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Halfaker Names Katrina Tuisamatatele Deputy EVP of Health Operations; Dawn Halfaker Quoted

Halfaker and Associates

Halfaker has appointed Katrina Tuisamatatele as deputy executive vice president of Health Operations to support projects across the Health division. "Her unique blend of technology, healthcare and leadership experience will strengthen our Health portfolio and enhance our ability to deliver critical healthcare IT services and solutions to all Americans, including our military service members and Veterans," said Dawn Halfaker, president and CEO for Halfaker. 

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MCA Names Michael Smith as CIO; Lisa Firestone Quoted

Michael Smith

Managed Care Advisors (MCA) has appointed Michael Smith as chief information officer (CIO) to support the organization’s growth strategy and business opportunities, following the recent award of  SaaS, Case Management and COVID-19 Management contracts. “We chose Michael Smith because of his solutions-oriented and innovative approach to solving complex challenges,” said Lisa Firestone, MCA president and CEO.

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ECS Names Aaron Burciaga as Senior Director of AI, Analytics; George Wilson Quoted

Aaron Burciaga

ECS has appointed Aaron Burciaga as senior director of artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics, the company reported on Tuesday. Burciaga will collaborate with ECS’s national security and intelligence division to advance AI and machine learning (ML) solutions. Burciaga brings deep experience in startup and enterprise settings, with extensive knowledge in automation, data science, AI, and ML. 

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Red River Names Kush Kumar CRO; Alan Dumas Quoted

Kush Kumar

Red River has appointed Kush Kumar as the chief revenue officer (CRO), effective immediately, the company reported on Monday. Previously, Kumar served as vice president of  Public Sector Sales since 2011, where he has led sales teams to achieve revenue growth. Kumar has exceeded revenue and gross profit goals and built high-performance sales teams.

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GSA Names New Presidential Innovation Fellows to Increase Innovation; Bob De Luca Quoted

Bob De Luca

The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) has appointed the 2021 class of fellows, which includes 34 technology and industry leaders that will work to develop innovative solutions to national issues, the agency reported on Monday. The fellows will partner with 22 federal agencies to increase resilience.

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Suzan Zimmerman, of Sepio Systems, Announces New Executive Appointments

Suzan Zimmerman, senior advisor with Sepio Systems’ Board of Advisors

Suzan Zimmerman, senior advisor with Sepio Systems’ Board of Advisors, has announced the appointments of Jay Smilyk, as chief revenue officer (CRO), and Lane Bess, as advisory on the company's Advisory Board. "These new appointments further strengthen Sepio's leadership team and advisory board as the company focuses on revenue generation and expansion globally," said Yossi Appleboum, co-founder and CEO of Sepio Systems.

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NASA Appoints Barry “Butch” Wilmore as Commander of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner; Leanne Caret Quoted

Barry Wilmore

NASA has appointed Barry “Butch” Wilmore to serve as commander of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner for the Crew Flight Test, succeeding Chris Ferguson, Boeing reported on Wednesday. Wilmore previously served as a backup crew member Starliner flight, and will join Nicole Mann and Mike Fincke for this first crewed mission of the Starliner spacecraft.

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CNSI Names Gaurav Maini as SVP, Managing Director; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

CNSI

CNSI has appointed Gaurav Maini as senior vice president and managing director for CNSI’s operations in Chennai, India. Maini will lead a team responsible for delivering innovative, secure, high-performance and scalable technology products in support of CNSI’s clients. “We are thrilled to have Gaurav on the CNSI team,” said Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of CNSI and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Accenture Names New Executives to Global Management Committee; Julie Sweet Quoted

Bhaskar Gosh and

Accenture has appointed Bhaskar Ghosh as chief strategy officer, advancing the company’s Global Management Committee. The company also named Simon Eaves as managing director in Accenture’s U.K. and Ireland business. “Bhaskar brings incredible vision and business acumen to his new role as chief strategy officer,” said Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture. 

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Senate Confirms LtGen Michael Groen as JAIC Director

LTG Michael Groen

The U.S. Senate has confirmed LTG Michael Groen to be the new director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), the Department of Defense’s (DoD) division for developing and advancing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, FedScoop reported on Monday. With Groen’s recent confirmation, he has also been promoted to major general. 

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