FAIRFAX, Va. , Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced that Stewart Simonson has assumed the role of vice president, government affairs. Simonson will report to SRA President and CEO Stan Sloane and will be the senior corporate executive responsible for maintaining effective relations between the company and the U.S. government.
Simonson has more than 18 years of experience, serving in leadership roles in the public and private sectors. Simonson was previously SRA's vice president and director of strategic initiatives within the Global Health business, where he managed thought leadership on key health topics and provided strategic consulting for health-related projects and proposals.
"Stewart has the knowledge, experience and vision we need in this strategic role," said Sloane. "He is a public policy expert and relationship builder, and I am certain he will be a tremendous addition to our executive team."
Prior to joining SRA through the acquisition of Constella Group, LLC, in August 2007 , Simonson led Constella's preparedness practice by launching initiatives to broaden the company's extensive preparedness expertise and its support of both public and private sector constituents. Before Constella, Simonson spent nearly five years with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where he served in several senior positions, including deputy general counsel and assistant secretary for public health emergency preparedness. Earlier in his career, he was chief legal counsel to the governor of Wisconsin . Simonson is a member of the D.C. and Wisconsin bars.
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SRA and its subsidiaries are dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government and global health markets. Founded in 1978, the company and its subsidiaries have expertise in such areas as air surveillance and air traffic management; contract research organization (CRO) services; cybersecurity; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; logistics; public health preparedness; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; and wireless integration.
FORTUNE(R) magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for ten consecutive years. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 6,900 employees serving clients from headquarters in Fairfax, Va. , and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
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