WashingtonExec’s Weekly E-Magazine: News You Need to Know

Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility

Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility

As the busy fall season arrives, we are seeing a lot of activity in the government contracting industry. Our Weekly e-Magazine keeps you informed of contract awards, upcoming local events, who’s who in the contracting world and much more. And, the e-magazine delivers this information quickly so you can get on with your day.

In case you missed this week’s edition, here is what you need to know:

Engility Holdings Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held TASC Inc. in an all-stock transaction worth around $1.1 billion.

WashingtonExec interviewed 2014 GovCon Award nominee Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS, which is nominated for “Contractor of the Year” in the greater than $300 million category.

The WashingtonExec Federal Acquisition Council kicked off the busy fall proposal season by hosting a morning roundtable on the topic of “The Future of BD Leadership” with guest provocateur Ed Swallow, President and CEO of Pegasus Strategic Advisors and former Vice President of Business Development for Federal & Defense Technologies at Northrop Grumman Corporation.

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council(ACT-IAC) presented Kay Kapoor, President of AT&T Government Solutions, with the Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award for her contributions to the federal information technology (IT) community.

Former U.S. Dept. of Commerce Chief Information Officer Dr. Simon Szykman has been appointed Chief Technology Officer of Attain LLC’s Federal Services division.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has created the Tech Awards program to recognize influential leaders and innovative companies/firms in the Northern Virginia technology community.

In our weekly RollCall, JD Kathuria shared his insight on the topics that caught our eyes and ears this past week within our network’s virtual water cooler, including three new hires/appointments and two October work anniversaries.

We also covered a few major contract wins from MacAulay-Brown, Sage Communications and Brotman-Winter-Fried, Red River and HumanTouch.

For these stories and many more, you can read our e-magazine in its entirety here.

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