Industry Veteran Don Raines Joins MacB as SVP of Business Development
MacAulay-Brown, Inc. Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead its Business Development Efforts
Donald Raines Joins MacB to Increase Strategic New Business Opportunities and Drive Growth Across the Enterprise
DAYTON, Ohio, February 3, 2014 – MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company providing innovative engineering and technical solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that Donald Raines has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development and Capture. Based out of MacB’s National Capital Headquarters located in Vienna, Va., he will report directly to MacB President and CEO, Sid Fuchs.
Raines brings more than 30 years of business development, acquisition, program management and national security planning for defense and intelligence agencies to MacB. In his new role, he will lead an organization responsible for strategic business development, capture and proposal efforts. Working closely with MacB Operations and Administration teams, Raines will focus on meeting the company’s strategic business objectives and driving growth across MacB’s markets.
“Don is one of the industry’s most respected business development executives,” said Fuchs. “His demonstrated leadership, expertise and proven track record for cultivating relationships and winning strategic new business is exactly what we need to keep MacB on our growth trajectory. This is especially critical for us as we continue to add new capabilities to our portfolio, such as the recent acquisitions of Commonwealth Technology, Inc. (CTI) and Secure Computing and Communications.”
Raines replaces James Soos who is now MacB’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Communications. In collaboration with the executive team, Soos will help shape the company’s strategic business objectives and oversee key corporate initiatives, including Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), strategic planning and investment management. In addition, he will be responsible for performing analysis on emerging market trends, business expansion opportunities, competitive threats and internal business performance.
Fuchs continued, “MacB has experienced significant growth over the past several years. To ensure that we continue to meet our aggressive strategic business objectives, we needed someone of Jim’s caliber and experience to identify and lead the business initiatives that will propel the company forward. On behalf of everyone at MacB, I would like to congratulate Jim as he takes on this vital new role.”
About Donald “Don” Raines Prior to joining MacB, Raines was Executive Director, Business Development, for ManTech Mission, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) where he was directly responsible for the business success of some of MCIS’s largest business units and major accounts. Before joining ManTech, he was President of RIIT Solutions, LLC. At RIIT Solutions, he developed subcontractor relationships with major defense contractors to capture new business at DARPA and the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA). Raines retired from the United States Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel, spending more than half of his career in support of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration from Chapman University. In addition to several dozen military decorations, he has been awarded the NRO Director’s Circle Award and the NRO Superior Service Medal.
ABOUT MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB) For more than 30 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving some of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our innovative and proven engineering and technical solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va., our approximately 2,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission focused and results oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. Learn more about MacB at www.macb.com.
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