Stacy Mendler of Alion Science and Technology
As Alion Science and Technology‘s chief operation officer, Stacy Mendler is responsible for maintaining satisfaction with current business as well as growing new business opportunities. She initiates and manages special projects for both the CEO and the company as well.
She first joined the company’s team in 1998 as chief administrative officer. She handled responsibilities for administrative infrastructure such as information technology, contracts, subcontracts, procurement, property, marketing and human resources among other tasks.
While she handled responsibility for establishing corporate policies and procedures, she also played a role in special projects, such as coordinating business development meetings, reviewing proposals and possible acquisitions and coordinating strategies for corporate projects.
Before joining Alion’s team, Mendler was a part of SAIC, holding positions of increasing responsibility. She was the company’s vice president and contracts manager for the energy and environments group in her last five years with the company.
Mendler earned her B.B.A in Marketing from James Madison University and her master’s in contracts and acquisition management from Florida Institute of Technology.
She is a member of both Alion’s ESOP Committee as well as the Board of Directors for Human Factors Applications.
Christopher Giusti, Capgemini
Christopher Giusti is the chief financial officer and chief operating officer for Herndon, Va.-based Capgemini Government Solutions, a subsidiary of Capgemini.
Giusti is responsible for all operations regarding finance and administration including contracts, human resources, security, information technology and facilities.
An industry veteran with nearly four decades of experience, Giusti joined Capgemini (previously Ernst & Young) in 1997 as a consultant, having served clients in multiple industries.
Prior to joining Capgemini, Giusti was a senior engineer with Lockheed Martin where he managed requirements and integration in multi-contractor programs for the Defense Department. These programs involved software, hardware, testing, planning, operations and support for mission critical assets.
Previously, Giusti led an operations team for General Electric‘s aerospace division, supporting real-time communications and information systems including migration to a new platform, resulting in end-users receiving an expanded suite of products.
Giusti graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical and biomedical engineering. He also holds an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke and a master’s degree in systems engineering from Virginia Tech.