Navy CDR Albert Desmarais (Ret.) Named Director of ESN’s Navy Business Development, to Assist with ESN’s VA Market Development
ARLINGTON, Va., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Engineering Services Network Inc. (ESN), an engineering and technology solutions company that provides services to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies, has named retired Navy Cmdr. Albert J. Desmarais as director of business development for its Navy operations, and will provide additional marketing support for its Veterans Affairs and Maritime operations.
Mr. Desmarais brings to ESN an extensive background in ship maintenance, nuclear engineering, information technology, project management, executive coaching and process improvement.
ESN is a small, disadvantaged, service-disabled veteran-owned business that delivers trusted solutions that support our nation’s defense. For more than a decade, ESN has been providing military and government customers with mission-critical services in professional management and systems engineering, cyber security and information/mission assurance, network design, integration and consolidation, enterprise IT ITL and ITSM, health IT, systems development and life-cycle, and acquisition.
Mr. Desmarais is a Lean Six Sigma executive experienced in senior leadership consulting; organizational strategy development; large scale project management; executive facilitation; lean enterprise implementation; engineered solutions; and organizational transformation, leadership and change management.
“We welcome Cmdr. Albert Desmarais to the ESN team,” said Raymond F. Lopez Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of ESN. “He brings a portfolio of extensive management and naval leadership that will support ESN’s mission of working shoulder-to-shoulder with its customers to achieve their mission.”
Before joining ESN, Mr. Desmarais was a Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was the program manager on a $40 million Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) engagement portfolio.
Dennis Groh, ESN Chief Marketing Officer, said Mr. Desmarais’ extensive Naval expertise will help ESN effectively target new business and provide valuable insight for ESN’s work with the Navy.
Mr. Desmarais said his business development efforts led to a VBA portfolio growth from $650,000 assessment task in 2008 to $7.5 million in 2009.
Previously, Mr. Desmarais supported lean implementations for NAVSEA at Norfolk and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyards. He commissioned in 1987 and retired from the Navy in 2007.
About ESN (Engineering Services Network, Inc.) is a trusted leader in engineering and technology solutions. For more than a decade, we have been proudly standing shoulder to shoulder with our military and government customers, delivering critical services for missions that matter. ESN provides services in: information technology and health IT, engineering and technical support; strategic and program management; testing and evaluation; and operations support.
Based in Arlington, VA, ESN has regional and field offices throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Founded in 1995, ESN is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has achieved CMMI® ML 2 for Development Version 1.2. ESN customers include the VA, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, Military Sealift Command, Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. Visit us at esncc.com. ESN is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).
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