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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly Roundup: Mac Curtis Becomes Perspecta Chairman; GovCon Expert Jill Singer Assumes New Role with AT&T; CACI Wins $1.5B NGA Contract; Potomac Officers Club Hosting CMMC Virtual Forum on June 24th; Executive Mosaic Expands GovCon Expert Program Featuring Jerry Calhoun, Bill Downer and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Perspecta Names Mac Curtis as Chairman of Board of Directors; Mike Lawrie Quoted

Mac Curtis
Mac Curtis
President, CEO and Chairman of Perspecta

Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta as well as a six-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been appointed the company’s chairman August 5, 2020, Perspecta announced on Wednesday.

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“On behalf of Perspecta and the board, I want to thank Mike Lawrie for his leadership and guidance over the past two years,” said Curtis.

“Mike’s experience and perspective helped accelerate Perspecta’s integration and growth as a leading U.S. government services provider. I look forward to working with the board as we continue to effectively execute our strategy and grow the business while driving value for employees, customers and shareholders.”

Mike Lawrie
Current Chairman

Curtis will succeed Mike Lawrie, Perspecta’s chairman since the company’s launch in 2018, who announced on Wednesday that he would be retiring from the board effective on Aug. 5th.

“Mac has led Perspecta for two very successful years, executing a seamless integration of the legacy companies, enhancing Perspecta’s innovative solutions and services and developing a talented workforce. Mac’s deep industry knowledge, executive management skills and strategic and tactical capabilities make him ideally suited to lead Perspecta’s continued growth as chairman,” said Lawrie.

CACI Secures $1.5B NGA IDIQ Contract for Enterprise IT, Cyber Services; John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci
John Mengucci
President, CEO

CACI International has received a potential 10-year, $1.5 billion contract to provide information technology assistance to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and its partners as part of efforts to fortify NGA’s cybersecurity posture, the company reported on Thursday.

The single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract will support enterprise IT and network support at agency facilities in Virginia, Missouri and international locations. CACI will also provide technical support for a catalog system intended to help NGA simplify its process of procuring IT services and materials.

“This record award demonstrates CACI is delivering on its strategy to win larger, more enduring contracts, said John Mengucci, president, chief executive officer of CACI and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

“It also represents our steadfast commitment to protecting and defending our nation’s networks so the NGA can deliver mission-critical geospatial intelligence to the warfighter around the globe.”

GovCon Expert Jill Singer Becomes AT&T’s VP of Defense & National Security, AT&T Public Sector & FirstNet

Jill Singer
Jill Singer
GovCon Expert

Jill Singer, five-time Wash100 Award recipient and GovCon Expert, has been named vice president of Defense and National Security for AT&T’s Public Sector and FirstNet.

As vice president of the Defense and National Security Segment, Singer will focus on leading teams to bring strategic technology solutions and services to defense and national security agencies throughout the global public sector marketplace.

AT&T has helped the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) execute their missions by leveraging the company’s advanced technologies to deliver secure solutions, accelerate innovation, modernize networks, advance cyber security, optimize operations and transform mobility.

Singer has also served as vice president of National Security with AT&T’s Global Public Sector since 2015. In the role, Singer leads business across the national security community and oversees delivery of AT&T’s strategic technology solutions and services to national security agencies throughout the Federal marketplace.

Katherine Arrington to Speak During Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th

Katherine Arrington

Katherine Arrington, chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (OUSDA) of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, will be the keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) CMMC Virtual Forum 2020 on Wednesday, June 24th.

Click here to register for POC’s CMMC Virtual Forum 2020.

Arrington will provide crucial insight into cybersecurity technology with the DoD to discuss the CMMC’s timeline, how the certification process could change and will provide a memorandum of understanding with a newly established CMMC accrediting body.

The virtual event will also feature two full panels featuring many of the most significant and influential executives in the federal sector and industry to discuss CMMC’s impact.

The first panel will focus on “Implementing CMMC” and feature the following panelists:

Alka Bhave of Perspecta (Moderator)

Ty Schieber of the CMMC Accreditation Body

Dawn Greenman of Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Seth Spergel of Merlin-International

The second panel will focus on “The Role of DIB” and feature the following panelists:

Matt Kraning of Expanse (Moderator)

Richard Naylor of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)

Terry Roberts of WhiteHawk

Ted Ross of SpyCloud

Click here to register for POC’s CMMC Virtual Forum 2020.

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Jerry Calhoun
Jerry Calhoun
GovCon Expert

Executive Mosaic has announced that we’re expanding our GovCon Expert program to showcase our newest members as the most significant voices of influence in the government contracting (GovCon) sector with the most well informed platform in the federal market to share their insights with the GovCon community.

Jerry Calhoun, managing director and founder of Silver Tree LLC, has become the latest member of Executive Mosaic’s highly prestigious GovCon Expert program. Read his introduction here.

Calhoun’s extensive experience in operations and human resources delivering innovative, strategic and business focused solutions for complex issues as a business partner over the last 40 years has made him an invaluable asset to the program.

Bill Downer
Bill Downer
GovCon Expert

In addition, GovCon Expert Bill Downer, senior director of National Programs for Seagate Government Solutions, released his first article on Wednesday as a member of the program. Click here to read the full article with Bill Downer.

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We look forward to hearing from our next GovCon Expert soon.

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