EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

George Wilson

President

George Wilson is president of ECS. Under his leadership, the company has grown from a small, services-oriented business into a company with more than 2,700 employees providing advanced technology, science, and engineering solutions. Revenue has increased during his tenure from just over $100M in 2010 to $642M in 2018, the company's highest annual revenue on record.

Mr. Wilson joined ECS in 2011 as chief strategy officer and was promoted to president and chief executive officer in February 2014. Prior to joining ECS, he was instrumental in growing Stanley Inc. from a small, private business with 20 employees and $2 million in revenue to a public company of nearly 6,000 employees and more than $900 million in annual revenue. While at Stanley, Mr. Wilson organized and led executive teams responsible for customer relations, corporate development, business growth, strategic investments and company strategy.

Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from United States Naval Academy and a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University. He serves on the ECS board of directors, and is a board member of Professional Services Council, Brain Injury Services, and the Washington Choral Arts. For two consecutive years, Mr. Wilson has won the Wash100 award, recognizing his impact in the GovCon sector.

Tom Weston

Senior VP & Chief Financial Officer

Tom Weston joined ECS as senior vice president and chief financial officer in 2015. He has more than 30 years of industry experience and is responsible for the company's finance, tax and accounting activities, its mergers and acquisitions program, and the company's banking and treasury functions. In addition, Mr. Weston has oversight of the company's contracts, financial planning and analysis, and compliance departments.

Prior to joining ECS, Mr. Weston was the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Acentia LLC, where in April 2015 he led the sale of Acentia to MAXIMUS, Inc. He joined Acentia from QinetiQ Group plc, a publicly traded UK-based provider of information technology services where he was the chief financial officer for QinetiQ’s North American operations. Mr. Weston was instrumental in driving the rapid growth of QinetiQ North America, which included 6,000 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenue supporting multiple branches of the federal government. Mr. Weston began his career at the large international accounting firm of KPMG LLP, where he was a senior manager in the Assurance Services practice.

Mr. Weston graduated from James Madison University and is a certified public accountant. He is
a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of
Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Weston also serves on the boards of the Henry M. Jackson
Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine and NeoSystems Corporation.

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Steve Hittle

Chief Information Officer

As chief information officer at ECS, Steve Hittle manages the ECS corporate network to include the compliance process for NIST 800-171, a regulation that standardizes the treatment of non-classified, sensitive U.S. government information by government contractors. Following the company’s most recent acquisition, he led the corporate migration of Microsoft Office 365 and the installation of wide-area connectivity for ECS employees.

ECS acquired KSH Solutions in 2015. Mr. Hittle was a co-founder of KSH Solutions and president of the Information Solutions division, where he was responsible for the growth and management of the southeastern region, including Army and Navy Medical IT. Mr. Hittle was instrumental in developing the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) business area, supporting Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) in Falls Church, the Skyline facility, and the St Louis records team. This became one of the fastest growing business areas in KSH.

Mr. Hittle began his career in 1991 as a U.S. Army Ranger. In 1999, he went to work for Northrop Grumman and held management positions as client services manager and program manager for IT operations for the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEOSTRI). In 2004, he went to WareOnEarth Communications, Inc. (WCI), where he managed 7 business locations across the U.S. and Korea supporting over 18,000 customers. Mr. Hittle holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.

John Magee

Senior VP, Strategic Operations

John Magee is senior vice president of strategic operations at ECS. Mr. Magee has more than 32 years of progressive experience and is responsible for leading the comprehensive corporate process related to business development, request-for-proposal tracking and pipeline, proposals, and forecasting new business. He measures existing contract revenue and profitability, and oversees the recruiting, human resources, and proposal center teams, and special projects.

Previously, Mr. Magee supported the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization (JIAMDO), the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (Aegis BMD) program of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations as technical director in the areas of fleet readiness, war games and exercises, ballistic missile defense and concept of operations. He also served the Program Executive Office for Theater Surface Combatants (PEO TSC) as the DDG 51 production contract manager.

Mr. Magee served in the Navy with operational tours aboard the USS Constellation (CV 64), USS Chosin (CG 65), USS Monterey (CG 61) and ashore as the PEO Surface Combatants Operational Readiness officer and chief of staff. Mr. Magee holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.

Marshall Thames

Marshall Thames

Senior Vice President, Mission Solutions

Marshall Thames oversees the mission solutions business unit at ECS, leading development and delivery of complex solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, software engineering, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining ECS, Mr. Thames was president of InfoReliance, where he led all aspects of the company's daily operations including business development, service delivery, headquarters services, and finance and accounting.

Mr. Thames has more than 25 years of progressive leadership and business experience within the information technology industry. He served as senior director of product development for MROLink Corporation, an internet company that developed an online, business-to-business exchange supporting global manufacturers. Mr. Thames was also founder of DaVinci Partners, a technology consulting firm focused on delivering custom software solutions for logistics, manufacturing, operations, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Prior to launching DaVinci Partners, Mr. Thames served in a number of roles at Microdyne Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer of hardware and software communications products supporting a wide range of platforms, from mainframes to servers to PCs. As vice president of product management and engineering, he oversaw global marketing and engineering of the firm's products. He previously served as assistant vice president of operations, supporting manufacturing, logistics, analytics, and the company's M&A activities.

Jim Kier

Jim Kier

Senior Vice President, Cyber Solutions & Digital Modernization

Jim Kier has more than 30 years of experience in the defense industry with 20 years leading the strategic planning, business growth, and operations of companies focused on cyber solutions & digital modernization.

Prior to joining ECS as part of the company’s acquisition of KSH Solutions in 2015, Mr. Kier served as chief executive officer of KSH, providing IT and cyber services to the defense health community. KSH experienced an average growth rate of 40-50% per year over five years.

Mr. Kier also served as president of WareOnEarth Communications, Inc. (WCI). WCI specialized in information assurance and network security for the Department of Defense. Mr. Kier developed and implemented the business strategy that secured more than $500M in prime contracts which facilitated the acquisition of WCI by Secure Mission Solutions in 2009.

Mr. Kier began his career in the Navy in 1984, where his assignments included Undersecretary of the Navy for Special Programs, Naval Security Group, National Reconnaissance Office, Office of Naval Intelligence, and Chief of Naval Operations Intelligence Plot. Mr. Kier holds a Bachelor of Science from Park University and an Master of Science from National Louis University.

John Heneghan

John Heneghan

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions

As senior vice president of enterprise solutions at ECS, John Heneghan leads the delivery of enterprise IT operations for federal civilian and defense agencies such as the United States Postal Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Health and Human Services, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and the U.S. Army. Enterprise capabilities include IT modernization, software development, IT operations, geographic information systems (GIS), cybersecurity, cloud services and data analytics. Mr. Heneghan has a passion for building high-performing teams, delivering results to ECS customers, and expanding the company’s customer base and solution offerings. He has more than 17 years of experience in emerging technology and digital transformation, IT product development, managed services, program management, business process operations, business strategy, and corporate development.

Prior to joining ECS in 2017, Mr. Heneghan served as a vice president at CGI Federal, an IT and business consulting firm. In that role, he was a senior executive responsible for overseeing DHS, the United States Coast Guard, and the Office of Personnel Management programs. Mr. Heneghan consistently grew CGI’s DHS sector more than 25% year over year, and diversified the portfolio to include citizen services, engineering services, cloud and managed services, software development, and cybersecurity solutions which included the award of DHS’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) contract and the subsequent CDM Credentialing Task Order. Mr. Heneghan also led business development operations and the capture of key strategic contracts at Stanley Associates (now part of CGI Federal) during his tenure as director of corporate development and director of proposals.

Mr. Heneghan has a bachelor’s degree in speech and English education from the University of Maryland.

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Jackie Fendrock

Vice President, Business Development and Operations

Jackie Fendrock has more than 10 years of experience in the federal IT industry. With a focus on continued business growth, Ms. Fendrock oversees account planning and works to foster relationships with customers, partners, and industry leaders.

Prior to being named the vice president of business development, Ms. Fendrock was the federal civilian account executive at ECS. She was responsible for supporting several federal civilian accounts, focusing on contracts with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States Postal Service (USPS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Ms. Fendrock also assists in ECS’s acquisition efforts, including the acquisitions of iLuMinA, i_SW, and Paradigm Technologies, Inc. She has worked in a variety of corporate and customer-facing positions. Previously, she held positions at Lockheed Martin and Computer Sciences Corporation.
Ms. Fendrock holds a Bachelor of Science in business management and a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Lindsey Reisinger

Vice President, Human Resources

As vice president of human resources, Lindsey Reisinger leads a team of business partners and administrative staff in the service and delivery of critical human resources support to more than 2,700 employees nationwide. Her areas of responsibility include but are not limited to benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, compensation, strategic planning, acquisition support, professional development and compliance.

Ms. Reisinger joined ECS in 2012 as human resources manager and was named director of human resources in 2016. In 2017, she was promoted to vice president. She holds an active Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification as well as an SHRM Certified Professional certification (SHRM-CP) from the Society of Human Resource Management.

Ms. Reisinger earned her Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Randolph-Macon College, where she was a member of Delta Zeta, American Chemical Society. She completed continuing education studies in human resources at George Mason University.

Bob Shields

Vice President, National Security and Intelligence

Bob Shields is vice president for national security and intelligence at ECS. In this role, he leads 300 staff members and is responsible for the company’s machine learning and artificial intelligence programs. Mr. Shields oversees counterterrorism programs of importance to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Secretary of Defense, the armed services, and the combatant commands. Previously, as a Department of Defense (DoD) executive, he led organizations in addressing national security problems. As an Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, he developed Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations (ACTDs) to counter suicide bombing and to support early counter-IED efforts, urban operations, directed energy systems, unmanned surface vessels, blue force tracking, and combat identification.

His leadership of the 2001 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) for joint experimentation in support of the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency, as deputy legislative assistant for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his management of the Director of National Intelligence Research and Development Experimental Collaboration (RDEC) program, give him extensive experience working with the United States Congress, federal agencies, industry, academia, and allies. Mr. Shields also completed a career in the United States Navy that was recognized by both houses of Congress. He has significant air warfare (AAW) and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experience as evidenced by his command of USS VICKSBURG (CG-69) and USS O’BANNON (DD-987).

Mr. Shields has a Bachelor of Science with distinction from the United States Naval Academy (USNA) and a Master of Science with distinction in engineering acoustics from the Naval Postgraduate School.

John Sankovich

Vice President, Cloud Solutions

John Sankovich brings more than 25 years of strategy, technology, consulting, and profit and loss management experience to his role as vice president of cloud solutions at ECS. He has hands-on, executive responsibility for ECS’ cloud business and global partner alliance management across commercial and public sector markets. Additionally, he manages the ECS Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE), leveraging the leading cloud service providers including Amazon Web Service, Microsoft, Google, and IBM Cloud platforms.

Prior to joining ECS, Mr. Sankovich was executive vice president of cloud at InfoReliance. There, he was responsible for the startup and executive management of the company’s cloud solutions business. Mr. Sankovich also served as vice president of sales and operations at Truestone, LLC where he was responsible for building and leading a technology solutions and consulting business unit. In addition, he held technology leadership positions supporting the Executive Office of the President of the United States, and worked for AT&T, General Motors, and multiple technology startups.

Mr. Sankovich has a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in systems engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He received his bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University.

Imran Bashir

CTO, Cloud Computing & VP, Emerging Technologies

Dr. Imran Bashir is chief technical officer (CTO) of cloud computing and vice president of emerging technologies at ECS. Dr. Bashir leads the ECS Cloud Center of Excellence and has established the company’s cloud computing technology practice with a focus on cloud economics, architecture, governance, data analytics, AI/ML, managed services, and application migration for leading cloud service providers (CSPs) including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

Previously, Dr. Bashir served as CTO of cloud computing at InfoReliance Corporation. There, he led multiple cloud contracts for federal, state, and commercial customers. He led the development for CSP selection criteria, cloud roadmap, cloud governance, standards, and best practices. He also aided customers in evaluating cloud technologies, tools, and engineering practices to fulfill customers’ mission and objectives. His diverse background includes object-oriented design, web-based technologies, various hardware platforms and software tools, software engineering processes and methods, software quality assurance and quality control, and telecommunication systems and networks. As a research leader at Battelle Memorial Institute, he developed business strategies for big data and managed programs in metrics, research, and software development. He has also held technology leadership positions at Qwest Communications, LCI, and EGS.

Dr. Bashir has a doctorate in software engineering and a master’s degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University. His bachelor’s in electrical engineering (electronics) is from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.

Dave West

Vice President, Corporate Development

As vice president of corporate development, Dave West evaluates merger and acquisition and partnering opportunities, offers strategic planning expertise, helps guide communication with market partners and investors, and assists with integration and joint efforts with ECS’ parent company, ASGN. Mr. West also supports internal process improvement and business development efforts.

Prior to joining ECS, Mr. West led the merger and acquisition (M&A) practice at leading federal sector management consulting firm, Wolf Den Associates. At the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), he was a founding member of the Secretary’s staff and served as an adviser to Secretaries Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff. He later worked in investment banking and principal investing roles at Morgan Stanley in New York.

Mr. West has a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he was a Harper Fellow.

Shab Nassirpour

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

As vice president of marketing and communications, Shab Nassirpour is responsible for the leadership, execution, and management of strategic marketing and branding initiatives at ECS. Ms. Nassirpour oversees design, social media, and content marketing, and works across the organization to develop impactful communications, internally to employees and externally to customers and partners.

Before joining ECS, Ms. Nassirpour was creative director at InfoReliance, leading brand development and user experience design. In that role, she devised branding and marketing plans for new services, software products, and partnerships, supported new business development, and lead in-house projects and initiatives for employee engagement and collaboration. Ms. Nassirpour was pivotal in developing a strong and recognizable corporate identity for the company, helping InfoReliance to make its mark in the defense and federal civilian markets.

Ms. Nassirpour is a past board member of AIGA Baltimore where, as promotion and marketing chair, she founded BLEND, a popular networking event for Baltimore-area creative professionals. She has also served as corporate philanthropy chair for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Ms. Nassirpour has a bachelor’s degree in design and visual communications from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Mick Perry

Vice President, Mission Solutions

Michael “Mick” Perry is vice president of mission systems at ECS. In this role, he oversees the delivery of advanced technology solutions to ECS customers in the defense and federal civilian markets. Mr. Perry is directly responsible for corporate-wide operational delivery, implementing market strategies, and executing operational business plans for company growth.

Prior to joining ECS, Mr. Perry was vice president of client operations at InfoReliance Corporation, where he was responsible for the delivery of more than $100M in services across all of the company’s market segments including defense, federal civilian, and commercial clients. At InfoReliance, Mr. Perry also directed information technology (IT) services for the wounded warrior initiatives of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, including enterprise software engineering, IT operations, and cybersecurity. As branch head for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Manpower Information Technology department, Mr. Perry was responsible for all IT operations and the redesign of the department’s public-facing web presence.

An experienced aviation professional and certified flight instructor, Mr. Perry spent eight years as a UH-1 pilot in the Marine Light Attack Squadron for the US Marine Corps. He has a bachelor’s in elect engineering technology from Texas Tech University, and a master’s in information systems technology from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Cathy Kilcoyqne

Vice President, Contracts Procurement & Pricing

Cathy Kilcoyne is vice president of contracts, procurement, and pricing at ECS. In this role, Ms. Kilcoyne is responsible for directing all activities at the company related to pricing, contract and subcontract administration and management, purchasing, government property, and export/import matters.

Before joining ECS, Ms. Kilcoyne served in a number of positions with increasing responsibility in the federal contracting space, including vice president of contracts and compliance for VT Group; director of contracts at VSE Corporation; and contracts manager at Northrop Grumman.

Ms. Kilcoyne has more than 35 years of experience in contracts, procurement, and pricing. She is a project management professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a certified professional contract manager (CPCM) through the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). She received her bachelor’s degree in business management from Capella University.

Luis "CC" Colon-Castro

Vice President, Navy & Marine Corp Programs

As vice president of mission systems, Luis “CC” ColonCastro brings more than 15 years of program and portfolio management, service delivery execution, and profit and loss management experience to his role at ECS. He oversees a mixed portfolio across ECS’ defense and federal civilian market segments, supporting lifecycle software engineering, cloud service delivery, and cyber mission assurance. In addition, he oversees program execution, contract service delivery, and client management, and has contributed to organic growth, year over year, across ECS’ Department of Defense (DoD) market segment. Mr. ColonCastro is intimately familiar with the DoD acquisitions system, having managed ACAT-designated programs throughout their lifecycle and milestone attainment, with outstanding delivery and results.

Prior to joining ECS, Mr. ColonCastro was a program director of mission systems at InfoReliance Corporation, and an account manager and strategic business engineer at CGI Federal, where he managed the information technology manpower accounts serving the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC). A retired Marine officer, Mr. ColonCastro served the USMC in several management roles, blending experience in systems engineering and software development, while becoming a subject matter expert in the human resources development process across the enterprise, from recruiting to separations/retirement. His 21-year career included operational tours at 2nd Marine Division, Marine Security Guard (MSG) Battalion, Marine Corps Base Brig Quantico, and culminated with 14 years at Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC), serving at every major billet at the Recruiting Station, District, and MCRC level. His last operational tour was as the Operations Officer/Deputy Manager/COR for the Marine Corps Recruiting Information Support System (MCRISS).

Mr. ColonCastro has a Bachelor of Arts in marketing from American Military University and a Master of Business Administration from Averett University. His certifications include Project Management Professional (PMP), software engineering project management, advanced project management, and ITIL Foundations v3.

Deron Baker

Vice President, USPS and Commerce

Deron Baker is vice president of the United States Postal Service (USPS) account at ECS. In this role, he leads all business development and the delivery of information technology (IT) operations for USPS locations throughout the U.S., including Memphis, Tennessee; Norman, Oklahoma; Merrifield, Virginia; and the District of Columbia. Mr. Baker oversees a team of more than 650 ECS employees delivering advanced technology solutions for the USPS. Services include IT modernization, IT operations, cybersecurity, geographic information systems (GIS), software development, network operations, strategic planning, portfolio management, and data analytics.

Mr. Baker has more than 20 years of experience in IT operations and emerging technologies. Previously, he served as vice president of delivery at CGI Federal (formerly Stanley Associates) providing senior-level leadership, oversight, and control for CGI’s United States Marine Corps programs. His extensive program management experience includes cost management, risk management, and developing and maintaining program management plans, project schedules, and system documentation.

Mr. Baker has a Bachelor of Science in technology education from Kent State University and a Master of Science in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix.

Gustavo Rubio

Vice President, Science & Research

Gustavo Rubio is vice president of science and research at ECS. In that role, he manages and oversees projects for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Coast Guard, focusing on a variety of areas including fisheries, protected species, and coral reef research and management; environmental compliance; social science and economics; outreach, communications, and education; and climate change.

Prior to joining ECS in 2006, Mr. Rubio worked in coastal management for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There, he evaluated programs, drafted policy, and prepared budgets and strategic plans. Before joining the EPA, Mr. Rubio was a project manager at Florida International University, where his work focused on Florida Everglades restoration, water allocation, and research using geographical information system (GIS) and remote sensing (RS) technologies. A marine biologist with 20 years of experience, his work has been published by NOAA, the EPA, and marine science journals such as Hydrobiologia and Estuaries.

Mr. Rubio is a member of the Society of Wetland Scientists, The Coastal Society, Estuarine Research Federation, and the Project Management Institute. He has a Bachelor of Science in marine biology, chemistry, and business administration from University of Mobile, and a Master of Science in biology from Florida International University.

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