October 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Day at Half-Percent Decline

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The GovConIndex will enter Thursday’s trading day at 62.418 points — down 0.367 points from Wednesday’s figures, or a decline of 0.592 percent. CNBC reports that more economic data will become public on Thursday, such as the weekly jobless claims numbers, industrial production figures, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve survey and the National Association of Home Builders’...

ICF Wins $100M NIH Health Informatics BPA; Ellen Glover Comments

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide clinical information management services to multiple National Institutes of Health facilities and partner organizations. The company said Tuesday it will continue helping NIH institutes and centers collect, analyze and disseminate a range of biomedical, health and disaster data. Work will also include...

Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across...

Andrew Robinson: ICF to Help Establish Pension Agency’s IT Program Mgmt Group

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a four-year, $25 million task order to help the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. create and operationalize a department that would manage PBGC’s information technology programs. The company said Thursday it will provide subject matter and technical consulting services to build the PBGC IT program management office. “We are committed to employing program...

Chris Bishop: ICF to Support CDC-Run Electronic Disease Surveillance Network

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ICF International has won a potential four-year, $12 million contract to support a cloud-based system the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and partner agencies use to monitor disease patterns. The company will provide data management, analytics and technical services for CDC’s BioSense electronic public health surveillance program, ICF said Wednesday. BioSense is designed to help...

John Guda Named ICF Commercial Healthcare Group SVP, GM; John Wasson Comments

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John Guda, formerly healthcare business manager at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as senior vice president and general manager of the firm’s commercial healthcare group. He brings senior leadership and industry experience to his new position and will help drive the company’s expansion initiatives across the healthcare sector, John Wasson,...

Stephen Van Beek, Dennis Cary Named VPs for ICF’s Aviation & Aerospace Business

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Stephen Van Beek, a 25-year policy, planning, governance and finance professional — and Dennis Cary, a 20-year marketing, sales, revenue management and strategy consultant — have been named vice presidents at ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI). The company said Thursday that Van Beek and Cary will serve as VPs in ICF’s aviation and aerospace consulting business, which works with...

Bill Christman: ICF Extends Cyber R&D Support for Army Research Lab

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a three-year, $50 million contract to continue providing support services for a cyber technology research and development program at the Army Research Laboratory. ARL aims to manage huge volumes of research data and help build tools for defense organizations to safeguard critical U.S. cyber infrastructures, ICF said Tuesday. The company won the contract through...

Vivek Saxena to Lead ICF Aerospace Supply Chain Work in VP Role; Sergio Ostria Comments

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Vivek Saxena, a former general manager at Pratt & Whitney, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as a vice president for the consulting company’s SH&E business segment. The 20-year aerospace industry veteran will lead ICF’s work in the operations and supply chain fields for aviation and aerospace clients, the company said Monday. Sergio Ostria, an executive VP at ICF, said...

ICF Acquires Digital IT Consulting Firm CITYTECH

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has completed its purchase of CITYTECH, a consulting services provider focused on interactive media, mobile applications and cloud computing and customer service management. Terms were not disclosed and ICF intends for the acquisition to complement its portfolio of integrated digital and interactive offerings for both government and enterprise customers, ICF said Monday. Chicago-based...