Leidos names James Bahel its VP of business development for Integrated Security Group

James Bahel
James Bahel

Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has announced that James Bahel has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for the Integrated Systems Group (ISG).

Bahel will succeed Mike Stewart, who will continue his support in gaining internal efficiencies for ISG as operations manager.

ISG is comprised of over 3,200 professionals who bring deep domain knowledge, innovation, and responsiveness to help our nation face some of its most critical national security and intelligence challenges. ISG develops and delivers high-end intelligence and data solutions that support a wide range of customers in the United States and abroad. Cyber (Security, Operations and Commercial), Command and Control systems, Infrastructure Protection and Enterprise Information Systems are core competencies of ISG.

In his role, Bahel will oversee all business development efforts for the ISG portfolio across this diverse customer base that encompasses the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Federal, Civil, commercial, and international customers.

Bahel has over 35 years of experience serving the intelligence community with tours in the military, as a civilian employee, and as a representative of private industry. Bahel also brings over 19 years of experience as both a military and civilian employee of the National Security Agency, serving in positions of increasing responsibility. He has directed large systems engineering and technical assistance programs, provided regional profit and loss management for a national IRD corporation, and helped develop and grow business within signals intelligence, information security, and network engineering markets.

Most recently Bahel served as a senior business development representative of the Lockheed Martin Corporation, helping to secure over $1.2 billion in new business over a 24-month period.

Bahel holds a bachelor of arts in government and politics from the University of Maryland College Park.