July 16, 2012 08:20 ET

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Selects Kristen Murphy to Lead Capture Management

Business Development Executive Selected to Focus on Strategic Opportunities

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 16, 2012) - AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., has appointed Ms. Kristen Murphy to Vice President, Capture Management. Ms. Murphy will oversee the Company's processes, personnel, and procedures related to the successful identification and award of major new business opportunities.

Ms. Murphy will support all levels of delivery, business development, pricing and proposal organizations to bolster AMERICAN SYSTEMS' position as a prime contractor of choice on strategic new business opportunities. Specifically, she will help drive bid strategies, competitive analyses, pricing strategies, and business cases to improve bid win rates.

Ms. Murphy is a business development executive with 12 years of capture management and business development experience, most recently as Director of Capture Management for ManTech. Prior to that, she held similar positions at CSC and MTC Technologies. 

"As we continue to grow the depth and breadth of our capabilities and the new business opportunities that accompany that growth, it is critical that we accurately anticipate and fully understand our customers' requirements," said James Scampavia, Vice President, Business Development. "Her ability to transform that understanding into winning proposals and execution plans will help AMERICAN SYSTEMS continue to exceed our customers' expectations."

Ms. Murphy earned a BA in Communications from James Madison University, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. 


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. For more information, visit:

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