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SecuGen Corp., a Milpitas, Calif., provider of biometric fingerprint recognition systems, appointed James Sortino as vice president of sales. Sortino brings 17 years of sales and marketing management experience, most recently with Entrust and Resumix.

Rockville, Md.-based ISG Solutions hired Mark Bolgiano as vice president to head its Web division. Bolgiano will be responsible for all Web development projects, including the recently-released Web modules. He has 20 years of experience in developing data-driven applications and integrating them with marketing and business processes. Most recently, he was president of Radicle, a company he co-founded.

Metallic Power, a Carlsbad, Calif., fuel cell developer, appointed Harvey White, chairman and chief executive officer of Leap Wireless International Inc. and QUALCOMM co-founder, to its board of advisers. In this capacity, White will help Metallic Power plan the deployment of its technology in telecommunications backup power applications and manage its rapid growth.

Sourcefire Inc., a Columbia, Md., network security company, named Wayne Jackson as chief executive officer. Jackson, who also joins Sourcefire's board of directors, will guide the company through this period of rapid growth, while helping to secure capital funding, build a sales and marketing organization and capture key strategic relationships. Sourcefire founder and president Martin Roesch will assume the role of chief technology officer. Roesch is also the author and lead developer of Snort, a widely deployed intrusion detection system, that forms the foundation for the Sourcefire product suite. Jackson co-founded Riverbed Technologies Inc., a wireless data technology company, in 1998.

Pamela Brody has been hired as recruiting manager for Deloitte Consulting's U.S. federal government consulting practice in Reston, Va. Brody has spent the last eight years leading recruiting efforts, focusing primarily on the hiring, training and career development for information technology and financial services resources, most recently with TMP Worldwide.

Fairfax, Va.-based Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board appointed David Hunn as its new executive director. Hunn brings nearly 15 years of experience in human service and work-force development at the local and regional levels. Prior to joining NVWIB, Hunn was the founding director of the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership and has also served in several senior management positions with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services.

Suss Consulting Inc., Jenkintown, Pa., hired Joseph Bobek, former chief financial officer for the U.S. Courts, John Sander, former chief accounting officer for the Department of State, and Gail Young, former controller for the Department of Energy. Suss Consulting specializes in federal market strategy, research, sales and proposals.

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va., appointed Trey Smith to lead its Security, Technology, Research and Engineering Sector. In this capacity, Smith will oversee core research and engineering programs in nuclear sciences, military systems and computational physics. Smith has more than 25 years of experience in various aspects of the information technology industry, most recently at Cable & Wireless North America.

KPMG Consulting Inc., a McLean, Va., business consulting and systems integration firm, named Robert Chiaradio, formerly executive assistant director for administration at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as managing director and adviser on homeland security.

Doug Wagoner, vice president and general manager of Fairfax, Va.-based Data Systems Analysts, has been elected chairman of the Coalition for the Prevention of Economic Crime (CPEC). His appointment exemplifies the coalition's decision to bring broad private industry experience and global fraud prevention knowledge to work on economic crime problem solving. A nonprofit organization established in 1996, the coalition's objective is to raise the awareness of economic crime and its impact on business.

RGII Technologies Inc., an Annapolis, Md., technology firm, hired Jim Nehman as its chief operating officer. His previous position was the U. S. Navy's Deputy Program Executive Officer for Tactical Aircraft Programs. Nehman will be responsible for RGII's business units achieving their goals and objectives, interfacing with corporate business development and for providing guidance, direction and accountability for corporate performance.

PentaSafe Security Technologies Inc., a Houston provider of integrated security management solutions, added Phillip Lavery, 15-year Microsoft Corp. veteran, as director of federal systems. Lavery will be responsible for all operations, business strategy and planning, sales, partner network and execution of PentaSafe activities in the federal market.

Tele Atlas North America, the U.S. arm of digital mapping firm Tele Atlas NV, a Menlo Park, Calif., provider of digital map databases and real-time traffic information, named George Fink as president and chief operating officer. Fink, former chief executive officer of Mirus Information Technology Services Inc., will be responsible for the overall management of the Tele Atlas North America operations.

Frontier Technology Inc., a Goleta, Calif., information technology company, appointed Robert Knight to its board of directors. Knight is currently president of Technology Venture Services, a new, Santa Barbara-based venture consulting firm. He is also chairman of the board of Cottage Health Systems, and a trustee and member of the Engineering Committee of the UCSB Foundation. From 1990 to 1996, Knight was chairman, president and CEO of Digital Sound Corp., a voice-messaging hardware and software company in Carpinteria, Calif.

SeeBeyond, a Monrovia, Calif., provider of e-business integration solutions, hired Barry Robella as vice president of business development. He will provide industry partner executives and government agency executives with information and insight on the value of SeeBeyond's EAI solution for e-government and homeland defense. Robella was previously with Entrust Technologies. The company also hired Sophia Kim as director of government affairs. She was previously with Tumbleweed Communications Corp.


Consolidated Engineering Services Inc., an Arlington, Va., broad-based facility technology services company, promoted Jeff Hussong to director of Corporate Development. He previously was integration manager. Hussong, in addition to managing Consolidated's Best Practices and Knowledge Management initiatives, will now oversee Quality Assurance, National Purchasing and other corporatewide programs.

Computer Sciences Corp. in Falls Church, Va., named Ben Gianni vice president for Homeland Security, a new position where he will lead the company's efforts to develop new tools and technology-based solutions for homeland security. Gianni has been with CSC for 20 years.

Consolidated Engineering Services Inc. of Arlington, Va., promoted Kristin Windhausen to vice president of human resources. Since January 2000, Windhausen had been the company's director of human resources. In her new position, Windhausen will have overall responsibility for the development of human resources policy for Consolidated.

Management Systems Designers Inc., a Vienna, Va., provider of IT services to government agencies and Fortune 1000 companies, has realigned and restructured its Services Management staff, including the promotion of David Roehm to senior vice president and CFO. Roehm, will be responsible for finance, accounting and contracts. Carrel Grantham, a senior vice president, will head the Information Technology Group, where he will be responsible for several major software engineering and software support projects. James Fox, previously an Information Technology Group vice president, was promoted to senior vice president of marketing and business development. Michael Fultz, promoted to vice president of strategic initiatives, will be responsible for assisting MSD's president in identifying strategic opportunities, corporate direction and potential acquisitions. Haley Esser, promoted to vice president of the Health Information Group, will be responsible for all of MSD's health-related business activities. Victoria Hughes was promoted to business unit manager for Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, and Carl Lowe was promoted to business unit manager for Special Projects and Security.

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