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Appointments

Nicholas Chabraja, chairman and chief executive officer at General Dynamics Corp., steps down as CEO in June 30, 2009. Jay Johnson, a member of the Falls Church, Va.-based company's board and CEO of Dominion Virginia Power Co., will succeed him. Chabraja will remain as chairman through May 2010.

Bill Donahue has been named president of Chantilly, Va.-based TechTeam Government Solutions Inc. following the resignation of Dennis Kelly. Donahue will lead a search for a successor.

Lloyd Griffiths, dean of the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering at George Mason University, was elected to the board of directors at Chantilly, Va.-based GTSI Corp. Griffiths also serves on the boards of Information Systems Laboratories Inc. and JnetDirect Inc.

Kirk Evans resigned as Homeland Security Department SBInet program manager. Evans, a retired Navy captain, will take another, as yet unspecified, position at DHS. John Santo will fill in as acting program manager for SBInet.

Steve Gaffney, president of ITT Corp., McLean, Va., business unit ITT Defense and Electronics, stepped down to take on a leadership role at a private-equity firm. Named as interim president is a former president of the unit, Hank Driesse. A search for a new defense business chief has already begun, ITT said.

Steven Kantor was named senior vice president of L-3 Communications Inc. and president of the New York company's L-3 Marine and Power Systems Group. Kantor most recently was president of L-3's Power and Control Systems Group.

Patrick Shannon joined American Systems Corp. as vice president of the Chantilly, Va., company's acquisition and logistics strategic business area, focused on major weapons systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs and other support systems. Shannon most recently was a vice president of strategic planning for L-3 Communications Inc.

Arleen Trundy and P. Daphne Ullman joined accounting consultancy Beers and Cutler PLLC. Trundy, the Washington firm's new senior manager in the real estate practice, most recently was a senior manager at the Reznick Group. She was most recently a senior manager with Reznick Group Inc. Formerly a principal of the Pearl Group Inc., Ullman is now senior manager in Beers and Cutler's government contract consulting practice.

Frederick Alt, former General Services Administration chief information officer, joined Grant Thornton LLP as director of the firm's Alexandria, Va.-based global public sector practice. Alt most recently was vice president of Freddie Mac's finance division administration and oversight group.

Arthur Medici joined industry group American Small Business Coalition LLC, based in Columbia, Md., as chief action officer. Medici formerly was founding investor and CEO of Internet Commerce Corp., now known as EasyLink Services Corp.

Nicholas Pittas joined Wells Fargo and Co. in the McLean, Va., company's business credit unit as business development officer for government contracting services. Pittas most recently was a vice president at Eagle Bancorp Inc.

Sally Graves and Zane Long joined fixed-mobile connectivity solutions provider NextPoint Networks Inc. Graves, now senior vice president of engineering at the Gaithersburg, Md., company, most recently was vice president of engineering operations and program management at Avici Systems Inc. Long joined the fixed-mobile connectivity developer as vice president of global partner and channel sales. Long most recently was vice president of indirect channels at Level 3 Communications Inc.

Shaara Roman joined CGI Group Inc.'s Fairfax, Va.-based subsidiary CGI Federal Inc. as human resources director. Roman most recently was human capital strategy director at Fannie Mae.

Kenneth Minihan, former National Security Agency director, joined the board of directors of Herndon, Va.-based Command Information Inc. Minihan is a managing director of Paladin Capital Group Inc. and a former Air Force lieutenant general.

Walter Yourstone was named president of Virginia Beach, Va.-based VT Milcom Inc. VT Milcom is a wholly owned subsidiary of VT Services Inc., the U.S. arm of U.K.-based VT Group Ltd. Yourstone, a former Navy officer, most recently directed VT Griffin's Navy, Marines and Coast Guard Program Executive Office.

Graham Fitts joined high-tech marketing firm Advice Unlimited LLC, based in Olney, Md., as administrative assistant.

Max Hall was named civil sector senior vice president at SRA International Inc. Hall has held the position in an acting capacity at the Fairfax, Va., company since November.

Haywood Talcove joined Washington-based LexisNexis Special Services Inc. as CEO. Talcove most recently was vice president of public sector Americas for Juniper Networks Inc.

Susan Kampe joined Washington-based iSekurity Inc. as CEO. Kampe most recently was vice president and general manager of Johnson Controls Inc.'s global IT business unit.

Richard Walthen joined satellite ground systems developer Integral Systems Inc. as vice president. Walthen, who will focus on mergers and acquisitions at the Lanham, Md., company, most recently was chief financial officer of GlobalLogic Inc.

Michael Yocom joined Pragmatics Inc. as senior vice president and general manager of a new division, to be sited in McLean, Va., and focus on systems development and IT infrastructure operations in the defense community. Yocom most recently was a vice president for SRA International Inc.

Keith Masback joined geospatial intelligence trade group U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation as president. He succeeds K. Stuart Shea, who was named CEO of the Herndon, Va., company. Masback most recently was director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's source operations group.

Robert Edmonston and Jeffrey Koziol joined video analytics developer Cernium Corp. Edmonston, now the Reston, Va., company's director of federal and municipal business development, most recently was director of government sales for Brijot Imaging Systems Inc. Koziol, most recently regional sales manager of Ingersoll-Rand Co.'s education solutions security technologies sector, comes to Cernium as campus market business development manager.

Greg McElheran was named CEO of Liquid Computing Inc. Tom Kreidler, former president of the Los Altos, Calif.-based Liquid Computing Federal Inc., was named vice president of worldwide sales. McElheran most recently was vice president of business development of the fabric computing solutions provider.

Jared Appleby, Lee Collison, Jim Wand, Milton Lin, Colleen Atwell, Richard LaFleur and Ryan Clore recently joined Force 3 Inc. Appleby, most recently an account manager at Bank of America, will continue as an account manager but will focus on Crofton, Md.-based Force 3's Air Force accounts. Microsoft Solutions Architect Collison comes to the company from Business Engineering Inc., where he was a senior network engineer. For Wand, taking on senior account manager duties at Force 3 is something of a homecoming; before a stint at Global Technology Resources Inc. as an account manager, he handled similar duties at Force 3. Lin, most recently a senior systems engineer at Virginia Hospital Center, now a solutions architect at Force 3, will focus on data center and virtualization technologies. Formerly a senior business manager and contracts manager at Computer Sciences Corp., Atwell is now contracts manager, charged with managing and administering government and commercial contracts. LaFleur, most recently a senior professional services sales executive for Agilysys Inc., joined the company as a commercial business development manager. Account Executive Clore kept his job title, account executive, when he left Marzik Inc. and now will focus on Force 3's Army accounts.

Brian Seagrave joined Waltham, Mass.-based Raytheon Co. as vice president of homeland security. Seagrave most recently was partner and general manager of border security for Unisys Federal Systems.

Adnan Hindi joined ScienceLogic LLC. Hindi, who was named vice president of operations for the Reston, Va., company, most recently managed data center and virtualization operations for Fannie Mae.

Brad Cutsinger and Giovanna Patterson joined Vangent Inc. Patterson, now senior vice president of business development at the Arlington, Va., company, most recently was vice president and business development director of SRA International Inc.'s Global Health Sector. Now vice president for defense and national security programs, Cutsinger most recently directed government defense and intelligence contracts at Science Applications International Corp.

Diane Whitmoyer joined Bethesda, Md.-based Catapult Technology Ltd. Whitmoyer will fill the newly created position of vice president of contracts as well as corporate ethics officer at service-disabled, veteran-owned Catapult.

Jondi Bernardo, Lou DeSorbo, Dan Hickey and Tim Vieregge joined Santa Clara, Calif.-based McAfee Inc. as computer network defense solution architects to provide enhanced security management for its defense and intelligence community customers. Navy Reservist Bernardo was a Microsoft Inc. Navy account executive. DeSorbo, recently left the Air Force as strategic adviser to director of operations, Defense Department Joint Task Force - Global Network Operations, where he helped write DOD's Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense vision for 2010 and beyond. Hickey comes to the company after 25 years in the Marine Corps, most recently as command and control systems officer and former deputy commander for Computer Network Defense, Marine Corps Network Operations and Security Command. Vieregge is a former Army Signal Corps officer and Army Computer Emergency Response Team member and technical adviser.

Fifteen acquisition experts were named to a new General Services Administration advisory panel that will review GSA policies and regulations for schedule contracts. Named to the panel are: from the Defense Department: Elliott Branch, chairman, and April Stephenson; Debra Sonderman, Interior Department; Thomas Essig, Homeland Security Department; Glenn Perry, Education Department; Thomas Sharpe, Treasury Department; from GSA: David Drabkin, Lesa Scott, Jacqueline Jones, Judith Nelson, Thedlus Thompson; Alan Chvotkin, Professional Services Council; Larry Allen, Coalition for Government Procurement; Donald Erickson, Security Industry Association; and Jeffrey Johnson, International Facility Management Association.

Patricia Healy, a former deputy CFO of the Agriculture Department, joined CGI Federal Inc. as an executive consultant. Healy will be working with the Fairfax, Va., company's government customers as they align business operations to conform to Office of Management and Budget guidelines.

Vince Brown, a former chief deputy director for California's Finance Department, joined the Washington-based global public sector of Grant Thornton LLP. Brown, who will work from the firm's recently established office in Sacramento, Calif., will consult on management of finances, budget, cost, performance and program integration for the firm's state and local government customers.

Bill Nix joined radio frequency identification technology developer BlueStar Inc. Nix, the Florence, Ky., company's new director of global channel marketing and sales, most recently was chief operating officer at TSC Inc.

Tim Rinaman joined Citizant Inc. as group vice president of the Chantilly, Va., government IT provider's enterprise architecture group. Rinaman most recently was vice president at easyfurnish llc.

Keiren Araujo and Jack Duncan joined Melbourne, Australia-based Space-Time Research Pty Ltd. Australia. Araujo, named vice president of global sales and alliances for the self-service business intelligence solutions provider, most recent was a senior sales director at SAS Institute Inc. Duncan, who has specialized in alliance development, was named to lead Space-Time's global alliance development program.

Ashok Kaveeshwar joined Science Systems and Applications Inc. as executive vice president, to focus on the Lanham, Md., company's strategic growth and evolution. Kaveeshwar is a former administrator of the Transportation Department's Research and Innovative Technology Administration.

Richard Miller was named to replace retiring Information Systems Laboratories Inc. president and CEO Michael Dowe. Dowe will remain on the San Diego company's board of directors. Miller, formerly ISL executive vice president and COO, came to ISL in 2003 from a position as president of the Infrastructure and Technology Group of Parsons Corp.

James Bartelloni, Scott Kaine and Michael Proper joined Command Information Inc. Kaine, now executive vice president of solutions enablement at the Herndon, Va., company, most recently was executive vice president at Siteworx Inc. Bartelloni, who signed on as vice president of product development and sales at the next-gen networks provider, most recently was vice president of business development and marketing at Visual Training Solutions Group Inc. Named vice president of sales and business development, Proper comes to Command from Windward Consulting Group Inc., where he was vice president of federal solutions.

Promotions

At Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, Calif.: Brian Sako of the company's Structural Mechanics Subdivision, to distinguished scientist; Philip Schwartz of the Chantilly, Va.-based Advanced Technology Division, to distinguished scientist; and Joseph Sacchini of the Imagery Programs Division in Chantilly, to distinguished engineer.

At Science Applications International Inc., San Diego: J.T. Grumski to general manager of SAIC's energy, environment and infrastructure business unit; and Doug Wagoner to general manager of the enterprise solutions business unit.

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