FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced that it has appointed Sujey Edward as Vice President of its Agile Center of Excellence and Sheri Neely as Vice President of Mission Critical Software Development.
Edward will be responsible for heading up Salient's Agility as a ServiceSM (AaaSSM) distinction, enabling customers to realize the benefits of agile solutions including cost reduction, risk reduction, and accountability. AaaSSM provides the infusion of the right amount of disciplined processes, using CMMI Level 3 to ensure quality and repeatability in combination with its Talent Operations Center (TOC) to provide a unique capability to scale up or down based on customers' need.
Edward brings a full understanding of the operational challenges in implementing agile processes on federal and commercial programs. Edward builds high-performance teams and most recently served as an agile coach for several organizations including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Transportation Security Administration, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas. As Vice President, Edward will focus on best practices for delivering scaled agile solutions to agencies and organizations that understand the importance of rapid delivery and finding leaner approaches.
Neely will be responsible for leading and expanding mission critical software development engagements. She will also lead Salient teams in software engineering and IT infrastructure supporting mission critical systems for the Federal Civilian market.
Neely, formerly LIST Innovative Solution's (LIST) Vice President of Operations, has been supporting project execution in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) markets. Prior to LIST, Neely served as Vice President and Deputy Business Unit Director at SRA International, supporting federal civilian agencies including the United States Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Office of Personnel Management. As Vice President, Neely will focus on mission-critical areas for Salient's longstanding partnerships to help evolve the company's capabilities within federal civilian market.
"The appointments of Sujey and Sheri are important milestones that will enable our team to maintain a strong strategic focus on the integration of technology, systems, and solutions," says Bill Parker, COO of Salient. "Their leadership and forward thinking play an integral role in sustaining Salient's growth. We look forward to the immediate contributions they will bring to benefit our customers."
About Salient Federal Solutions: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of IT and engineering solutions enabling government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise, and technical solutions. The company works to accelerate mission impact by delivering highly adaptable technology services, engineering solutions, and domain expertise enabling customers to rapidly meet the pressing requirements of today, while anticipating tomorrow's evolving challenges. Salient Federal Solutions is headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with offices in McLean, Colorado Springs, St. Louis, Norfolk, Orlando, San Diego, and Tampa. More information is available at www.salientfed.com.
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