WashingtonExec RollCall: Your Inside Look at Our Network’s Professional Activity

JD Kathuria, WashingtonExec

JD Kathuria, WashingtonExec

WashExec Executive RollCall: JD Kathuria pulls from the broader WashingtonExec network to dish out the area’s who’s who and what’s what.

When it comes to striking deals, who you know trumps what you know in the government contracting community. And with three years of WashingtonExec’s outcome and result-oriented networking programs and events behind us, I’ve decided to expand our networking offering with some supplementary content.

The WashingtonExec Roll Call is a weekly feature within the WashingtonExec e-magazine that leverages our connections to catalog the area’s happenings.

For the past couple months we have tapped into our thousands of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and in-person connections to compile and share with you information about the promotions, company switches, job openings and work anniversaries that transpire within the broader WashingtonExec network.

The end result? A running map of who’s where — professionally — in the Greater Washington area.


In this week’s WashExec RollCall, we saw eight new hires/appointments and eight February work anniversaries. Read on for insight about the topics that caught our eyes and ears this past week within our network’s virtual water cooler.

New Hires:
René G. Burgess is now Director, Business Development, Tapestry Solutions Inc.
Paul B. Domorski is now Interim President and CEO, Artel LLC
Karen E. Gilbo is now Executive Assistant to the General Counsel, CGI
Kevin L. Jackson is now Founder and Lead Instructor, CloudTek University
Joshua Montgomery is now Vice President, Finance & Treasurer, OCEUS Networks
Adam Petrus is now Business Development Manager, BAE Systems
Alan Smith is now President and CEO, DLT Solutions
Guy Torres is now Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Salient Federal

George Wilson, ECS Federal

George Wilson, ECS Federal

Work Anniversaries:
Derek Coburn this month celebrates four years at Cadre LLC
John P. Gorman this month celebrates two years at MacAulay Brown
Vishal Hathiramani this month celebrates one year at Vistronix
John Hillen this month celebrates eight years at Foreign Policy Research Institute
Cal Shintani this month celebrates three years at Oceus Networks
Kelsey White this month celebrates four years at The SI Organization Inc.
George Wilson this month celebrates one year at ECS Federal Inc. as CEO
Tien Wong this month celebrates seven years at Lore Systems

In the News:
CBS’ 60 Minutes presented a piece, “DARPA: Nobody’s Safe on the Internet,” about the man the Dept. of Defense has put in charge of inventing technology to secure the Internet — Dan Kaufman, a former video game developer turned cyber warrior.

News at WashingtonExec:
We are gearing up for our 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium on March 7, 2015, at the Nysmith School in Herndon, Va. This year’s theme is The Parent Factor: How to Engage Your Kids in STEM. The free, all-day event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that equally engages children, parents and teachers, coupled with corporate, government, academia and non-profit executives from the STEM fields. Activities for the day will include hands-on experiments for children, government and industry exhibitors, student science fair projects and panel discussions with STEM stakeholders. Attendees will also be able to find information about government and industry STEM-related high school and college internships. For more information, click here. We expect more than 2,500 attendees.

Job of the Week:
Senior Operations Position
On behalf of a friend, if you qualify and are interested in being considered for a senior level position leading federal civilian programs for a fast growing $30M+ Northern Virginia based federal contractor, please send your resume in confidence. Successful applicants will have 10+ years’ experience managing federal contract operations with P&L responsibility and verifiable track record growing business.

Communications Director Position
A friend is seeking a Communications Director who is a seasoned communications professional having experience providing hands-on internal and external communications in support of a growing company operating in a rapidly-changing and competitive market. The Director is a member of the Global Communications team and works as a partner to business leaders to proactively develop, design and execute a range of communications programs. This high-visibility role requires hands-on development and implementation of integrated marketing and communication programs, supervisory experience, and the ability to collaborate internally through influence. If interested, please send your resume in confidence.

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