October 30, 2003 - Peace Corps Press Release: Edward Anderson Appointed Chief Information Officer

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Edward Anderson Appointed Chief Information Officer

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Anderson Appointed Chief Information Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 30, 2003 Peace Corps Director Gaddi H. Vasquez recently announced the appointment of Edward Anderson as the new Chief Information Officer of the Peace Corps. Mr. Anderson assumed his responsibilities on October 14.

Prior to working with the Peace Corps, Mr. Anderson served as interim CEO of GTG Solutions, a provider of strategic information technology and business solutions based in Silver Spring, Maryland. He has also served as vice president and CIO of AmeriChoice Health Services, vice president and senior business information officer of Sodexho Marriott Services, and director of business operations at Iridium, LLC. In addition, he has held several other senior management positions at communication technology firms.

Mr. Anderson received his Bachelor of Science and Arts degree in Management Information Systems from American University in Washington, D.C.

The Chief Information Officer is a senior policy-making position, responsible for strategizing and directing the information technology functions for the agency. Mr. Anderson will serve as the first-line adviser to the Peace Corps Director and other senior agency officials on matters related to information technology.

Since 1961, more than 170,000 volunteers have served in the Peace Corps, working in such diverse fields as education, health, HIV/AIDS education and awareness, information technology, business development, the environment, and agriculture. Peace Corps volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age. Peace Corps service is a two-year commitment.
More about GTG Solutions

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GTG Solutions

Our Business...

Great companies achieve great results. Great companies must perform better and smarter than their competitors. We are a "reality check" for great companies and for companies that aspire to be great. We provide strategic planning, assessments, and other services aimed at bringing you long-term success. Whether you are a CEO seeking to take your company to the next level or seeking to maximize an M&A, a CIO needing to make critical improvements to achieve the best possible IT functionality, or an investor mitigating risks in an investment, GTG Solutions empowers your ultimate success with our executive-level expertise to help you make the right business and IT decisions - to achieve great results.

With GTG Solutions, you get more than an "honest broker" to conduct strategic IT and business studies and analyses, you get an all-star team of highly-experienced CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, CFOs, and COOs you might not otherwise afford or even have access to. Our aim is to set a new higher standard in ensuring high-impact value to our clients.

Our Principals...

Mr. Edward C. Anderson is a Managing Principal of GTG Solutions, LLC. He is an experienced senior executive, recently serving as vice president and CIO for AmeriChoice Health Services. He is an expert in strategic planning, process management, and IT value assessment. He was vice president for IT with Sodexho Marriott Services, and previously directed various projects for Iridium, Verizon, and Accenture. Mr. Anderson brings a track record of significant success to the GTG Solutions operations. He holds a BSBA in MIS from The American University and serves on boards of various nonprofit and educational organizations.

Mr. Mark V. Greathouse is a Managing Principal of GTG Solutions, LLC. He is a business planning, marketing, and management expert with more than 25 years of executive-level success at creating value in enterprises. In addition to a career as a planning and marketing executive with Tracor Applied Sciences and Vitro Corporation, he has operated a successful business consulting practice and served on the executive teams of three start-up ventures. His track record features having helped achieved substantial revenue and profit growth in short timeframes for several enterprises. His specific industry expertise includes software, IT, e-commerce, government, education, telecommunications, and nonprofit. He holds a BA from University of Maryland and MBA from The American University. Mr. Greathouse serves on corporate boards, has held several nonprofit presidencies and directorships, and was a 1998 participant in the Mindshare Program, an exclusive program for CEOs of the most promising high-technology start-up companies in the Washington, DC region.

Examples of High-Impact Talent We Offer Our Client...

An Executive Consultant of GTG Solutions, LLC, he is an accomplished CIO/CTO/COO level executive with proven skills in managing complex business and technology issues and in executing mission-critical initiatives while achieving outstanding financial results. He offers skills in application development, project management, global technology infrastructure, data/voice communications, business reengineering, business development and sales, strategic planning, vendor management, and outsourcing services. He spent more than 20 years in the securities/investment banking industry, plus insurance, health care services, consumer products, sale of internal businesses, and creation of business alliances. He has managed business and technology organizations and budgets of over $100 million. He delivered superior results for organizations such as JPMorgan (cash, fixed income, credit, custody, private banking, equities), Computer Sciences Corporation (Q4i.com CIO), Nextera (CIO) (clients - The Hartford Group, Netegrity, Conseco), PlatinumD (COO/CIO), and ALPHAFSC. He holds a BS in management from Pace University (NYC), completed Executive Management Training with JPMorgan, and will complete an MBA in management information systems in 2003.

As an Executive Consultant of GTG Solutions, LLC, he has more than 25 years of senior management experience for companies that include Digex, MCI Telecommunications Corporation, Omnipoint, CDA Investment Technologies (a Thomson Company), National Cooperative Bank, Arthur Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), International Healthcare Corporation, and Frontier Airlines. He has led teams for strategic finance and IT needs and controls assessments, while creating high-performance, results-oriented development and maintenance teams. He directed all aspects of system development, implementation, maintenance, and upgrades of complex IT, finance, and human resources management systems (HRMS) projects and systems, including Peoplesoft ERP modules. He is a CPA and member of the founding group that established the Certified Internal Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation. He holds a BBA in accounting from Eastern Michigan University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Our Experience...

The pedigrees of our principals and consultants include firms such as Accenture, Verizon, Sodexho, AmeriChoice, CSC, Nextera, PlatinumD, MCI, Goodwill Industries, OmniPoint, Digex, JPMorgan, Vitro Corporation (now BAE Systems), Tracor Applied Sciences (now BAE Systems), and New Vision Financial. Previous consulting clients of principals have included Verizon, DynCorp, Template Software, Level 8 Systems, LEROS Technologies Corporation, TECHPLAN, USLenderNet, Education Online, Aldebaron, E-Mart, Vail Research & Technology, ANSER, and Potomac College. We take great pride in the success of our clients!

We invite you to explore our Web site further, then give us a call at 301-438-3270. We would be pleased to arrange an initial consultation.

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