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Duane Shugars

Vice President, Enlighten IT Operations
Alion Science and Technology

Duane Shugars is Vice President of Enlighten IT Operations for Alion. He is responsible for leading his team to deliver the rapid development and deployment of mission-critical cyber technology and IT services for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC).

Mr. Shugars is primarily responsible for overall operations management that includes business development, strategic planning, operational and program management, and sales and marketing initiatives. He has led many major technical development projects for EITG, including the unparalleled cloud and cyber platforms for the DoD.

He has more than 25 years of experience serving in executive and business development roles at leading firms to help drive missions for the Defense and Intelligence communities. Mr. Shugars also founded DSMCi and Concentia Digital, the latter of which developed solutions for critical gaps in the broadcast and healthcare markets. Prior to joining the private sector, he worked for nine years for the Maryland Procurement Office (MPO).

Mr. 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).