VIENNA, Va.,  Oct. 17, 2012 — NJVC, an information technology (IT) solutions and services provider headquartered in Northern Virginia, announces an organizational realignment resulting in new senior management responsibilities: Michael Carr, formerly acting chief technology officer and senior vice president, programs, has been officially named CTO; Dave Lavanty, formerly senior vice president, solution sales,  now leads the company’s  new solutions division; and Vince Minerva, formerly senior vice president, market management,  now directs the new services division.

“NJVC is continuing to grow and expand its market reach,” said Jody Tedesco, NJVC president. “I am confident that this organizational repositioning, led by this esteemed group of business visionaries, will drive the company’s strategy to provide its proven IT solutions to customers in both government and commercial markets, with a focus on critical infrastructure protection.”

Carr successfully drove revenue and program management while serving as senior vice president,  programs, this past year and now as full time CTO, plays a significant role in the development and advancement of the company’s technology—particularly overseeing research and development via the NJVC Center for Technology Integration and the operations of the office of the chief information officer and corporate IT, as well as driving technical architecture by managing the NJVC chief architect and chief engineer.

Lavanty brings a wealth of proven experience growing solution oriented businesses and leads the solutions division, which directs the company’s expansion into new markets. He also oversees three business units: cloud services (Cloudcuity™), cyber security and data center services.

During his tenure, Minerva has successfully driven the company’s strategy to further expand its market reach in the intelligence and defense communities. The services division, led by Minerva, continues to manage and grow the company’s business in these core areas, and oversees the customer programs organization and two business units: IT services and print solutions.

“With the creation of the services and solutions divisions, NJVC is better positioned to hone its offerings, sales, marketing and business delivery strategies to targeted markets that have different needs and face distinct challenges,” Tedesco said.

Carr joined NJVC after 32 years of service with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and its predecessor agencies. Most recently, he was director, mission system transition office/deputy director, NGA Campus East. He engaged in the construction, fit out and transition of systems and 8,500 personnel to a new, state-of-the-art main campus—a nearly $3-billion project. Carr previously was chief operating officer, enterprise operations directorate, where he managed IT operations for NGA and the National System for Geospatial Intelligence. He oversaw an organization of more than 2,000 professionals, with an annual budget of more than $800 million. Earlier, he was director, infrastructure engineering division, and director, infrastructure services divisions, in enterprise operations, and director/deputy director, acquisition engineering, in acquisition directorate.

Lavanty has more than 28 years of experience in the IT industry and has led global professional services organizations and built strategic customer relationships in various industries, including federal, state and local government; higher education; financial services; and healthcare. As NJVC senior vice president, solution sales, Lavanty is responsible for the growth and management of the company’s market share in both commercial and federal segments in delivering a wide range of IT and strategic solutions. Prior to joining NJVC, he held senior executive positions with BMC, Oracle, SAP,Northrop Grumman and Inventa Technologies

Minerva joins NJVC after nearly 12 years at BAE Systems, where he held a number of program management, line management and strategy roles: vice president of intelligence systems and vice president of the Center for Geospatial Intelligence, and most recently, acting vice president for the company’s defense systems business area. Prior to BAE Systems, Minerva worked at both ITT Defense & Information Solutions and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation on a wide variety of intelligence, defense and civil programs.


About NJVC

With a focus on information technology automation, NJVC specializes in supporting highly secure, complex IT enterprises in business- and mission-critical environments, particularly for the intelligence and defense communities. We offer a wide breadth of IT and strategic solutions to our customers, ranging from strategic consulting to managed flexible services in five business areas: Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data Center Services, IT Services and Print Solutions. We partner with our customers to support their missions with security-cleared, dedicated and talented employees ready to deploy globally. To learn more, visit


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