Michele Engelhart serves as vice president and director of strategy and positioning at SRA International, where she leads development of corporate strategy and works with business developers.
She also oversees capture and proposal resources intended to identify, bid and win business with U.S. federal government clients.
The 29-year GovCon industry veteran previously served as senior VP of corporate business development at Galaxy Scientific Corp., where she created a centralize corporate business development organization.
Engelhart partipates in professional organizations such as TechAmerica, the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Industry Advisory Council.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Franklin and Marshall College and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University.
Bob Tamaru serves as director of technology and strategic development for Argon ST, a Boeing subsidiary within the electronic and mission systems division of the network and space systems business.
The 16-year company veteran also serves as the division’s technology integrator and works in the C4ISR market.
Prior to his current position, he led the business development organization for more than a year, ran operational business areas and led open systems architectures for the COMINT/IO product lines.
Tamaru joined Argon ST in 1997 after serving as software director in Raytheon’s electronic systems group.
He joined Raytheon in 1994 upon that company’s acquisition of E-Systems, which he joined in 1989 after E-Systems purchased Engineering Research Associates in 1989.
Tamaru started his career in 1977 at HRB Singer.
Tamaru holds a bachelor’s degree in systems and control engineering and a master’s degree in computer heuristics and numerical methods.
He has also done doctoral work computer science, concentrated in artificial intelligence.
John Jannazo is the director of military programs for Cubic Defense Applications Inc., a Cubic Corp. subsidiary.
Jannazo supports CDA programs in the Washington area. Cubic said he works with both new and existing customers in order to develop business and support corporate activities.
Prior to joining Cubic in 2006, Jannazo held both private and public sector positions. He served director of business development for Integrated Defense Technologies and serving as a county commissioner in northwest Florida.
Jannazo held various command positions and accumulated 3,400 flying hours while serving in the Air Force as a command pilot. His staff tours included leadership in acquisition innovation, initiating and leading programs in the training, ranges and flight simulation areas.
Jannazo earned his commission as Reserve Officer Training Corp-distinguished graduate.
Jannazo earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He holds his master’s degree in modern U.S. and European history from Wright State University.
Jannazo is also a graduate of the Air Force’s professional military officer education programs and the Defense Systems Management College.
Nolan Jones of NIC Inc.
Nolan Jones is vice president of eGovernment innovation at NIC Inc., a government portal provider and partner.
In his position, Jones is responsible for leading research and development at NIC. The company said he played a part in developing the first official government applications for both the iPhone and iPad.
Jones has 15 years of experience with the government sector. Prior to his current position, was the chief information officer for the Colorado Department of Revenue.
He also served as the served as the director of motor vehicles and the manager of tax policy and innovation for the same department.
Jones was also a part of En Technologies, an IBM solutions integration technology company. There he served as general legal council and director of operations.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and a Juris Doctor from the Seattle University Law School.
William Johnston of Deloitte Services LLP
Deloitte Services LLP‘s William Johnston, Jr. is federal chief compliance officer, handling finance and business operations for the company. In this position, he ensures compliance maintenance with federal regulations.
He is the active liaison between Deloitte and government oversight agencies such as Defense Contract Audit Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, among others.
Additionally, Johnston’s role includes ensuring that all federal practice systems effectively include cost accounting, project controllership, contract and subcontract management, pricing and billing.
Johnston has more than 30 years of experience in commercial and government areas as well as accounting, auditing, contracting and business management. Deloitte labels Johnston as a recognized federal sector leader with clients in areas of government, contracting, universities, not-for-profit and aerospace and defense.
Before joining Deloitte, Johnston was a part of PricewaterhouseCoopers as managing director. He also worked for KPMG leading the government contractor services group and for 20 years at Lockheed Martin as director of contracts and vice president of business management.
Johnston holds his bachelor’s in psychology and political science. He earned his master’s of education from Kent State Univeristy and his Juris Doctor from California Western University of Law.