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Mike Hatcher Joins By Light as CRO, Mike Bowser Becomes COO; Bob Donahue Quoted

Bob Donahue, Founder and CEO of By Light

By Light Professional IT Services announced on Thursday that Mike Bowser has been promoted to become the company’s new chief operating officer. In addition, Mike Hatcher has joined By Light as the chief revenue officer. These appointments will be effective immediately and intend to reinforce and expand current and future capabilities.

“These appointments position the company to continue our rapid growth,” said Bob Donahue, founder and chief executive officer of By Light, “while preserving our unwavering commitment to provide our mission critical customers flawless execution in an agile, highly-responsive way.”

Bowser joined By Light as the senior vice president of Business Development in 2004. For the last 15 years, he’s led business development and operations for that group as well as initiating and managing By Light’s Quality Management System, SATCOM, and Integration lines of business. As COO, Bowser will oversee the day-to-day operations, ensure excellence in program execution and focus on customer and employee satisfaction.

Hatcher joined the company back in April as the CRO after 30 years of experience in defense, security and intelligence businesses. As CRO, he will drive development of new capabilities and accelerate growth in each of By Light’s businesses and markets. Previously, Hatcher has served in a range of senior leadership positions with General Dynamics Information Technology, SAIC, Unisys and other companies.

Hatcher still serves as an advisory council board member for the Global SOF Foundation.

About By Light Professional IT Services LLC

By Light, headquartered in Arlington, VA is an ISO 9001, 20000-1, and 27001 registered and CMMI Level 3 certified systems integrator that provides secure, turn-key systems by incorporating exceptional engineering, project management, telecommunications, and cyber capabilities to safeguard mission success.

Founded by industry professionals with extensive knowledge in the DoD, DISA and other US Government Agencies, By Light successfully implements technical solutions that integrate the best commercial practices to meet all government requirements.

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