DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company delivering advanced engineering services and product solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that it has made two key promotions to strengthen the company's senior leadership team and further position it for continued growth.
Mike Ritter has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Security Officer and will report directly to Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB. Ritter previously served MacB as its Chief Security Officer. He will continue to lead all security-related operations and play a larger role in helping the company meet its strategic business objectives.
Bernie Murtaugh has been promoted to Vice President of Strategic Proposal Operations and will lead the coordination and production of key proposals for the company. In addition he will provide his expertise and counsel as MacB enters new markets to ensure the company's high standards for proposal development continue to be met. Murtaugh will report to Don Raines, MacB's Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development. He was formerly Senior Director of the Proposal Development Center.
"On behalf of everyone at MacB, I would like to congratulate Mike and Bernie on their well deserved promotions," said Fuchs. "They each have contributed tremendously to the growth and evolution of the company and have earned the respect of their teams as we have expanded in terms of new markets and capabilities."
About Mike Ritter
Prior to joining MacB in 2011, Ritter worked for SAIC where he achieved nine consecutive "Superior" ratings from the Defense Security Service (DSS). While at SAIC, he was a member of the team that was awarded DSS's James S. Cogswell Award, which represents the top .1 percent of Industrial Security Programs. Ritter is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Washburn University.
About Bernie Murtaugh
Murtaugh is an expert in proposal development and management with more than 20 years experience in the field. Before joining MacB in 2005, he held senior level proposal management positions and MTC Technologies and The Standard Register Company. Murtaugh earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Western Illinois University.
ABOUT MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB)
For more than 35 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving some of the Nation's most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va., our more than 1,500 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission focused and results oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. Learn more about MacB at www.macb.com.