The popular vote for the Wash100 continues this week! Voting turn out has been strong since the January 25th launch of the popular vote, and all of us at Executive Mosaic extend our gratitude towards those who have participated. The 2018 Wash100 popular vote will be open until April 30th, so if you would like to place your ten votes for the executives that you believe will have the greatest influence on the government contracting landscape over the course of the next year, you can visit theÂ Wash100 voting pageÂ to make your voice heard.
The current top five executives are:
This week weâre going to take a look at the recent executive moves that took place in the govcon marketplace. Executive moves from the past month include:
Wayne Lucernoni joiningÂ ASRC FederalÂ as president of information systems and technology
Lynn Dugle being elected as chairman ofÂ Engilityâs board of directors
John Colemanâs appointment to president ofÂ Peratonâs homeland security sector
Bradley Feldmann,Â Cubic CorporationÂ CEO and president, being named board chairman
Pamela Drew joiningÂ Sercoâs U.S. board of directors
David Myers being named as president ofÂ Peratonâs communications sector
ASRC FederalÂ announced on March 7thÂ that Wayne Lucernoni had beenÂ selected as presidentÂ of the companyâs information systems and technology division. In his new role, Lucernoni will be responsible for overseeing strategy, programming and technical oversight for the business unit. Mark Gray, president and CEO of ASRC Federal and 2018 Wash100 recipient, said that Lucernoni âbrings a wealth of customer knowledge and experienceâ to the company. Prior to joining ASRC Federal, Lucernoni served as president of mission sustainment and IT services atÂ Harris Corporation.
On March 1st,Â EngilityÂ announced that Lynn Dugle, president and CEO, had beenÂ elected asÂ chairmanÂ of the companyâs board of directors. Dugle succeeds co-chairs Peter Marino and David Savner and will continue to serve as both president and CEO of the company. Dugle, a 2018 Wash100 recipient, has served on the Engility board of directors since 2015 and has served as CEO since 2016.
PeratonÂ announced on February 27thÂ that John Coleman had beenÂ named presidentÂ of the companyâs homeland security sector. Coleman, who previously served as president of the investigative service group atÂ Omniplex World Services, will be responsible for overseeing the Peraton business unitâs programs and growth efforts for federal customers. Stu Shea, Peraton president and CEO and 2018 Wash100 recipient, said that Colemanâs âextensive experience in program management, business management and customer relations will be an assetâ as the company works to fulfill homeland security customer missions.
On February 19th,Â Cubic CorporationÂ announced that Bradley Feldmann, president andCEO, was selected to succeed Walter Zable asÂ chairman of the companyâs board of directors. Since his appointment to president and CEO in 2014, Feldmann has led the companyâs strategic growth efforts and has built up its defense and transportation businesses. Feldmann has also served on the companyâs board of directors since 2014.
Serco Inc.Â announced on February 15thÂ that Pamela Drew, former EVP and president of information systems business atÂ Exelis, hadÂ joined the board of directorsÂ of Sercoâs North American arm. Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco, said that Drewâs âdynamic track recordâ¦ will be a great asset for Serco.â Drew has held senior leadership roles at multiple defense and aerospace contractors such asÂ EngilityâsÂ TASCÂ subsidiary,Â Northrop GrummanÂ andÂ Boeing. Drew currently serves as VP of the board of trustees at the U.S. Air Force Museum Foundation and as a board member of the University of Washington Applied Physics Lab.
On February 8th, David Myers wasÂ named as presidentÂ ofÂ Peratonâs communications sector.Â Â Myers, who formerly served as president and CEO ofÂ DataPath, will be responsible for developing and implementing Peratonâs communications services strategy. Stu Shea, president and CEO and 2018 Wash100 recipient, noted that Myersâ industry experience will bolster the companyâs strategic approach to expand operations in the global satellite and communications marketplaces.
THIS WEEKâS TOP NEWS STORIES
Weekly Contract Awards This week’s top GovCon contract awards: Raytheon, SAIC, Air Bus, Palantir, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman, among others.
Leidos Gets $230M Army C4ISR System Integration Order Leidos will help the U.S. Army integrate and evaluate command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems under a potential five-year, $230 million task order from the General Services Administration.
Jim Centore: Blue Origin to Continue BE-4 Rocket Engine Tests
Jim Centore, group lead for orbital mission operations at Blue Origin, has said the company started to run tests on its BE-4 rocket engine in October 2017 at its facility in West Texas and will continue the testing phase over the next several months, SpaceNews reported Saturday.
ManTech will continue to provide specialized security support services to the U.S. Space Force under a one-year, $43.5 million contract modification. The company will help secure acquisition and operational mission areas at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. USSF’s Space Systems Command
Optum’s federal health care-focused business has received a $93.2 million bridge contract modification from the Defense Health Agency to continue delivering medical readiness support services to military branches. The Department of Defense said Tuesday OptumServe Health Services will assist service components in physical and mental health tests, dental examinations, immunizations, laboratory services and other efforts to ensure
IMT Defense has received a potential five-year, $391 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce, inspect, package and supply metal parts assemblies for 155mm M795 artillery projectiles. The Army Corps of Engineers in Newark, New Jersey, is the contracting activity and received one offer for the firm-fixed-price contract, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.