Fairfax, VA, July 12, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Borenstein Group, a leading Business-to-Government strategic marketing communications firm is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alvin Pesachowitz, former senior federal executive, to its corporate Advisory Board. Mr. Pesachowitz has over 30 years of Federal government experience including ten years in the management of budget and finance programs and systems including Senior Executive Service (SES) positions as Budget Director, Acting Comptroller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Over last past ten years of his federal career, he also directed information technology programs in the federal sector.
Mr. Pesachowitz’s last federal position was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Associate Assistant Administrator for the EPA’s Office of Environmental Information. In that role, he successfully led the Y2K conversion initiative, managed the 50 million-hit per month website, and developed and managed EPA’s environmental data warehouse.
Mr. Pesachowitz is very active and influential in the federal IRM business community. He has held committee chair and other leadership positions in government IT organizations including: Federal Information Resources Management Policy Council (Co-Chair, ‘94-’95); Federal Data Center Directors (Advisory Board from 1990-1994); Federal Chief Information Officers Council (Vice Chair in 1997); EPA’s Representative on the President’s Year 2000 Council (1998-2000); and Government Information Technology Service Board.
Mr. Pesachowitz was selected for SES, EPA, in 1987. In 1991 and again, in 1998, he won the U.S. President’s Meritorious Service Award. Three times, he was awarded Federal Computer Week’s prestigious “Top 100 Information Manager Award.” Mr. Pesachowitz was inducted into the Government Computer News IT Hall of Fame in November 2000.
Mr. Pesachowitz has been an independent consultant since November of 2003. He provides federal strategy and business development services to several companies including Grant Thornton, NCS Pearson, INDUS, Compubahn, Guident and ATS Corporation. Prior to this role as an independent consultant, he was a senior manager at Grant Thornton from June of 2000 until November 2003 providing IT consulting as Director of Business Development for the Global Public Sector Group.
Gal Borenstein, Borenstein’s CEO, noted: “Mr. Pesachowitz's strategic addition to The Borenstein Group’s Board of Advisors further demonstrates our commitment to help deliver customer-focused strategic communications solutions to B2G clients and government agencies. Our board members know how government works and complement Borenstein’s well-rounded creative and strategic talents. Combined, it provides customers a well-rounded perspective on the best ways to achieve their mission in this challenging marketing terrain.”
About The Borenstein Group
The Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated branding, marketing communications, advertising and public relations agency that specializes in serving the strategic needs of market leaders in the business-to-business and business-to-government sectors. Its sector specialty areas include information technology, business and financial services, federal contractors, telecom, life sciences and government. With headquarters in Northern Virginia, Borenstein Group's mission is to develop, build, deploy and maintain business brands in tough-to-crack vertical and horizontal markets through fusion of strategic positioning and effective business communications. To learn more about The Borenstein Group, please visit www.BorensteinGroup.com