Career Progressions

Parsons, Pasadena, California, has appointed Christian S. “Chris” Alexander as global business development director of Parsons Government Services Incorporated.

Rebecca Bill Chavez has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy (Western hemisphere affairs), Washington, D.C. 

Ideal Industries Incorporated, Sycamore, Illinois, has promoted Jim Falotico to business unit manager of its Precision Tool Group.

Joe Mauro has been named business development manager with Barrett USA LLC, Rochester, New York.

Amy Searight has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as principal director for East Asia, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN, will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

SM&A, Irvine, California, has appointed Alden V. Munson as chairman of the board.

Alan F. Estevez has been assigned as principal deputy undersecretary of defense (acquisition, technology and logistics), Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Valerie K. Huegel, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Vice Adm. Mike Malone, USN (Ret.), has joined Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, California, as a consultant to the Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division.

Rear Adm. Mark J. Belton, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Joseph Brady has been named vice president of Department of Defense Operations for the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, office of Hi-Tec Systems Incorporated. 

Stephen W. Preston has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as Department of Defense general counsel, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. William K. Davis, USN, will be assigned as vice chief of information, U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Russell E. Allen, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.

Alion Science and Technology, McLean, Virginia, has promoted Rod Riddick to manager of the Engineering and Integration Solutions Sector.

Knowledge Consulting Group, Reston, Virginia, has appointed Terry DiVittorio as vice president, cybersecurity strategy and solutions development. 

John S. Albanese has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as general counsel, Washington Headquarters Services and Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Col. Sam C. Barrett, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director, Central Command Deployment and Distribution Operations Center, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia.

Information International Associates Inc., Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has named Stephen C. Malone director of the Homeland Security and Information Analysis Center and Randy Hoffman as deputy director and scientific and technical information manager.