Government technology and professional services provider, Professional Services Council (PSC) has named David J. Berteau Chief Executive Officer effective March 28. Berteau will be replacing Stan Soloway who held the position of CEO for 15 years before stepping down last fall.
John B. Goodman, Chief Operating Officer of Accenture Federal Services and incoming Chairman and a member of the search committee of PSC said, “David’s outstanding work experience makes him an excellent fit for the job. Working with PSC’s talented team, David will maintain the association’s high standards and provide the leadership for even greater achievements in the future.”
Berteau brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new position. He has worked in both government and industry. Berteau served 11 years as a senior defense department official, 12 years at the Department of Defense in a variety of roles, 14 years in strategic consulting, 8 years as a senior corporate executive and 14 years teaching public policy and national security graduate courses.
Berteau said, “I am excited to have the opportunity to lead such a respected organization in the fields of government technology and professional services. Stan Soloway did a great job growing and improving the Council. I’m eager to build on those accomplishments and to promote an open and competitive federal marketplace in which government benefits form the best solutions that industry has to offer.”
Ellen D. Glover, Executive Vice President of ICF International and Chairman of PSC stated, “We couldn’t be more pleased to have as our new CEO someone with such a deep background in government services. David has worked at high levels in government, in the private sector and in academia, always focusing on the heart of what PSC does. Welcome aboard!”
Berteau added, “We will continue to build on the outstanding work that PSC is so well known for in the marketplace. PSC will continue its leadership role in advocacy for government contractors and for producing first rate research and analysis. We will also maintain an active voice in the media, on Capitol Hill and at government agencies.”