MacB Promotes Duane Shugars to Senior Vice President and General Manager
DAYTON, Ohio, April 23, 2018 – MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company delivering advanced engineering services, cybersecurity and product solutions, announced today that Duane Shugars has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of MacB’s Enlighten IT Group (EITG), reporting to MacB President and CEO Sid Fuchs. In this new role, Shugars will lead a highly accomplished team that delivers rapid development and deployment of mission-critical cyber technology, data analytics, and secure cloud solutions for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC). Mr. Shugars previously served as Vice President of Operations for EITG.
Mr. Shugars has more than 25 years of experience serving in executive and business development roles at leading firms to help drive multiple missions for the Defense and Intelligence communities. He is a technology expert known for his work on distributed cloud and data fusion projects, and has been a featured speaker at several industry conferences and events. Mr. Shugars’ well-attended TechTalk event at TechNet Augusta last year highlighted the challenges facing the DoD and IC as they continue to encounter cyber threats across all tiers of existing infrastructure.
Shugars earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Baltimore, and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Professional Scrum Master (PSM).
“I am honored to be a part of MacB’s Senior Leadership team and look forward to continuing our collaborative efforts across the organization,” said Mr. Shugars. “My tenure at EITG has been dedicated to transforming the way the DoD and IC defend our Nation’s cyber infrastructure, and I’m looking forward to continuing our momentum to meet and exceed the strategic mission objectives of our customers in 2018 and beyond.”
“EITG’s multi-tiered secure cloud solutions and data analytics capabilities enable us to expand the ability to help solve some of our customers’ most daunting cyber and big data challenges,” said Mr. Fuchs. “Duane’s leadership, technical depth, and expertise makes him the perfect fit for this critical role. On behalf of the entire MacB team, I want to congratulate Duane on his well-deserved promotion.”
ABOUT MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB)
Over the past 38 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving many of our Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. We are committed to delivering critical capabilities in the areas of Intelligence and Analysis, Cybersecurity, Secure Cloud Engineering, Research and Development, Integrated Laboratories and Information Technology to Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security, and Federal agencies to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Virginia, our 1,500 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.
ABOUT ENLIGHTEN IT CONSULTING (EITC), a MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB) COMPANY
Since 2007, Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC) has been an innovative provider of advanced and mission-critical big data infrastructure, secure cloud engineering, and analytic solutions for federal, state, and local clients with specific emphasis on the warfighter and decision makers responsible for national defense and security. A premier partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS), EITC has collaborated with AWS to provide innovative solutions to meet many of the challenges facing the U.S Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community related to big data, cyber analytics, data fusion and IT transformation. The company was named one of Baltimore’s Top Workplaces in 2017 by the Baltimore Sun Media Group. EITC was acquired by MacB in December 2016, and is headquartered in Linthicum Heights, Maryland.