Arlington, Va. – Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, L.L.C. (ACT I), an industry-leading provider of Total Program/Acquisition Management, Intelligence, Cyber, Security, and Foreign Military Sales solutions, today announced the hiring of Catherine Urban as Deputy Chief Financial Officer.
Catherine is a proven industry leader with decades of experience across the government contracting sector as a financial and business operations leader. As DCFO, she will support ACT I’s mergers and acquisitions strategy to expand core service offerings, organizational alignment initiatives to meet market demand, and enhance interdepartmental integration. She will report to ACT I Chief Financial Officer Mark Hughes.
“As ACT I continues to rapidly expand, Catherine brings a vast range of highly-effective financial and leadership expertise to enable scalability of our processes, systems, and personnel,” said Hughes.
Ms. Urban brings over 20 years of government contracting experience to ACT I with portfolios of federal contracts across Information Technology, Engineering, Aerospace, and Missile Defense. Most recently, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Unisys Federal where she led financial organization scaling for revenue growth of over 25% year-over-year, including a period of serving concurrently as CFO and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Unisys, she served as Vice President, Business Operations and Finance for Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Federal Holding Company, where she was responsible for full financial lifecycle management of a $650M annual revenue portfolio.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Urban served as Chief Financial Officer of Mission Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of CSC, which resulted in an acquisition by Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Federal Holding Company. At CSC, Ms. Urban served as acting Finance Administration Director.
Catherine graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Providence College and holds a Master of Business Administration from Marymount University. She is a strong advocate for women in leadership and has participated on the Board for CSC’s Management Club, ASRC Federal’s Women Networking Group, and the inaugural Inclusion & Diversity Council at Unisys. She participates in multiple women in government contracting groups as well as a CFO roundtable.