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EXCLUSIVE: Ron Police, Former Apple Government Lead, Joins SAP National Security Services

Ron Police, the former vice president of Apple Government, has joined SAP National Security Services (NS2), the independent national security and critical infrastructure contracting subsidiary of SAP, GovCon Wire has learned. Police developed strategies, built up a sales organization and launched mobility solutions for federal, state and local governments for …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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Bob Kipps: As Sellers Return, Sustained Buyer Interest Could Buoy GovCon M&A in 2nd Half of 2013

Rising From the Abyss? Bob Kipps, Managing Director,  KippsDeSanto & Company As industry dealmakers know, government services and defense deal closings during first half of this year were hollowed out by the double whammy of higher capital gain taxes and advent of sequestration that occurred earlier this year. Anticipation of …

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Industry and Thought Leaders Analyze Sequestration’s Impact on Contractors, M&A, Economy

GovCon Wire along with our Executive Mosaic sister sites ExecutiveBiz and ExecutiveGov has been engaging our audience to join us in exploring the developments and trends that have shaped government contracting now more than halfway through 2013. We’ve included excerpts from three of those authorities who provided insight into the …

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Vermillion Group, PrincetonOne Merge to Leverage Resources, Recruitment Expertises Across Industries

Press Release – Monday, July 8 Des Moines, Ia.-based executive search and recruitment firm Vermillion Group has merged with PrincetonOne, a total recruitment services provider based in Skillman, N.J., effective July 1, 2013. Vermillion Group’s office will operate under the PrincetonOne name, becoming the company’s fifteenth U.S. location and increasing …

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Deltek: Contractors Identify Growth, LPTA, Sequestration as Key Issues

The country’s government contractors have identified sequestration, growth and lowest price, technically acceptable programs as the key challenges they face in 2013, the Washington Post reported Monday. Jennifer Sakole, Deltek principal research analyst and author of the report, writes the top concerns were gleaned from Herndon-based Deltek’s recently concluded Surviving …

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Wayne Wilkinson Appointed WBB CFO; William McMullen Comments

Wayne Wilkinson, a 20-year industry veteran, has joined WBB as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for the contracting, human relations and finance departments, the Reston, Va.-based government services provider said Monday. “We are excited to have an individual with Wayne’s leadership and financial expertise join the WBB team and contribute …

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Bob Kipps: GovCon M&A Market Takes Turn Towards Equilibrium

Finding The New Normal Bob Kipps, Managing Director,  KippsDeSanto & Company With only 15 government services and 25 defense M&A deals announced so far this year (vs 72 for the comparable period in 2012), it may seem premature to say the M&A market’s back in equilibrium. However, it seems to …

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GovCon Wire Offers Exclusive Insight from Industry Thought Leaders

This year, GovCon Wire began a monthly internet series featuring a wrap up of government contracting merger and acquisition activity written by Bob Kipps, KippsDeSanto & Company managing director. The “Monthly M&A Wrap Up” features the opinions of the more than 20-year transaction advisory and financial consulting veteran regarding the …

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Jim McAleese: The 2013 Sequester and How GovCon Firms Have Responded so Far

Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates,  recently caught up with Executive Mosaic, parent company of the Potomac Officers Club (P.O.C) and publisher of GovCon Wire, to provide some detailed insight and perspective into the 2013 sequester. McAleese will be speaking on May 14 at the P.O.C’s Post-Sequestration Summit with nine other …

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