Mary-Louise Hoffman

Accenture’s Federal Subsidiary Adds Former NOAA Chief Kathryn Sullivan to Board of Managers

Kathryn Sullivan, a retired NASA astronaut and former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has joined the board of managers at Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. “We welcome her experience and insight as we continue to evolve our company and help our clients stay ahead of their changing mission needs," said John Goodman, chief executive of AFS and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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ManTech Eyes Geospational, Intell Footprint Growth After H2M Group Buy; Kevin Phillips Quoted

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has acquired analysis services provider H2M Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand work with the geospatial and intelligence communities. H2M will operate under the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions business led by Rick Wagner, a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Leidos to Buy Medical Consulting Firm IMX

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to buy IMX Medical Management Services, a consulting firm that offers independent medical evaluation, case management and record review services to state and local government agencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and Leidos said Wednesday it expects to close the transaction in the third quarter, pending customary approvals.

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Halfaker Wins $163M VA Financial IT Support Task Order

Halfaker and Associates has received a potential five-year, $163M task order to help modernize financial information technology infrastructure at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The company said Tuesday it will support the VA's Financial Services Center in software projects and launches, as well as provide operations and maintenance support to the facility.

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Former Raytheon, Hitachi Exec Susan Lynch to Join Vectrus as SVP, CFO; Chuck Prow Quoted

Susan Lynch, who previously served as chief financial officer at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Hitachi Data Systems, will formally assume the positions of senior vice president and CFO at Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) on Aug. 7. The 25-year finance veteran will oversee Vectrus' financial planning and analysis, tax, controllership and treasury functions, the company said Monday.

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HPE Acquires MapR Assets to Advance Data Platform With AI/ML, Analytics Tools

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has purchased MapR's business assets for an undisclosed sum in a move to advance HPE-built data management technology with artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics applications. The deal includes the acquisition of intellectual property, domain expertise and technology in the AI/ML and analytics areas, HPE said Monday.

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Raytheon to Build High-Energy Laser Tech for Air Force Field Experimentation

The U.S. Air Force has selected Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to develop two prototypes of a High Energy Laser Weapon System for experimental use under a $23.8M sole-source contract. Raytheon will aim to complete the HELWS project by Nov. 1 of next year, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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