Joseph Sheairs Joins SRA
Brings Extensive National Air Space Technical Experience to SRA's Aviation Business
FAIRFAX, Va., October 11, 2010 - SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced that Joseph Sheairs has joined the company as a vice president within its Aviation Programs business group. Sheairs will be based out of SRA's Linwood, NJ office and will primarily be responsible for managing SRA's engineering and technical programs in support of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center.
Sheairs has more than 25 years in program and systems engineering; software development; research and development; and program management experience supporting major air traffic control and U.S. Navy systems. He has planned, designed, developed, integrated, tested and evaluated a wide range of technologies and engineering projects for the FAA's national airspace system (NAS). He also founded a successful technical engineering and support company that won numerous industry awards, including the Air Traffic Control Association's (ATCA) Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year Award.
"We are pleased to have someone with Joseph's celebrated background join the SRA team," said SRA Vice President for Aviation Programs Jack Nager. "Joseph's comprehensive knowledge, experience and recognized leadership on large-scale NAS programs will be a tremendous attribute to SRA's aviation business."
Sheairs most recently served as the Deputy Executive Director for the Next Generation Aviation Research and Technology Park and has held leadership positions with L-3 Communications, RCA Corporation and the U.S. Army.
SRA and its subsidiaries provide a wide range of engineering and support services as well as next-generation air traffic management tools that address core challenges like safety, cyber security, efficiency and functionality. Its innovative use of proven next-generation technologies help air navigation service providers and airport operators ease capacity constraints; improve airspace and ground space efficiencies; and reduce costs.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA and its subsidiaries employ more than 7,000 employees serving clients from its headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
Sheila S. Blackwell