August 21, 2013 – Reston, VA – Govplace, a leading value-added reseller and solution provider for the public sector, today announced the appointment of Mark A. Serway as Chief Financial Officer of the company.
Mr. Serway joins Govplace after spending five years with Akima, LLC., where he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Serway brings to Govplace twenty-five years of progressive financial leadership experience in Fortune 500 and middle market companies in both Government and Commercial sectors. Prior to joining Akima, LLC., he served as Chief Financial Officer of Employment Enterprises, Inc. and Paradigm Solutions Corporation. He also served in senior financial leadership positions with Lockheed Martin IT and Getronics Government Solutions.
Govplace, which has been on a consistent growth path over the past decade, has differentiated itself as a trusted advisor to government customers and a model for performance-based contracting, recently adding to its portfolio a number of key solutions for cloud computing, security and mobility and attracting top performers in the federal IT arena to its ranks.
In making the announcement, Adam Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of Govplace, said “Mark brings deep federal marketplace experience and important leadership skills that will drive the planning and execution of our business and financial strategies. In addition, Mark will play a significant role at Govplace as we pursue long-term strategic growth opportunities.”
“We are delighted to have Mark join the Govplace team. He is joining at a pivotal point in our evolution. His experiences will prove invaluable as we expand our reach into new markets, penetrate key segments and launch new services,” Mr. Robinson said.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Serway said, “This is an exciting time to be joining Govplace. The company has made significant strides, is led by a talented team and is positioned to address a very attractive marketplace. I am energized by the challenge and look forward to contributing to the company’s success.”
Govplace designs, deploys, and manages enterprise IT solutions for the public sector. Govplace leverages technical expertise, public sector experience, government contracts, project methodology and a performance-based contracting model to deliver effective IT solutions for government and education. With a core expertise in data center efficiency, Govplace delivers solutions that optimize data center performance, utilization and manageability while reducing operating and infrastructure costs. Govplace also provides solutions in mobility, agile application development, security and cloud computing. Govplace’s has offices in Reston, VA and Irvine, CA. Visit http://www.govplace.com for more details.