Veritas Capital founder dead at 59

One of the leading investors in the government market died Sept. 10, in an apparent suicide.

Robert McKeon was the founder of Veritas Capital, a private equity group that was very active in the federal market. He was found dead in his home in Darien, Conn., according to published reports. His survivors are his wife and son and a previous wife and their three children. He was 59 years old.

Some of Veritas’ investments included Vangent, DynCorp, McNeil Technologies and CRGT Inc.

WashingtonExec published a statement from Bloomberg New York mourning McKeon’s passing: “Bob was an extraordinary person, a consummate professional, and a cherished friend and colleague. We are all deeply saddened by this tragic loss and have his family in our thoughts.”

Veritas has several current investments in the government market including the SI Organization, which was a divestiture from Lockheed Martin Corp., and CRGT.

About the Author

Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our June 7 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.