Herndon, VA – January 01, 2011 – Federal Data Systems (FDS), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Kane to the company’s board of directors.
Barry Kane has over 40 years’ experience working with the federal government, including 20 years as a Coast Guard officer. Kane is the president of Catapult Technology, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) information technology and management consulting firm. Prior to joining Catapult, Kane served as senior vice president at CACI and executive vice-president and chief operations officer of AlphaInsight. Before joining AlphaInsight, Kane was an EVP at SIGNAL Corporation where he helped the company grow from an small 8(a) company to a mid-tier industry leader. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Coast Guard Academy and a Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a licensed professional engineer.
When asked about joining the FDS board, Mr. Kane commented, “ I am pleased to be on the Board of a dynamic organization like FDS and hope to help them build on their already impressive success, achieving growth similar to SIGNAL and Catapult.”
Barry Kane will join the existing FDS board. Rick Hardy, President of FDS and a current board member, said “We feel very fortunate to be able to draw upon Barry’s vast experience and expertise at this critical point in FDS’ history. He’s one of the best in the industry, and we look forward to working with him very closely.”