ARLINGTON, VA (December 10, 2018) Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I), an industry-leading provider of Total Acquisition Management, Cyber Security, and Foreign Military Sales solutions, hosted a retirement party for its Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Bill Puttmann. The event was held at the new 10th floor offices where ACT I CEO Michael Niggel shared highlights from Bill’s seven-year successful career with ACT I.
Joining the company in March of 2012 as the Director of Threat CMRN B&D and Programs, by March of 2015, Bill established and became manager of ACT I’s Human Resource Department. In this role, he was instrumental in stewarding the Department through a very robust growth cycle as the staff size grew fivefold, developed and enhanced a competitive benefits program, and negotiated a 2018 healthcare benefits program with minimal financial impact to ACT I employees.
Bill will be retiring with his wife Michele in Deltaville, VA. and looks forward to working around his farm, traveling, and spending time with his three children.
Having served in the Army for 30 years, Bill retired in 2006 as a Colonel. During his military career, he oversaw and supported base operations at the multi-functional U.S. Army Pacific Command, which was the major Army command of U.S. Army forces in Asia and the Pacific Basin. He supervised the full range of installation management functions and services working with 3,000 employees across a spectrum of labor categories. His key responsibilities included recruiting and hiring key personnel, addressing personnel concerns with labor unions, and monitoring civilian regulatory and compliance requirements.
Bill is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute where he earned a BA. He holds an MS in Public Administration and an MS in Military Arts and Science. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Senior Service War College attending the Advanced Operational Arts Studies Fellowship.
ACT I extends Bill a heartfelt thanks for his many contributions to the company and wishes him a long, enjoyable and well-deserved retirement.