Newport News, VA – On February 14, 2011 Spectrum, a veteran-owned small business that serves the Department of Defense and other federal agencies, announced the appointment of JoAnn Jacques as Assistant Vice President, Director of Envision Labs, effective February 14, 2011.

In this new role, Ms. Jacques will lead Spectrum’s vision and strategy for ensuring company services and products align with critical technology advances and best practices offered from both the commercial and government sectors. JoAnn will lead programs in Envision Labs and work with the Spectrum Operations Directors to promote continual growth and maturation of Spectrum “centers of excellence” through advanced technologies – which distinguish Spectrum as a high-value partner to its customers.

“Spectrum is pleased to welcome Ms. Jacques. As Spectrum is growing and expanding in new markets, it is crucial that the diversity and capabilities of our leadership reflect that same growth. JoAnn brings a great mix of industry knowledge and technical experience to our team, ” stated Spectrum President and CEO, Jeff Wassmer.

JoAnn brings over 25 years of technical and management experience in IT systems and mission solutions for both DOD and commercial communication programs. JoAnn’s team value is in application of in-depth mission understanding coupled with technical and strategic vision to provide sound, executable business roadmaps which enable rapid deployment of high-value capabilities. She is a proven visionary leader and now, a welcomed member of the Spectrum Team.

Spectrum is a veteran-owned small business that serves the Department of Defense and federal agencies. The company specializes in providing the National and DoD intelligence community with innovative, realistic and affordable solutions in technology. Spectrum also provides full system support from assessment to certification and takes great pride in exceeding client expectations.