Kevin Kelly, a 30-year defense and intelligence leader, has been appointed CEO and Chairman of Arcfield, effective immediately. The company previously known as CTFV Acquisition Corp. also revealed his new name.
âThe United States must maintain a constant technological advantage over its adversaries,â said Kelly. âWe believe that with our clients, we can play a vital role in the development and integration of cutting-edge technologies in key national security missions to help our country and its allies preserve its space and cyber superiority. “
Prior to Arcfield, Kelly was President of National Security and Innovative Solutions at CACI International, where he revamped the company with the creation of a $ 2.1 billion industry.
Previously, he spent 22 years at LGS Innovations in several roles including that of Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Operating Officer and eventually CEO, where he led the sale of LGS to a private equity partner in 2014 and ultimately to CACI in 2019.
Kelly is also the Founder and Executive Partner of MissionX, a partnership to build a leading edge technology and innovation company focused on next generation solutions for defense, national security and intelligence missions.
Arcfield, a holding company of The Veritas Capital Vantage Fund, LP, was formed in September when Peraton divested its systems engineering, integration and support services business, which became CTFV Acquisition Corp. The company draws on its 60 years of service to defense and intelligence communities, with a portfolio of engineering and systems integration, C5ISR and digital transformation solutions.
As the new CEO, Kelly will oversee Arcfield and its two areas: space and intelligence; and defense and federal civilians.
Additionally, as a valued partner in the growing commercial space market, our team is currently evaluating technology investments to deliver innovative solutions to meet critical market needs, âKelly added. âI am delighted to take the helm at such an important time and focus on growth through innovation. We look forward to continuing this vital work in support of national security initiatives. “
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