Buchanan & Edwards is staffing up, hiring a duo of directors: Mary Swann is joining as director of business development for foreign affairs and Jamal Smith is coming onboard as director of contracts.
“We’re thrilled to have Mary and Jamal joining our senior leadership team,” said Dennis Kelly, Buchanan & Edwards president and CEO. “Both of these professionals bring significant experience in both private and federal sectors, where they have added tremendous value to the organizations they served. We are eager to put their talents to work for our team to benefit our organization and the many areas of government we serve within the area of national defense, especially as we continue to grow and expand our technology solutions to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customers.”
Before joining Buchanan & Edwards, Swann was an independent consultant and principal at Annapolis, Maryland-based Deep Water Point. She also has held roles at IBM and in the State Department’s Bureau of Information Resource Management.
Smith most recently worked as director of contracts with PAE and also previously held contract-administration roles at MicroTech and KPMG. He began his career as a contract specialist with the General Services Administration.