LMI Makes Set of Exec Appointments Under New Operating Model

LMILMI has made a series of executive appointments in support of a newly implemented operating model that seeks to further develop business and services for the public sector.

LMI said Wednesday the operating model is part of a five-year strategic plan to set up three organizations that will focus on business development, service delivery and strategic growth initiatives.

Retired Maj. Gen. James Kessler, a 33-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, has been named vice president of materiel management.

Kessler will directly report to Jeff Bennett, senior VP of LMI’s service delivery organization, and will be responsible for product support, acquisition, math modeling groups, supply chain management, readiness and maintenance operations.

The consulting firm also appointed Mary Margaret Evans, formerly principal director of the manufacturing and industrial base office at the Defense Department, as VP of business development for LMI’s operations in DoD.

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Sinclair Harris will serve as business development VP for LMI’s operations related to defense, Navy and other government agencies.

David Belak has been named VP of strategic opportunity capture and will report to Catherine Nelson, SVP of business development.

Robert Lech, former VP at IT services contractor Citizant, will serve as VP of business development for technology services.

LMI also appointed Melissa Zoepfl, former capability director and account leader for the Department of Homeland Security at Noblis, as business development VP for health management.

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