FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acentia, a premier employer and provider of technology and management solutions, today announced that Kim Bahrami has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development. Bahrami will lead Acentia's business expansion into new and strategic healthcare areas within the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA).
"Kim's tremendous experience in the healthcare industry and exceptional leadership skills make her uniquely qualified for this position," said Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer. "She will play a critical role in our continuing expansion into the Federal healthcare market. We are excited to have her join our team."
Bahrami has over 25 years of experience in these markets as a Program Manager, Managing Director, Lead Strategist, and Business Development Executive. She has been instrumental in revenue generation for a number of recognized healthcare organizations including SAIC, BearingPoint/KPMG, Apptis, Evolvent and CSC. Bahrami also served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the State of Florida where she initially focused on oversight and improvement of the state's priority healthcare IT initiatives. Subsequently, she led the implementation of MyFlorida.Com, developed and executed the initial phases of the state's Network Modernization and Data Center Consolidation programs, and established the state's Enterprise Security Services platform.
"Acentia is fully committed to making a positive difference for their customers," said Bahrami. "Our leadership is comprised of consummate professionals who know the industry and bring with them a vast level of experience and desire for innovation. It is a privilege to become an integral member of this team, and I look forward to working with this superb group to help expand our role as a trusted partner and change agent in the challenging and promising world of DoD and VA Healthcare."
Bahrami holds a B.A. and a Master's of Education from the University of Georgia. Through a university scholarship award, she completed a year of post-graduate study at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany.
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