Neill Blue, formerly consulting chief financial officer and chief operating officer of power equipment supplierÂ Capitol Power Group, has assumed the CFO role at Herndon, Virginia-based government information technology contractor ViON.
He is a tenured financial officer and operations executive with an extensive track record of supporting growing technology companies, ViONÂ said Thursday.
“Neillâs deep expertise in financial management as well as operations makes him an ideal fit for our leadership team,” said Tom Frana, CEO of ViON. “His strategic vision will undoubtedly be an asset to our team, especially as we continue to experience growth in the as-a-Service market and increased demand for our Data Center-as-a-Service offering.”
Blue also previously led the mission critical services division of Schneider Electric, a $25 billion global energy solution firm. Prior to that, he was CFO/COO of Lee Technologies.
“For years, I have been watching ViONâs growth and leadership in this market, and I have always been impressed by the companyâs strategic focus,” said Blue. “I am looking forward to being a part of that continued progress, helping to create strong connections between the financial team, operations and sales–and ultimately positioning the company for future success.”
Blue’s previous positions have also included directing and managing U.S. investment activities in areas such as asset management and real estate investment, as well as serving as a practicing CPA for Ernst & Young.