Who & Where

Rising Star 2015

Michael Wheeless

Michael Wheeless successfully demonstrated that commercial smartphones and tablets could connect securely from Navy ships to networks back ashore.

2015 Rising Star

Erica McCann

Erica McCann makes recommendations about legislative and regulatory actions that affect the contracting environment, which benefits both government and industry.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Evan Chan

At JPL, Evan Chan helped lead the creation of paperless procurement and augmented-reality initiatives.

Rising Star 2013

Christina Prat

Christina Prat's management helps Border Patrol agents get the data they need quickly and accurately to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Andrew Yuen

Andrew Yuen completely revamped the EPA's website to make it easier for users to find the information they need.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Nicholas Keshavarz-Nia

Noblis' Nicholas Keshavarz-Nia led development and deployment of an automated continuous monitoring solution that he now uses to support FedRAMP.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Mark Naggar

Mark Naggar's innovative approach to acquisition at the Department of Health and Human Services has touched off a reform effort that is spreading to other agencies.

Rising Star 2013

Young leaders to watch -- in 2016 and beyond

Here are 14 young women and men -- in agencies and the private sector alike -- who are overachieving in their current roles and distinguishing themselves as the likely leaders of tomorrow.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Lindsay Burack

Lindsay Burack helped streamline the National Cancer Institute's Cancer.gov website, making it more user-friendly and adding support for social sharing.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Katherine Mullins

Katherine Mullins has been instrumental in enabling all levels of government to communicate securely via the Homeland Security Information Network.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Regina Kassar

At Red Team Consulting, Kassar helped small and midtier companies find opportunities in the federal marketplace.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Michael H. Brody

Michael Brody has a unique ability to reconcile mission needs with privacy protections, which requires close collaboration with DHS' many independent-minded components.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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