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Phebe Novakovic, General Dynamics Chairman & CEO, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Supporting U.S. National Security

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for driving company growth, expanding its senior management team and defending our nation’s national security interests. 

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Letitia Long, INSA Board Chair, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Government Policies and Research Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Letitia Long, chairman of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance's board of directors, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for her leadership and research initiatives in the federal sector. This marks Long’s second Wash100 Award.

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Commentary: COVID-19 Slowdown Beginning to Hit GovCon Workforce

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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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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Jerry McGinn: Defense Production Act Authorizes Gov’t to Prioritize Contracts

Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on The Hill that the Defense Production Act invoked by President Donald Trump serves as an “important tool” as the country seeks to come up with short- and medium-term responses to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the defense industrial base.

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John Johns Named Federal Intelligence VP Account Executive at Parsons

John Johns, a more than two-decade business development professional, has joined Parsons (NYSE: PSN) as vice president account executive of the federal intelligence operating unit within the company’s cyber and intelligence market. He will report to Paul Decker, executive VP and general manager of cyber and intelligence market, and oversee account management and client engagement in support of the U.S. intelligence community, Parsons said Wednesday.

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