SOURCE: AMERICAN SYSTEMS

July 07, 2008 07:56 ET

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Taps Government Services Veteran Susan Case to Lead National Security Business Development Efforts

Appointment to Enhance Company's Ability to Deliver Comprehensive Solutions to Government to Prevent and Neutralize Domestic and International Threats

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2008) - AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government and commercial IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., today announced the appointment of Susan Case to the position of vice president of its national security Strategic Business Area (SBA).

"The federal government has no greater challenge than to safeguard the nation against foreign and domestic threats, and solutions providers like AMERICAN SYSTEMS are committed to helping agencies meet this challenge," said William C. Hoover, president and CEO, AMERICAN SYSTEMS. "We are pleased that Susan is joining the AMERICAN SYSTEMS team, where she will play an active role in counseling our customers on appropriate strategies and solutions that demonstrably improve national security."

In her role as SBA Leader, Ms. Case, a domestic and international business development specialist with 27 years of experience, will develop new business and reinforce AMERICAN SYSTEMS' expertise in the planning and execution of mission critical programs, protection of critical infrastructure, enhancement of information and communication technologies, and promotion of physical security.

Ms. Case comes to AMERICAN SYSTEMS from L-3 Intelligence Solutions, where as vice president she led the business development efforts of a $780 million IT services division targeting the DoD and intelligence community.

Prior to joining L-3 in 2004, Ms. Case held roles of increasing responsibility at Keane Federal Systems, rising to principal account executive responsible for business development. Earlier in her career, Ms. Case served in business development and executive positions with Robbins-Gioia, Inc., Wang Laboratories, Inc., and Burroughs Corp.

Ms. Case earned undergraduate degrees in mathematics and psychology from the University of Richmond and completed her master's degree in industrial organizational psychology at George Mason University.

About AMERICAN SYSTEMS

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, DC, suburb of Chantilly, VA, the company provides systems engineering, technical and managed services to government and enterprise customers. AMERICAN SYSTEMS was named "Contractor of the Year" at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards in October 2007. For more information, please visit: www.AmericanSystems.com.

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