GovConWire Top Stories 4/7/2021

SpaceX President, COO Gwynne Shotwell Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Space Tech Capabilities News

SpaceX President, COO Gwynne Shotwell Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Space Tech Capabilities

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of SpaceX, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for the fourth time in the eight-year history of the Wash100 Award, the industry standard for excellence in the government contracting (GovCon) sector. This marks Shotwell’s fourth Wash100 win in the last
Michael Koroluk Joins Noblis as Homeland Security Business Development Director Executive Moves

Michael Koroluk Joins Noblis as Homeland Security Business Development Director

Michael Koroluk, former chief growth officer at Firebird Analytical Solutions & Technologies, has been appointed director of business development at Noblis‘ homeland security segment. Noblis said Tuesday that Koroluk will oversee strategic efforts to expand Noblis’ portfolio and address customers’ evolving requirements in his new position. His industry career has included BD and capture work
Boeing Defense CEO Leanne Caret Receives 2021 Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson News

Boeing Defense CEO Leanne Caret Receives 2021 Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for her successful efforts to drive innovative solutions across the technology and defense landscape, as well as spearheading investments to grow the BDS business unit. Caret was presented her fifth consecutive Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and
GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico: Biden Administration’s Impact on Federal Government Contractors GovCon Expert

GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico: Biden Administration’s Impact on Federal Government Contractors

Kevin Plexico, senior vice president of information solutions at Deltek and 2021 Wash100 Award winner, has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program.  GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico wrote about the impact the current administration is having on federal government contractors since the exchange of power earlier this year in
Last Chance to Register for Today’s CIO Forum Press Releases

Last Chance to Register for Today’s CIO Forum

With the pandemic underscoring the need for innovative technologies, chief information officers across the public and private sectors are moving to help accelerate digital transformation initiatives in various areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. Join the Potomac Officers Club’s second annual CIO Forum on Wednesday, April 7, from 8:00 a.m-1:00p.m ET, to
Former NASA Official Mike Gold Appointed Redwire Civil Space BD EVP Executive Moves

Former NASA Official Mike Gold Appointed Redwire Civil Space BD EVP

Mike Gold, former associate administrator for space policy and partnerships at NASA, has joined Redwire as executive vice president of civil space business development and external affairs. Redwire said Tuesday that Gold will build on his experience handling space innovation, regulatory issues and relationships between public and private sector entities to drive the company’s corporate outreach
Biden Names Robin Carnahan as Nominee for GSA Administrator Role Executive Moves

Biden Names Robin Carnahan as Nominee for GSA Administrator Role

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Robin Carnahan, former secretary of state of Missouri, to serve as head of the General Services Administration. She established and led the state and local government practice at GSA’s digital services unit 18F between 2016 and 2020, the White House said Tuesday. Carnahan helped federal, local and state government
Army to Solicit Prototype Proposals for Combat Vehicle Robotics Increment 3 Program Contract Awards

Army to Solicit Prototype Proposals for Combat Vehicle Robotics Increment 3 Program

The U.S. Army plans to release a solicitation for proposals to develop prototypes under the third increment of the Combat Vehicle Robotics program. The CoVeR Inc 3 program seeks to build and integrate technologies to enable multidomain robotic and autonomous system capabilities to team with Army formations in support of close combat, targeting, acquisition, reconnaissance
Diek Minkhorst Joins BlueHalo as Corporate Development VP; Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted Executive Moves

Diek Minkhorst Joins BlueHalo as Corporate Development VP; Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Diek Minkhorst, a more than 10-year investment banking industry veteran, has been named vice president of corporate development at engineering and technology services contractor BlueHalo, GovCon Wire has learned. He will directly report to BlueHalo CEO Jonathan Moneymaker and oversee mergers and acquisitions and support planning and strategic efforts as part of the company’s executive
Salient CRGT Books $70M Contract to Support Navy’s International Training, Education Process Contract Awards

Salient CRGT Books $70M Contract to Support Navy’s International Training, Education Process

Salient CRGT has secured a potential $70 million contract to help the U.S. Navy provide technical training to Saudi Arabia’s naval forces as part of international security assistance efforts. The contract is intended to fulfill a foreign military sales requirement for training, logistics and English language instruction for Royal Saudi Naval Forces, the company said
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