Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Christopher Piehota of the FBI have received service awards from the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council.
HSDBC presented the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to McCaul and the Exceptional Service in Support for Government-Industry Engagement Award to Piehota at its annual dinner held on Dec. 13, the council said Friday.
McCaul is chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and Piehota is executive assistant director of the bureau’s science and technology branch.
John Saad, a partner and national security sector leader at Guidehouse, has been elected board chairman at HSDBC.
Marcus Collier and Pat Schambach, who are both former board chairmen at HSDBC, were also honored at the event for their leadership efforts.
Sponsors of the event are council members Aveshka, ArdentMC, E3 Federal Solutions, Grant Thornton, Guidehouse, Oracle, Schambach & Williams and Reed Tech.