BlueHalo brings aboard new COO

Arlington Capital Partners portfolio company BlueHalo appoints a new chief operating officer to help drive program execution and organic growth.

BlueHalo, a private equity-backed defense technology services company unveiled last year, has hired a new chief operating officer in nearly two-decade market veteran Katie Selbe.

She will be responsible for day-to-day program execution and organic growth across the company, BlueHalo said Thursday.

Most recently, Selbe was a senior vice president and general manager at Alion Science and Technology. She is also a 15-year veteran of Northrop Grumman.

Private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners created BlueHalo through a combination of five other companies, starting with the initial backing of Aegis Technologies in October 2019.

Four more deals last year led to the launch of BlueHalo under its current identity, which was followed by two additional acquisitions at the end of last year.

BlueHalo expected to end 2020 with roughly $250 million in revenue and nearly 900 employees.