Sotera Announces new CEO

HERNDON, Va., June 24, 2013 Sotera Defense Solutions, a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, announced today that Deborah Alderson will join the company as President & CEO on July 8, 2013.  
“We are excited that Deb has chosen to join Sotera and we believe that she will bring the energy and experience to drive Sotera forward to its next phase of growth,” commented Matt Cwiertnia, Chairman of the Board, Sotera Defense Solutions.  
Ms. Alderson has over 25 years of experience working in national security and was most recently the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of SRA International where she oversaw four main operating groups with over 6,000 employees.  Prior to SRA, Ms. Alderson was President of the Defense Solutions Group at SAIC, with responsibility for over 14,000 employees focused on delivering command, control, computing and communications solutions, and systems engineering and integration, in support of the critical missions of federal agencies. Before SAIC, Ms. Alderson was President of the Systems Engineering Group at Anteon, which she grew from $65 million to $400 million through the delivery of solutions in support of the Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and the Department of Homeland Security.
“Sotera has an exceptional track record of delivering innovative solutions that address some of our nation’s most complex security challenges. I am looking forward to working with the team at Sotera to build on the strong platform they have created over the last several years,” said Ms. Alderson of her new appointment. 
About Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.
Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-tier national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Sotera provides essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community. Learn more about Sotera at 
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