October 31, 2011 09:01 ET

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Appoints Edward Lussier Vice President and Executive Director of Professional Services Federal Market

Experienced Executive to Further Develop Professional Services Offering in Federal Civilian and Intelligence Markets

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - Oct 31, 2011) - AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced the appointment of Edward Lussier as vice president and executive director of the Professional Services Federal Market (PSFM). In this role, Lussier will leverage the strengths of AMERICAN SYSTEMS' Professional Services offering to implement a strategy that will expand the company's footprint within the federal civilian and intelligence markets.

"With the rich experience and impressive background that Ed brings in business development and contract execution, we are thrilled to have him join the AMERICAN SYSTEMS team," said William C. Hoover, president and CEO, AMERICAN SYSTEMS. "We anticipate great success within Professional Services under his leadership, and are particularly eager to grow this offering."

With 30 years of experience both developing and implementing solutions for U.S. federal government customers, Lussier is a seasoned professional services executive. Most recently, Lussier served as vice president and division manager for CGI/Stanley Associates, providing strategic direction to ensure sustained improvements in quality and customer satisfaction as well as maintaining growth for the division. Prior to this role, Lussier served in a contract management and support capacity at companies including Stanley Associates, DynCorp Inc., Mantech Inc. and The M&T Company, Inc.

Lussier earned his Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from George Washington University.

Lussier is based out of AMERICAN SYSTEMS' Chantilly, Va. office.


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,500 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Va., the company provides systems engineering, technical and managed services to government customers. AMERICAN SYSTEMS was named to the Federal 100 list in 2009 for influencing how the government buys, uses and manages IT. For more information, please visit:

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