Vice Admiral Derwood C. Curtis, USN (ret.) Joins SBG Technology Solutions as Vice President of Intelligence, Cybersecurity Services and Special Programs
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – November 9, 2015 – SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest growing and leading engineering and information technology service providers in the United States, is delighted to announce Vice Admiral (Ret.) Derwood “DC” Curtis has joined SBG as Vice President of Intelligence, Cybersecurity Services and Special Programs. With over 30 years of military and business experience in leadership, technology integration, and resource management, Vice Admiral Curtis will be responsible for leading business strategy across the Federal Agencies and Commercial sectors, as well as providing technical direction, strategic advisement and executive support for SBG’s customers.
Prior to joining SBG, Curtis held eight CEO-level positions in his years of service to the Navy. In his last Naval assignment, Curtis served as Commander of the U.S. Naval Surface Forces and led the Naval Surface Warfare Enterprise providing surface combatant ships for operations worldwide, while influencing the strategy for the future Navy. He most recently served as Executive Vice President/Chief Operations Officer of SABREE Inc. His strong leadership and vision assisted SABREE in becoming a multimillion dollar business.
VADM Curtis holds a Masters of Public Administration degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy. He has also attended Keagan-Flager Business School, Babson Business School, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the NATO Defense College.
He serves on the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Trustees and various other boards.
“Having known and respected Admiral Curtis for many years, I am most confident he will bring a high degree of experience, talent, and renewed energy to our company as we continue to grow,” said Carlos Del Toro, CEO of SBG.”
About SBG Technology Solutions
An industry leader, SBG is one of the fastest growing IT service providers in the United States. INC 500 featured SBG in its 2010 and 2011 listings of the fastest growing small businesses and ranked SBG in the top 20 of government service providers in 2011. Founded in 2004, SBG provides innovative and cost effective technology solutions to federal agencies and commercial clients including the Army, Army National Guard, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Voting Assistance Program and the Navy. In 2011, SBG was selected as a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon winner, in recognition of the company’s innovation and excellent business practices. SBG was selected as the 2011 Small 8(a) Business of the Year for SBA Region III (D.C., MD. and VA.), and recognized by Diversity Business in 2015 as #38 among the Top 100 Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses in the country, #83 among the Top 100 8(a) businesses in the US, and #68 among the Top 100 Privately Held Businesses in VA. SBG most recently received the 2015 “Above and Beyond” award from the Virginia Committee for Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR).