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Ronald Shroder was named president and chief operating officer at Frontier Technology Inc., of Goleta, Calif. Shroder until recently was vice president of decision-support services at the company, leading development of decision-support, cost analysis and system health monitoring tools and related services.

Charles Christopherson Jr. was named chief information officer at the Agriculture Department. Christopherson previously was USDA's chief financial officer, a role he will retain.

William Winkenwerder joined Deloitte Consulting LLP, of New York, as a senior adviser in the company's federal, state and commercial health care practices. Winkenwerder most recently was assistant secretary of Defense for health affairs.

Gerald Ellithorpe joined accounting and business advisory firm Goodman and Co., of Rockville, Md., as a senior associate. Ellithorpe holds a master's degree in taxation from Walsh College.

Robert Garrity, FBI deputy chief information officer and business process re-engineering executive since June 2005, was reassigned and is now special agent in charge at the FBI's Denver field office.

At Cxtec Inc., of Syracuse, N.Y.: Jeff Taft to strategic partnership manager, supporting the company's government business unit; Scott Gregory to sales director, handling business development of vertical markets; and Patrick Duffy to regional sales manager of the government business unit, charged with growing the company's federal practice.

Fred Schobert was named to the newly created position of chief technical officer at the Federal Acquisition Office's Integrated Technology Services Office. Schobert, former Networx program manager, will also be the agency's director for IPv6 transformation.

Jerry Courtney and Tim McGilloway joined Amrel Systems Inc., of El Monte, Calif., as sales account representatives for the company's federal
computer division. Courtney most recently worked on satellite communications with U.S. troops in Iraq. McGilloway was government sales director at Zebra Technologies Corp.

Ajay Waghray joined Verizon Wireless, of Basking Ridge, N.J., as CIO. Waghray most recently was CIO at Verizon Wireless Midwest Area. Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group.

Steve Crowley joined Adam Aircraft Industries Inc., of Englewood, Colo., as vice president of sales, marketing and customer support. Crowley most recently was a senior executive at Bombardier Aerospace, a division of Bombardier Inc.

Linda Stiff will become acting commissioner and deputy commissioner for services and enforcement at the Internal Revenue Service when incumbent Kevin Brown leaves in mid-September. Brown will join the American Red Cross as chief operating officer. Agency CIO Richard Spires will replace Stiff as deputy commissioner for operations support.

Rodney Wijas joined Athoc Inc., of Burlingame, Calif., to spur the company's growth in defense and homeland security in the federal government. Wijas' last active-duty assignment was assistant chief of staff for Marine Force Pacific C4I Systems and Information Resources.

John Hinshaw joined Boeing Co., of Chicago, as CIO and vice president of the company's information technology organization. Hinshaw, most recently CIO at Verizon Wireless, succeeds Scott Griffin, who retired in June.

John Gregorits joined ITS Corp., of Oxnard, Calif., as program manager for Alliant, a General Services Administration governmentwide acquisition contract. Gregorits comes to ITS from QinetiQ's North America IT Services Group National Program Office. Based in Arlington, Va., Gregorits has 22 years' experience in public-sector business development, program management and contract management.

Charles Brooks joined SRA International Inc., Fairfax, Va., as vice president of government affairs. Brooks most recently was legislative affairs director at the Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate.

David Helfgott was elected to the board of directors for DataPath Inc., of Duluth, Ga. Helfgott is president and COO of the company.


At Lockheed Martin Inc., of Bethesda, Md.: Margaret Collins Burns to vice president of Information and knowledge solutions at the company's enterprise solutions and service unit. Burns will oversee and manage application development and maintenance programs supporting the Defense Department, Environmental
Protection Agency, FBI, Social Security Administration and several other government agencies.

At Amdex Corp., of Silver Spring, Md.: Charles Mann to director of business development.

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