WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Constellation West, a leading provider of mission-critical technology solutions for the U.S. government and one of the fastest-growing service-disabled veteran-owned, women-owned, small disadvantaged businesses in the country, announced today it has promoted Jeff Ondris to vice president of federal civilian affairs. In this role, his new responsibilities include leadership of the business development team, enhancing pipeline development, and performing overall strategic planning and account management.
“Since joining Constellation West over a year ago, Jeff has been instrumental to our continued success and has brought great knowledge and experience to our business development team,” said Lisa Wolford, president and CEO of Constellation West. “I look forward to having him play an important role on our senior leadership team. He is truly dedicated to his work, and I know he will continue to be of great value to our customers and our company as we continue to grow.”
Ondris has held the role of eastern region director with Constellation West for the past year, and has been responsible for full capture and proposal execution for all programs across a number of federal sectors. In his new position as vice president of federal civilian affairs, Ondris says his goal for the next year is to establish new business relationships in federal civilian and commercial markets in cybersecurity and IT integration and support. He also plans to enhance marketing efforts to showcase unique services offered by Constellation West.
“I am very excited to take on more responsibility at Constellation West,” said Ondris. “With my experience in government services and business development, I look forward to helping the company continue to grow and find new opportunities in which we can deliver best-in-class solutions and services to benefit our nation.”
Ondris has more than 20 years of experience in facilitating success through effective team management, increasing efficiencies, improving customer service levels, and implementing and maintaining IT initiatives. His career includes a strong series of top-level management positions at industry-leading firms, including serving as a senior associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he managed more than $200 million in contracts for the IRS. He was also senior manager of the Enterprise Solutions Group at BearingPoint, where he led projects with the FDIC, Veterans Administration, Motorola Inc., United Parcel Service, About.com, University Hospitals Health Systems, Cablevision Systems and other notable companies.
About Constellation West
Constellation West is where extraordinary works. A leading provider of mission-critical technology solutions for the U.S. government, Constellation West is one of the fastest-growing service-disabled veteran-owned, women-owned, small disadvantaged businesses in the country. Constellation West delivers award-winning solutions in program management, cybersecurity, geospatial information systems, IT engineering, cloud computing, mobile applications and process management. Constellation West has an Operations Center in Bellevue, Nebraska, from which it supports a wide array of government customers in the defense and civilian sectors, including the U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, Veterans Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Agriculture and Small Business Administration. Constellation West has been honored with a number of awards for its outstanding services, commitment to hiring veterans, and growth as a small business, including the 2014 Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Small Business Award from the National Veteran Small Business Coalition, 2012 Inc. Hire Power Award, Veteran Small Business Services Champion of the Year award from the Small Business Administration, and inclusion in the Top 100 FedList Telecommunications Network Management Contractors by the Federal Times. Constellation West is based in Fairfax, Virginia, and was founded in 1997 by Lisa Wolford, a nationally recognized business leader who started her career as a field radio operator in the Marine Corps. For more information, go to www.ConstellationWest.com.