Posts from GovConWire 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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Iris Bombelyn: Lockheed-Built MUOS-3 to Undergo On-Orbit Testing Before Turnover to US Navy

Lockheed Martin is set to perform on-orbit testing on the third Mobile User Objective System satellite built for the U.S. Navy following the Jan. 20 launch of the satellite. The MUOS-3 took off aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and responded to commands from Lockheed’s team at the Point Mugu, California-based Naval satellite operations center, Lockheed Martin said Tuesday
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Bridget Coulon Named VP of Northrop’s Corporate Office, Enterprise Shared Services HR; Denise Peppard Comments

Bridget Coulon, formerly director of the electronic systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president of human resources for the company’s corporate office and enterprise shared services organization…
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Michael Pena Named Apprio Homeland Security Practice EVP

Michael Pena, formerly a division manager at the U.S. Energy Department‘s Brookhaven National Laboratory, has joined Apprio as executive vice president of the Washington-based technology firm’s homeland security business…
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GSA Issues PIN, Chip-Enabled SmartPay Change Cards; Tom Sharpe Comments

The General Services Administration has launched change cards with security features under its SmartPay payment program. The cards are now be programmed to have a personal identification number and are chip-enabled, using dynamic data authentication standards that seek to provide added protection during financial transactions, GSA said Wednesday
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January 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, Earnings Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index stayed flat Tuesday with a nominal gain of 0.079 points — or 0.111 percent — to close at 71.212. U.S. markets reacted to reports that the European Central Bank could launch a quantitative easing program for one year and earnings reports from firms such as UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), CNBC reported…
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