ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has named Dr. William Vantine as its next President and CEO. He will join SPA on March 1, 2016. Dr. Vantine will also be a member of the Board of Directors.
Dr. Vantine joins SPA as a seasoned senior executive having led strategic initiatives for many high profile programs in the Defense, Space, Nuclear and Security Industries. Most recently Bill served as the President and CEO of the Los Alamos Technical Associates (LATA), an engineering, technology, and environmental remediation firm supporting the Departments of Energy and Defense as well as numerous commercial clients. Prior to that, he served as the President and COO at the ARES Corporation where he led the company to significant growth over a fifteen year period.
Having founded SPA in 1972, Phillip E. Lantz will turn over his President and CEO responsibilities but will continue as Chairman of the Board. Under his leadership, the three-person company grew to a highly-respected $100M per year organization, providing top-level decision support for numerous important national security programs. Mr. Lantz said that, "I am excited to have Bill join our team and am confident that the vision, initiative and leadership he has demonstrated throughout his career are an excellent fit for SPA. As our President and CEO, while continuing to support our valued clients, he will position us for growth and diversification."
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