Posts from GovConDaily for 01/29/2015

Alfred Grasso, Mitre CEO, Selected to Wash100 for R&D Community Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to unveil Alfred Grasso, president and CEO of Mitre, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry. The nonprofit organization operates federally-funded research and development centers that collaborate with agencies in areas such as scientific research, acquisition and systems engineering…
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Frank Finelli, a Carlyle Group Managing Director, Selected to Wash100 for Acquisition and Financial Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to introduce Frank Finelli, a managing director at The Carlyle Group, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Rallies 1%, Jobless Claims Dip

The GovCon Index recovered some ground from a three-day stretch of losses Thursday with a gain of 0.868 points — or 1.191% percent — to close at 72.081. Boeing (NYSE: BA) was the index’s largest gainer at 5…
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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility to Integrate DTRA’s Threat Detection, Assessment System

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has been awarded five-year, $38 million contract to engineer and integrate the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s system for detecting and combating weapons of mass destruction…
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Military Leaders, Senators Caution Against Another Budget Sequester

A group of military leaders and Senate Armed Services Committee members have given caution about the potential impact to Defense Department programs if sequestration is renewed, Defense News reported Wednesday
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Stephan Fihn: VHA to Deploy Predictive Models Over Next 10 Years

Stephan Fihn, director of the Veterans Health Administration’s analytics and business intelligence office, has said the VHA is building predictive models that it plans to deploy over the next decade, GCN reported Wednesday
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HII’s Mike Petters: Gov’t, Industry Should Adopt Long-Term Investment Mindset

Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has urged government and business leaders to consider the long-term impact of investments in infrastructure and technology, the Detroit Free Press reportedWednesday
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