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Wood Parker on Key Executive Additions at TASC

TASC has announced a number of major additions to their leadership team.

“These seasoned business leaders will help us chart the course for our future growth, ” said Wood Parker, president and CEO. “Our strong leadership team brings diverse experience and new approaches in strategy and business relations, enabling TASC to be more responsive to our existing and future customers.”

Barbie Bigelow joins TASC in the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role. She will be responsible for TASC’s information technology vision, market discriminators and operations including creating TASC’s infrastructure, business systems and collaboration suite.

Jerry Howe joins as TASC’s new General Counsel. Howe will look to build and lead a team that will ensure legal compliance and mitigation of risks, providing support for our ongoing business operations. He will also lead TASC’s corporate development activities.

Brian Kessler moves to the newly established position of Chief Compliance Officer, where he will lead the TASC Ethics and Compliance organization. He will oversee governance functions including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, as well as lead the internal audit function which evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of organizational processes.

Jim Lawler joins TASC as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Lawler will develop comprehensive human resources (HR) initiatives including strategy, employee development and training, recruiting, diversity, compensation, benefits and performance metrics.

Jay McCaffrey comes to TASC as Senior Director, Communications. He will oversee and evolve TASC’s integrated communication activities which encompass strategic outreach, media relations and advocacy, and internal and executive communications.

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