Salient CRGT Bolsters Senior Leadership Team with Two Executive Appointments

John Edgar and Mark Colturi Head Up Company's Emphasis on Investments in Innovations and IT Modernization

12 Nov, 2015, 07:00 ET from Salient CRGT, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient CRGT, Inc., a leading provider of full life-cycle information technology and training services with expert depth in Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure today announced two strategic additions to its leadership team. John Edgar leads Salient CRGT's Innovation Centers as Chief Strategist – IT Transformation. Mark Colturi serves as Senior Vice President of the Federal Modernization of Systems and Services (FMSS) Business Unit.

Edgar directs a highly skilled team that helps achieve customers' mission goals by delivering cutting-edge solutions in Agile software development, cyber security, data analytics, and mobility. He works closely with Salient CRGT's Innovation Center teams to bring cross-discipline expertise and modern capabilities to customers, helping them meet critical goals in today's demanding environment.

"Our goal is to take a strategic view of the mission," said Edgar, "and then to recommend the technologies, tools, methodologies, and practices that will best address agency requirements. In that way, we can serve our customers both as a business partner and as technical experts."

Before joining Salient CRGT, Edgar served as Vice President, Information Technology, for the United States Postal Service (USPS). While at the USPS, John was responsible for one of the world's largest corporate technology infrastructures with IT systems that operate around the clock powering all USPS business units. Under his leadership, USPS IT provided robust, reliable, secure computing and innovative new services with an agile, lean organization. He led IT to modernize processes and design new technology solutions to meet the evolving business needs helping the Postal Service to continue to provide affordable, convenient products and services to all US citizens and customers worldwide.

Colturi directs the delivery of software design and development capabilities for modernizing, deploying, and operating mission-critical applications. Under his leadership, the FMSS Business Unit provides systems design and development, software delivery best practices, and best-of-breed solutions for modernizing legacy systems.

"The FMSS team's experience spans all aspects of the systems development life cycle making major technology programs successful," said Colturi. "It's important to our customers that Salient CRGT bring systems delivery expertise and a problem-solving approach. We offer a unique ability that combines institutional business knowledge with highly skilled experts and engineers critical for successful modernized solutions."

Colturi brings over 30 years of experience to his new responsibilities. Prior to joining Salient CRGT, he managed business development for Digital Management, Inc. and spent 25 years as a leader at Booz Allen Hamilton. As a Booz Allen Principal, Colturi led key management and delivery roles for both Federal Government and commercial customers. Colturi led a business portfolio that included management and technology consulting for high visibility clients. He helped to define a consultative approach that focused on delivering large-scale technology solutions. Throughout his career, Colturi has specialized in legacy system IT modernization services, integration of advanced COTS products, and business process reengineering. 

"These new appointments fill two significant roles for our customers. John's leadership will ensure Salient CRGT continues to apply the latest technologies to solving agencies' complex mission challenges," said Brad Antle, CEO of Salient CRGT. "Mark brings a wealth of experience to managing large-scale programs and preserving our customers' investments in legacy systems. These are all essential components of our ability to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions."

About Salient CRGT 
Salient CRGT provides federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies with expert depth in Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security and infrastructure. We support these core capabilities with full life-cycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. The most innovative talent delivery model in the industry, scientifically providing exactly the right people for the customers' most pressing requirements, fuels these critical capabilities. Salient CRGT has earned a record of success with integration and operations of large-scale, high-volume solutions. On September 15, 2015, Salient and CRGT announced closing of the merger transactions – visit newsroom. For additional information on Salient and CRGT, visit www.salientcrgt.com

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