Tag Archives: Washington

Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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Doug Wagoner: SAIC Seeks Way Forward in Training, Education, Simulation Tech with New Serious Games Studio

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) opening a new facility in Seattle where it will produce game-based training platforms for the defense, education and healthcare sectors. The serious games studio will employ game designers and animators alongside engineers to develop …

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Former NSA Director Keith Alexander Launches Financial Services Cyber Consultancy

Keith Alexander, the former director of the National Security Agency, has founded a consultancy that advises financial institutions about defending against cyber threats, Politico reported Thursday. Darren Samuelsohn and Joseph Marks write that Alexander’s consulting practice will be headquartered in Washington and will collaborate with Promontory Financial Group to offer …

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Donna Harris: 1776-MedStar Partnership Aims to Foster Medtech Startup Growth

Business incubator 1776 and MedStar Health have partnered to help startups pilot their medical technology products and attract potential customers, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Steven Overly writes that the alliance also seeks to connect healthcare innovators with MedStar’s local network of hospitals. Washington-based 1776 has also forged a similar …

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David Johnson Joins Sterling Global as Strategic Development, Washington Operations VP

David Johnson, a former assistant secretary of state and National Security Council spokesman, has been appointed vice president of strategic development and Washington operations at stability services contractor Sterling Global Operations. The retired U.S. ambassador will lead the company’s Washington regional office — which is based in Reston, Va. — and …

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Emcor Govt Services to Maintain Coast Guard St. Elizabeth’s HQ

Emcor Government Services has won a contract of an undisclosed amount to help the U.S. Coast Guard operate and maintain its future headquarters at the St. Elizabeth’s Campus in Washington. The Coast Guard will occupy 2.6 million square feet, 23 total facilities and a central plant at the new headquarters, …

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Reed Parker to Lead Catapult Systems Washington Unit

Reed Parker, formerly a business development executive at Management Concept Inc., has joined Catapult Systems as general manager of the company’s Washington business unit. He will oversee Catapult’s portfolio of Microsoft-related (NASDAQ: MSFT) technology offerings for federal and commercial clients, the company said Friday. At Management Concept , he led …

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Dr. Stephen Fuller on Federal Spending, Sequestration and the DC Regional Economy

Dr. Stephen Fuller, director of the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis, recently caught up with Executive Mosaic, parent company of this website and the Potomac Officers Club, to offer his insights and analysis on the impact of federal spending and sequestration on the Washington regional economy. Fuller will …

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Steven Cortese Named DRS Washington Operations EVP; William Lynn Comments

Steven Cortese, a senior vice president at ATK (NYSE: ATK), has joined DRS Technologies as executive vice president for Washington operations. Cortese will serve as senior manager of the company’s relationships with U.S. Defense Department and federal agency customers, international customers and with defense industry business leaders, DRS said Friday. …

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Ball Aerospace Names Debra Lepore Washington Operations Lead; David Taylor, Rob Strain Comment

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has appointed Debra Facktor Lepore vice president and general manager of Washington operations, effective Jan. 15. The company said Lepore reports to David Taylor, president and CEO, and act as the company’s senior executive in the Washington area with responsibility for growing the company’s profile …

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