Tag Archives: Navy

Wickr Creates Advisory Board to Support Federal Business Strategy; Joel Wallenstrom Quoted

Joel Wallenstrom President

Wickr has appointed 10 public and private sector veterans as members of its newly launched federal advisory board to guide the software provider's strategy in the government space. The company said Tuesday it expects the board to help bring the firm's collaboration technology offering to federal agencies.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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Expert Panel Discusses Innovation and Collaboration Initiatives During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 2020 Navy Forum continued with an expert panel full of significant names of consequence to the development of the collaboration and innovation for the Navy. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the Navy Forum in its entirety by visiting Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Department of the Navy CIO Aaron Weis Receives First Wash100 Award for Driving IT, Cyber, Cloud Readiness

DON CIO Aaron Weis Receives Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson

Aaron Weis, chief information officer for the Department of the US Navy (DON), was presented his first Wash100 Award on Wednesday for leading the guiding principles of the service branch to drive DON’s information technology and cyber readiness goals. Weis assumed his role with the Department of the Navy in Sept. 2019.

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Lockheed Gets $710M Contract Modification for F-35 Production Materials

F-35

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $709.8M contract modification by Naval Air Systems Command to obtain materials needed for the low-rate initial production of additional F-35 jets for U.S. and foreign military sales customers. The modification funds material purchases for lot 15 through lot 17 aircraft of the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps as well as FMS and non-Department of Defense participants, DoD said Monday.

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ICF CEO John Wasson Receives First Wash100 Award for Company Growth

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson and ICF CEO John Wasson

John Wasson, CEO of ICF, was presented his 2020 Wash100 Award on Thursday by Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. This marks the first Wash100 Award win for Wasson after securing valuable contracts and acquisitions to drive ICF’s revenue and expansion. Executive Mosaic applauds ICF and John Wasson on his 2020 Wash100 Award. 

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James Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for R&D and Acquisition, Receives His First Wash100 Award

James Geurts (L) and Jim Garrettson (R)

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for research, development and acquisition, received his 2020 Wash100 Award for the first time in his long career for driving innovation and technological capabilities for the service branch. Visit POC’s 2020 Navy Forum main page to register for Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on Wednesday, September 30th. 

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Alion Gets $87M Navy Special Projects, Training Support Order; Katie Selbe Quoted

Katie Selbe SVP Alion

Alion Science and Technology has received a potential five-year, $87M task order from the U.S. Navy to provide special projects and operational training support. The company said Monday it will support the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division under the task order awarded through the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract.

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