Reston federal contractor names COO
Cynthia Barreda joins Preferred Systems Solutions
Reston-based federal contractor Preferred Systems Solutions Inc. announced Thursday it has hired Cynthia Barreda as its chief operating officer.
Barreda most recently served as CEO of Herndon-based tech company NetCentrics Corp., where she had been since 2002. In her new role, she will work on strategy and vision for the company with President and CEO Babs Doherty. She will also oversee the company’s mission solutions, national security and advanced technologies groups.
Barreda earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Jacksonville State University. Before NetCentrics, she served as a principal at American Management Systems.
Founded in 1991, Preferred Systems Solutions provides program and acquisition management, financial consulting, engineering, technical services, mobile applications, computing, cloud migration and data analytics services. It is a CM Equity Partners portfolio company.