Posts from GovConDaily for 01/22/2015

Executive Mosaic Unveils 2014-2015 Wash100 Inductees: The GovCon Sector’s Most Influential Voices

The 2014 GovCon market experienced an active year that saw several of its major players either combine forces or make acquisitions, realign their organizations in an effort to adjust to new realities and reorganize the executive teams that steer their companies in an evolving market…
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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Record High, Traders Welcome ECB Stimulus Plan

The GovCon Index set a new record-high Thursday with a gain of 1.134 points — or 1.543 percent — to close at 72.346. All but two stocks on the index recorded increases in a day that saw the GovCon Index surpass the previous record of 71…
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Richard Montoni: Maximus Eyes Geographic Expansion, Diversity, Partnerships

Maximus CEO Richard Montoni has told a PwC survey that the company’s growth is geared toward geographic expansion as it works to strengthen its focus on its health and human services portfolio…
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Ernst Volgenau Recounts SRA’s Transition from Public to Privately Held Company

SRA International Chairman Ernst Volgenau has recounted his experience and concerns during the time when the company would be taken private through an acquisition deal, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday
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Gen. Martin Dempsey: US Still Lacking in Cyber-Risk Safeguards

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks U.S. government, military and private organizations have not done enough to prevent cyber attacks, DoD News reportedWednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Dempsey said he is worried enemies will exploit security weaknesses in critical infrastructure run by civilian operators…
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Mac Thornberry: House Armed Services Committee to Prioritize Defense Procurement Reform

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), House Armed Services Committee chairman, aims to take an incremental legislative approach to help the Defense Department fix the agency’s procurement issues, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday
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