Arlington, Virginia, March 31, 2020 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions in the D.C. area, announced today the appointment of Sandy Gillespie as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Gillespie brings nearly three decades of executive information technology expertise and experience.
“I have always prided myself in being able to bring vision coupled with execution to create practical operational strategies that foster collaboration, innovation, business growth, and success for our clients and employees,” said Sandy Gillespie, COO, Excella. “Excella has a stellar brand and history of creating strategic relationships and partnerships based on extensive expertise and transformative technologies. I look forward to leveraging the momentum of our current programs and continuing to advance our delivery, and enable Excellian growth and engagement.”
Prior to joining the Excella team, Gillespie was the COO and executive vice president for NCI Information Systems, Inc., where she successfully led the consolidation of two acquisitions to form the Agile and Analytics Sector–resulting in pipeline growth of $1.7 billion. In her new role, Gillespie will oversee client delivery and develop growth strategies tightly integrated with the capabilities and workforce Excella excels at building. She will apply Excella’s transformative technology solutions to impact clients’ mission and exceed their expectations.
“Sandy is an exceptional leader, terrific addition to our executive team and perfect complement to Excella’s culture and leadership as we continue to grow,” said Burton White, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Excella. “Sandy has a long history leading organizations where she has driven peak performance, diversified sales pipelines, positively impacted clients, and cultivated exceptional careers for employees. I’m thrilled to have her bring her talent to help Excella achieve those same results as we grow.”
Excella has over 17 years of experience successfully leading Agile Transformations, modernizing legacy IT systems, and delivering artificial intelligence solutions to Washington D.C.’s leading organizations, federal agencies, and non-profits.