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Maritza Montiel Succeeds Robin Lineberger as Deloitte Federal CEO

MaritzaMontielMaritza Montiel has been appointed chief executive of Deloitte’s federal practice and has succeeded Robin Lineberger, who now serves in a lead client service role.

Montiel is a 40-year firm veteran who most recently served as U.S. deputy CEO and was also head of government relations, quality and risk.

Lineberger’s shift to a client service role is part of a series of executive rotations the firm makes every fiscal year.

He joined Deloitte when it acquired Bearing Point, where he served as EVP of the public services business unit.

Deborah Lee James Nominated as AF Secretary

Deborah-Lee-JamesDeborah Lee James has been nominated to serve as secretary of the U.S. Air Force.

She currently serves as president of the the technology and engineering sector at SAIC and previously served as EVP for communications and government affairs at the McLean,Va.-based contractor.

Her government experience includes time as a staffer on the House Armed Services Committee and service as assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs.

If confirmed, she will become the second female Air Force secretary in history and will succeed interim secretary Eric Fanning.

Jill Tummler Singer Named Deep Water Point Partner

jillsinger-150x150Jill Tummler Singer has joined consulting firm Deep Water Point as a partner, where she will work to help clients win intelligence contracts.

The 27-year government and private sector veteran most recently served as the NRO’s CIO and prior to that as the CIA’s deputy CIO.

“The rapidly changing federal agency environments, programs, rules and budgets are impacting the strategic goals and growth potential of many organizations in the government market,” Singer said.

Singer also has held roles at SAIC, GE Aerospace and IBM.

Steve Comber: SAIC to Build Health Service Database

SteveComberSAIC has won a potential $17 million contract to create a new dental record database for the Indian Health Service.

Steve Comber, an SAIC SVP, said his company aims to help the IHS improve the healthcare of Native Americans through the project.

The IHS provides healthcare services to 566 Alaskan and Native American tribes.

Ken Asbury: CACI Wins VA Electronic Data Task Order

Ken-Asbury-CACI-ExecutiveMosaicCACI has won a $14 million task order to build a data exchange platform for the VA’s electronic record system.

Ken Asbury, CACI president and CEO, said the federal government has made interoperability for health records a priority and the task order fits into the company’s healthcare growth plans.

CACI is tasked with developing a data access service that works to facilitate information sharing between the DoD, VA and other agencies.

The task order falls under a $91 million contract CACI won in October.