Belcan, LLC today announced several new senior hires in its recently launched Belcan Government Services (BGS) group. They include Rodney Hite, Vice President, Growth and Strategy; Clint Green, Vice President, Technology and Innovation, and Bob Kwaja, Vice President, Finance.
“We have assembled an impressive senior team right out of the gate, whose deep sector experience will be a great asset to our Government Services clients as we continue to increase our market presence,” said Lee Shabe, President of Belcan Government Services. “I look forward to working with Rodney, Clint, and Bob as we continue to build our government-focused professional services, engineering services, and managed services offerings.”
Belcan’s newly formed Government Services segment was established to create a global portfolio of government IT and cyber security offerings, while providing a platform for exceptional customer service.
Rodney Hite, Vice President, Growth and Strategy: As the Vice President, Growth and Strategy, Mr. Hite will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the overall growth strategy for professional services and managed service offerings to Federal Government organizations.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Hite served as a US Army Special Forces operator with duties including operations management, military intelligence, and medical practitioner in areas such as Bosnia-Herzegovina, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Following his retirement from the military, Mr. Hite has held various positions in military-related private sector companies.
Most recently, he was Vice President of Analytic Solutions for the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). He previously was a Planning and Operations Manager on an irregular warfare support program in support of the Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) in counter-terrorist missions. He also served as Vice President of Products, Services and Support for Saffron Technology, a complex analytics software organization, as well as Operations and Integration Manager at Data Tactics for the Tactical Cloud Integration Lab for the Army. Mr. Hite is a graduate of Liberty University as well as multiple military leadership courses.
Clint Green, Vice President, Technology and Innovation: As Vice President, Technology and Innovation, Mr. Green will be responsible for providing the technical roadmap for BGS in support of Federal Government customers.
Mr. Green has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, supporting companies ranging from OEMs to large services integrators (LSIs) to start-ups. He was most recently the director of Advanced Analytic Strategies and Development at ViON. He also previously was Vice President of Global Services at Koverse, a large data and analytics start-up; Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at L-3 National Security Solutions, and CTO at Ascolta.
Bob Kwaja, Vice President, Finance: As Vice President, Finance, Mr. Kwaja will be responsible for managing and overseeing all finance, contracts, pricing, procurement, and accounting functions, as well as M&A activities for BGS.
Mr. Kwaja brings more than 10 years of investment banking, corporate finance, and operational experience in the Aerospace, Defense, and Government (ADG) sector. He previously held the position of Senior Corporate Financial Analyst at Schafer, where he was involved in several of the company’s acquisitions, divestitures, and refinancing activities. Additionally, Mr. Kwaja was Vice President at Bluestone Capital Partners, a boutique investment bank exclusively focused on ADG. Mr. Kwaja received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, defense, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services—from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Belcan’s unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. For more information, please visit www.belcan.com