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Kevin Fagan Named ManTech Federal Civilian & Health IT Business General Manager

Kevin Fagan, formerly a vice president at ManTech International, has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and health information technology unit. He will oversee the company’s approach to support the missions of federal clients that include the departments of Homeland Security, State, Veterans Affairs and …

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LaVerne Council Joins Grant Thornton as Enterprise Digital Strategy & Innovation Lead

LaVerne Council, a more than 30-year public and private sector veteran, has been appointed national managing principal for enterprise digital strategy and innovation at Grant Thornton. Grant Thornton said Thursday Council will oversee enterprise digital and technological strategies and products designed to help chief information officers address information technology challenges within their organizations. She …

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Maximus’ Andy Beamon a Panelist at DGI’s Govt Customer Experience Forum

Andy Beamon, senior director of Maximus‘ federal business, will join a panel discussion on citizen engagement centers during the Digital Government Institute’s annual Government Customer Experience Conference on Wednesday. He will discuss the potential impact of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual assistants on the evolution of public …

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Former VA Senior Adviser Brian Hawthorne Named Comms, Devt Director at PenFed Foundation

Brian Hawthorne, a former senior adviser for strategic messaging at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed as PenFed Foundation’s director of communications and development. PenFed said Monday that Hawthorne will oversee the planning and execution of the nonprofit organization’s fundraising and government relations efforts in his new role. “Having served in the military himself …

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Red Hat Symposium to Focus on Government IT Modernization; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat will hold its annual symposium Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia to highlight the role of open source technology in digital transformation efforts across the government sector. The company said Wednesday it expects the 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium to draw more than 650 government and industry professionals to help address information technology challenges that public sector agencies face. …

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KaBOOM to Install Play Equipment at VA Medical Centers, Fisher Houses

Nonprofit organization KaBOOM has entered into a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide play equipment such as Imagination Playground and Rigamajigs to VA medical centers and Fisher Houses nationwide. CarMax, KaBOOM’s corporate sponsor for the initiative, will help install four playgrounds and award 30 grants for Imagination Playgrounds and Rigamajigs in efforts to …

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