Former AFSOC Communications Director to Guide Company’s Business Development Efforts
ASHBURN, Va. – February 1, 2011 – Telos® Corporation announced today that retired Air Force Col. Anthony Faughn has accepted a position in its Secure Networks group. He will be responsible for expanding the company’s role as a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the federal government.
As director of Business Development for Special Programs, he will target new opportunities within the Department of Defense (DoD) and federal civilian agencies. Telos will benefit from Faughn’s 30 years of Air Force experience as well as his leadership, which will help Telos continue its growth in secure wireless, information assurance, secure messaging, and identity management and access control throughout the federal government.
“Tony will leverage his substantial technical and leadership background to guide the development of new business,” said John Wood, chairman and CEO of Telos Corporation. “His perspective will help ensure our solutions align with the military’s warfighting requirements.”
Throughout his military career, Faughn has been involved in the development and implementation of the Air Force’s information technology capabilities. Faughn most recently served as director, Communications and Information Directorate at Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla. He was commissioned in 1981 and was a distinguished graduate of the Officer Training School. He served in a wide variety of communications and information systems assignments including command of seven units, staff at three major commands and two joint assignments. Additionally, he served as the Director of Communications for Joint Task Force PACIFIC HAVEN and commanded an expeditionary operations group during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.
In his new role with the company, Faughn will leverage his substantial technical and leadership background to guide the development of new business. His work will further improve Telos’ tactical applications across the Air Force and other federal agencies, while also mentoring staff working with the military services.
About Telos Corporation
Telos Corporation has provided innovative IT solutions and services to the federal government for more than 30 years, focusing since 1997 on cybersecurity. Telos solutions ensure that the government’s most security-conscious organizations comply with demanding federal and DoD information security mandates. Offerings includeXacta® IA Manager for enterprise IT security management, enterprise security consulting services, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and secure identity management solutions. Solutions are represented to the federal government on Telos’ GSA schedule. For more information, visit https://www.telos.com/.