Suntiva Hires Dave Copp as VP for Defense Business Unit

Suntiva, a trusted advisor to leaders in achieving business transformation, today announced the appointment of Dave Copp as Vice President for the Defense Business Unit. Copp will be responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as driving business growth and expanding our services and solutions to help our clients achieve their missions.

Copp brings nearly thirty years of experience leading highly successful teams through complex environments during periods of rapid growth and transition. With a career spanning operations, IT program management, organizational development, and strategy in both military and private industry, Dave has built and grown organizations by focusing on strategic results, leadership development, and identifying and cementing key partnerships to strengthen offerings.

"Dave Copp brings a wealth of knowledge and experience managing mission transformation efforts in the military and in industry. As a proven leader, his focus is on driving results throughout every part of an organization,” said Dr. Hany Malik, Suntiva CEO. “His expertise will enhance Suntiva’s ability to help our government clients improve performance through people, process, and technology in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways,”

“Dave understands the importance of defining and solving the customer’s mission critical problems. His strategic approach, operations experience and business development acumen will be an asset leading Suntiva’s Defense practice,” said Gail Rissler, Suntiva COO.

Previously, Copp was the Senior Vice President of Operations and Strategy at Telesto Group where he led strategic initiatives helping clients improve their operational performance. Prior to that, he created Hains Point Solutions, a global advisory firm, where he generated 200% year-over-year growth serving clients that ranged from within the national security sector to entrepreneurs pioneering technology solutions. Copp’s earlier experience includes Special Assistant and Chief of Staff to the Honorable Ashton B Carter, Director for Business Operations and Program Management at CACI, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and a 20-year career in the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer. He is a graduate from the United States Naval War College, the United States Naval Staff College, the Joint Forces Staff College, and from Jacksonville University.

About Suntiva:
Suntiva is a business transformation and technology company located in Falls Church, VA, serving Federal Government agencies. We enable our clients to improve performance through people, process, and technology in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways. We provide mission critical information technology, digital transformation, organizational performance, human capital, and acquisition lifecycle solutions—with great minds and great hearts.

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