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Navy Awards 11 Spots on Potential $250M ISR, Cyber Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 11 companies positions on a potential five-year, $249.7 million contract to provide technical services in support of the service branch’s cybersecurity operations, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and ISR activities. The Department of Defense said Thursday the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific in San Diego …

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Stephanie Kostro Appointed PSC EVP of Policy

Stephanie Sanok Kostro, a more than two-decade public and private sector veteran, has joined the Professional Services Council as executive vice president for policy. Kostro brings her experience in crafting policies related to federal government operations and procurement processes to her new position, PSC said Monday. Previously, she worked at …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Mac Curtis’ Perspecta Journey; Reggie Brothers Receives First Wash100 Award; SAIC Names John Bonsell as SVP of Government Affairs; Will Roper Joins Pallas Advisors; Anne Neuberger Updates Response to SolarWinds Cyber Incident

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Transforming Perspecta Into a $7.1B Company; The Journey of Mac Curtis Perspecta announced in January that it will be acquired by Veritas Capital for $7.1 billion in cash, or $29.35 per share. Veritas Capital, which holds approximately 14.5 percent of Perspecta’s …

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Gerry Fasano, President of Leidos Defense Group Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Gerry Fasano, president of Leidos’ Defense Group, has earned his second consecutive Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for driving massive defense contracts with federal customers and spearheading valuable acquisitions, which has significantly expanded Leidos revenue and influence in the marketplace.  “Gerry Fasano not …

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Leidos to Buy Gibbs & Cox for $380M in Maritime Market Expansion Push; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to acquire engineering and design firm Gibbs & Cox in a cash transaction worth $380 million as part of efforts to further expand into the maritime market and add engineering talent to its team. Leidos said Tuesday it expects the deal to be completed in …

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John Song, Managing Director for Baird, Receives First Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, announced on Tuesday that John Song, managing director of Baird, has received his first Wash100 Award. “It’s no coincidence that John Song, managing director of Baird, can be found at or near …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Roger Krone Becomes Eight Time Wash100 Winner; Serco to Buy WBB for $295M; Verizon Vet John West Joins Leidos; Mark Gerencser, Gen. Joseph Votel of BENS Discuss National Security Crisis; Glen Ives Joins Castellum

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Holicity, Astra Enter Into Merger Agreement; Chris Kemp Quoted Astra has agreed to merge with Holicity in a deal that would also transform the small satellite launch services provider into a publicly traded company. Alameda, California-based Astra said the …

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Verizon Vet John West Named Leidos Business Development, Strategy VP

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John West, former managing director of Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) enterprise solutions unit, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president of business development and strategy, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Wednesday. The report said West has more than three decades of industry experience in areas such as cybersecurity, telecommunication, networking, cloud computing, …

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Leidos Recognized With Cisco Federal Contracting Partner Award; Vicki Schmanske Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2021 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received Cisco Sytems‘ (Nasdaq: CSCO) Federal Breakaway Partner of the Year recognition for demonstrating innovation, leadership and best practices in federal contracting efforts in support of defense and intelligence agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 8. Vicki Schmanske, president of Leidos’ …

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Roger Krone: Leidos Eyes ‘Complementary Acquisitions’ to Continue Growth Push

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and 2021 Wash100 awardee, said the company wants to continue pursuing mergers and acquisitions amid the consolidation and competition for big information technology contracts within the federal market, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. “For us, now is not a time …

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