1901 Group Announces Two Executive Vice President Promotions to Drive Continued Growth and Customer Success
Paul Wilkinson’s Role Expands to EVP Leading Corporate Strategy and Business Development; James Christopher’s Role Expands to EVP of Operations
RESTON, VA – August 23, 2018 – 1901 Group, the leading provider of innovative IT solutions for public and private sectors specializing in delivering cloud, cyber security, and enterprise managed services, today announced two executive promotions to drive strategic direction and growth. Paul Wilkinson has been promoted to Executive Vice President expanding his responsibility to include Business Development, Capture Management, Marketing, and Channel Partners. James Christopher has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations and is responsible for the successful development and delivery of 1901 Group’s services.
“Paul and James have been outstanding contributors and instrumental in positioning 1901 Group as the innovative IT solutions provider delivering much needed gains in enterprise IT performance at a substantial economic value,” said Sonu Singh, CEO of 1901 Group.
“This well-deserved change more accurately reflects their span of responsibility and authority within our company. There are many exciting initiatives taking place at 1901 Group, including our creative partnerships, new customers, and expanding our Blacksburg Enterprise IT Operations Center. Their vision, leadership, and innovative thinking will remain key to our future success as we focus on changing the way enterprises consume and deliver IT.”
Wilkinson provides leadership for 1901 Group’s growth initiatives by supporting the development of new markets and services. Prior to joining 1901 Group, Wilkinson was Chief Operating Officer of List Innovation Solutions, supporting the successful sale of the company to Salient Federal Solutions and led Salient’s Strategic Market Development Group. Prior to that, Wilkinson held numerous leadership positions providing financial consulting, product management, and IT services supporting both public and private sector customers at SRA International, BearingPoint, and KPMG.
Christopher is the leader of the company’s customer facing organization and is responsible for the development, engineering, and delivery of 1901 Group services, to include those delivered from the 24×7 Operations Center. Christopher brings over 25 years of industry experience to 1901 Group and previously served as a corporate executive in both small and large companies focused on delivering Information Technology business solutions and managed services. As the leader of service delivery, Christopher leverages his experience in growing organizations and delivering high value technology services and solutions across a spectrum of customers in the federal, state, and local government; retail and commercial; and higher education markets.
Wilkinson holds a B.S. in Finance from George Mason University and is a Certified Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP).
Christopher is a proud alumnus of Virginia Tech where he received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is a lifelong Virginia resident.
About 1901 Group, LLC
1901 Group delivers innovative IT solutions to public and private sector customers by leveraging our Enterprise IT Operations Center and managed service platform that provides 24×7 support of end users and mission critical systems from data centers to public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. We deliver cloud, cyber security, and enterprise managed services to transition customers from traditional on-premise IT infrastructure and support models to hybrid cloud solutions that improve performance and reduce costs. We proudly support customers that span federal, state, and local governments, including law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Customers benefit from our 24×7 Cloud Factory with FedRAMP authorization, ISO9001 certification, and CMMI Level 3 appraisals. Visit our newsroom and simplify IT with 1901 Group.
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