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Joanne Isham Joins MacAulay-Brown as an Advisor

Industry Veteran and National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal Recipient to Strengthen MacB’s National Security Team and Strategy

DAYTON, Ohio, May 22, 2012 – MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading engineering and technical services company supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community with over 2,000 employees worldwide, announced today that Joanne Isham has joined the Company as a strategic advisor focused on the National Security community. Isham will provide insight and expertise on the Intelligence Community to ensure MacB is meeting the current and future needs of its customers. Isham brings more than 30 years of federal and private sector experience in the National Security space to MacB. She has been recognized on numerous occasions for her tireless commitment to the Nation, including the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal.

“It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome Joanne as our National Security Advisor,” said Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB. “Her knowledge and experience will be extremely valuable to us as we increase our presence in the National Security market. In addition, she will be an invaluable resource to our teams as they work closely with our customers across the federal government.”

Isham spent nearly 30 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and five years as Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). After leaving government service, she held executive positions at BAE Systems, High Performance Technologies and L-1 Identity Solutions. Currently, she is the CEO of Strategic Connections & Solutions, Inc. and is a member of the Director of National Intelligence Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees of Analytic Services, the Board of Directors of the Hertz Foundation and the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, the CIA and NGA Distinguished Intelligence Medals and the DIA Director’s Award. Isham is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

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