Former GSA and VA Executive Frank E. Lalley to Lead Veterans Affairs Operations at Engineering Services Network

Oct 03, 2011, 10:15 ET from Engineering Services Network Inc. (ESN)

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network Inc. (ESN), an engineering and technology solutions company that provides services to DoD and other federal agencies, announced today that it has named Frank E. Lalley as its Executive Director of Veterans Affairs Operations.

ESN specializes in providing best-in-industry, end-to-end IT solutions, program management support, engineering services, as well as financial management consulting for federal agencies.

"We welcome Frank Lalley to the ESN team," said ESN CEO Raymond F. Lopez, Jr. "He is a senior executive whose expertise includes information technology policy and reengineering projects for agencies as diverse as DoD, GSA, FEMA and the VA."

Before joining ESN, Lalley was an adviser to the assistant administrator for disaster operations and the chief information officer of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security.

While at FEMA, Lalley served as the telecommunications adviser to the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for Gulf Coast Recovery and as a leader of the Baton Rouge, LA, Joint Field Office Communications Unit. He represented FEMA in meetings with senior officials of federal, state and local government agencies.

From 1998 to 2002, Lalley served as an assistant commissioner of the General Services Administration. In that role, he was responsible for the federal government's $1 billion annual long-distance telecommunications programs.

Lalley's career includes positions with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Department of Energy and the Federal Energy Administration. From 1994-98, he was associate deputy assistant secretary for telecommunications at the Veterans Affairs. From 1990-94, he served as associate deputy assistant secretary for information resources policy and oversight at Veterans Affairs; from 1987-90, he was director of information management and statistics at Veterans Affairs.

Said Lalley, "ESN is all about veterans helping veterans by improving the information systems and networks the VA uses to provide benefits and medical care."

ESN provides government services: information technology, health IT, engineering and technical support, strategic and program management, testing and evaluation, and operations support for the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, and other federal agencies.

(Engineering Services Network, Inc.) is a trusted leader in engineering and technology solutions. For more than a decade, we have been proudly standing shoulder to shoulder with our military and government customers, delivering critical services for missions that matter. ESN provides services in several key areas: information technology and health IT, engineering and technical support; strategic and program management; testing and evaluation; and operations support.

Based in Arlington, VA, ESN has regional and field offices throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Founded in 1995, ESN is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has achieved CMMI® ML 2 for Development Version 1.2. ESN customers include the VA, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, Military Sealift Command, Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. Visit us at  ESN is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).  

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