FedBizBeat congratulates the following GovCon leaders on their success. These professional trailblazers, listed in alphabetical order, made headlines with their new roles in April 2016.

Balan Ayyar was chosen by Sevatec, Inc. to be the new president and CEO.

Richard Burke was named the vice president of federal services at Delta Risk, LLC.

Christine DeYuliis was promoted by InCadence Strategic Solutions to director of finance and controller.

Dan Gutierrez was selected by MacAulay Brown, Inc. (MacB) to be senior vice president and general manager of the national security group, and will become a member of MacB’s senior executive group.

Douglas Kaempf was appointed to vice president of energy futures, strategic business unit by Allegheny Science & Technology.

Peter A. Kane was named the chief operating officer of Altamira Technologies Corporation.

Jackson Kemper III was chosen as senior vice president of business development and sales at Tresys Technology.

Colette LaForce was appointed senior vice president and chief marketing officer of ICF International.

Paul Matteucci was selected by Attain, LLC as their newest partner. Matteucci will be in charge of leading the firm’s federal financial sector practice.

John McIntyre of InCadence Strategic Solutions was promoted to vice president of biometrics and identity management.

Andrew Robinson was selected by Robbins Gioia as chief operations officer.

Lee Shabe was named vice president of cloud solutions program management office by ViON Corporation.

Andrew Sherman was appointed to Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s corporate department, based in Washington, D.C.

Ericka Shirley was selected by InCadence Strategic Solutions as vice president and chief human resources officer.

Greg Wheeless joined Wells Fargo’s Government Services Group as senior vice president and regional manager.

James “Jay” Williams, vice president of Parsons, was promoted to manage its new cyber infrastructure protection sector.

Gene Zapfel was appointed by Koniag Services, Inc. as their new president.