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SECAF Names New Board of Directors Leadership

September 10, 2019

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 10, 2019--

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF), the premier organization for the small and emerging government contractor community, announced today the appointment of Matthew Agresti (Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Senior Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager – Business Banking) and Sirena Johnson (Citrin Cooperman, Partner) as Co-Chairs. Richard Pineda (CALIBRE, President) will become Vice-Chair. Mark Melton (Cordia Partners, Partner) will remain as Treasurer, and Mitchell Ross (Puyenpa Services, LLC, President) will become Secretary. Further, Kathryn Freeland (A-TEK, CEO), Meghan Gifford (Octo Consulting Group, Director of Corporate Development), Steve James (Integrated Systems Solutions, President and CEO), Chuck LaRock (Jones Lang LaSalle, Senior Vice President, Brokerage Division), and Vinny Raj (Digilent Consulting, Founder and Managing Director) were all named to the Board of Directors.

“Built on strong leadership, SECAF has excelled at creating an ecosystem where industry and government come together to help one another collaborate, grow, and succeed. I am very excited to be teaming with Sirena as we take the reins on continuing to develop the GovCon community that is unique to our organization,” stated Matthew Agresti.

“I’m honored to have been appointed co-chair of SECAF’s Board of Directors, along with my colleague Matthew Agresti. Having been an active member of the organization for over seven years, I continue to be impressed by the dedication of our members and leadership. My vision is to continue to add meaningful connections and content to members through programs and partnerships with like-minded organizations and to increase awareness of SECAF in the community,” added Sirena Johnson.

Agresti and Johnson succeed Curt Anderson. Anderson has served on the Board since 2016. During his tenure, he developed and delivered numerous programs and initiatives for the organization. Further, he drove SECAF’s mission of providing education, resources, and advocacy vehicles that enable the government contractor community’s success and access to federal opportunities.

SECAF’s full 2019-2020 Board of Directors slate is as follows:

Background on each Board member can be found here.

About the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) enables the small and emerging government contractor to achieve maximum growth in a highly competitive marketplace. Providing members with business resources, access to influencers and government agencies, SECAF is an important resource for a growing company. SECAF also serves the medium to large government contractors, providing invaluable introductions to specialized small businesses that enable the overall contracting community to work successfully in tandem. For more information, visit www.secaf.org.

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CONTACT: Amy Talley

For SECAF

atalley@jeffersoncomm.com

(703) 323-8939

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DEFENSE SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING OTHER DEFENSE

SOURCE: Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)

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