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Appointed

Robert Coleman, president and chief operating officer of ManTech International Corp., Fairfax, Va., was elected to the company's board of directors. Coleman has been president and COO since September 2004.

David Nelson, former director of the National Coordination Office for Information Technology Research and Development with the Executive Office of the President, has joined the Input Consulting Group at Input Inc., Reston, Va. Before his stint at the White House, Nelson was deputy chief information officer at NASA, also handling chief information security officer tasks in scientific computing and enterprise architecture.

John Purvis has joined data visualization software developer Corda Technologies Inc. of Salt Lake City as president and CEO. Purvis most recently was senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Oracle Corp. Corda founder and former CEO Neal Williams will remain as chairman of the board and take on a new role as chief operating officer.

Former NASA Deputy Administrator Frederick Gregory has joined Lohfeld Consulting Group Inc., Edgewater, Md., as managing director for aerospace and defense strategies, offering consulting services to aerospace, defense and IT companies. At NASA, Gregory helped set the direction for new initiatives including development of NASA's Crew Exploration Vehicle, plans for human return to the moon and human exploration of Mars.

Former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency and Army Maj. Gen. John Holly has joined Analytical Services Inc., Huntsville, Ala., as president and managing director. A current ASI board member, Holly most recently was senior vice president and general manager of Huntsville, Ala.-based Intergraph Corp.'s federal solutions business unit.

Former Commander of the Joint Contracting Command in Iraq/Afghanistan and Army Maj. Gen. John Urias has joined Quantum Research International Inc., Huntsville, Ala., as vice president and manager of the defense systems sector and program/capture manager of Quantum's SETAC 07 proposal effort.

Former IRS software development program manager Andrew Meranda has joined IT, geospatial, engineering and program management services provider Avineon Inc., Alexandria, Va., as senior program manager of the company's IT services division. Meranda will lead development under the company's Total Information Processing Support Services contract.

Michael Lauer has joined Advice Unlimited LLC, Olney, Md., as public relations account executive. Lauer most recently was a federal police officer with the U.S. Capitol Police Department's public information office.

Shelley Seibert, Andrew Fleischer, Jim Weller and Jeana Chaffin have joined data center Baltimore Technology Park, owned by Alabanza Inc. of Baltimore. Seibert, named chief operating officer, most recently was vice president of operations for Hosting Ventures Inc. Fleisher, the company's new chief financial officer, previously was a finance manager at Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. Now vice president of business development at BTP, Weller most recently held a similar position at Switch and Data Management Co. LLC. Chaffin built and directed Albanza's product management department before becoming BTP's director of product marketing.

Former White House Communications Agency CIO and Army Lt. Col. Fran Trentley has joined Akamai Technologies Inc., Cambridge, Mass., as director of operations and delivery. Trentley will oversee the company's managed services offerings for government. Also, Akamai has promoted Betsy Appleby to vice president charged with leading the company's public sector division to be headquartered in Reston, Va. Appleby in 2005 left a position in IT acquisition and program management at the Defense Department.

Brian Clark has joined Stanley Associates Inc., Arlington, Va., as chief financial officer, succeeding Michael Zaramba. Clark most recently was vice president, corporate controller and principal accounting officer at Titan, which was acquired by L-3 Communications Corp. Zaramba, named to the newly created position of chief strategy officer, will lead development and implementation of Stanley's corporate strategy initiatives.

Harry Fisher and Amy King have joined Northrop Grumman Corp.'s IT sector, Fisher as director of global life sciences and King as director of health care financing and management. Fisher was president and founder of PQ Consulting LLC. King most recently was vice president for federal health care at CGI-AMS Inc.

Promoted

At Robbins-Gioia LLC, Alexandria, Va.: John Madej to division president for civilian agencies, overseeing all Robbins-Gioia engagements with federal civilian agencies, state agencies, Canada, and the Homeland Security Department.

At Stanley Associates Inc., Arlington, Va.: Sandy Eichelberger to vice president of human resources, overseeing all personnel activities of the company's 2,300 employees worldwide.

At Boeing Co.: Laurette Koellner to president of Boeing International Relations, replacing Thomas Pickering, who is retiring; and Stanley Deal to president of Connexion by Boeing, replacing Koellner.

At Computer Sciences Corp.: Austin Yerks to president of the company's Defense Integrated Solutions and Services division; and Michael Gaffney to president of business development for the federal sector business unit.

At Northrop Grumman Corp.: In the company's Washington office: Chineta Davis to vice president of corporate business development.

At Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems sector, Reston, Va.: Kelley Zelickson to sector vice president and general manager of tactical systems; and Diane Murray to sector vice president of mission assurance.

At Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector in Baltimore: Catherine Lamb-Heinz to director of communications.

At Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector, Rolling Meadows, Ill.: Jeffrey Palombo to vice president of infrared countermeasures for the Defensive Systems division; and John D. Stanfill to president of Amherst Systems, laboratory simulation and open-air range simulation training systems.

At Northrop Grumman's IT sector, McLean, Va.: Steve Perkins to vice president of Washington operations; Kent Schneider to vice president of business development; and David Zolet to sector vice president and president of the Defense group.

At Mitre Corp., McLean, Va.: David Lehman to general manager of the Command and Control Center, a newly integrated unit comprising centers in Bedford, Mass., and McLean.

At Mitre's Bedford, Mass., office: Louis Metzger to senior vice president and corporate chief engineer, charged with strengthening, integrating and ensuring technical quality across Mitre's three federally funded research and development centers.

At BMC Software Inc., Houston: Chris Aherne to managing director of the company's federal government unit; and John Milbank to managing director of state and local initiatives.

At Raytheon Co.: At the company's Intelligence and Information Systems unit, Aurora, Colo.: Chuck Enoch to vice president of space systems.

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