Buchanan & Edwards promotes Kathy Rondon to VP of talent management, Dave Villani to COO of R2C

Buchanan & Edwards Inc. of Arlington, VA announced on May 10 that Kathy Rondon, former chief operating officer at The Reports and Requirements Company LLC (R2C), a Buchanan & Edwards company, has been promoted to vice president of talent management at Buchanan and Edwards. Dave Villani has been promoted to chief operating officer at R2C.

“We are excited to have Kathy join our talent management team,” said Dennis Kelly, president of Buchanan and Edwards. “Her extensive experience within management and intelligence will be an asset as we further expand talent acquisition initiatives to support company growth and customer needs.”

Rondon, a former government employee specializing in collection management, has more than 25 years of experience in the national security arena. In 2008, she founded R2C with CEO Katrina Barlow. In her new position, Rondon will focus on training and career development for employees of Buchanan & Edwards, which acquired R2C last year.

“Dave has been an incredible asset to our team and our customers in the intelligence community for many years, and we are thrilled to have him step up into the role of COO,” said Katrina Barlow, president and CEO of R2C. “I am confident that his experience in contracts and operations management will be instrumental in ensuring success in the critical work we do daily to support our nation.”

Villani, who has worked at R2C since 2015, will be responsible for the daily operations at R2C. He has almost a decade of experience serving as a contract specialist managing a portfolio of complex, classified and unclassified contracts; conducting cost realism analysis; and negotiating contract modifications. Villani previously worked for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy and in the intelligence community.

Source: Buchanan & Edwards