CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) CEO Lynn Dugle and Vice President of Technical Solutions Group Gay Porter have been recognized as 2017 Women Worth Watching by the Profiles in Diversity Journal. This annual awards program celebrates high performing, purpose-driven female leaders who serve as strong mentors and role models for other women while creating value for the companies, organizations and agencies they support.
“It is a great honor to be recognized alongside my colleague Gay and so many other accomplished leaders who have contributed to the advancement of women in business,” said Lynn Dugle, CEO of Engility. “As the CEO of Engility, I lead a team that makes valuing people a priority, and I am privileged with many opportunities to encourage, empower and grow our employees.”
Gay Porter, vice president of Engility’s Technical Solutions Group, said, “I've been very fortunate in the work I've done and the opportunities I've encountered. This honor inspires me to pay that forward and share some of my lessons learned with others who may be just starting their careers.”
Dugle's career spans more than three decades and includes leadership experience in the defense, intelligence and telecommunication sectors. With a passion for activities and causes that support women leadership, science and education, Dugle was named one of the Top 100 Women in STEM by STEMconnector in 2012. Other recent awards include being named to the Wash100 2017 List of Most Influential Voices in Government Contracting. Earlier this year, she participated in the 2017 Fortune/U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership to further improve the status of women in business. This is Dugle’s second award from Diversity Journal; she was recognized as one of the Women Worth Watching in 2009.
Porter is a recognized federal technology industry leader with more than 30 years’ experience growing and leading successful businesses dedicated to government service. At Engility she plays a critical role in leading a group of subject matter experts specializing in Engility’s primary capability areas – high performance computing, cyber, enterprise modernization, and systems engineering and integration. Porter balances technical expertise and strong management talent and places great value on building teams that are founded on strategy, diversity and accountability.
Engility (NYSE: EGL) is engineered to make a difference. Built on six decades of heritage, Engility is a leading provider of integrated solutions and services, supporting U.S. government customers in the defense, federal civilian, intelligence and space communities. Our innovative, highly technical solutions and engineering capabilities address diverse client missions. We draw upon our team’s intimate understanding of customer needs, deep domain expertise and technical skills to help solve our nation’s toughest challenges. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, and with offices around the world, Engility’s array of specialized technical service offerings include high-performance computing, cybersecurity, enterprise modernization and systems engineering. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engilitycorp.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.