Former Director of PwC and Deloitte to oversee delivery excellence and account growth

Citizant, a trusted leader in IT modernization, identity and access management, test automation, and data management solutions, has hired David Romola as Senior Vice President of Operations. Romola will lead Citizant’s strategic focus on service delivery, differentiated capabilities, employee development, on-contract growth, and strategic expansion into new accounts.

David Romola, Citizant

David Romola, Sr. Vice President of Operations

Romola, a seasoned contracting industry executive, previously served as Chief Operations and Growth Officer for Expression Networks in McLean, Va., where he was directly responsible for increasing annual revenue from $2 million to $27 million over a 4-year period. Prior to his time at Expression Networks, he led and grew business at PwCKPMGBooz Allen Hamilton, and Deloitte. While at PwC, he successfully managed all contracts, subcontractors, P&L, and the contract center for a $40 million US Army practice. He also oversaw successful capture plans and win strategies for the U.S. Air Force FIP IDIQ, CIO-SP3, and OASIS contracts.

“As Citizant embarks on its growth trajectory to 1,000 employees serving vital government missions, we need proven leaders like David Romola who will enable our mission with innovative solutions and develop the next tier of leaders at Citizant,” said Alba M. Alemán, CEO of Citizant. “David has a well-deserved reputation for developing and delivering industry-leading solutions for government agencies. He is widely regarded for his loyalty and integrity in building trusted relationships with partners, customers, and employees. He also brings a new level of experience and maturity that will empower him to lead our team to an even better future.”

“Citizant has a strong commitment to quality, a track record of successful delivery, and a management system that make the organization extraordinary at delivering effective solutions for customers,” said Romola. “In my three decades of industry experience, it is rare to find such a driven leadership team in a company of this size. Coming here to oversee Operations was a no-brainer. Citizant’s mature infrastructure and management capability offers limitless opportunity for growth and innovative solution delivery. I look forward to working with this team of professionals to strengthen and expand the organization, so we can continue to provide phenomenal service to the Federal government.”

David Romola received a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Information Systems from Virginia Tech, as well as a Masters of Business Administration degree from Averett University. He is a Certified Project Management Professional and Certified Defense Financial Manager.

About Citizant

Citizant designs and delivers smarter, leaner business and IT transformation solutions for the U.S. government. The company employs leading experts in Agile transformation, DevSecOps automation, enterprise data management, process improvement, and program management. Citizant invests in mature business practices to ensure delivery excellence and its Civilian Business Unit was recently appraised at Maturity Level 3 for both CMMI® Development and Services Version 2.0, making Citizant the 4th company worldwide to achieve this distinction. The company is also certified in ISO 9001:2015 for Talent Acquisition, ISO 20000-1:2018 for Shared Services, and ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security. Citizant is headquartered in Chantilly, Va., with offices in Washington, D.C., and employees supporting government customers in more than 30 states. More information about the company is available at Follow us on Twitter at @Citizant or on LinkedIn.


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