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Louis Montgomery (Reffett Associates), Kay Curling (Salient Federal Solutions), Irv Towson (Reffett Associates)

Louis Montgomery (Reffett Associates), Kay Curling (Salient Federal Solutions), Irv Towson (Reffett Associates)

WashingtonExec’s 2014 Annual Market Outlook series features some of the most knowledgeable and experienced individuals in the federal contracting space. We asked executives in and around the beltway for insight regarding where they see the government contracting community headed in 2014.

This week we featured Dr. John Hillen, recently named executive in residence and professor of practice for George Mason University’s (GMU) the School of Management and Vice Chairman of Sotera Defense Solutions, who predicts an increased focus on intelligence, big data analytics, and cyber security in 2014. Read the full story here.

Also featured this week was Amit Puri, President and CEO of Ingennicomm, who shared his thoughts on the enterprise infrastructure mindset and his company’s shifting focus to the commercial space industry. Additionally, Martin Gillespie, Director of Mobility Center of Excellence at Salient Federal Solutions, gave WashingtoExec the inside scoop on the future of mobility. Read the full interview here.

The latest topic for the WashingtonExec Strategic Human Capital Council, “Retained Search as Part of Your Talent Acquisition Strategy,” was presented by Louis Montgomery and Irv Towson; both Managing Directors at the boutique retained executive search firm Reffett Associates. Read more here.

In merger & acquisition news, Vistronix expanded its cloud computing, big data, and cyber operations technologies with its acquisition of NetCentric Technology, Inc and Kimmich Software Systems, Inc.

In executive moves, ManTech recently appointed Paul T. Gentile as Senior Vice President of MCIS Group Cyber Solutions Business Unit, DataRPM added Don Clarke, former CFO of Eloqua, Inc., to its Board of Directors, and Eagle Ray, Inc. named Bryan Stygar as Chief Technology Officer and Gregory Williams as Chief Strategy Officer. Read the latest executive moves here.

In contract awards, A-T Solutions announced that the company will pursue the U.S. Army’s TEACH Contract and Link Solutions, Inc. was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army to provide support for the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

Of course, there are plenty of upcoming awards and black-tie galas to look forward to. Here are just a few below:

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