HERNDON, Va., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCentrics Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise IT, cloud and cybersecurity services to the federal government, today announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Cyndi Barreda as the company's next CEO. Barreda, who currently serves as NetCentrics' president, will succeed Bob Dougherty, one of the company's founders and the current CEO.
"Cyndi has been an excellent leader at NetCentrics, serving as the President of the Company," said General Peter Pace, chairman of NetCentrics' board of directors. "Through our CEO search process, we realized that no one else has the background, depth of experience and familiarity that Cyndi has accrued over the past 15 years with NetCentrics. She possesses exactly what this company needs to achieve its aggressive growth goals."
Dougherty, who will become vice-chairman of the board after his retirement, supported the selection of Barreda. "Cyndi has a deep understanding of our customers' challenges and has been instrumental in shaping NetCentrics' unique culture," Dougherty said. "That kind of leadership is invaluable and is one of the keys to our continued success."
Barreda, who holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and computer science from Jacksonville State University, joined NetCentrics in 2002. She has more than 20 years of experience in federal information technology strategy, program management, strategic planning and process improvement. Prior to NetCentrics, she was a principal at American Management Systems (AMS), and before that she served as an information management specialist with the U.S. government.
"The work our people do every day impacts the world far beyond where we live here in the National Capital Region," said Barreda. "I'm honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead this tremendous team and grow our business."
NetCentrics is a leading provider of enterprise systems management, cloud, solutions engineering, application development, service delivery, cybersecurity services and innovation services to the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and other federal agencies. NetCentrics is ISO 9001, ISO 20001 and ISO 27001 registered, CMMI Level 3 Assessed and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. The company has more than 20 years of experience supporting large IT programs. For more information about NetCentrics, see www.netcentrics.com or follow us on Twitter @NetCentricsCorp.
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