CACI International (NYSE: CACI) celebrated on Tuesday the grand opening of its Dr. J.P. London Shared Services Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. The SSC is named after CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Jack London, a two-time Wash100 winner.
Dr. London, an Oklahoma native, was joined at the event by CACI CEO and PresidentÂ Ken Asbury, a five-time Wash100 recipient, Chief Operating Officer John Mengucci andÂ SSC Executive Vice President Tom Nesteruk.
Other attendees included Gov. Mary Fallin, former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating, CACI Board Director Jim Gilmore andÂ Dr. London’s wife, Dr. Jennifer London.
CACI established the center in an effort to create a support structure for the information technology services contractor’s business operations as well as future acquisition, employee growth, research and development efforts.
The company said Dr. London still has close ties to the region and his family members who reside there. He and Asbury attended school inÂ Oklahoma. To date, CACI has hired 280 employees from the Oklahoma CityÂ area and intends to continue recruitment initiatives across the region.