Mary-Louise Hoffman

Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Posts Modest Q1 Defense Biz Growth, Maintains Strong Balance Sheet

General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) defense businesses earned $7.1B in total revenue for its fiscal 2020 first quarter that ended March 29, a modest increase from the same period last year. "In this time of crisis and uncertainty, our balance sheet remains strong," Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, told analysts in an earnings call Thursday.

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Well Known Security Expert Frank Abagnale Explains Why IRS Data Issues Hurt CARES Act

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The US economy has been stricken by Coronavirus. Last week, a record 6.6m Americans filed for unemployment benefits. The government has responded to the crisis with a $2 trillion package, which includes $300 billion in direct payments to citizens. That’s commendable. But while Washington’s intentions are good, there’s a strong possibility that those who most need that money won’t receive it quickly enough ̶ and worse, that billions of those dollars will actually end up in misdirected payments to fraudsters.

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GMU GovCon Center Hosts Webinar on COVID-19 Impact; GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn Comments

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George Mason University and industry executives discussed the implications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic for both agencies and companies during a webinar hosted by GMU's Center for Government Contracting. "Panelists noted that businesses need to take an extremely proactive role in communicating and engaging with their government customers and that government agencies need to likewise recognize the centrality of the contract workforce for their respective missions," Jerry McGinn, the center's executive director, told GovCon Wire.

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Commentary: COVID-19 Slowdown Beginning to Hit GovCon Workforce

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If agencies and companies implement measures that do not align with new federal guidance defining essential workforce amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they will end up hurting the very professionals and businesses that help protect national security, writes EverWatch CEO John Hillen.

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Christopher Krebs, DHS Cybersecurity Agency Director, Selected to 2020 Wash100 for Critical Infrastructure Risk Mgmt Leadership

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Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for leading the agency in its national efforts to safeguard cyber and physical assets.

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James Geurts, Navy Acquisition Head, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Procurement and Innovation Leadership

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Executive Mosaic is honored to announce James Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition at the U.S. Navy, as the newest inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for driving the military service’s approaches to acquire technology and innovate with industry. This marks the first Wash100 Award win for Geurts.

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