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Tony Valletta joined the consulting firm FedResults Inc., formerly JB Cubed, of Herndon, Va., as a strategist for startups and small businesses looking to grow larger. Valletta, former chief information officer at the Defense Department, most recently was CIO at SRA International Inc. John Gilligan, a former Air Force CIO and Valletta's deputy at SRA for about 18 months, will replace Valletta as SRA's CIO.

JoAnn Brown joined accounting firm Goodman and Co., of Rockville, Md., as senior associate. Brown most recently was senior accountant at investment firm Rockefeller and Co.

Gregory Garrett was named chief operating officer at government consulting firm Acquisition Solutions Inc., of Arlington, Va., where he will oversee the company's consulting operations and the Acquisition Solutions Training Institute. A former Air Force officer, Garrett most recently led Acquisition Solutions civilian agency consulting practice.

Woody Hall, U.S. Customs and Border Protection CIO, joined General Dynamics Corp., of Falls Church, Va., as CIO of the company's IT sector.

Michael Mason was named chief security officer of Verizon Communications Inc., of New York, effective January 2008. Mason, who is executive assistant director of the FBI in charge of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch, will replace Jim Trainor, who will retire from Verizon at the end of the year.

Paul Hudecek was named senior vice president of Reston, Va.-based STG Inc.'s civil agencies sector. Hudecek previously was STG's senior strategic adviser to the State Department's Office of the Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

Alan Smith and Dave Engstrom joined IntelliDyne LLC of Falls Church, Va. Smith, the company's new chief financial officer, most recently was CFO at Sa-Tech Corp. Engstrom, who will take over as COO, comes to IntelliDyne from Unisys Corp.'s Federal Systems, Defense Department Mission Systems unit, where he was partner and vice president.

Celeste Jarvis, vice president of Global Science and Technology Inc., of Greenbelt, Md., was named president of the NASA /Goddard Contractors' Association, formed to act as a sounding board for the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center and a forum for Goddard management and contractors.

Kevin Kyser was named CFO of Affiliated Computer Services Inc., of Dallas. The company's finance organization includes corporate controller, treasury, tax and investor relations, and encompasses audit, finance operations and strategic planning and analysis functions. Kyser most recently was the company's executive vice president of finance and accounting.

James O'Neill, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Corp.'s IT sector based in McLean, Va., was appointed to the board of directors for Lee Technologies Inc., of Fairfax, Va.

John Scarcella joined federal government information technology contractor Catapult Technology Ltd., of Bethesda, Md., as vice president of classified programs. Scarcella most recently was executive vice president and chief sales officer at IntelliDyne LLC.

Patrick Kurpius joined Force 3 Inc., of Crofton, Md., as business development manager. Kurpius most recently was at Dell Inc.

Kristen Klug joined marketing firm Silverscape LLC, of Boston, as a senior account executive, providing strategic marketing planning and execution. Klug most recently was an account executive at Clockwork Design Group.

Lamont Silves joined IT management provider Vangent Inc., of Arlington, Va., as senior vice president of business development. Silves most recently was senior vice president of strategic development at CACI International Inc.

Dr. David Honey joined Information Systems Laboratories Inc., of San Diego, as chief of the company's defense sector, taking over from Richard Miller, recently named COO and executive vice president of the company. Honey most recently was chief of the largest technical office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Donna Ragley joined Citizant Inc., of Chantilly, Va., as group vice president of business development for three company divisions. Ragley most recently was with Computer Sciences Corp.

Christopher Peckham joined electronic security provider Henry Bros. Electronics Inc., of Fair Lawn, N.J., as CIO and chief security officer, charged with leading the company's information, security and network engineering services. Peckham most recently was operations director for SunGard Higher Education.

Gyanendra Sharma joined Northrop Grumman International's New Delhi office as managing director of business development. A former commodore in the Indian Navy, Sharma is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry National Committee on Defence and vice president of the Indian Navy Foundation.

Promoted

At Force 3 Inc., of Crofton, Md.: Christine Baker to director of advanced technologies.

At Thales Communications Inc., of Clarksburg, Md.: Walt Hepker to vice president of business development, succeeding Diane Reineke, who is now leading a new Thales operating entity focused on broadening the company's offerings in command, control, computers, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and Glen Parker to vice president of program management.

At IntelliDyne LLC, of Falls Church, Va.: Steve Psarakis to executive vice president responsible for business development efforts, product lines, marketing communications and market intelligence. He also will continue in his role leading the company's Justice and Public Safety business unit.

At Catapult Technology Ltd. of Bethesda, Md.: Steve Nagel to vice president of administrative services, managing and overseeing human resources, recruiting, training, contracts, IT infrastructure, industrial and physical security and facilities.

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