WHERE

The Ritz-Carlton in McLean, VA

WHEN

May 11, 2021
11:30 am -1:00 pm

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Award Categories

Industry & Government

  • Chief Data Officer

  • Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer

  • Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Chief Information Officer

  • Chief Information Security Officer

  • Chief Legal Officer

  • Chief Operating Officer

  • Chief Technology Officer

2021 Award Winners

Chief Data Officer

Government

Ron Thompson, NASA

Chief Executive Officer

Private-Equity Backed

Mehul Sanghani, Octo Consulting

Private

Jennifer Felix, ASRC Federal

Public

Nazzic Keene, SAIC

Chief Financial Officer

Private

Jake Kennedy, Amentum

Public

John Ustica, Siemens Government Technologies

Government

Gerard Badorrek, GSA

Chief Human Resources Officer

Private

Jack Jackson, DCS Corporation

Public

Tammy Kness, GDIT

Government

Elizabeth Hoag, DCSA

Chief Information Officer

Private

Dennis Lauer, Cadmus

Public

Chris Sullivan, Serco Inc.

Government

Sonny Bhagwalia, CBP

Chief Information Security Officer

Private

Jonathan Stammler, LMI

Gil Vega, Veeam Software Corporation

Public

Mike Gordon, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Chief Legal Counsel

Public & Private

Jim Winner, Peraton

Chief Operating Officer

Private

Sean Morris, Deloitte

Public

Bob Pragada, Jacobs

Chief Technology Officer

Private

Jason Keplinger, T-Rex Solutions, LLC

Public

Tommy Gardner, HP Federal

2021 Award Finalists

Note: Government winners will be announced during the event on May 27, 2021.

Chief Executive Officer

PE Backed

John Vollmer, Amentum
Mehul Sanghani, Octo
Paul Dillahay, NCI Information Systems, Inc.
Tina Kuhn, CyberCore Technologies

Private

Jason Providakes, MITRE
Jennifer Felix, ASRC Federal
Jim Benbow, DCS Corporation
Michele Kang, Cognosante
Peter Smith, AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Public

John Wasson, ICF
Nazzic Keene, Science Applications International Corporation
Steve Demetriou, Jacobs
Tammer Olibah, Hexagon US Federal
Tina Dolph, Siemens Government Technologies

Chief Financial Officer

Private

Barry Broadus, Dovel Technologies
David Adams, CNSI
Jake Kennedy, Amentum
Jennifer Smith, Deloitte
Kathleen Liedy, Axiologic Solutions

Public

John  Ustica, Siemens Government Technologies
Judy Bjornaas, ManTech
Kathryn JohnBull, DLH Corporation
Kevin Berryman, Jacobs

Chief Human Resources Officer

Private

Chris Braccio, AMERICAN SYSTEMS
Heidi Parks, Intelligent Waves LLC
Jack Jackson, DCS Corporation
Laura Giangiuli, CALIBRE Systems, Inc.
Patricia Scott, CNSI

Public

Angie Casper, CACI
Lindsay Weissbratten, Siemens Government Technologies
Michelle O’Hara, Science Applications International Corporation
Tammy Kness, General Dynamics Information Technology

Chief Information Officer

Private

Blaze Mathew, CTIS Inc.
Dennis Lauer, Cadmus

Public

Ankur Rawat, Siemens Government Technologies
John Russell, Northrop Grumman
Mike Uster, ManTech
Rebecca McHale, Booz Allen Hamilton
Chris Sullivan, Serco Inc.

Chief Information Security Officer

Private

Matt Stern, Intelligent Waves LLC
Mike Jin, CNSI
Jonathan Stammler, LMI
Gil Vega, Veeam Software

Public

Alicia Lynch, Science Applications International Corporation
Amy Howland, Perspecta
Frank Aiello, Maximus
Mike Gordon, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Phil Quade, Fortinet, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer

Private

Jai Saboo, Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC
Michael Dallara, Evoke Consulting, LLC
Bob McCord, CNSI
Sandy Gillespie, Excella
Sean Morris, Deloitte

Public

Bob Pragada, Jacobs
Chris Bellios, Hexagon US Federal
John Heneghan, ECS

Chief Technology Officer

Private

Brandon Gulla, SUSE RGS
Jason Keplinger, T-Rex Solutions, LLC
Marlin McFate, Riverbed Technology
Sharon Hays, LMI

Public

Cameron Chehreh, Dell Technologies
Srini Iyer, ManTech
Steve Orrin, Intel
Tommy Gardner, HP Federal
Lawrence Henry, General Dynamics Information Technology

Chief Legal Council

Public & Private

Arnold Morse, CNSI
Stuart Young, Amentum
Jim Winner, Peraton
Matthew Madalo, Siemens Government Technologies

Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Jack London

Dr. Jack London

4/30/1937 – 1/18/2021

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Meet the Judges

Deborah Duney Board Member, SAIC

Deborah Dunie

Independent Board Director and Advisor

Sid Fuchs

Sid Fuchs

Independent Board Director and Advisor

Pamela Drew, VP and General Manager Integrated Defense & Security Solutions

Pamela Drew

Independent Board Director and Advisor

Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

SUSE RGS - Presenting Sponsor of the 2021 chief Officer Awards

Gold Sponsors

Amentum - Gold Sponsors of the Chief Officer Awards
Bloomberg Government
CACI - Gold Sponsors of the Chief Officer Awards
Dovel Technologies - Gold Sponsor
Dovel Technologies - Gold Sponsor
Intelligent Waves LLC - Gold Sponsors of the Chief Officer Awards
Salesforce - Gold Sponsor of the Chief Officer Awards Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

KippsDeSanto
Sage Communications - Silver Sponsor of the 2020 WashingtonExec Chief Officer Awards

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THE CHIEF OFFICER AWARDS

WashingtonExec’s annual Chief Officer Awards recognize the most impactful and innovative executives in government and industry sitting in the C-suite. The awards aim to fill a gap in the market of showcasing the technologists, security experts and business leaders making waves in government contracting from both sides of the sector.

The Chief Officer Awards will find the chief data officers, chief information security officers, chief operating officers and so on, leading their organizations with innovation, expertise and thought leadership. This is a one-of-a-kind event on the Beltway, with focus on those demonstrating real, positive GovCon leadership.

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