Stephen Kearney was named last week as senior vice president for corporate
and business development at the U.S. Postal Service. He will be responsible
for developing new business opportunities and electronic business solutions
for the Postal Service.
Kearney previously was treasurer and vice president of ePayments at USPS,
where he was responsible for the development and implementation of many
initiatives, including major improvements in the cash management related
to the Postal Service's $63 billion in revenue.
Al Pesachowitz, former chief information officer at the Environmental Protection
Agency, has been appointed director of Information Technology Consulting
for Grant Thornton LLP's Global Government Group. The Global Government
Group primarily has been providing accounting, finance, management and IT
consulting services to its public-sector clients. Pesachowitz will lead
the customer development, service and delivery efforts for the government
IT consulting group.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Pesachowitz was the CIO and associate assistant
administrator for the EPA's Office of Environmental Information.
See related story: "EPA's CIO heading to the private sector" [FCW.com, March 22, 2000]
Jacada Ltd., a provider of e-business infrastructure software, last week
named Aileen Bloom director of federal business development and Andrew Feinsot
manager of federal sales manager. The company also announced the launch
of its public-sector business unit, which has its headquarters in McLean,
Va. The company's solutions are installed at the departments of the Interior
and Treasury and the Air Force.
Retired Vice Adm. Jerry Tuttle this month was named president of the software
development company Rel-Tek Systems &Design Inc. Tuttle previously
was president of ManTech Systems Engineering Corp. and senior vice president
of ManTech International Corp.
While with the Navy, Tuttle's positions included being director of command,
control and communications systems on the Joint Staff and deputy director
for intelligence at the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Betsy Barclay this week was named vice president of government affairs for
the E*Trade Group Inc.'s newly established government affairs group. She
most recently worked at the Bond Market Association where she oversaw legislative
affairs on behalf of the association's securities firms and banks. In addition,
Shawn Yadon joined E*Trade as director of government affairs, overseeing
state and local issues.
Candace Freedenberg this week was named program manager for the Web enablement
for images as information division within Eastman Kodak Co.'s commercial
and government systems business unit. Her new position includes interfacing
with business partners and customers in managing the creation of new World
Wide Web image information products. Freedenberg started at Kodak in 1996
as a program manager in the technology development area for optical products.
In addition, Peter LaPlaca was named Web product manager for images as information
within at Eastman Kodak's commercial and government systems unit. LaPlaca,
who joined the company in May, will identify new value-added image information
products and services to be delivered on the Web.