Smartronix Hires Former Digicon CTO Mr. Rick Kelley as Director of Technology

Reston, VA – 13 August 2013 - Smartronix announced today that it hired Mr. Rick Kelley as Director of Technology. In his new role, Mr. Kelley will manage a growing team of Cloud Solution Architects and guide the development and implementation of large-scale enterprise Cloud solutions.

Mr. Kelley brings nearly 20 years of experience designing and architecting technology solutions that solve tough business problems and drive business efficiencies. He comes to Smartronix from Digicon, where as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) he managed a portfolio of enterprise solutions for Government agencies focused on emerging technologies to optimize Cloud services, cyber security, bioinformatics, and green technologies. Previously, he served as Chief Architect leading strategic initiatives for various Government agencies, including the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Federal Aviation Administration.

"Rick will be an immediate asset to our team. His background as an innovator and technology leader will be key to helping us scale our Cloud computing practice and enhance our portfolio of Cloud managed services," states Smartronix Executive Vice President and CTO, Robert Groat.

Smartronix, Inc. is a global leader in delivering innovative, secure, and agile technology solutions. The Hollywood, MD, based company specializes in cyber security, health IT, network operations, mission-focused engineering, big data, mobile applications, and industry-leading Cloud technologies. Smartronix has delivered landmark, award-winning solutions such as and, and the first Federal Web properties hosted on the public Cloud. Additionally, the company was recognized as the Best Technology Consulting Firm to Work For by Vault, an Employer of Choice by Northern Virginia Family Service, and ranked as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies by multiple sources. Smartronix is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and an Amazon Web Services Premier Consulting Partner.