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  • Executive Profile: John Roberti, Cubic VP of Gov't Relations and Strategy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: John Roberti, Cubic VP of Gov’t Relations and Strategy

    John Roberti serves as vice president of government relations and strategy at Cubic Corp., a role he moved into after service as vice president of Washington operations for the company’s defense systems segment. Roberti, a retired Navy rear admiral, holds more than 30 years of experience in the defense sector and concluded his military career […] More

  • Exelis CEO David Melcher Receives 2014 John W. Dixon Award from U.S. Army - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis CEO David Melcher Receives 2014 John W. Dixon Award from U.S. Army

    David Melcher, Exelis CEO and president, has received the John W. Dixon Award from the Association of the U.S. Army Council of Trustees for his contribution to national defense programs. AUSA will present the award to Melcher at an annual meeting and exposition on Oct. 15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., […] More

  • Tarik Reyes on Northrop's Anomaly Analytics Investments and His Nuclear Engineering Background - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tarik Reyes on Northrop’s Anomaly Analytics Investments and His Nuclear Engineering Background

    Tarik Reyes oversees program delivery, strategy and execution in his role as operating unit director for civil information solutions at Northrop Grumman‘s information systems sector. Prior to this role, Reyes held a business development leadership role for Northrop’s civil federal and select defense markets and his career also includes stops at Microsoft, Visalign and Bechtel. In this […] More

  • William Clark: Savi Tehnologies Eyed DC Region For New Talent, Stability - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    William Clark: Savi Tehnologies Eyed DC Region For New Talent, Stability

    The Washington region has become an alternative business hub for technology companies seeking to move from Silicon Valley, Calif., the Washington Post reported Monday. Marjorie Censer and Jim Tankersley write Savi Technology was one company that decided to relocate its California headquarters to Virginia, making the move in 2011. William Clark, Savi CEO, told the Post […] More

  • Report: D.C. Federal Office Space Demands Fell in Q3 of 2013 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: D.C. Federal Office Space Demands Fell in Q3 of 2013

    CoStar Group has released new research that suggests a decline in government office space demand across the Washington D.C. area during the third quarter of 2013, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Maeve Gallagher, real estate economist for CoStar, writes private sector demand for office space recorded a positive performance during that time period. The government […] More

  • Stephen Fuller: Two-Year Budget Deal Helps 'Neutralize' Sequester's Impact on DC Economy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stephen Fuller: Two-Year Budget Deal Helps ‘Neutralize’ Sequester’s Impact on DC Economy

    Some Washington-area business leaders see 2014 as being a better year for the local economy compared to a 2013 that saw market uncertainty resulting from sequestration, the Washington Post reported Monday. Sarah Halzack writes that a Post poll of economists, executives and academics indicates general agreement of an improved business climate and most respondents cited […] More

  • Contractors Adopt New Tactics to Lure Cyber Talent - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contractors Adopt New Tactics to Lure Cyber Talent

    Washington area contractors are applying unconventional strategies to attract and retain cybersecurity professionals, the Washington Post reported Monday. Sarah Halzack writes employers are facing tougher competition for workers with up-to-date technical skills as commercial and government clients focus heavily on cybersecurity projects. Foreground Security acquired training services provider Cyberspann to establish a university that offers short […] More

  • Fulcrum IT Named GOVstar Award Finalist - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fulcrum IT Named GOVstar Award Finalist

    Fulcrum IT has been selected as a finalist in an awards program that honors government contracting firms based in the greater Washington area. The Centreville, Va.-based company was chosen by an independent panel of judges for the “Star Workplace Large” category in SmartCEO magazine’s 2013 GOVstar Awards, the company said July 10. SmartCEO will feature all […] More

  • Northrop Hosting Students at UAV Tech Exhibit; Dave Perry Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Hosting Students at UAV Tech Exhibit; Dave Perry Comments

    Northrop Grumman has invited two winning teams of a drone building competition in the United Arab Emirates to participate at an Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International symposium in Washington. Two groups of Arab students will display unmanned aerial vehicles they have designed and built at the ongoing event at the Walter E. Washington Convention […] More

  • Ian Newberg to Lead Cubic NextBus Subsidiary; Richard Wunderle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ian Newberg to Lead Cubic NextBus Subsidiary; Richard Wunderle Comments

    Ian Newberg, formerly a Xerox Corp. vice president and general manager, has rejoined Cubic Corp. as president of the NextBus subsidiary within the transportation systems business segment. The 20-year transportation industry veteran previously served as a VP in Cubic’s Washington office from 1996 to 2006, Cubic said Thursday. He most recently served as VP and […] More

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