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LMI CEO Doug Wagoner Bags Fourth Wash100 Award for Space Market Innovation

LMI CEO Doug Wagoner Bags Fourth Wash100 Award for Space Market Innovation

For 40 years and counting, LMI has been at the forefront of innovating solutions for the healthcare, artificial intelligence, supply chain management, disaster and pandemic risk management, space innovation, and science and technology sectors.


Leading the charge of the solutions corporation Doug Wagoner, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since 2020. A seasoned industry player with years of experience in the services and information technology industries, he has won Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 Award four times


Find out more about Doug Wagoner and his award in this article.


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Doug Wagoner: Who is He?


Doug Wagoner: Who is He?
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Doug Wagoner assumed the position of LMI’s CEO in 2020. Under his leadership, he helped LMI acquire Suntiva in 2021, This acquisition expanded LMI’s digital and workforce solutions and enhanced its customer access in the defense and public health spaces.


Mr. Wagoner was also vital in renewing LMI’s objectives on diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Part of this seminal move was establishing the company’s six commitments to promote access, success, and opportunity for LMI’s marginalized sector.


Leadership Background


Doug Wagoner’s extensive background in service stems from his previous leadership experiences at other organizations. Outlined below are his former roles before joining LMI:


  • Sector President at SAIC from December 2013 to September 2017 
  • Senior Vice President and General Manager at SAIC from October 2007 to September 2017
  • Senior Vice President at Data Systems Analysts from July 2001 to December 2006
  • Vice President at ChoicePoint from January 1998 to July 2001
  • Various positions in Business Development at EDS from May 1988 to October 1998


Additionally, Mr. Wagoner holds memberships on the boards of Patricio Enterprises, Inc., TeraThink Corporation, Thomson Reuters, and Blessings in a Backpack. 


Doug Wagoner and his Wash100 Awards History


Jim Garrettson awards Doug Wagoner his Wash100 2023 award
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Doug Wagoner received his 4th Wash100 award in February 2023. The award recognizes his active role in leading LMI’s expansion into the space market and innovation support domains to cater to more customers.


Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garretson highlighted that Mr. Wagoner positioned LMI to become one of the nation’s prime contractors in the critical aperture of logistics for various federal markets.


Even before LMI delved into the space and innovation markets, Doug Wagoner’s leadership and business acumen have been acknowledged by the prestigious award. He won his first Wash100 award in 2015 for his exemplary leadership in technology and employee development.


After six years, he bagged his second Wash100 recognition for ardently propelling LMI’s revenue and growth strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2022, he became a three-time Wash100 awardee for leading the company’s growth into the federal health and intelligence markets.


On Harnessing Space Market Capabilities


Doug Wagoner on Harnessing Space Market Capabilities
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Under Mr. Wagoner’s leadership, LMI acquired Synaptech, a management consultancy firm based in Colorado, in December 2022. The acquisition enabled LMI to enter the growing space market and harness advanced space capabilities to support Department of Defense (DoD) customers.


For Doug Wagoner, this expansion is crucial for protecting the nation’s homeland security assets, providing senior leaders with physics-supported decisions, and gaining total awareness of the sea, air, land, and space domains.


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