2018 WashingtonExec Pinnacle Awards

November 1, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton in Tyson’s Corner

2018 Pinnacle Awards Winners

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

Artificial Intelligence Executive of the Year

Melvin Greer, Intel

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year

Tim Patterson, CACI

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

Healthcare Executive of the Year

Kristine Martin Anderson, Booz Allen Hamilton

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

STEM Advocate of the Year

Joyce Abbey, SAIC

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

National Security Executive of the Year

Stephanie Mango, CGI

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

General Manager of the Year

Sandy Gillespie, NCI

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

Business Development Executive of the Year

RJ Kolton, DSA

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

Hall of Fame Executive of The Year

Donna Morea, Board Member of SAIC and Suntrust

2018 Pinnacle Award Winner

Intelligence Executive of the Year

Rick Wagner, ManTech

Executive Assistant of the Year:


  • Monica Carter, Perspecta
  • Maria Cornell, CGI Federal
  • Stephanie Crawford, MAXIMUS
  • Tina Ferguson, ManTech International
  • Jessica Gomez Phillips, Engility Corp.

Executive Assistant of the Year:


  • Terra Baker, SOS International
  • Patrice Johnson, ASRC Federal
  • Linda Jones, LGS Innovations
  • Erin Miles, DMI
  • LaCresha Mirrielees, NTT DATA

IT Innovator of the Year (Government):

  • Jose Arrieta, Health and Human Services Department
  • Molly Cain, Homeland Security Department
  • Charlie Fields, Defense Information Systems Agency
  • Ryan Vega, Veterans Affairs Department
  • Gary Washington, Agriculture Department

A special thank you to the 2018 Pinnacle Awards sponsors