GovConWire's Government Contracting News 6/17/2021

Parsons Wins $2.2B MDA Engineering, Technical Support Contract Contract Awards

Parsons Wins $2.2B MDA Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) has won a potential $2.24 billion contract from the Missile Defense Agency for engineering and technical support services. MDA received two offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a competitive procurement process and will obligate $36.4 million in research, development, test and evaluation funds for fiscal year 2021, the Department of Defense said
Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Presents Third Consecutive Wash100 Award to Maximus President, CEO Bruce Caswell News

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Presents Third Consecutive Wash100 Award to Maximus President, CEO Bruce Caswell

Bruce Caswell, president and CEO of Maximus, received his 2021 Wash100 Award, the third consecutive year that Caswell has received the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon), during a visit from Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson on Wednesday. “Maximus has continued to grow topline at nearly 16 percent and benefited from Bruce
In Case You Missed: Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2021 CMMC Forum; Featuring Karlton Johnson as Keynote Speaker News

In Case You Missed: Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2021 CMMC Forum; Featuring Karlton Johnson as Keynote Speaker

Potomac Officers Club (POC), the leading membership organization dedicated to connecting and empowering executives within the government contracting (GovCon) community, hosted its 2021 CMMC Forum on Wednesday, June 16th. If you missed the 2021 CMMC Forum, you can still access the OnDemand footage by visiting Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page. The 2021 CMMC Forum showcased illustrious
Lockheed Secures $191M to Produce Trident Missile Navigation Tech for US, UK Submarines Contract Awards

Lockheed Secures $191M to Produce Trident Missile Navigation Tech for US, UK Submarines

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $191.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy to manufacture inertial navigation systems for Increment 8 of the Trident II submarine-launched fleet ballistic missile system. The company’s rotary and mission systems business will produce the devices as part of the Trident Shipboard Systems Integration program involving U.S. Ohio-class
General Dynamics’ Michael Baker Moderates Expert Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 2021 CMMC Forum on Wednesday News

General Dynamics’ Michael Baker Moderates Expert Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 2021 CMMC Forum on Wednesday

Michael Baker, staff VP and chief information security officer at General Dynamics Information Technology, served as the moderator for an expert panel discussion during the Potomac Officers Club’ 2021 CMMC Forum on Wednesday. The following panelists discussed cybersecurity maturity in an era of mounting vulnerabilities featuring Karlton Johnson of the CMMC Accreditation Body, Ron Lear
SOSi Hires IC Vets Neil Wiley, Dan Robinson as Senior Adviser, VP; Kevin Henderson Quoted Executive Moves

SOSi Hires IC Vets Neil Wiley, Dan Robinson as Senior Adviser, VP; Kevin Henderson Quoted

SOS International has named intelligence community veterans Neil Wiley and Dan Robinson as senior adviser for intelligence programs and vice president of business development, respectively, as part of efforts to expand the company’s analytic services business. Wiley will align resources and establish the strategic vision, administrative and operational policy for IC integration efforts, SOSi said
Veeam Unveils US Federal Subsidiary; Earl Matthews Quoted News

Veeam Unveils US Federal Subsidiary; Earl Matthews Quoted

Veeam Software has launched a new subsidiary to offer software platforms meant to help federal government customers protect and manage data, workloads and mission-critical applications. Washington, D.C.-based Veeam Government Solutions has more than 1,200 government clients, including the Department of Defense, intelligence community and civilian agencies, and holds a number of information technology and security
Kamal Arafeh Joins Spire Global as Sales SVP; Peter Platzer Quoted Executive Moves

Kamal Arafeh Joins Spire Global as Sales SVP; Peter Platzer Quoted

Kamal Arafeh, a former executive at energy services provider Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), has joined satellite data company Spire Global as senior vice president of sales. He will be based in Washington, D.C., and will oversee efforts to grow Spire’s sales organization, partner program, geographic footprint and customer reach, the company said Wednesday. Arafeh previously served
Todd Pantezzi Named CVP Chief Strategy Officer, Kirthi Anantharam Promoted to Chief Growth Officer Executive Moves

Todd Pantezzi Named CVP Chief Strategy Officer, Kirthi Anantharam Promoted to Chief Growth Officer

Todd Pantezzi, former vice president of business development at Perspecta‘s health group, has joined Customer Value Partners as chief strategy officer. CVP has also promoted Kirthi Anantharam from senior vice president of corporate growth to the chief growth officer position, the business and technology consultancy said Wednesday. Pantezzi brings more than three decades of government
DataRobot Makes 3 Executive Appointments; Dan Wright Quoted Executive Moves

DataRobot Makes 3 Executive Appointments; Dan Wright Quoted

DataRobot has named Elise Leung Cole, former vice president and deputy general counsel at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), as chief people officer in a series of C-suite appointments aimed at driving the next phase of growth for the Boston-based enterprise artificial intelligence technology provider. Michael Schmidt, chief scientist of DataRobot, assumed a new role as chief technology
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