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Saalex Solutions Named SBA Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (June 13, 2019) – Saalex Solutions, a division of Saalex Corp., was recently named winner of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2019 Region 9 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year award. Nominated by the NAVAIR Office of Small Business Programs, Department of Navy, Patuxent River, MD, the announcement commends Saalex for “hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication” to the community and “driving our nation’s economic growth.”

Since 1963, a proclamation for the celebration of National Small Business Week recognizes outstanding small business owners for personal success and contributions to the United States.

“Being nominated SBA’s Prime Contractor of the year is really exciting news,” said Travis Mack, Saalex Corp. President/CEO. “Especially now that Saalex has successfully grown into a large business with over 600 employees supporting our nation’s defense systems.”

About Saalex Corp.

Saalex Corp. is an engineering and information technology (IT) services company with core competencies in the areas of test range operations and management, engineering and logistics services, data analytics/business intelligence services and IT services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a service disabled veteran-owned and operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Corporation Announces New Director of Process Improvement and Integration

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (June 5, 2019) – Saalex Corporation recently appointed Garrison Thompson as the new Director of Process Improvement and Integration, located in the Rockledge office. In this new position, Mr. Thompson will be responsible for enterprise transformation initiatives and work directly with Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer Arthur Glaab to establish strategic goals and objectives for the company.

Garrison Thompson brings over 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defense, systems development and commercial technology industries. He has led and planned infrastructure upgrades, software and hardware product deployments and strategic operations as a leader in Fortune 100 companies. Prior to joining Saalex, Garrison served as a program manager, vice president and business development leader, engaging with senior executives and flag officers as well as defining strategic solutions for technical services efforts. He has also served as Chief Engineer for numerous Army range training and Air Force space lift range systems modernization and sustainment contracts. In 2002, he was awarded NASA's highest recognition, the Space Flight Awareness Launch Honoree Award for STS 111. Garrison is a Project Management Professional, a Lean Six Sigma Certified Black Belt, is ITILv3 Foundations Certified and is a Cisco Certified Network Associate. He holds a Bachelor of Science (with Honors) in Aviation Management and a Master of Science in Systems Management from the Florida Institute of Technology.

“The Saalex team is proud to have Garrison on board. He brings an unrivaled experience in leading business endeavors from the small to the very large” said Arthur Glaab, Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer. “We look forward to his leadership as we grow our business.”

Saalex Corporation President and CEO Travis Mack echoed this sentiment, adding that Garrison joins the Saalex team at a time of unprecedented growth for the company. “I’m really pleased to welcome Garrison to the Saalex team,” Mr. Mack said. “I’m confident that his background and experience will help transform Saalex into a significant industry leader.”

About Saalex Corporation

Saalex Corporation is an engineering and information technology (IT) services company with core competencies in the areas of test range operations and management, engineering and logistics services, data analytics/business intelligence services and IT services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a service disabled veteran-owned and operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Corporation Announces New Corporate Staff

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (Jan. 8, 2019) -- Saalex Corporation recently announced several new additions to our corporate staff. Arthur Glaab has been appointed Chief Strategy Officer for Saalex Solutions. John Dutton is the new Saalex Information Technology Business Development Manager. Both gentlemen are located in our Rockledge office. David Luna is our new Safety and Training Manager in the Temecula office. Tracy Fessler is our new Proposal Manager in the Camarillo office.

As the Chief Strategy Officer, Art Glaab will assist Travis Mack, Saalex Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with the development and execution of strategic initiatives. Mr. Glaab has 35 years in the aerospace and defense industries. Beginning as an engineer on the shuttle program, and culminating as a Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy in a Fortune 500 firm, Mr. Glaab has provided leadership in a wide variety of roles including engineering, program management, business development, corporate strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. Customers that Mr. Glaab has served include the USAF, USA, USN, NASA and the intelligence communities. Mr. Glaab holds a Master of Arts in Finance and Business from Webster University.

John Dutton, SaalexIT Business Development Manager, is responsible for sustaining and growing IT client and partner relationships. He has managed business relationships with Fortune 500 companies, federal government agencies, educational institutions and research laboratories throughout North America. Prior to joining Saalex Solutions, Mr. Dutton has held a variety of business development positions at Emu Technology, Fujitsu America, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Company. He holds a Master of Science from Johns Hopkins University.

David Luna, Safety and Training Manager is responsible for ensuring safe working environments for all employees in adherence to company policies and government regulations as well as coordinating and documenting required company training such as security and supervisory classes. He began his career in the Marine Corps as a Supply Administrative Clerk but retired as a Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence (CI/HUMINT) Specialist. As a Marine, he held multiple instructor and safety responsibilities. Prior to joining the Saalex team, Mr. Luna worked in Afghanistan as an advisor for the Afghan National Army on intelligence related issues. He has a Bachelor of Science from Park University and has been accepted into Texas A&M University School of Law.

Tracy Fessler, Proposal Manager, will be managing all aspects of proposal development for Saalex Solutions. Ms. Fessler has held various proposal and administrative positions for multiple defense contractors and City of Thousand Oaks. She has a Bachelor of General Studies from Northern Illinois University.

“I am pleased to welcome Art, John, David and Tracy to be part of our talent-rich staff at Saalex,” said Travis Mack, President and CEO, Saalex. “I’m confident that their skills and expertise will contribute significantly to the continued success of Saalex.”

About Saalex Corporation

Saalex Corporation is an Engineering and Information Technology Services company with core competencies in the areas of Test Range Operations and Management, Engineering and Logistics Services, Data Analytics/Business Intelligence Services and Information Technology Services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned and Operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

Saalex Solutions Adding More Than 50 New Employees

Engineering Company to Fill 54 Positions Overall, Majority in Ridgecrest Facility

Camarillo, CA (April 8, 2018) -- Saalex Solutions, a division of Saalex Corporation, an engineering and information technology services company, announced today it is looking to fill 54 open positions company-wide, with the majority of those in its Ridgecrest, CA facility. The openings include jobs across exciting, high-tech projects for engineers, analysts, technicians, and managers. Salaries range from competitive hourly wages to well into six figures for professional engineering positions and subject matter experts.

The need for additional employees is a result of industry demand and the continuing growth of the company, which now has more than 600 full-time staff in several locations in the U.S. Most of the positions for which Saalex is hiring are involved with two large programs with the U.S. Navy in California.

“We have experienced tremendous growth the past two years, and expect that to continue into the foreseeable future,” said Travis Mack, President and CEO, Saalex. “We will continue to add staff to support our work with the Navy and other military branches as their needs expand.”

Saalex was founded in 1999, and has offices in eight states around the U.S. The company now enjoys a top market position as the third-largest employer in Ridgecrest, with 70% of its work force made up of military veterans. Saalex provides all full-time employees with top benefits that include a company-matching 401k, 100% vested from day one, and an employee-owned structure (ESOP).

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Saalex Awarded Navy Seaport Next Generation Contract

Rockledge, FL and Camarillo, CA (Dec. 10, 2018) -- Saalex Corporation doing business as Saalex Solutions has been awarded the Navy Seaport Next Generation (SeaPort-NxG) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering support services and program management support services.

The Navy awarded multiple-award contracts (MACs) to businesses in locations across 46 of the 50 United States under the SeaPort-NxG contract vehicle. The government estimates approximately $5 billion of services per year will be procured through awards to special small business set-asides including service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) such as Saalex Solutions.

“Our continued support of the Navy is extremely important to our growth. SeaPort-NxG allows us to remain a strong player within the Naval Sea Systems Command community,” said Travis Mack, President and CEO, Saalex.

About the Navy Sea Systems Command

The Naval Sea Systems Command is comprised of command staff, headquarters directorates, affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and numerous field activities. Together, they engineer, build, buy and maintain ships, submarines and combat systems that meet the Fleet's current and future operational requirements. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the Navy's five system commands. With a force of 74,000 civilian and military personnel, NAVSEA engineers, builds, buys and maintains the Navy's ships and submarines and their combat systems. To accomplish this, NAVSEA manages 150 acquisition programs and manages foreign military sales cases that include billions of dollars in annual military sales to partner nations.

About Saalex Solutions

Saalex Solutions is an Engineering and Information Technology Services company with core competencies is the areas of Test Range Operations and Management, Engineering and Logistics Services, Data Analytics/Business Intelligence Services and Information Technology Services. Founded in 1999 by Travis Mack, Saalex Solutions is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned and Operated business headquartered in Camarillo, California. Learn more at www.Saalex.com.

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