ConceptSolutions names new business chief

ConceptSolutions, an information management and technology consulting company serving commercial, government and military organizations, has named Harry Thomas Newman director of business development. He will be specializing in Defense Department intelligence contracts.

During Newman’s 12-year career in the DOD Intelligence Information Systems community, he has helped companies secure contract awards totaling more than $5.5 billion, according to a company statement released today.

Since 1998, Newman has led the business development efforts at General Dynamics Information Technology, where he was responsible for securing contracts.

The contracts included:

  • The Counterintelligence Field Activity, worth $7 million.
  • The Defense Intelligence Agency’s Human Intelligence Operational Communications Network, worth $12 million.
  • The preservation of existing Intelligence Information, Command and Control, Equipment and Enhancements business base, valued at $12 million.
Before he came to General Dynamics, Newman served as a business development specialist at BTG from 1995 to 1998. Before that, he was a program support specialist at Bell Atlantic, where he was assigned to the Advanced Technology Demonstration Network.

Newman earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Marymount University in 1994.

“With his exemplary track record building business in the defense intelligence community, Tom Newman gives ConceptSolutions a decisive edge in winning new and expanding our existing DOD contracts,” Phong Mai, president and chief executive officer, ConceptSolutions, said in the statement. “Mr. Newman significantly strengthens our efforts in the public sector.”

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

Featured

  • Defense
    Soldiers from the Old Guard test the second iteration of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) capability set during an exercise at Fort Belvoir, VA in Fall 2019. Photo by Courtney Bacon

    IVAS and the future of defense acquisition

    The Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System has been in the works for years, but the potentially multibillion deal could mark a paradigm shift in how the Defense Department buys and leverages technology.

  • Cybersecurity
    Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

    Mayorkas announces cyber 'sprints' on ransomware, ICS, workforce

    The Homeland Security secretary announced a series of focused efforts to address issues around ransomware, critical infrastructure and the agency's workforce that will all be launched in the coming weeks.

Stay Connected