Washington Exec: Top 25 Execs to Watch in 2021: Chuck Prow

By Amanda Ziadeh Chuck Prow, CEO and President, Vectrus Like what many companies experienced this year, the global pandemic changed the course of Vectrus in 2020. With 80% of its business executed outside of the continental U.S., and nearly all of its contracts deemed critical infrastructure, Vectrus has been on the front lines of supporting …

Washington Exec: Vectrus Wins Army Communications Recompete Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded global service solutions provider Vectrus Systems Corp. an $882.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for operations, maintenance, and defense of Army communications. The contract has an estimated completion date of Dec. 26, 2025, and U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity. Vectrus is excited to continue its …

Washington Exec: Vectrus Buys HHB Systems, Expands Intelligence Capability

Global service solutions Vectrus, Inc. has acquired HHB Systems, a provider of high-end solutions for facilities management, logistics, engineering, enterprise operations and asset management solutions supporting intelligence community projects. HHB also provides IT and cybersecurity solutions to select clients. Founded in 2003, HHB Systems brings capabilities that will advance Vectrus’ offerings and will further differentiate …

The Gazette: Colorado Springs defense contractor expands with acquisition of Virginia company

By Rich Laden rich.laden@gazette.com Colorado Springs defense contractor Vectrus is expanding again, agreeing to pay $112 million to acquire a Virginia-based company that specializes in providing management and technology services for federal and defense industry clients. Vectrus is buying Zenetex of Herndon, Va., near Washington D.C. It’s the third acquisition for Vectrus since it was …

Washington Business Journal: Vectrus acquires Herndon IT services contractor for $112M

By Carten Cordell, Staff Writer Vectrus Inc. (NYSE: VEC) made a bid to expand its footprint in both the federal and international government markets Tuesday, acquiring Herndon’s Zenetex LLC in a $112 million deal.  The local contractor — among the largest privately-owned companies in the D.C. area with $208 million in revenue in 2019, according to Washington …

Washington Exec: Top CIOs to Watch in 2020 – Chip Lohmeyer

By Amanda Ziadeh Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Vectrus Chip Lohmeyer is charged with providing the IT infrastructure and applications that support Vectrus’ global workforce operating in 26 countries and territories with its Defense Department and intelligence community clients. He leads the company’s cloud migration and the deployment of new technologies to enable agility, …

The Gazette: Vectrus earnings surge on contract wins, despite COVID-related delays

By Wayne Heilman Although the COVID-19 pandemic cut revenue by nearly $13 million for Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Vectrus, profits still jumped 32.5% in the third quarter, the company reported Tuesday. Earnings rose $2.5 million from a year earlier to $10.4 million, or 88 cents a share, during the July-to-September period and would have increased …

ExecutiveGov: Vectrus to Support US Army Environmental Sustainability

By Sarah Sybert Vectrus has begun testing procured biodegradable materials with food waste from base dining facilities in a live composting demonstration at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in support of the U.S. Army’s environmental sustainability goals, the company reported on Monday.  “We are excited to help lead this compost testing phase at Camp Arifjan that represents significant progress in meeting …

WashingtonExec: Pinnacle Award Finalist Ken Shreves: ‘Never Stop Learning’

By IRELAND DEGGES  October 15, 2020 The finalists for WashingtonExec’s Pinnacle Awards were announced Oct. 8, and we’ll be highlighting some of them until the event takes place virtually Nov. 12. Next up is Business Executive of the Year finalist Ken Shreves, who’s vice president of business development and capture at Vectrus. Here, he talks success, learning from failures and other career …

Air Force Magazine: DOD Continues Push to Bring 5G to Bases

Oct. 9, 2020 | By Rachel S. Cohen Wireless networking initiatives are spreading across the Defense Department as the military embraces 5G technology. On Oct. 8, the Pentagon awarded $600 million in contracts to several companies that will test out uses of fifth-generation wireless networks at military installations nationwide. Those projects advance alongside the Air Force’s …