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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update: Government Executives Rapidly Outpace GovCon Counterparts

Weekly Roundup
February 5 – February 9, 2018

Government Executives Outpace GovCon Counterparts In Wash100 Popular Vote

Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO

The Wash100 voting has been open for a little over two weeks now, and the preliminary results of the popular vote are showing that government executives are outpacing their private-sector counterparts. Participation in the popular vote for the Top Executives of Consequence has been so outstanding that we have added a feature to the Wash100 website that will allow visitors to view the Top Executives of Consequence list by Movers This Week: those executives that have experienced the most movement in ranking over the past week. Visitors to the website will still be able to view the Top 30 Executives of Consequence list by All Time Top and by Trending This Week.

The top five Movers This Week are:

Thank you for your participation in the Wash100 Top Executives of Consequence popular vote!
The Wash100 is an annual award given to the premier group of private and public-sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership committee as the most influential individuals in the GovCon sector. The leaders selected for the Wash100 chosen based on their demonstration of the requisite skills of leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement, and vision. 2018 marks the fifth consecutive year that Executive Mosaic has given the Wash100 award and review of past winners will reveal an impressive roster.

Visitors to the Wash100 website can cast up to 10 votes for the executives that they believe will have the greatest impact on the GovCon marketplace over the course of 2018. The popular vote is an inclusive and interactive element allowing all of industry to have a voice in the Wash100 celebrations. Executive Mosaic chooses the 100 most influential leaders in GovCon, and then the public can participate in thepopular vote to determine the Top Executives of Consequence.

Every vote counts, so visit the Wash100 website and vote for your ten favorite executives. You can also share your votes on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Voting will conclude on April 30, 2018.

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Wash100 recipients!

THIS WEEK’S TOP NEWS STORIES

Weekly Contract Awards
This week’s top GovCon contract awards: Harris, REAN Cloud, Oshkosh, Northrop Grumman, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Lockheed Martin, among others.
Report: Rex Tillerson Proposes New Cyber, Digital Economy Bureau at State Dept
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has proposed to combine two State Department offices to create a new bureau that will work to develop and coordinate strategic measures to address cybersecurity and digital economic issues, The Hill reported Tuesday.
AT&T Joins DXC’s Navy NGEN Recompete Team; Marilyn Crouther, Mike Leff Comment
AT&T has been named a teammate on DXC Technology‘s pursuit of the Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete contract for information technology services to the U.S. Navyand U.S. Marine Corps.
DoD Splits Acquisition, Tech & Logistics Office Into 2 Orgs
The Defense Department on Thursday officially split the acquisition, technology and logistics office into two new units – defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and undersecretary for research and engineering – as part of reorganization.
Sallyport Awarded $400M Contract to Support Iraq F-16 Base Operations
Sallyport Global Holdings has landed a one-year, $400 million contract to help manage Iraq’s F-16 base operations through the U.S. foreign military sales program.
NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne Test Main Engine Controller for Orion-SLS Crewed Flight
NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have tested the fourth and last engine controller for the first crewed mission of the Orionspacecraft and the Space Launch System rocket, called Exploration Mission-2.
Booz Allen Wins $621M Task Order Under DHS Cyber Defense Program
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton a six-year, $621 million task order to develop and implement cybersecurity tools under the next phase of DHS’ governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation initiative.
31 Small Businesses Added to GSA OASIS Contract Vehicle
The General Services Administration has awarded 31 companies spots on the small-business portion of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle.
Fortinet, Symantec Vet Andrew Del Matto Named Citrix CFO
Andrew “Drew” Del Matto, formerly chief financial officer at Fortinet, will join Citrix Systems as executive vice president and CFO in a move that takes effect Feb. 19.
Navy Picks Boeing, AAR, StandardAero for $269M in P-8A Maintenance, Repair IDIQs
The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing, AAR Corp.‘s aircraft services business and StandardAero contracts worth up to $268.7 million combined to support maintenance and repair of the service branch’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.

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