coast Guard admiral and former acting chief learning officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined the board of directors of McLean, Virginia-based technology services contractor TWD & Associates. TWD said Wednesday Acton previously managed DHS’ learning and development programs, department-wide policies and strategic direction. He also gained experience in general and marketing, […] More

  • LMI Defense Sector Lead Mary Margaret Evans Named to NDIA Board of Trustees - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LMI Defense Sector Lead Mary Margaret Evans Named to NDIA Board of Trustees

    Mary Margaret Evans, vice president of business development for the defense sector at LMI, has been appointed to the National Defense Industrial Association's board of trustees. LMI said Monday Evans will bring her defense industry and acquisition reform experience to her role at NDIA. NDIA aims to promote the development of weapons systems, technology platforms, training […] More

  • Preston Dunlap Appointed as Johns Hopkins APL Mission Area Executive; Mark Lewellyn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Preston Dunlap Appointed as Johns Hopkins APL Mission Area Executive; Mark Lewellyn Comments

    Preston Dunlap, formerly a national security fellow in the National Security Analysis Department at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as national security analysis mission areas executive at APL. Dunlap was most recently responsible for APL's initiatives and partnerships with the government to further the development of technology, exercises and operational planning, […] More

  • Executive Profile: Ronald Poussard, EVP for BD & Contracts at ACT I - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Ronald Poussard, EVP for BD & Contracts at ACT I

    Ronald Poussard was recently appointed executive vice president for business development and contracts at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, a small business with offices in Texas and Virginia. His new duties include overseeing the company’s contracting activities and new business pursuits in support of the Defense Department and related agencies in the U.S. and with […] More

  • Former DIA Director Patrick Hughes Joins Hazelwood Street Consultants - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former DIA Director Patrick Hughes Joins Hazelwood Street Consultants

    Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Patrick Hughes, a former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, will work as a senior consultant with Hazelwood Street Consultants and advise clients at principal and Senior Executive Service levels. The consultancy firm said Thursday Hughes will support the delivery of intelligence analytics and response services for incidents such as kidnapping for ransom, extortion and […] More

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