CHANTILLY, Va., March 13 -- GTSI Corp., an Enterprise IT infrastructure solutions and services provider to government, today announced the appointment of Bill Collins as Vice President of Sales for the Department of Defense (DoD). In this position, Mr. Collins will be responsible for setting the direction of the entire DoD organization, and will report to Todd Leto, Senior Vice President of Sales.
"Bill brings tremendous enterprise solutions and services experience in managing and growing business activities within Defense agencies," said Scott Friedlander, GTSI's President and Chief Operating Officer. "As GTSI continues to expand upon its delivery of strategic enterprise infrastructure technology solutions and professional services to our customers, specifically in Defense agencies, it is important to have a proven leader with extensive experience to solve our customer's enterprise level technology needs."
"I'm delighted to once again be a part of this dynamic and exciting company," said Mr. Collins. "I'm coming back to a very different company than the one I left and the transformation GTSI is making to an infrastructure solutions company will enable us to give our customers what they need to do their jobs effectively and efficiently."
For the past seven years, Mr. Collins has been with HP, responsible for growing HP's DoD business. In all, he brings nearly two decades of experience to GTSI, primarily in the areas supporting the Army and the Navy. Most recently, he rose to the level of Director of Army/Navy/Medical for HP. Moreover, he is one of a number of former employees that have returned to GTSI in the past few years. In the 1990's Mr. Collins spent nearly a decade at GTSI leading the Company's DoD sales activities.
Mr. Collins holds a Bachelor of Science from Radford University in Radford, Virginia. He is a member of AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) and AUSA.(Association of the U.S. Army).