Richard Spires Joins Resilient Network Systems as CEO

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Richard Spires Richard Spires, formerly chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security for nearly three-and-a-half years, has joined San Francisco-based Internet security company Resilient Network Systems as CEO. He will also join the company’s board of directors and founder Jonathan Hare has been appointed executive chairman, Resilient Network Systems said Friday. Spires is...

Tom Nixon Promoted to SRA EVP, Chief Growth Officer; Bill Ballhaus Comments

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Tom Nixon Tom Nixon, senior vice president of SRA International‘s health group since June, has been promoted to executive VP and chief growth officer at the Fairfax, Va.-based technology services contractor. Nixon will continue to lead the health group on an acting basis and work to grow SRA’s pipeline of new business in his new role, the company said Thursday. Bill Ballhaus, SRA president...

Doyle Choi Joins SRA as Civil Govt Growth VP; Paul Nedzbala Comments

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Doyle Choi, a 17-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a former chief technology officer there, has joined SRA International as vice president of growth for the civil government group. He will lead a team of business development, capture and proposal professionals that will work to support the group’s objectives and goals, SRA said Monday. Paul Nedzbala, senior VP of the civil government...

SRA Wins $65M DHS Tech R&D BPA

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SRA International has won a five-year, $65 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of Homeland Security research and develop technologies. The company will work with DHS’ transportation security laboratory, which is responsible for managing work to research and develop technologies and certify new products based on the Transportation Security Administration‘s standards,...

Andrew Bryden Joins SRA as Comm, Public Affairs VP

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Andrew Bryden Andrew Bryden, formerly vice president of marketing and communications at Sotera Defense Solutions, has joined SRA International as VP of communications and public affairs, GovCon Wire has learned. The 18-year marketing and communications veteran was previously responsible for managing Sotera’s brand, external marketing and communications programs and employee communications. He...

Smartronix to Help Marine Corps Operate Enterprise Net; Bob Shea Comments

Smartronix has won a potential $40 million contract to provide engineering and logistics services to a U.S. Marine Corps center responsible for the branch’s enterprise network. The Marine Corps Enterprise Network works to deliver data and information to users for global missions, Smartronix said Wednesday. EMC (NYSE: EMC), McAfee, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and SRA International and several...

Deb Alderson Named Sotera CEO

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Deb Alderson Deborah “Deb” Alderson, formerly executive vice president and chief operating officer of SRA International, has been appointed president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions. Alderson will officially join Sotera July 8, the company said Monday. The 25-year GovCon industry veteran most recently led four operating groups with more than 6,000 employees at SRA, which she first joined...

Mark Schultz to Become SAIC EVP, General Counsel

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Mark Schultz, a former chief legal and risk officer and corporate secretary at MWH Global, has joined Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) as general counsel for its technical services and information technology segment. The 30-year legal veteran’s appointment takes effect Monday and he will serve as executive vice president and general counsel for SAIC, one of two independent...

Tom Nixon Promoted to Lead SRA Health Group, Paul Nedzbala Appointed Civil Lead

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Paul Nedzbala Tom Nixon, vice president of business development of SRA International‘s health group, has been promoted to senior VP of the group in a move that takes effect June 1. On that date, current health group Senior VP Paul Nedzbala will move over to the company’s civil government group and serve in the same capacity, SRA said Thursday. Both Nixon and Nedzbala will report to Deb...

David Keffer Named SRA Corporate Controller

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David Keffer, a former business group chief financial officer at SRA International, has been promoted to corporate controller at the Fairfax, Va.-based technology services contractor. Keffer will be responsible for financial planning and analysis, treasury and corporate accounting in his new position, SRA said Wednesday. The 10-year company veteran will also aim to bring the company’s accounting...

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