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MacB Strengthens National Security Team

MacAulay-Brown, Inc. Strengthens National Security Team  

Sharon Russ Named Vice President, National Capital Region Division; Dan Gutierrez Promoted to Vice President to Lead MacB’s Information Dominance Division      

DAYTON, Ohio, August 12, 2013 – 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 it has significantly strengthened its National Security team. Today’s announcement reflects MacB’s continued investment and focus in the National Security community, as well as the National Capital Region.

Sharon Russ joins MacB as Vice President, National Capital Region (NCR) Division. In her new role, Russ will utilize her nearly 20 years of National Security focused business experience to support Intelligence Community (IC) customers in the NCR. Based out of MacB’s National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va., she will also be responsible for increasing strategic new business opportunities and cultivating critical relationships with key industry partners.

Dan Gutierrez has been promoted to Vice President and will lead MacB’s Information Dominance Division (IDD) in San Antonio. He will be responsible for promoting and leading MacB’s Cyber, Information Operations (IO) and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) offerings. Previously, Gutierrez served as acting manager of IDD, where he successfully led several new business efforts and significantly increased MacB’s Cybersecurity offering. He is based in San Antonio, but will support customers throughout the United States.

Russ and Gutierrez will report directly to Mark Chadason, Senior Vice President and General Manager of MacB’s National Security Group (NSG).

“The addition of Sharon, and promotion of Dan, increases our ability to provide the innovative engineering services and solutions we are known for throughout the DoD and IC,” said Chadason. “In addition to the proven leadership they bring to MacB, customers will be able to rely on their more than 50 years of collective experience in supporting the Nation’s most critical missions.”

About Sharon Russ.   Prior to joining MacB, Russ was Executive Vice President at RAI. At RAI, she was responsible for day-to-day operations, strategic planning and business development. As a direct result of her leadership, the company reported growth of more than 150 percent. Russ also held senior and management level positions at BAE, SpecTal and Booz Allen Hamilton supporting customers throughout the IC. She also spent considerable time in the Balkans with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) helping to promote democracy and ensure free and fair elections throughout the region. Russ is co-author of “Transforming Intelligence Using Industry Best Practices – The Terrorism Value Chain.” She holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from American University and a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Vanderbilt University.

About Dan Gutierrez.  Prior to joining MacB in 2010, Gutierrez led the Cyber and ISR Support Department for Northrop Grumman – TASC, a $28 million organization with more than 100 people located throughout the United States. Prior to TASC, Gutierrez served 20 years in the United States Air Force as a Signals Intelligence Analyst, focusing on intelligence planning, analysis and support. In 1996, he received the distinguished Air Force Intelligence Award. Gutierrez has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science, Communications Applications Technology from the Community College of the Air Force.

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 2,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission focused and results oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. For more information, please visit www.macb.com, call us at 937-426-3421, link to us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter or become a fan on our Facebook page.