The STG Group board of directors has named Phillip Lacombe president and chief operating officer to lead the company’s management team.
Lacombe has worked in the defense and national security technology sector for over 20 years. In 2008, he co-founded Secure Mission Solutions, which he led as president and chief operating officer until 2014 when it was acquired by Parsons. He remained with Parsons to lead its commercial cybersecurity business and the SMS business unit.
Lacombe has also held senior positions with a number of major defense technology businesses, including SAIC, General Dynamics and Veridian Corporation. He has served on a number of U.S. government panels, including as staff director of the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection.
“Phillip is a highly accomplished leader in the national security sector, with the qualities and experience to build on STG’s success in advancing customer mission objectives with innovative cyber, data and software solutions,” said Simon Lee, chairman of the board of STG Group. “He has proven his ability to drive growth through successful M&A and organic business development, and we look forward to benefiting from this outstanding track record as he leads the future expected growth of the company.”
Lacombe said: “I am thrilled to be joining STG Group at this pivotal moment. The U.S. faces growing complexity in the challenges to its national security. I strongly believe STG has the vision, talent, experience and dedication to expand as a key partner to the U.S Government. I look forward to helping realize a bright future for STG as we execute the strategy and deliver significant value to all stakeholders.”