Unissant Names David P. Dougherty Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President
Reston, VA – October 27, 2015 – Unissant, Inc., one of the region’s leading providers of software, data analytics, and business transformation services to the federal marketplace, has named David P. Dougherty as the company’s first Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development. In this capacity, he will oversee business development and growth strategies across all of the company’s markets. Dougherty will report to Unissant’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Manish Malhotra, and will help him guide the company’s strategic vision and continued growth.
“We’re thrilled to have David Dougherty join Unissant in this critical leadership role as we embrace the next phase of our evolution,” Malhotra said. “David brings a track record of great accomplishments. Having him on our team gives us a competitive advantage as we look to broaden our reach and capabilities in the government health IT and financial markets.”
Dougherty is a senior executive with over 35 years of leadership experience in management, sales, and engineering. Throughout his career, he has led diverse teams to execute complex business and information technology (IT) initiatives for the Department of Defense and civilian agency clients. He is expert at managing large-scale technology integration, design, and implementation programs.
Dougherty also excels in business development. Despite recent economic uncertainty and cutbacks in federal spending, he has consistently developed successful strategies to win new business and expand services to existing clients.
Prior to joining Unissant, Dougherty was the Vice President of Business Development at ASM Research, an Accenture Federal Services Company, where he drove ~$500M in new business acquisition over the past three years. He has had vast success in the identification, acquisition, expansion, and retention of long-term, high-volume IT services contracts and programs in the federal government marketplace.
Dougherty has held executive positions with RWD Technologies, Sysorex Federal, and GTSI. He also served in program management roles for major DoD weapons systems programs at Standard Technology and Boeing.
In addition, Dougherty has served in key roles for numerous Mergers and Acquisitions, for both acquired companies and after being acquired.
He noted, “This is an exciting time for Unissant and I am proud to be part of this tremendous organization. I am looking forward to working with Manish, his executive management team, and Unissant’s entire team of professionals as we widen our market presence and continue to expand Unissant’s portfolio offerings.”
About Unissant, Inc.
Unissant is a software, data analytics, and business transformation services provider with expertise in healthcare and health IT, finance, national security, and energy. The company delivers innovative solutions to help government agencies and private sector businesses tackle their biggest challenges. Founded in 2006, Unissant is an 8(a), SDB, CMMI Level 3 company, headquartered in Reston, Virginia. In August 2015, Unissant was named by Inc. magazine as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies (the Inc. 5000 list). Visit www.unissant.com to learn more about the company.