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Small-biz Powertek gets prominent ex-fed as COO

Dan Mintz, former chief information officer of the Transportation Department, has joined Powertek Corp. as the company’s chief operating officer.

After leaving Transportation at the end of the Bush administration, Mintz joined Computer Sciences Corp. as the chief technology officer of CSC’s civil and health group.

Powertek of Rockville, Md., is an 8(a) woman-owned small business offering services and solutions in information sharing and analysis, systems integration, software engineering, IT support, consulting and financial management services.

Mintz was hired in part for his interest in areas such as social networking, open government, and cybersecurity, the company said.

“I am pleased that Dan is joining Powertek and am confident that his extensive experience in the government and private sector will enable us to offer our customers a fresh perspective for approaching critical Government initiatives while continuing to provide the highest level of service,” said Nancy Scott, Powertek president.

Posted by Nick Wakeman on Feb 22, 2010 at 12:10 PM


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