Sterling Phillips, Bill Ballhaus, Gil Guarino lead off Executive Mosaic’s Weekly News Round-Up

From Executive Mosaic President and
Publisher Jim Garrettson

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly News Round-Up 

Sterling Phillips to Lead USIS as President, CEO

Sterling Phillips

Sterling Phillips

Sterling Phillips will start the new year as president and CEO of USIS and lead nearly 6,000 employees across the Altegrity company’s investigative services and global security solutions operations.

He has also held the top position at Analex Corp., serving as chairman and CEO between 2001 and 2007, prior to spending three years as a venture partner at FirstMark Capital.

Sharon Rowlands

Sharon Rowlands

Phillips previously drove growth over two years as chief executive at GTSI and catalyzed that company’s close to $77 million sale to UNICOM Systems in June.

Sharon Rowlands, Altegrity CEO, said the company looked to Phillips for his experience leading organizations with global operations and his executive background in government, security and technology. 

Bill Ballhaus, SRA Craft Deal for MorganFranklin’s Natl Security Business

Bill Ballhaus

Bill Ballhaus

SRA International will acquire MorganFranklin‘s national security solutions business and take on 180 of that company’s employees as it looks to bolster its defense, national security and health portfolios.

Bill Ballhaus, SRA president and CEO, said SRA saw advantages in MorganFranklin’s technical skills and professional reputation in C4ISR, cybersecurity, intelligence analysis and other areas.

The Fair Lakes, Va.-based SRA will pick up new contract vehicles for its existing customers through the deal and expects to close the transaction by the end of the year.

Rick Dansey to Lead Fed Civil Business at CACI as Gil Guarino Nears Retirement 
Gil GuarinoGil Guarino, EVP for CACI‘s transformation group, will soon retire as the Arlington, Va.-based contractor appointed two executives he

Valerie Lyons

Valerie Lyons

 helped groom to lead new business units.

Rick Dansey, an SVP at CACI, will lead a federal civilian solutions business unit looking to make strides in a $72 billion market for those services.

That group, in addition to a business systems solutions services to be led by SVP Valerie Lyons, will split from the former transformation group and operate separately.

Rick Dansey“Our new federal civilian solutions and business systems solutions business groups are the culmination of carefully planned leadership succession and the recommendations of retiring EVP Gil Guarino,” said John Mengucci, CACI COO and president of U.S. operations.

Mike Nefkens to Lead HP Enterprise Services in Full-Time Role

Mike Nefkens

Mike Nefkens

Mike Nefkens has shed the interim title from his position as head of HP Enterprise Services and now leads the business on a permanent basis.

The 11-year company veteran was also named an EVP and will serve on HP’s executive council.

Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman

Mike has led some of our most successful account turnarounds and has already had a very positive impact on the business,” said Meg Whitman, HP president and CEO. 

Prior to joining HP, Nefkens held various executive positions over 10 years at Holland Chemical International NV, including regional president and general manager in the western U.S. and several Latin American countries.

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