RESTON, Va.—November 16, 2020 – Noblis, a leading provider of science, technology and strategy services to the federal government has announced that its Board of Trustees elected Rich Jacques, the Noblis vice president of Intelligence and Law Enforcement, to corporate officer.
Jacques is responsible for the overall direction of Noblis’ mission in the intelligence, national security, and law enforcement sectors of government. His team provides actionable intelligence solutions to clients to drive their mission-critical decisions by helping them develop and integrate the advanced technologies that are changing the intelligence landscape with agility and security.
“Rich has strengthened our offerings to clients in the intelligence and law enforcement area and built a strong leadership team positioning Noblis for further growth,” said Amr ElSawy, Noblis president and CEO. “He has demonstrated strong leadership, decision making, operational excellence and collaboration skills that have benefitted Noblis and our clients. He played a leading role in our recent acquisition and integration of Inductive Minds, an expert provider of cloud hosting, systems engineering and analytic services to U.S. government clients.”
Jacques joined Noblis in January 2019 and has more than 20 years of experience leading transformational initiatives ranging from technology modernization to organizational performance and growth strategies. He specializes in operational aspects of business optimization to include strategy development, change management, technology transformation, organizational process improvement, contract and program management, and human capital strategies.
He earned a master’s degree in Information Systems from the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Mary Washington. Jacques has several accreditations including certified Project Management Professional, Scaled Agile Framework Scrum Master, and ITIL certification, a service management framework that supports organizations with their IT and digitally-enabled product and service delivery.