Washington, DC, March 11, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- SGIS, a national government contracting firm, has appointed Catherine Chang as Senior Contracts Administrator, effective immediately. Chang manages SGIS contracts and is responsible for reviewing, negotiating and authoring contracts and contract policies and procedures. She also advises SGIS employees on any contract issues, requirements, risk reviews and assessments and serves as the main point-of-contact for several SGIS contracts. Chang is based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area office.
“We are thrilled to have Catherine join the SGIS team,” said SGIS CEO Hany Girgis. “Her legal expertise and knowledge of government contracting will be true assets to the company, allowing SGIS to remain competitive when going after new contracts and recompetes. We are confident in Catherine’s abilities and look forward to what she will accomplish for SGIS.”
Prior to joining SGIS, Chang served as a Contract and Proposal Manager for a national provider of mass notification solutions. In this role, she provided full life cycle contract administration for federal, state and local government contractors. She was also a Contracts Manager for an international wireless communication service provider, a role in which she managed all aspects of commercial contract negotiations for the company’s corporate center, marketing, human resources, sales and network engineering operations. Chang has previously served as an Associate Attorney, Attorney-at-law and a Contracts Administration Law Clerk. Her outstanding work performance has been recognized on numerous occasions. Chang is the two-time recipient of an Award for Excellence for successful negotiations of enterprise impacting engagements resulting in a savings of millions of dollars during the life of an agreement.
Chang holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in political science from the University of Maryland, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She also holds a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from American University Washington College of Law. Chang is a member of the Maryland Bar Association and is licensed to practice law for the Maryland Court of Appeals. She is also a member of the District of Maryland United States Bankruptcy Court.
SGIS provides services and solutions that help to protect the United States and its citizens from threats, provides advanced tools to soldiers who defend the nation and assists government agencies in running their business more effectively. SGIS has teamed with numerous organizations within the Intelligence, Homeland Security and Defense communities to help them achieve mission success. The company specializes in the areas of Intelligence Analysis, Information Technology, Engineering, Systems Integration, Training and Cyber Security solutions.
SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
SGIS has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SGIS was named to the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation. SGIS also ranked #10 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2008 Hot 100 List of the Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, was named to the 2008 Inc. 5000 and ranked #19 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Fast 50 list of the Fastest-Growing Government IT Companies. Other accolades include being named to the Military Training Technology (MT2) 2008 Top Simulation Companies List, being selected for the 2007 Inc. 500 list and ranking #2 on Washington Technology’s 2007 Fast 50 list. In 2006, SGIS was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market.
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