RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Jan 28, 2013) - Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG), one of the largest privately held cybersecurity firms in the United States, today announced that Maryann Hirsch, President of KCG, has been elected to the TechAmerica Public Sector Board of Directors. TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry.
TechAmerica's Public Sector Board is responsible for overseeing all of the activities of the Public Sector Group, with a special emphasis on federal programs. Ms. Hirsch's term as a Director is for a period of two years.
"TechAmerica's Public Sector Group is the leading proponent of technology solutions for government programs and serves as a liaison between the industry and federal, state and local government markets," said Ms. Hirsch. "I am honored to have been elected to serve on its Board of Directors and look forward to leveraging my time and expertise for the betterment of the organization and the government IT community."
Ms. Hirsch has more than 23 years of experience in the government technology market. As KCG's President, she manages the company's day-to-day operating activities and directs KCG's operations, including short-term and long-range planning efforts to support strategic business goals. Prior to KCG, she served in leadership positions with Federal Sources, Inc. (now Deltek) and Sysorex Information Systems, Inc.
"Having Maryann on our Public Sector board enriches the expertise we have guiding us on the issues most important to the government IT community," said Trey Hodgkins, Senior Vice President of Global Public Sector at TechAmerica. "Ensuring that government IT is up-to-date is a critical priority and Maryann will contribute greatly to our efforts."
Ms. Hirsch is a graduate of Mary Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She serves on the boards of George Mason University's Volgenau School of Engineering and Northern Virginia Family Service.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry -- the driving force behind productivity growth and job creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing premier technology companies of all sizes, we are the industry's only trade association dedicated to advocating for the ICT sector before decision makers at the state, federal and international levels of government. With offices in Washington, D.C., Silicon Valley, Brussels and Beijing, as well as regional offices around the U.S., we deliver our members top-tier business intelligence and networking opportunities on a global scale. We are committed to expanding market opportunities and driving the competitiveness of the U.S. technology industry around the world. Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org.
Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG) is one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firms in the United States. We operate as a trusted cyber advisor to our customers across the country. We take great pride in maintaining a single focus on being the leader in cybersecurity services, providing risk management, governance, operations and compliance services, utilizing our Chief Information Security Officer Framework methodology. We are uniquely positioned as a trusted cyber advisor with over 90 percent of our cyber professionals holding security clearances and security-specific certifications. With over 12 years of experience in providing cybersecurity services to our customers, we have a strong record of past performance in advising and executing cyber missions for all types of organizations and sectors.
Headquartered outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, Virginia, KCG provides cybersecurity services for organizations across the homeland security, federal civilian, defense and commercial sectors. For more information about KCG, please visit http://www.KnowledgeCG.com.