Cynthia Shelton, formerly a business line vice president at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has joined CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) as VP of special program sales at the telecommunications contractor’s government services business area.
The two-decade industry veteran will oversee the firm’s sales in intelligence and cybersecurity services to the federal government and report directly to Lisa Bruch, VP of sales and marketing at CenturyLink Government, the company said Wednesday.
Shelton most recently managed the enterprise mission operations business line within the cyber division of General Dynamics’ former advanced information systems unit.
She also worked for Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) for 11 years and was VP and operations manager of SAIC’s identity solutions unit before she moved to General Dynamics.
Before she entered the private sector, Shelton spent more than 15 years with the U.S. Air Force and the Air Force Reserve.