Sotera Names John Pitsenberger as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Herndon, VA, 08 September 2015— Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), announced that effective today John C. Pitsenberger has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.


Deb Alderson, Sotera’s President & CEO, commented on the promotion, “John has done an incredible job as Sotera’s Corporate Controller over the past two years, and his strong leadership and keen financial expertise make him an ideal Chief Financial Officer. He is highly respected in government contracting, and in this new role he will have a positive impact for Sotera’s future.” Mr. Pitsenberger will report directly to Ms. Alderson.


“I am honored to transition into the role of CFO of this growing company,” Mr. Pitsenberger said. “I look forward to working with Sotera’s talented senior management team as we build on the company’s prime position.”


Mr. Pitsenberger’s career includes serving in financial leadership roles at both publicly traded and private-equity backed companies.  Prior to joining Sotera, Mr. Pitsenberger was the Vice President and Corporate Controller for PAE through 2013. Earlier in his career he has held various accounting, finance, and planning positions at companies including Iron Bow Technologies, Apptis, Deltek, and American Management Systems (now CGI) from 1998 to 2012. Mr. Pitsenberger began his career in public accounting at Beers & Cutler, PLLC (now Baker Tilly).  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland and is a certified public accountant.