GovConWire's Government Contracting News 5/14/2021

Jim Kelly Elevated to Federal Sales SVP Role at Dell Technologies; John Byrne Quoted Executive Moves

Jim Kelly Elevated to Federal Sales SVP Role at Dell Technologies; John Byrne Quoted

Jim Kelly, a vice president at Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL), has been promoted to senior VP for North America federal sales at the company, GovCon Wire has learned. “Jim’s experience and drive make him an excellent leader to continue our strong momentum in this segment,” John Byrne, president of North America Sales at Dell, said
Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Presents Fifth Wash100 Award to DeEtte Gray, President of CACI Business & IT Solutions News

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Presents Fifth Wash100 Award to DeEtte Gray, President of CACI Business & IT Solutions

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award, presented a 2021 Wash100 Award during a recent visit to CACI International to DeEtte Gray, president of business and information technology solutions for the company. This marks the fifth time that Gray has received a Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and highest valued
GovCon Expert Kim Koster: Rethink Subcontractor Labor Management GovCon Expert

GovCon Expert Kim Koster: Rethink Subcontractor Labor Management

Kim Koster, vice president of GovCon Strategy at Unanet, co-author of the 2020 GAUGE Report and GovCon Expert, has published her latest article on Friday as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program. For today’s article, GovCon Expert Kim Koster has detailed the challenges facing supply chain executives as the compliance requirements, such as CMMC, have drastically changed
Bob Renko Moderates Expert Panel Featuring Richard Naylor, Jeffrey Specht, Daniel D’Ambrosio, Jude Sunderbruch During GovConWire Events’ Defense Cybersecurity Forum Events

Bob Renko Moderates Expert Panel Featuring Richard Naylor, Jeffrey Specht, Daniel D’Ambrosio, Jude Sunderbruch During GovConWire Events’ Defense Cybersecurity Forum

Following an opening keynote address by Morgan Adamski, chief of the National Security Agency (NSA) Cybersecurity Collaboration Center, GovConWire Events moved to the second part of Wednesday’s Defense Cybersecurity Forum with a can’t miss expert panel. Bob Renko, director of digital forensics at Peraton, acted as the panel’s moderator with Jeffrey Specht of the Department
UK Finalizes $2B Chinook Helicopter Procurement via US Foreign Military Sales Program Contract Awards

UK Finalizes $2B Chinook Helicopter Procurement via US Foreign Military Sales Program

The U.K. has ordered 14 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Chinook military helicopters from the U.S. through a 10-year, $2 billion foreign military sales transaction. The British defense ministry said Thursday it expects to receive extended-range H-47 aircraft beginning in 2026 and will add the new platform to an existing Chinook fleet at the Royal Air Force
In Case You Missed: Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2021 Navy Forum; Featuring James Geurts as Keynote Speaker News

In Case You Missed: Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2021 Navy Forum; Featuring James Geurts as Keynote Speaker

Potomac Officers Club, the leading membership organization dedicated to connecting and empowering executives within the government contracting (GovCon) community, hosted its 2021 Navy Forum on Wednesday, May 12th. If you missed the 2021 Navy Forum, you can still access the OnDemand footage by visiting Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page. The 2021 Navy Forum showcased the
Former Dell SVP Steve Harris Named as Chief Revenue Officer at Ellucian; Laura Ipsen Quoted Executive Moves

Former Dell SVP Steve Harris Named as Chief Revenue Officer at Ellucian; Laura Ipsen Quoted

Steve Harris, a more than two-decade Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) veteran, has been tapped by Ellucian to serve as chief revenue officer, responsible for driving the Reston, Virginia-based higher education technology company’s revenue generation initiatives and leading development of go-to-market plans. Ellucian said Thursday Harris will also work to expand global partnerships, oversee business capture
Navy Taps Eight Contractors for Asset Design, Repair Services Under $986M IDIQ Contract Awards

Navy Taps Eight Contractors for Asset Design, Repair Services Under $986M IDIQ

Eight companies have been awarded a potential six-year U.S. Navy contract with a combined value of $986.3 million that provides for services in support of the service branch’s equipment, habitability systems, facilities and fixtures in the East and West Coast areas and outside of the continental U.S. locations. Delphinus Engineering, East Coast Repair & Fabrication,
4 Former Public Sector Officials Join KPMG Federal Advisory Practice; Brenda Walker Quoted Executive Moves

4 Former Public Sector Officials Join KPMG Federal Advisory Practice; Brenda Walker Quoted

KPMG’s federal advisory practice has named 25-year FBI veteran Maria Voreh as a director and appointed Pamela Powers, Michael Westphal and Chad Poppell to managing director positions. All four public service veterans will aim to help KPMG’s government clients transform business processes, the professional services firm said. Voreh led the implementation of the FBI’s first
GSA Conducts Market Research for Enterprisewide Cloud Acquisition Strategy; Keith Nakasone Quoted Contract Awards

GSA Conducts Market Research for Enterprisewide Cloud Acquisition Strategy; Keith Nakasone Quoted

The General Services Administration has asked industry for comments on plans to issue a multiple-award blanket purchase agreement as part of an acquisition strategy for enterprisewide cloud services. The BPA will enable federal, state and local government agencies to purchase and implement commercial software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service cloud offerings on a pay-as-you-go basis, GSA said
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