2022 Pinnacle Awards

November 30, 2022

The Ritz-Carlton | McLean, VA

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Meet the 2022 Award Winners

Judges

Judge

Tim Keenan - Founder, Keenan & Associates

Brad Antle
Independent Board Member

Judge

Deborah Dunie, Board Member of SAIC

Pamela Drew
Independent Board Member

Judge

Deborah Dunie, Board Member of SAIC

Sid Fuchs
Independent Board Member

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

DMI

Gold Sponsor

CGI

Silver Sponsors

Table Sponsors

Award Sponsor

Holland & Knight

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2022 Award Finalists

Artificial Intelligence

Executive of the Year

Private

Theresa Cauble
ASRC Federal

Thiag Loganathan
Cardinality.ai

Kristen Cheman
LMI

Artificial Intelligence

Executive of the Year

Public

Ian McCulloh
Accenture Federal Services

Ryan Legge
BigBear.ai

Thomas Siebel
C3 AI

Joseph Zirilli
Parsons Corporation

Jason Meil
SAIC

Business Development

Executive of the Year

Private

John Steckel
AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Darryle Conway
Constellis

Christina Seiden
Excella

Tim Patterson
Intelligent Waves

Sima Shahin
Rancher Government Solutions

David Hearding
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Business Development

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Nick Michaelides
Cisco

Stephen Marker
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Chris Reichert
Hexagon US Federal

Michelle Rudnicki
NetApp

Gil Smith
Philips

Climate Change

Executive of the Year

Government

Dee Siegel
Executive Office of the President

Kevin Kampschroer
GSA

David Herring
NOAA

Lidia Berger
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Richard G. Kidd IV
U.S. DoD

Joseph Bryan
U.S. DoD

Climate Change

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Nathan Smith
Cadmus

Climate Change

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Darby Chellis Bade
GDIT

Marian Van Pelt
ICF

Bill Johnson
Leidos

Cloud

Executive of the Year

Government

Sharon Woods
DISA

Wanda Jones Heath
U.S. Air Force

Dr. Raj Iyer
U.S. Army

Sonny Bhagowalia
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Danielle Metz
U.S. DoD

Dawei Jiang
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Cloud

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Joseph Flynn
Boomi

Matthew Shaver
BrainGu

Enrique Oti
Second Front Systems

Cloud

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Amy Giovannucci
Accenture Federal Services

Max Peterson
Amazon Web Services

Lynn Martin
Google

Cameron Chehreh
Intel

Peter O’Donoghue
Leidos

Teresa Carlson
KnightSwan Acquisition Corporation

Ravi Raghava
SAIC

Contracts

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Miyanda Hanson
Buchanan & Edwards

Corionna Canada
Criterion Systems, Inc.

Szu Yang
Peraton

Kimberly Parker
SOSi

Peter Gaaserud
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Contracts

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Patricia Bahr
Hexagon US Federal

Kim Denver
Leidos

Cristina Smolkin
QinetiQ Inc

Cybersecurity

Executive of the Year

Government

Daniel Ritz
DHS CISA

Kosta Kalpos
Executive Office of the President

Monica Farah-Stapleton
Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Office

Brian Conrad
GSA

Morgan Adamski
NSA

Aaron Bishop
U.S. Air Force

Cybersecurity

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Amanda Kane
Guidehouse

Wen Masters
MITRE

Ted Ross
SpyCloud

Bill Rucker
Trustwave Government Solutions

Joe Logue
Two Six Technologies

Cybersecurity

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Amanda Satterwhite
Accenture Federal Services

Shawn Henry
CrowdStrike

Brian Morrison
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Steve Faehl
Microsoft

Dan Rolph
Parsons Corporation

John DeSimone
Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Michael Epley
Red Hat

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Rob Smith
Amentum

Dawn-Marie Gray
Cadmus

Ellen Rice Chever
LMI

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Kary James
ICF

Dr. Arvenita Washington Cherry, Ph.D.
Maximus

Cheryl Wade
Teladoc Health

DoD

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Anita Carleton
Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Instiute

Keoki Jackson
MITRE

Tom Portlock
Odyssey Systems

Bill Vantine
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

DoD

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Bill Marion
Accenture Federal Services

Meisha Lutsey
CACI

Wes Anderson
Microsoft

Tamara Greenspan
Oracle

Shawn Purvis
QinetiQ Inc

Josh Jackson
SAIC

Executive Assistant

EA of the Year

Private Company

Gloria Bradley
Arcfield

Erin Miles
DMI

Keon Burton
The Asia Group, LLC

Audrey Bird
ViaPath Technologies

Executive Assistant

EA of the Year

Public Company

Esin Sarioglu
CGI Federal

MeeRan Anderson
Leidos

Susie Ponzoo-Lasri
Parsons Corporation

Wendy Choate
Salesforce

Carol Ford
Serco Inc.

Givers of GovCon

Previously Recorded WashingtonExec Podcast**

Terrianne Lord
Accenture Federal Services

Trish Manghelli
Arcfield

Nancy Laben
Booz Allen Hamilton

Seán Morris
Deloitte

Tim Solms
Dun & Bradstreet

Mark Lee
ICF

Melissa Dueñas
Leidos

Tammy McChain
NTT Data

David Egts
Mulesoft

Healthcare

Executive of the Year

Government

Lyndsay Bottichio
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quentin Tyson
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Elizabeth McNamara
FDA CDRH

Dr. Christian Hassell
Health and Human Services

Matt Eisenberg
NIH

Pamela Smith
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Aaron Drew, PhD
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Healthcare

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Antonina Shtilkind
Brillient Corporation

Healthcare

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Roman Salasznyk
Booz Allen Hamilton

Jennifer Welham
ICF

Liz Porter
Leidos

Lisa Slaughter
Maximus

HR

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Tani Moore
Aeyon LLC

Chris Braccio
AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Janet Brewer
Arcfield

Kerri Morehart
Cadmus

John Reing
Peraton

Jessica Artz
ViaPath Technologies

HR

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Caryn McGarry
ICF

Rebecca Kenawell
Maximus

Tammy Brown
Optum Serve

Daniela Walrath
QinetiQ Inc

Intelligence

Executive of the Year

Private Company

David Cerne
Acclaim Technical Services

Intelligence

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Kelly Ferrell
GDIT

Chris Bellios
Hexagon US Federal

Roy Stevens
Leidos

John McNiff
Microsoft

Neil Sims
Parsons Corporation

Marketing

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Jesse Humphrey
DMI

Brad Mascho
Empower AI

Joy Jarrett
Guidehouse

Kelly Harris
ID Technologies

Matt McQueen
Peraton

Don Poole
Rancher Government Solutions

Marketing

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Andre Kearns
Amazon Web Services

Shab Nassirpour
ECS

Eva Skidmore
Salesforce

National Security / DHS

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Jacqueline Marsteller
Brillient Corporation

Shannon White
Guidehouse

Ashley Brush
MetroStar Systems, LLC

James Kennedy
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

National Security / DHS

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Clay Goldwein
CGI Federal

Maurine Fanguy
Accenture Federal Services

Space

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Steve Hyde
Arcfield

Space

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Clint Crosier
Amazon Web Services

Linda Braun
CACI

Steve Cook
Leidos – Dynetics

Supply Chain

Executive of the Year

Private Company

Lumi Noah
Groundswell

Jennifer Bisceglie
Interos, Inc.

Michael Croll
Sonatype

Supply Chain

Executive of the Year

Public Company

Christopher Hetman
CGI Federal

Eddie Cedeno
Parsons Corporation

Government

TEAM Project of the Year

Center for Medicare/Medicare Plan Payment Group
Retiree Drug Subsidy Program

Department of State
Public Diplomacy Staffing Initiative

NIH
Cybersecurity Modernization Initiative

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Transition Assistance Program

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Cloud Operations and Migration Services Project

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Personal Pronoun Technical Solution

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