Member News: Summer 2018

MAXIMUS Federal’s Lisa Veith Named Industry Exec of the Year

Lisa Veith,
 senior vice president of business development & marketing at MAXIMUS Federal,
was named Industry Executive of the Year at the 2018 Service to the Citizen Awards. 
Veith has more than 25 years of business development and sales leadership experience
 in the Federal market and is an industry leader around improved services to citizens
and the citizen experience. She has been with MAXIMUS Federal since 2011.
This marked the inaugural year for the Awards, created by Martha Dorris
of Dorris Consulting International (DCI), at which USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue
was the Government Executive of the Year.

Greenberg Traurig Adds Michael Gardner to Government Contracts and Projects Practice

Michael “Mike” Gardner 
joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in its Northern Virginia office,
coming from Troutman Sanders, where he was a partner. With extensive experience working with
contract negotiations, bid protests, claims and dispute resolution, broad spectrum IT solutions and more,
Gardner focuses his practice on companies 
that provide national security and infrastructure services to federal
and foreign customers.
“Greenberg Traurig respects and 
understands the power of relationships, which is a key tenet in helping companies
not only grow their businesses but also 
develop and implement strategies to win work,” Gardner said. 

Elaine Browne Joins Baker Tilly’s Information Systems Consulting Practice
Elaine Browne has joined Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) as a  director
in the business information systems consulting group. Browne brings more than 20 years
of professional experience advising government contractors in the area of enterprise business systems consulting.
Her range of specializations include business solution design and deployment, and leading key areas
of large-scale, enterprise-wide Deltek projects for clients with complex business structures.  
“We are thrilled that Elaine has joined our team,” Baker  Tilly’s Business Information Systems Practice Lead, Peter Lauria, said.

Perspecta Recruits Todd Pantezzi as VP for Federal Health Growth

Perspecta—a newly-formed DXC Technology, Vencore, KeyPoint entity—has added Todd Pantezzi to lead their 
federal health growth efforts across DHA, VA, and HHS. With 25 years of experience, Todd is known to many
in the federal health sector,  through his role as PSC Vision HHS team co-lead and Chairman for the annual
“Evening for Hope” charity Gala, having led the 
charge to raise more than $1M for the Children’s Inn at NIH in 2018 alone.

Salient CRGT Adds Rebecca Miller as Health, Civilian Lead

Salient CRGT
 has hired former General Dynamics and CSRA executive Rebecca Miller as sector president for health and civilian agencies. 
Miller brings 23 years of corporate strategy and business development experience to Salient CRGT. 
She more recently was vice president of growth for the civilian division at General Dynamics’ IT services segment
 and joined GD upon its April acquisition of 
CSRA, where she led a $1.7 billion portfolio as VP of growth for the health and civil division. 

PSC Member Companies Listed Among “Best Places to Work”

Eight PSC member companies are named among the Washington Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work in Greater Washington” for 2018.
This award honors 85 companies “that go beyond the norm 
to foster an enjoyable and meaningful work environment for their employees”
as reported through the results of an anonymous 
employee survey. The PSC member companies honored include 
Accenture Federal Services; Aronson LLC, Baker Tilly; E3 Federal Solutions; IronArch Technology; Jacobs Technology, Inc.;
JRC Integrated Systems; Kearney & Company, P.C.

Parsons Acquires Polaris Alpha

Parsons announced its agreement to acquire Polaris Alpha, a technology-focused provider of mission solutions for complex defense,
intelligence and security customers, as well 
as other U.S. federal  customers. The acquisition is the latest in the company’s series of strategic
 investments focused on 
companies with technologies aligned to evolving threats in the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains.
“The agreement 
to acquire Polaris Alpha is the latest transformative move for Parsons that takes our technology solutions strategy
 to a new 
level with customers needing advanced solutions to rapidly
evolving threats,” said Chuck Harrington, Parsons chairman and CEO. 
Polaris Alpha will become part of Parsons’ Federal business unit, led by PSC board member Carey Smith.

PAE Recognized by Industry Association

PAE won the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Vanguard Award in the Tier 1, large company category, 
at the ISOA 2018 Achievement Award Ceremony in June. ISOA Vanguard Awards recognize small, medium,
and large 
companies in the stability operations industry that consistently demonstrate commitment to accountability,
transparency and 
ethics in the stability operations field. An independent panel selected PAE for the Vanguard Award
based on its work in 
stability operations, proven performance in capacity building and humanitarian operations, and history of transparency,
ethical conduct and respect for human rights. PAE has been supporting stability operations since its founding in 1955.

Sixteen PSC Members Named “Top Workplaces 2018”

PSC congratulates sixteen member companies 
named a 2018 Top Workplace by The Washington Post. 
The top workplaces are determined based on feedback collected via an anonymous
employee survey conducted by the independent research firm. 
The companies are Aronson LLC, CACI International, Capital One, CGI Federal, Definitive Logic, Delta Resources, ECS Federal, 
EnCompass, Halfaker and Associates, IWorks, JRC Integrated Systems, Kelly Drye & Warren LLP,
 REI Systems, Systems Planning and Analysis, Unanet, and Wolf Den Associates.

This edition of Member News appeared in PSC's Summer 2018 Service Contractor Magazine. Click here to view a PDF .
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