GTSI Names New President


Government integrator GTSI this week announced it has a new president and chief operating officer in former federal official John Spotila.

Spotila, former administrator for the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, has been with the company for a little over a year. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of GTSI, while its chairman and CEO, Dendy Young, will drive the company's strategy and its relationship with investors.

Young said in a statement that since coming to GTSI, Spotila has helped the company implement a new strategy for growth, including improving its customer focus and budget planning.

Spotila was appointed the administrator of the OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs by the president and confirmed by the Senate. He also chaired the Federal CIO Council, helped develop IT budget policy and worked actively to implement initiatives that incuded a government-wide portal, integration of security planning into the IT budget process and the increased use of digital signatures.

Prior to his government appointment, Spotila was a small business owner for almost two decades and served as general counsel at the U.S. Small Business Administration.