Cal Shintani joins Buchanan & Edwards as chief growth officer

Buchanan & Edwards Inc. of Arlington, VA announced on November 1 that Cal Shintani has joined the company as chief growth officer. In this new role, Shintani will be leading corporate business development, marketing and communications and will work in tandem with the CEO and the CFO on strategies and management of future mergers and acquisitions.

“I am excited that Cal is joining the Buchanan & Edwards executive team,” said Dennis Kelly, president and CEO for Buchanan & Edwards. “With our graduation from small-business status behind us and our emergence as a mid-tier next-generation IT solutions provider, Cal’s industry experience will help us accelerate our organic development, and his M&A and integration expertise will be vital to our overall growth strategy.”

With over 30 years of experience in the government technology industry, Shintani has served as CGO of HighPoint Global and Oceus Networks and has worked in business development and P&L roles at companies including CACI, Gray Hawk Systems, Veridian and BTG. Shintani is also an ACT-IAC fellow and has served as industry chair of its Voyagers Mentors-Protégé program. He is also a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and the Professional Services Council.

Shintani is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science. He also received a master’s degree in national security studies from Georgetown University.

Source: Buchanan & Edwards