Reed Parker to assume role of General Manager for Catapult Systems’ Washington, D.C. business unit

AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2013– Catapult Systems is excited to announce that Reed Parker has joined our Washington, D.C. business unit. He will assume the role of General Manager and will be responsible for leading and growing both Catapult’s Federal and Commercial Microsoft-focused lines of business. Reed’s background and leadership experience will be instrumental in Catapult’s expansion plans in the D.C. area.

“We welcome Reed’s knowledge and expertise to our D.C. practice,” said Sam Goodner, CEO of Catapult Systems.  “He brings with him an extensive amount of experience and leadership and we are excited to have him as an extension of our leadership team.”

Reed began his career in IT consulting during the height of the tech industry boom in the late 90’s with MarchFirst (merger between Whittman-Hart and USWeb). In 2003, Reed joined The Gallup Organization in Washington, D.C. where he was responsible for the D.C. area P&L. He led large capture and consulting teams in the pursuit of multi-year behavioral economics engagements with clients in a variety of industries including defense, intelligence, energy, media, finance and aerospace. His leadership was instrumental in Gallup’s market expansion and business growth.

Reed joined Management Concept, Inc. in 2012 where he led and managed a large team of cross-divisional business development professionals.  He was responsible for supporting and managing high level relationships with U.S. government agencies and respective operating divisions, bureaus and offices.

Reed has a B.S in Economics from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.