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WBB Appoints Rich Harkey as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

January 23, 2018

RESTON, VA - January 18, 2018 – Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (“WBB” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), is pleased to announce that Richard B. Harkey (“Rich”) has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Rich will be responsible for leading the continued development and performance of the finance, contracts, facilities, and the information technology functions of the Company.

Great Place to Work

January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 - Whitney Bradley & Brown (WBB) has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. WBB earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees through an anonymous survey.

Reston-Based Federal Contractor Hosts USAF Mentor-Protégé Workshop

December 5, 2017

This collaborative event informed potential Small Business protégés and Large Business mentors about the benefits and requirements of the US Air Force Mentor Protégé Program. In addition to learning about the program requirements and advantages, this workshop focused on the advantages and best practices of attaining Quality Management and IT Security Certifications. Small Businesses had the opportunity to meet and network with Large Businesses, allowing eligible protégés to discuss how they could further develop their qualifications thus increasing their ability to compete for prime contract and subcontract awards through the Mentor Protégé Program.

Reston-based federal contractor WBB sold to private equity firm

November 16, 2017

Reston-based Whitney, Bradley & Brown Inc., a federal contractor with a heavy emphasis on defense agencies, has been sold to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, the global private equity firm announced Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. H.I.G. has $24 billion of equity capital under management worldwide. WBB Consulting, as it is better known, was founded in 1981 and currently employs 450-plus people, according to its website. Headquartered out of 11790 Sunrise Valley Drive, the management consulting firm operates seven offices near its federal clients, including in Quantico, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Virginia, and Patuxent River, Maryland. In a release, H.I.G. also announced that Robert Olsen has been promoted to WBB CEO and Executive Chairman Bill McMullen will retire.



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