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Barry West joined Strategic Enterprise Solutions Inc., of Reston, Va., as executive vice president. West recently ended his 25-year government career as the Commerce Department's chief information officer.

Eugene Carrick was named to replace Jim Ballard as president of Perot Systems Government Services Inc., of Fairfax, Va. Ballard, who held the post since 2002, announced his departure in December. Carrick, who joined Perot Systems in November, previously directed an information technology division at Northrop Grumman Corp.

Jan O'Hara has joined General Dynamics Corp.'s Itronix Sales team as vice president of federal sales, selling rugged laptop computers to defense and civilian agencies. Prior to joining GD, O'Hara built and managed federal sales teams for Panasonic, Toshiba and Compaq.

Andrew Maner joined National Interest Security Co. LLC, of Fairfax, Va., as chief executive officer. Most recently president of consulting firm ABM LLC, Maner was the Homeland Security Department's chief financial officer from January 2004 until March 2006.

Teresa Takai was named CIO of California. Takai was director of Michigan's Information Technology Department and state CIO since 2003.

Elliot Schlanger was named Maryland's CIO. Schlanger, most recently chief technology engineer at Metrix Technology Engineering LLC, of Owings Mills, Md., previously was Baltimore's CIO.

Amy Alving was named chief technology officer at Science Applications International Corp., of San Diego. Alving, most recently a senior vice president and chief scientist at SAIC, previously was director of the Special Projects Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

John Gatti joined BAE Systems Inc., of Rockville, Md., as vice president of homeland security. Gatti came to BAE Systems as part of the recent acquisition of Armor Holdings Inc., where he was senior vice president and CTO.

Stanley Szemborski joined Northrop Grumman, of Los Angeles as vice president of corporate strategy. Szemborski, who will be based in the company's Washington office, is a former Navy vice admiral. He most recently was principal deputy director of program analysis and evaluation in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

R. David Nelson joined the board of advisors of Censeo Corp., a Washington D.C.-based provider of supply chain management and operations services. Nelson is chief supply chain strategy officer at HTC Global Services Inc. and chairman emeritus of the Institute of Supply Management.

W. Victor Maconachy joined Capitol College, of Laurel, Md., as chief academic officer. Maconachy formerly led the National Security Agency's National Information Assurance Education and Training Program. Maconachy most recently was deputy senior computer science authority for NSA/Central Security Service, where he built a program to develop the next generation of cryptologic computer scientists.

Jim Lee joined TiBA Solutions LLC, of Greenville, S.C., as a project manager, working with South Carolina agencies and providing strategies and assistance in implementing government software solutions nationally.

Arnold Hunter joined Integral Systems Inc., of Lanham, Md., in the newly created position of corporate security director. He will be charged with ensuring that security programs are managed at the senior corporate level. Hunter most recently held a position in security and counterintelligence at the Defense Department.

Ed Brown joined Artison LLC, of Incline Village, Nev., as vice president of worldwide sales. Brown most recently was national sales manager at Niles Audio Corp.

Karen Deutsch joined Suss Consulting Inc., of Jenkintown, Pa., as a lead proposal manager. Deutsch most recently was vice president of business development at Artel Inc.

Colleen Henry joined SkyLink Air and Logistic Support USA Inc., of Dulles, Va., as a program specialist for peacekeeping and international relief services. Henry most recently was a staff assistant at the International Monetary Fund.

Jeffrey Rosolio joined Integral Systems Inc., of Lanham, Md., as vice president of human resources, a position he formerly held at Indus Corp.

J. Kevin Moran joined the board of directors of Unitech Corp., of Centreville, Va. As a vice admiral, Moran spearheaded a program that helped the Navy move toward a blended learning program, which includes simulations and e-learning.

Joël Van Over joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, of McLean, Va., as partner in the government contracts and disputes practice.

Patricia Cooper joined the Satellite Industry Association in Washington as president, replacing David Cavossa, who recently left SIA for private industry. Cooper joins SIA from the Federal Communications Commission where, since 2006, she was senior satellite competition adviser with FCC's International Bureau.

Newly elected officers of SIA's board of directors are: Chairman Jennifer Manner, vice president of regulatory affairs for Mobile Satellite Ventures Inc.; Vice Chairman Donna Bethea-Murphy, vice president of regulatory engineering at Iridium Satellite LLC; and Treasurer David Cavossa, vice president of government affairs at Arrowhead Global Solutions Inc.

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson joined the board of directors of Harmony Information Systems Inc., of Reston, Va. Thompson is a partner at law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld LLP and president of Logistics Health Inc. He also is the independent chairman of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

Andre Kearns joined Harmony as vice president of marketing. Kearns most recently was marketing vice president at Cloakware Inc.

Jeff Hartle joined federal IT consulting firm Patriot Technologies LLC, of Arlington, Va., as chief operating officer. Hartle most recently was senior vice president of capture and proposal management for RS Information Systems Inc.

Cal Jeffrey joined StackSafe Inc., of Vienna, Va., as sales vice president. Jeffrey most recently was sales director for NeuStar Ultra Services Inc.

Thomas Hoeck joined Goodman and Co., of Rockville, Md., as a consultant in asset-based lending. Hoeck comes to the company from Bank of America, where he was a senior field examiner.

Brian Williams and James Phillips joined document management systems integrator KeyMark Inc., of Liberty, S.C. Williams, hired as a document capture specialist, will design and implement document scanning and automated data capture solutions. As sales account manager, Phillips will focus on solutions for accounts payable departments.

Michael Alber joined Alion Science and Technology Corp., of McLean, Va., as senior vice president and executive director of financial operations. Alber most recently was senior vice president and group controller at SAIC.

Saundra Barnhard joined public relations firm Advice Unlimited LLC, of Olney, Md., as administrative manager. Barnhard comes to the company after spending most of her career in the IT division of MCI Inc.

Vincent Vitto, former president and CEO of the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, was elected to the board of trustees of Aerospace Corp., a company based in El Segundo, Calif., for a three-year term. Vitto also is vice chairman of the Defense Science Board, a member of the National Reconnaissance Office Technical Advisory Group and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Advisory Group.

Peter Teets was named to replace Howell Estes III, former Air Force general and vice chairman of the board. Estes, former Air Force general Thomas Moorman Jr. and K. Anne Street will step down from the board.

Bill Treadway joined Communications Supply Corp., of Carol Stream, Ill., as strategic accounts director. Treadway most recently was government business director for Siemon Corp.

Robert Schottler joined public relations firm Welz and Weisel Communications, of Fairfax, Va., as chief financial officer. Schottler was CFO for New Bedford, Mass., for five years.

Ray Oliver joined Cxtec Inc., of Syracuse, N.Y., as CIO. A former Navy officer, Oliver was a senior IT executive with GE Capital International and Pepsi Bottling Group.

Bennett Hart joined QinetiQ North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ Ltd., of McLean, Va., as vice president. Hart is a former member of the Senior Executive Service, the Joint IED Defeat Organization, the Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate, and the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Bernadette Mathews joined the McLean, Va., federal government division of Denver-based Ciber Inc. as vice president of business development. Mathews most recently was president of the BT Mathews Group.

Mary Good joined SRA International Inc., of Fairfax, Va., as senior vice president of human resources. Good most recently was senior vice president of HR and facilities at Blackboard Inc.

Also joining SRA in senior management appointments are: George Batsakis as vice president and director of defense business solutions; former TV news reporter Sheila Blackwell as vice president and director of communications and public affairs; Ben Gieseman, most recently of EDS Corp., as vice president and director of corporate pricing; Debbie Granberry as vice president and director of business development for the civil sector; IT author Bryan Maizlish, formerly with Lockheed Martin Corp., as vice president and chief innovation officer; and former chief financial officer, chief accounting officer, controller and taxes director David Schneeman as vice president and director of finance for international operations.

Rick Montoya, a former Interior Department official, joined STG International Inc., of Alexandria, Va., as vice president of government relations.

Albert Graves and Don Bromell joined Sentel Corp., of Alexandria, Va. Graves, the company's new director of accounting, most recently was senior director of financial planning, analysis and reporting for the General Dynamics Corp.'s Information Technology Group. Bromell, who joined the company as contracts manager, most recently held a similar position at General Dynamics' Advanced Information Systems.

Robert Crowe joined Integrator Support LLC, of Westminster, Colo., as sales vice president. Crowe most recently was sales and marketing vice president for VideoSave LLC.

Katharine Murphy joined Bridgeborn LLC, of Virginia Beach, Va., as executive vice president of the company's federal sector. Murphy formerly was a senior manager at General Dynamics Corp.

Erik Landriz and Aline Vogt joined Diamond Data Systems Inc., of New Orleans, as consultants, providing software engineering solutions in the commercial sector. Also joining the company, as a network technician, providing network solutions in the commercial sector, is Thomas Meaux.


At Guidance Software Inc., of Sterling, Va.: In the federal sales division, Sean Kenis to federal sales director; and Cathy Gallagher to regional sales manager, Defense Department of Defense.

At Robbins-Gioia LLC, of Alexandria, Va.: In the company's defense and intelligence division, Jim Picard to intelligence operations director; and Bruce Anich to defense managing partner Defense Managing Director, of its Defense and Intelligence Division.

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