|SRA Appoints Deborah H. Alderson Executive Vice President, Strategic Development|
Brings 25 Years of Experience in Government Services Business
FAIRFAX, Va., Nov 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations, today announced the appointment of Deborah "Deb" Alderson as Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, reporting to SRA President and CEO Dr. William "Bill" L. Ballhaus.
In the newly formed role, Alderson will provide expert guidance on penetrating new markets and developing large, strategic customer accounts while working across the company's business Groups and Growth organization to support the development and implementation of its corporate strategy.
"We are delighted to have Deb as a member of the SRA team," said Ballhaus. "Deb has spent her entire career in the government services industry, and will be a strong asset to SRA as we grow our footprint across the government sector."
Alderson brings more than 25 years of experience in the government services business. She has led large organizations focused on technical services, logistics, C4I, systems engineering and integration in support of federal government customers, including the Department of Homeland Security and all branches of the Armed Forces.
"I have long admired SRA for its enduring commitment to their customers and employees," said Alderson. "I am thrilled to join this highly esteemed organization, and I look forward to supporting their solid track record of outstanding performance and excellent reputation in the industry."
Alderson holds bachelor's and master's degrees in science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. She is on the Board of Directors for AFCEA, and is active in the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA), the Air Force Association and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). She has been recognized in the industry as a Washington Post Top 25 Female Executive and as a 2011 Federal 100 Award winner.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA is dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government, health, and intelligence and space markets. Founded in 1978, the company has expertise in such areas as cyber security; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; energy systems and sustainability; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; learning technologies; logistics; public health preparedness; public safety; strategic management consulting; and systems engineering.
SRA employs approximately 7,000 employees serving clients from its headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com .
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SOURCE: SRA International, Inc.