Former DHS and DOS Executive Danny Toler joins Acuity, Inc.
Acuity, Inc. of Reston, VA announced on September 19 the appointment of Danny Toler as senior vice president – diplomatic portfolio and cyber practice. Toler will be responsible for leading Acuity’s cyber security practice and driving new business growth within Acuity’s foreign affairs business portfolio.
Having previously served as acting assistant secretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Communications office, where he led the implementation of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, Toler is uniquely qualified for the role with Acuity. Toler brings more than 35 years of experience as a strategic and innovative leader in the U.S. federal government. He built a reputation for establishing and executing successful, high-performance and cost-effective cyber programs with budgets exceeding $1 billion and a staff of over 1,500.
“Danny’s wealth of knowledge and experience in the federal space will have a tremendous impact on Acuity’s future growth,” said Acuity CEO Rui Garcia. “We are confident that both Acuity’s Cyber Practice and our Foreign Affairs business portfolio will thrive under his guidance.”
Before joining DHS, Toler spent 12 years at the Department of State (DOS), holding roles including director of the Office of Enterprise Network Management and division chief of Network Engineering and Design, where he transitioned DOS into a new mode of operations and managed a network of over 300 locations worldwide.
Acuity has a 15-year history of delivering award-winning management and technology consulting services to clients across the federal government. Acuity holds several single and multiple award contracts across the federal market including highly coveted awards on DHS EAGLE II 8(a), DHS EAGLE II Other Small Business, GSA 8(a) Stars II, and GSA IT Schedule 70.