ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Kazor, CEO and President of Savantage Solutions, announced today that Colonel Michael Arnold (Ret) has joined Savantage as a Vice President of Business Strategy. He will serve as the Senior Executive in charge of Savantage work at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), supporting strategic initiatives for the company in the areas of business development and client service delivery.
Prior to joining Savantage, Colonel Arnold (Ret) served as the Army National Account Manager at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and has had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army spanning two decades. During his career, he served overseas in logistics leadership positions including Korea, Kuwait, Egypt, and Iraq. He previously served as the assistant chief of staff for logistics for the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea, providing sustainment support for three separate Brigades and over 10,000 troops. Colonel Arnold (Ret) was commissioned from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 as a Transportation Corps Officer and Distinguished Military Graduate. He holds a master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a second master's degree in Military Arts and Sciences from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He also represented the US Army as a National Security Affairs Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University for the academic year of 2014-2015.
"I am very excited to join the Savantage team and look forward to bringing my experiences and knowledge to continue to develop Savantage's presence and foot print in the DLA", stated Colonel Arnold (Ret). Savantage is a prime contractor for the J6 Enterprise Technology Services (JETS) IDIQ contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). JETS is a $6B Total Ceiling Value vehicle with an eight year period of performance. As a Prime contractor on the unrestricted track, Savantage competes for task orders to support technology service requirements across the DLA Information Operations Enterprise, and program offices, in all 21 task areas.
"We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the Savantage team," said Ms. Kazor. "His long track record of leadership in the U.S. Army and within the Army logistics community will be a significant asset to our company."
About Savantage Solutions
Savantage Solutions is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Rockville, Maryland that provides a wide range of consulting, integration, technology and support solutions and services to Federal agencies. A CMMI® Level 3 Rated company, and an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization, Savantage is a leading provider of software development, business consulting and program management support services. One of only five vendors of financial management systems certified for federal use by the GSA's Financial Systems Integration Office (FSIO), Savantage takes pride in its emphasis on service excellence. For more information, please contact Ayesha Rahman at 301-258-5600 or by email: [email protected]