|Donald Edwards Joins SRA|
FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of information technology (IT) services and solutions to U.S. federal government organizations, announced that Donald E. Edwards has joined the Company as Senior Advisor for Homeland Security. His extensive experience in federal, state and local government will enable him to provide SRA clients, including the National Guard Bureau, with specific insight for expanding and enhancing their homeland security programs.
Before joining SRA, Edwards served as Vice President and Senior Analyst for the Strategic Assessment Center at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he managed IT programs for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). His experience included management of an advanced technology integration demonstration for the Director of Military Support at DoD, a long distance learning program for peacekeepers with a U.S. Army airborne corps, and a homeland defense assessment for the National Guard Bureau.
In 1997, Edwards retired as a Major General after a 38-year career in the U.S. Army, including 16 years as Vermont's Adjutant General. In this position, he founded the Army National Guard's Mountain Warfare School, directed the installation of the Reserve Component Automation System in the Vermont National Guard, and managed complex Army National Guard projects using advanced IT capabilities such as distance learning. Edwards also has experience as a local first responder and with state-level committees representing first responders. He has served as President of the Adjutant Generals Association of the U.S. and Vice President of the National Guard Association of the U.S.
"Don is a proven leader who will further strengthen our homeland security team," said Ernst Volgenau, SRA President and CEO. "I believe our clients will benefit from his many years of experience in developing and managing major government programs."
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA is a leading provider of information technology services and solutions including strategic consulting; systems design, development, and integration; and outsourcing and operations management -- to clients in national security, health care and public health, and civil government markets. The Company also delivers business solutions for text and data mining, contingency and disaster response planning, information assurance, and enterprise systems management.
Fortune(R) magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" for four consecutive years. The Company's 2,100 employees serve clients from its headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, and offices across the country. For additional information on SRA, please visit http://www.sra.com .
Any statements in this press release about future expectations, plans, and prospects for SRA, including statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," "will," and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: our dependence on our contracts with federal government agencies, particularly within the U.S. Department of Defense, for substantially all of our revenues, our ability to maintain our GSA schedule contracts and our position as a prime contractor on government-wide acquisition contracts, and other factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2002 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 30, 2002. In addition, the forward- looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of January 7, 2003. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to January 7, 2003. SOURCE SRA International, Inc.
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