Caso becomes VP at Avineon

Avineon has named Russell Caso vice president of strategic development, the company announced today.

In this role, Caso will be responsible for implementing business development efforts, directing corporate initiatives and identifying growth strategies for Avineon's domestic and international expansion. In addition, Caso will be responsible for developing and executing corporate initiatives with Capitol Hill and the executive branch.

Caso has more than 10 years of experience in defense and homeland security policy in the public and private sectors. He most recently spent three years as national security adviser and chief of staff to a former vice chairman of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security committees. In that position, Caso provided guidance on policy decisions such as weapons system development, acquisition policy, information technology solutions, intelligence reform, innovative research and development funding, and homeland security funding. At Avineon, he will lead business development endeavors with the Defense and Homeland Security departments and will strategize growth prospects.

Prior to working on Capitol Hill, Caso was director of business development at Science and Engineering Associates, where he developed new business opportunities with DOD and DHS. Earlier in his career, Caso was a member of the Navy and worked on the personal staffs of the chief of naval operations and the secretary of the Navy.

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