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EY Names Sam Hughes as Tallahassee Office Managing Partner; Julie Boland Quoted

Sam Hughes

Ernst & Young (EY US) has appointed Sam Hughes as managing partner of the company’s Tallahassee Office, effective immediately, EY US reported on Tuesday. Hughes will succeed Ken Thomas, who has held the position since the office opened in 2018 and will retire in summer 2021. Hughes joined EY US nearly two decades ago. 

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Applied Insight Acquires Bridges, Baird Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor

Baird

Applied Insight has acquired Bridges, a portfolio company of The Acacia Group and provider of cybersecurity, network engineering and big data analytics solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC). Under the transaction, Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Bridges. “This is a true game changer because it means we can now deliver end-to-end hybrid and multicloud solutions, from infrastructure to actionable insight,” said Dede Dascalu, CEO of Applied Insight.

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AIS Names Microsoft’s Patricia Obermaier to Board of Directors; Larry Katzman Quoted

Patricia Obermaier

Applied Information Sciences (AIS) has appointed Patricia Obermaier, vice president of the U.S. Health and Life Sciences unit with Microsoft, to its Board of Directors, the company reported on Tuesday. “As a senior leader in Microsoft, her insight and guidance will help us forge new opportunities to expand our already impressive 25+ year partnership with Microsoft, particularly with Azure cloud offerings," said Larry Katzman, president and CEO, AIS.

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Iridium Reports Fourth Quarter 2020, Issues Full Year 2021 Guidance; Matt Desch Quoted

Matt Desch

Iridium Communications has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020 and issued its full-year 2021 guidance. The company reported fourth-quarter total revenue of $146.5 million, which consisted of $116.9 million of service revenue and $29.6 million of revenue related to equipment sales and engineering and support projects. 

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Red River-Cisco Partnership Launches UCaaS; Carl De Groote Quoted

Carl De Groote

Red River has launched Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) in partnership with Cisco. The companies’ offering features an integrated collaboration infrastructure for voice and video calling, messaging and mobility. Red River has integrated a variety of Cisco offerings, including Cisco’s Unified Communications Manager Cloud (UCM Cloud) and UCM Cloud for Government.

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George Mason Partners with UiPath to Launch RPA Initiative

UiPath

The Center for Business Civic Engagement (CBCE) at George Mason University (Mason) has partnered with UiPath to establish the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Initiative. The joint project will work to determine the impact of RPA on government effectiveness and efficiency. "We believe the partnership is a great fit and will benefit citizens seeking greater value in public sector programs and initiatives,” said Bobby Patrick, UiPath chief marketing officer.

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Baird Serves as Financial Advisor to ProModel Government Services Under NuWave Acquisition; Jean Stack, GovCon Expert Reggie Brothers Quoted

Reggie Brothers

NuWave Solutions has acquired ProModel Government Services, provider of analytic software solutions for federal agencies, from the ProModel Corporation. With the purchase, NuWave will gain access to ProModel Government Services’ innovative and adaptable custom model-based software solutions. Baird served as the financial advisor to  ProModel Corporation. 

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HawkEye 360 Sends Satellites Shipment to Cape Canaveral for Launch

John Serafini

HawkEye 360 has shipped its second cluster of satellites to the launch site at Cape Canaveral. The satellites are scheduled to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 no earlier than January 2021 as part of Spaceflight Inc.'s SXRS-3 rideshare mission. HawkEye Cluster 2 is the first of a series of next generation satellites HawkEye 360 is deploying to complete its baseline constellation.

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Jacobs to Support Municipal Services Contract for Development Project; Ken Gilmartin Quoted

Jacobs

Honduras Próspera has selected Jacobs to assist in community planning services that will advance economic development and create new jobs. Jacobs will advise the development group's leaders and planners as they establish zoning, finalize plans for utility systems, roads and rights-of-way and structure administration and services. “This project will benefit the community for many years to come,” said Jacobs EVP for People & Places Solutions Ken Gilmartin.

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ECS Recognized as CAP Federal Services Preferred Employer; Aaron Burciaga Quoted

Aaron Burciaga

ECS has been recognized as the first Certified Analytics Professionals (CAP) Preferred Employer in the federal services space. “We are thrilled to be named a CAP Preferred Employer,” said Aaron Burciaga, senior director of analytics and artificial intelligence at ECS. “This recognition furthers the investments that ECS makes in its employees.”

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