A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson
All eyes were on Washington today as Donald Trump took the oath of office on Capitol Hill to become the 45th President of the United States and officially usher in a time we all expect to see many changes and shakeups.
The “Appointment Watch” overviewed in our last edition continued with particular attention on James Mattis’ nomination for defense secretary as the Senate Armed Services Committee advanced him to a full chamber vote a week after both houses approved a waiver for his eligibility.
Lawmaker progress on Mattis’ confirmation dominate the attention of government contracting leaders and observers, who continue to look at this and other appointments for clues on the policy and spending priorities of the Trump administration.
In the midst of this, Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership came together to compile our list of the most influential movers and shakers in the GovCon arena for the fourth annual Wash100 list.
Our class of inductees for 2017 represents a cavalcade of individuals from both the public and private sectors we see at the forefront of the events and trends that will shape GovCon from all angles of government and business.
This year stands poised to be one of exciting activity in the GovCon marketplace with opportunities to position for growth and our selections for this year’s Wash100 group represent those individuals we forecast as the most significant contributors to industry activity.
Individuals were selected based on standing and recognition throughout the industry, leadership over their companies or agencies and vision.
Come back to this space again at the same time next week to find out our 2017 Wash100 recipients.
Tim Schmitt, chief development officer at Parsons (NYSE: PSN), will join the company’s executive leadership team on Aug. 1. He will continue to serve in his current role while overseeing the Centreville, Virginia-based technology services contractor’s mergers and acquisitions program, strategy and market research initiatives, Parsons said Tuesday. “Tim is a proven executive and driving
Four companies have secured positions on a potential seven-year, $427M contract to provide software baselines for the U.S. Air Force's Global Application Research, Development, Engineering and Maintenance program.