Roster Change

Frank McDonough is joining Guerra, Kiviat, Flyzik & Associates to help develop the consulting firm's state and local business practice. McDonough, 64, spent 38 years working for the federal government, including the last 23 at the General Services Administration.

As GSA's deputy associate administrator for the Office of Intergovernmental Solutions, McDonough was responsible for interacting with officials in other countries and with state and local governments to share best practices and exchange information. He also was a leader in GSA's Trail Boss program during the 1990s.

For more, see "GSA official jumps to consultancy."


Don Teague, AT&T's vice president of sales for civilian agencies, has left the company as part of its restructuring process.

The company has promoted former AT&T Government Solutions president Chris Rooney to head its overall sales team, then promoted Lou Addeo — former vice president of homeland security and national information systems — to take Rooney's place.

Paul McQuillan was promoted to take over federal sales from Teague, whose last day was May 23.

For more, see "AT&T's federal sales chief departs."


Navy Adm. E. P. Giambastiani has been nominated as the new Supreme Allied Commander for Transformation.

The new position is based on NATO's decision last summer to restructure itself. What had been Allied Command Atlantic will now be Supreme Allied Command-Transformation and will be responsible for ensuring the compatibility of applications, platforms and weapons systems among NATO's 19 member nations.

Giambastiani is the commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Va., and is responsible for developing joint concepts and ensuring interoperability within the U.S. armed forces.

For more, see "NATO transformation chief chosen."


Maj. Gen. Steven Boutelle was confirmed by the Senate May 23 to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and succeed retiring Lt. Gen. Peter Cuviello as the Army's chief information officer.

Boutelle is serving as director of information operations, networks and space within the Army CIO's office.

For more, see "New Army CIO to deal with legacy."


David Peed has been named vice president of government services for Qwest Communications International Inc.

Peed, a five-year veteran of Qwest, previously oversaw Qwest's Defense Department contracts and is now responsible for sales and business development for all federal agencies.

For more, see "Qwest names new federal head."


Grady Wright has been appointed as president and chief operating officer of Unitech, the company announced May 28.

Wright brings to Unitech more than 33 years of experience in the fields of information technology and telecommunications. He will oversee the daily operations of the rapidly growing technology and solutions firm.

He previously served as president of the telecommunications division at Computer Sciences Corp. Prior to CSC's acquisition of DynCorp, he was the senior vice president of telecommunications and network solutions at DynCorp. Prior to joining DynCorp, he had a 29-year career with TRW Inc. He served as vice president and deputy general manager of public sector business for the TRW Systems and Information Technology Group in Fairfax, Va.


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