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John Hane has joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP of San Francisco as counsel in the firm's Washington office and will focus on work in its national communications practice. Hane was founder, president and CEO of Highcast Network Inc.

Michael Wood has joined Raytheon Co. as vice president and chief accounting officer, responsible for the company's global accounting and financial reporting. Wood most recently was an audit partner at KPMG LLC.

Lisa Steffens, H. Lee French and Bryan Rubin have joined J.F. Lehman and Co. of New York. Steffens, who is the new director of investor relations, was most recently a risk consultant and project manager for the Shaw Group. As senior analysts, French and Rubin will support acquisition transactions. French was a member of the Leveraged Finance Group at Wachovia Securities, and Rubin was a member of the Consumer Investment Banking Group at RBC Capital Markets.

Franck Journoud has joined the Business Software Alliance in Washington as manager of information security policy. Journoud most recently was manager of government and industry affairs for BSA member company RSA Inc., the security division of EMC Corp.

John Gregorits has joined ITS Corp., Arlington, Va., as vice president and program manager of global governmentwide acquisition contracts, as well as serving on the executive leadership team.

Kenneth Savoie has joined Apptis Inc., Chantilly, Va., as program manager of the national security sector. Savoie retired in August from the Coast Guard as a captain. He was commanding officer of the operations center in Martinsburg, W. Va.

James Myers, vice president of payloads and sensors at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s space technology sector, was named to the board of directors of the national MathCounts Foundation, which works to interest elementary and middle school students in mathematics.

Tracy Henke resigned Oct. 31 as assistant secretary for the Homeland Security Department's Preparedness Directorate Office of Grants and Training.

Rob Hailstone joined Butler Group, the IT end user division of Datamonitor Plc of London, as software infrastructure practice director. Hailstone most recently was director of European service-oriented architecture and application platforms service at International Data Group Inc.

Fred Muller has joined Apptis Inc., Chantilly, Va., as general manager of the commercial sector. Muller most recently was co-founder and managing partner of Geotechs Services LLC.

John Ulrich was named as a vice president of General Dynamics Corp., Falls Church, Va., and president of the European land-combat systems business unit in Vienna, Austria. Ulrich succeeds H. Michael Malzacher, who is retiring. Ulrich most recently was senior vice president of General Dynamics Land Systems in Canada.

David Swindle, president of IAP Worldwide Services Inc., Cape Canaveral, Fla., was appointed to the Army Science Board, an advisory committee that provides leadership with independent technical advice on national security issues.

Tracy Graves-Stevens, president of ManTech International's MSM security services practice, was named to the federal advisory board of data warehousing provider Guident Technologies Inc., Herndon, Va.

Robert Latiff has joined Science Applications International Inc. of San Diego as chief engineering and technology officer for the space and geospatial intelligence business unit in Chantilly, Va. Latiff previously was a major general in the Air Force and deputy director for systems engineering, National Reconnaissance Office.

Teri Barbee has joined enGenius Consulting Group Inc., McLean, Va., as vice president of business development, responsible for General Services Administration contracts. Barbee most recently managed Answer and GSA Schedules at CACI International Inc.

David Samuels has joined SunRocket Inc., Vienna, Va., as its first chief financial officer. Samuels most recently was a financial officer for GTSI Corp.

Steve Long has joined Innovative Solutions and Support Inc., Exton, Pa., as senior vice president of business development and operations. Long most recently was general manger of Parker Aerospace Group.

L. Kenneth Johnson was named to the board of directors of American Systems Corp., Chantilly, Va. Johnson also will chair the human resources committee and be a member of the audit and finance committee. Johnson most recently was president of U.S. operations at CACI International Inc.

Mary Frost, CEO of GlobeCast America, the U.S. subsidiary of France Telecom SA of Paris, was named to represent the Americas on the board of directors for global satellite communications trade group World Teleport Association.

Mary Bush, president of Bush International LLC and formerly managing director of the Federal Housing Finance Board, was elected to the board of directors for ManTech International Inc., Fairfax, Va. Bush has been a member of ManTech's advisory board for four years.

Maureen Baginski, formerly FBI executive assistant director for intelligence, was elected to the board of directors for SI International Inc., Reston, Va.

James Lynch, president of Social and Scientific Systems Inc., Silver Spring, Md., has been named CEO. Lynch, who will remain president, replaces Mary Frances leMat, an SSS founder, as CEO. LeMat will continue on the board of directors.

Chris Cortez has joined Microsoft Corp.'s worldwide public sector government industry team as managing director. Cortez recently retired from the Marine Corps as a major general, leading the Marine Corps Recruiting Command.

Steve Beck has joined Apprion LLC, NASA Ames Research Park, Moffett Field, Calif., as vice president of services, charged with building wireless engineering and management services.

Greg Coticchia has joined Cloakware Inc., Vienna, Va., replacing Terri Allen as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Allen was named senior vice president of business development. Coticchia most recently was president and CEO of service-oriented architecture developer LogicLibrary Inc.


At Tenix Pty Ltd. subsidiary Tenix America, McLean, Va.: Ken Kellstrom to vice president of sales, charged with driving North American business for the Australian parent company.

At Amdex Corp., Silver Spring, Md.: Brian Ginyard to recruitment director of the IT services firm. He will oversee all corporate and client recruiting efforts.

At Northrop Grumman Corp., Los Angeles: David Barakat to vice president of programs and technology; and Timothy Winter to vice president of market development for the company's electronic systems sector in Baltimore.

Send personnel announcements to whosonfirst@postnewsweektech.com.

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