Fairfax, Virginia, October 20, 2016: Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec), a leading provider of Agile Development, Data Sciences, and Cyber Engineering solutions for the federal government, announced today that it has named former Sevatec Board of Advisors member, Richard “Rick” Roth, as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Rick will have overall responsibility for finance, accounting, and contract management functions across the firm and will play an integral role in supporting Sevatec’s strategic and operational objectives.
“Rick is a hands-on business leader and we have been fortunate to have his guidance as a member of our Board,” said Balan Ayyar, President and CEO of Sevatec. “I am delighted to more fully leverage his broad financial and operational expertise across the government and technology industries to take Sevatec through its next chapter of growth.”
Rick has over 35 years of experience leading and advising government contracting and technology firms, ranging in size from start-ups to multi-billion dollars. He has served as CFO for five different companies over the past 20 years, leading all aspects of finance and accounting, contracts, human resources, business operations, and pricing. Rick also has significant M&A experience, closing and integrating approximately ten strategic acquisitions including the negotiation and sale of QSS Group, a $300M IT services government contractor, to Perot Systems. In addition to his role as CFO at QSS Group, he held senior finance positions with Intellisource, Sprint, Hughes Network Systems, and Price Waterhouse, LLP, among others.
Commenting on his appointment, Roth said, “When Sevatec leadership asked me to come on board, I was honored. I have known the company for quite some time and have always respected the way they value their employees, customers, and the taxpayer. I am excited about this expanded role and look forward to working with the team at all levels to further outpace our competition.”
Sevatec is a high-technology services firm specializing in Agile, data sciences, cyber engineering, and cloud solutions, leveraging experience and trusted talent to solve the federal government’s most pressing business and technical challenges. Sevatec has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and maintains ISO 9001:2008, 20000-1:2011, and 27001:2013 certifications. In practice, Sevatec optimizes current industry best practices and incorporates Agile principles to accelerate performance and outcomes for their clients.
Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva,” which means, “Inspired to Serve.” The mission, “Trusted Talent, Inspired to Serve, Partnered with Government, to Protect and Improve the Lives of Americans,” captures the essence of the firm’s culture. Their portfolio of mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government supports Homeland and Law Enforcement Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple Civilian Departments and Agencies.
To learn more about Sevatec, please visit www.sevatec.com.