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Amy Talley


AT&T Government Solutions, Vienna, Va., named Kathleen Westover as vice president responsible for sales to state and local governments and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. She will be based in Bridgewater, N.J. Westover is rejoining AT&T, having worked for the company from 1983 to 1996. Most recently, she was vice president of marketing for the Auto Club Group in Michigan, and was formerly president of a management consulting firm.

ObjectVideo, a Reston, Va., developer of intelligent video surveillance software for physical security applications, named Tom Hewitt, founder of Federal Sources Inc., as chairman of its federal advisory board and to its board of directors. Hewitt is the founder and CEO of Global Governments Inc., a company focused on strategic planning and marketing in the international government information technology marketplace.

ActivCard Corp., a Fremont, Calif., provider of identity management software, named William Crowell to its board of directors. Crowell previously served as deputy director of the National Security Agency, and as president and chief executive officer of Cylink Corp. until its acquisition in February by SafeNet Inc. of Baltimore.

MultiState Associates Inc., a state and local government affairs consulting firm in Alexandria, Va., and Los Angeles, appointed Mitch Gorsen to lead government procurement strategy and state and local government marketing services. Gorsen was previously with EDS Corp.

Virtual Technology Corp., Alexandria, Va., hired Craig Bertolett as director of operations. Bertolett will be responsible for building the infrastructure and defining the processes for the successful and profitable execution of defense and commercial programs from contract award to closure.

The McLean, Va., office of Boeing Co. hired Neil Planzer as vice president, ATM Stakeholder Solutions for its Air Traffic Management business unit. Planzer comes to Boeing from the Department of Defense, where he has served since 1998 as executive director of the policy board on federal aviation, and and as associate director of civil aviation for the Air Force.

Netuitive Inc., a next-generation infrastructure performance management software company in Reston, Va., appointed Hunter Louis as chief financial officer. Louis comes to Netuitive from Emergent Solutions Group, which he founded in 2002 to provide financial guidance to growth-oriented companies.


Core Capital Partners, a Washington private equity fund that invests in early stage and midsized technology companies, promoted Pascal Luck to managing director. He joined Core Capital in April 2000 and focuses primarily on the firm's investments in the telecommunications and software markets. Before joining Core Capital, Luck was a director and founder of CrossHill Financial Group, an investment banking firm.
Merritt Group, a Washington public relations practice specializing in technology and emerging markets, named Amy Talley as creative director. She will be responsible for providing strategic vision in marketing communications initiatives for clients throughout the organization as well as for the agency itself. Talley has been with Merritt Group for nearly three years.

Kyocera Mita, a Fairfield, N.J., document imaging company, promoted Tony Pater as president of Kyocera Mita America, in addition to his responsibilities as executive vice president of sales. Akihiro Nasu, president of Kyocera Mita America, will also assume chief executive officer responsibilities. Pater has been with Kyocera Mita for more than 27 years.

Northrop Grumman Corp., Los Angeles, appointed Barbara Barcon as vice president of planning and analysis. She will be responsible for providing strategic analysis and guidance. Barcon most recently served as vice president of finance and business at Northrop Grumman's Space Technology sector.

Stan Gutkowski has been named as USA government operating unit managing partner. He is based in Accenture's Reston, Va., office and will be responsible for managing the entire USA Government practice, which encompasses federal, east and west client groups. He has led the USA Federal Client Group since 1998. Lisa Mascolo was appointed as USA federal client group managing partner. She is also based in the management consulting and technology services company's Reston office and will be responsible for managing the federal client group. She has spent the majority of her 20-year career with Accenture in the government unit.

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