Michael J. Alber has been our Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since March 2021. Mr. Alber has an extensive career spanning over 35 years in corporate finance, accounting, capital markets, treasury, risk allocation and mergers and acquisition experience. He currently serves on the SSA (Special Security Agreement) of AceInfo Tech (subsidiary of Dovel Technologies). An accomplished financial professional, he was most recently the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of KeyW (NASDAQ: KEYW), from June 2016 until its sale to Jacobs (NYSE: J) in June 2019. During this period, he led several capital market transactions along with two strategically important M&A transactions, including the ultimate sale that resulted in an industry-leading sales multiple.
Mr. Alber served as a Principal with Growth Strategy Leaders, a business and financial consulting firm (specializing in M&A and due diligence support), from April 2015 to May 2016. From May 2012 to March 2015, Mr. Alber served as Chief Financial Officer and SVP at Engility Corporation (NYSE: EGL) a $2.5 billion technology services and solutions provider to both U.S. Government and International customers. During this period, he supported the company’s spin-out from L3 Technologies as a stand-alone publicly traded company. Also, during this period, he led the financial and capital market activities related to two transformational M&A transactions, including one that resulted in a change in control.
Prior to Engility, Mr. Alber held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Alion Science and Technology from 2007 to 2012. He has also held senior executive positions at SAIC (NYSE: SAIC) for 18 years, where he served as a Senior Vice President and Group CFO, and prior to that was Director of Finance at Network Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Alber’s significant experience in the government solutions and products industry and his leadership positions with large public companies serves our company well. Our Company benefits greatly from his diverse expertise running sophisticated financial operations in both services and technology centric organizations.
Mr. Alber received his Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and subsequently completed an Advance Management Program (AMP) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.