Immersion Adds Operations Director to Leadership Team

Organizational Expert to Boost Company's Scope, Structure

Jun 16, 2010, 16:20 ET from Immersion Consulting

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Immersion Consulting, a provider of program management and subject matter expertise on enterprise-wide business systems for the Department of Defense (DoD), announced today that Kevin Schmitt has joined the firm as Director of Strategic Operations. In this newly created position, Schmitt will increase efficiency in the day-to-day operations of the company in order to expedite the maturation of the firm in its process infrastructure. He will work directly with company President Mary Ahern-Snyder and Chief Executive Officer Dan Smalley.

"After years of strategic and targeted growth, we're ready to take our operations to the next level. We are excited to add Kevin's industry knowledge and business acumen to our leadership team," Ahern-Snyder said. "He is very talented and will be a key stakeholder in our future."

Schmitt has more than 15 years of industry and government experience, most recently as the Navy Headquarters Practice Director at RGS Associates, Inc. (RGS), where he led the practice that advised the Navy's leadership on critical business and technology investment decisions. He is a former U.S. Navy Supply Corps officer, excelling in developing strategic relationships and affordable solutions to difficult organization and transformation initiatives.

"I have always respected and enjoyed working with Immersion," said Schmitt. "At this stage of my career, I value three qualities in my job – good people, good culture, and work that I can be proud of. Immersion provides all three, and I'm exceptionally proud to be a part of the team that will take this company to the next level."

Schmitt holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

About Immersion Consulting

Based in Annapolis, Md., Immersion Consulting is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that improves processes, enterprise systems and cost-efficiency of government travel for customers throughout the Department of Defense (DoD). Immersion focuses on the needs of DoD agencies and being a trusted leader of change, from providing training and implementation to guiding policy. DoD and other government agencies can access Immersion's solutions via their website,

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