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Dennis Kelly, President and CEO, A-T Solutions Inc.

Dennis Kelly, CEO & President, A-T Solutions Inc.

At WashingtonExec, we always have our ears to the ground for breaking news and intriguing stories within the government contracting industry. We also know our readers are quite busy, and yet they still need to know what is happening in the industry.

In case you missed it, here are our top stories:

Two high school women are having a huge impact in the fields of STEM and computer science. Read our interviews with Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology students Satvika Kumar, who founded Learning Pathways Project Inc., and Pooja Chandrashekar, ProjectCSGIRLS Founder and CEO.

Our local STEM series continued with Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu Founder and CEO Lisa Foreman-Jiggetts, who noted “there seems to be less play involved with learning. …  When all your learning is devoted to testing, memorizing and listening to instruction, there is little left to discover all that there is in STEM.”

WashingtonExec also spoke with Northrop Grumman’s Shawn Purvis, who serves as the company’s Cyber Division Sector VP and GM, on the changing cybersecurity landscape, and A-T Solution’s Dennis Kelly on growth and opportunity in the high-stakes security industry.

The “GovCon in the Family” series continued with a profile on the Sutton‘s, led by dad John Sutton, who is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Defense Group at Vencore.

Contract awards went to Leidos by NIH and DLA, NCI Inc. by U.S. Southern Command, and Salient Federal Solutions Inc. by EIC.

Trowbridge & Trowbridge LLC has moved its corporate headquarters across Tysons Corner, in McLean, Va. The new location is near the Spring Hill stop on the D.C. Metro’s Silver Line.

Acentia appointed Richard Spires to its Board of Directors. Spires brings Internal Revenue Service and Dept. of Homeland Security experience to Acentia.

The Australian engineering company, The Varley Group, has established a U.S. subsidiary. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., its focus will be on growing its base in the three key business areas of aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, and advanced electric motor and generator technologies.

Advice is coming in from everyone this week — Vencore’s John Sutton, Leidos’ Rob Zitz, Attain’s Manish Agarwal and NetImpact Strategies Inc.’s Kavita Kalatur each offered their children three pieces of advice.

Wrapping up gala season, the American India Foundation raised $300,000 to benefit their “Learning and Migration Program,” which educates and nurtures children in areas of high seasonal migration.

Our weekly Roll Call includes six new hires and eight work anniversaries.

For all this news and more, read our weekly e-magazine in its entirety here.

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