On 16 August 2021, FSI President and CEO, Mr. Carlos A. Persichetti announced the hiring of a new Mission Solutions Portfolio Manager, Ms. Maryann Canepa. Ms. Canepa has extensive experience in all phases of acquisition as well as project and program management in both the DoD and Federal agencies. Her background includes establishing and maintaining Program Milestones (POAMs) and bringing complex projects in on-schedule and on-budget. A recognized expert supervisor and manager, she has experience with Software and Systems Engineering, Business Operations, Cybersecurity, and Defense Sector Business Development and Capture, both East and West Coast. The bottom line is that she brings exceptionally broad NAVWAR, PEO C4I and NIWC PAC people and programs subject matter expertise and experience to Forward Slope, Inc.
Ms. Canepa is a CISSP and an Executive Committee member for the Information Warfare Research Prototype (IWRP) consortium. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, with a Bachelor ofScience (BS) in Management Information Systems as well as the University of Redlands, with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), emphasis in Finance. Ms. Canepa is also a mother of three children, enjoys the beach, outdoors, and cooking. She will be reporting to FSI Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Mr. Andrew Pidduck.
“Ms. Canepa’s extensive DoD program management and technical background will help FSI deliver high quality software to our customers, and her business development experience will ensure long term growth and expansion to new markets.” Mr. Andrew Pidduck, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Forward Slope, Inc.