Veteran of civilian and defense contracting to lead delivery and account growth strategies

CHANTILLY, Va., Sept. 7, 2021Citizant, Inc., an award-winning and Woman-Owned Small Business, has promoted David Romola to the role of Chief Operating Officer, in which he will oversee all customer delivery activities and spearhead the company’s focus on organic growth in targeted accounts.

Romola has served as Citizant’s Sr. Vice President of Operations since 2019, reporting to CEO Alba M. Alemán.

“David has proven himself to be the right leader to champion Citizant’s values – particularly delivery excellence and responsibility – in our next phase of growth,” said Alemán. “He has worked tirelessly in the last few years through the most challenging business environment to honor our commitments to our government customers, strengthen our relationships with strategic partners, and promote a better future for all of Citizant’s employees.”

“I am truly honored to work for a company that lives and breathes its core values every day. Citizant’s employees have established a strong reputation for exceeding customer expectations for value, delivery excellence, expertise, and innovation,” said Romola. “Backed by solid customer relationships, an employee-focused culture that is second to none, and a robust pipeline of growth opportunities for our staff, I am excited and honored to help lead the next phase of expansion for Citizant.”

Before joining Citizant, Romola served as Chief Operations and Growth Officer for Expression Networks in McLean, Va., where he was directly responsible for increasing annual revenue to more than $20 million over a 4-year period. He also previously led and grew business at PwC, KPMG, Booz 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.

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

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About Citizant, Inc.

Citizant designs and delivers smarter, leaner business and IT modernization solutions for the U.S. government. The company employs leading experts in Agile transformation, DevSecOps automation, Identity Credentialing & Access Management (ICAM), and organizational maturity. Citizant’s Civilian Business Unit is 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, an SBA-certified Woman Owned Small Business, is headquartered in Chantilly, Va., with employees supporting government customers in 27 states and Puerto Rico. Follow Citizant on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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