Air Force Taps 5 Firms for $75M Property Renovation IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded five positions on a potential one-year, $75 million contract for maintenance and repair work on military and federal property. The Air Force received 29 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award construction contract and will award task orders to perform work, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will take place at Holloman Air Force Base,...

Keith Trippie on His New Business Ventures and Transforming Federal IT with Commercial Models

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Keith Trippie Former top Department of Homeland Security official Keith Trippie, who recently rejoined the private sector after more than 10 years with DHS, has embarked on two entrepreneurial business ventures that will be active in the federal and commercial technology spaces, Trippie told GovCon Wire in an interview. Trippie is currently establishing the Trippie Group LLC, a consulting firm that...

Steve Harris Appointed Dell Federal VP, GM

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Steve Harris, a 16-year sales veteran at Dell and an executive in the company’s public business group, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the technology maker’s federal government organization — Dell Federal. He will oversee the company’s portfolio of federal government and federal channel business and work with George Newstrom, VP and general manager...

Chuck Olsick, Cass Panciocco, Michele Bond Take New Leadership Roles at Data Networks Corp.

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Reston, Va.-based information technology contractor Data Networks Corp. has promoted three of its executives to new positions as the company marks a 40-percent compounded annual growth rate within the past seven years. Chuck Olsick was appointed president, Cass Panciocco was named chief operating officer and Michele Bond will serve as senior vice president of federal health IT and civilian health programs,...

Janet Foutty Adds New Role of Deloitte Federal Practice Head; Jim Moffatt Comments

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Janet Foutty Janet Foutty, national managing director of the federal consulting practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP, has been appointed to also serve as leader of Deloitte‘s federal practice. She succeeds Maritza Montiel, who will continue as deputy CEO of Deloitte LLP, and also serve as senior partner and adviser to the federal practice, Deloitte said Thursday. Jim Moffatt, chairman and CEO...

Stacy Schwartz, Paul Girardi Promoted to VP Ranks at AT&T Government Solutions

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Stacy Schwartz Stacy Schwartz and Paul Girardi, both formerly executive directors of sales at AT&T Government Solutions (NYSE: T), have been promoted to vice president at the telecommunications company’s federal government division. Schwartz will serve as VP of public safety and Girardi has been appointed VP of business development, AT&T said Tuesday. A 17-year company veteran, Schwartz...

Charles Green Named Deloitte Federal Health Chief Medical Officer; Kelvin Womack Comments

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Charles Green Charles Green, a retired Air Force general and a former surgeon general for the branch, has joined Deloitte‘s federal health practice as chief medical officer and will serve as a director for Deloitte Consulting LLP. The 35-year Air Force veteran most recently served as vice chairman and senior partner at health services consultant Martin, Blanck & Associates, Deloitte said...

MAXIMUS Wins $848M to Run Federal Student Aid Contact Center; Richard Montoni, Tom Romeo Comment

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Richard Montoni A subsidiary of MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) has won a potential 10-year, three-month $848.4 million contract to help operate a customer contact center and other facilities for the Education Department‘s Federal Student Aid office. MAXIMUS Federal Services will start work on Sept. 30 under the contract, which contains a two-year and three month base period and eight one-year options,...

Jeffrey Marqusee Joins Noblis in Chief Scientist Post; Pat Brosey Comments

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Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee, formerly an executive director in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has joined Noblis as chief scientist for enterprise engineering and environment. He will oversee the nonprofit science and technology organization’s aims to develop offerings that work to address the federal government’s sustainability challenges, Noblis said Thursday. Jeffrey Marqusee (pictured...

AT&T to Install Private Network at HUD Sites; Kay Kapoor Comments

Kay Kapoor AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) federal government unit has won a potential $31 million contract to connect 93 Department of Housing and Urban Development facilities to a managed virtual private network. HUD awarded the contract as part of a network modernization initiative aimed at moving the agency away from a frame relay network toward a managed VPN service for employees and operations nationwide,...