Benchmark Executive Search Places President of Public Sector and Vice President of Business Development at Digital Reasoning

RESTON, Va., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Benchmark Executive Search, an industry-recognized, Top 10 GovCon executive recruitment firm, announced today it placed Kelly Collins as president of public sector and Dan Dzenitis as vice president of business development at Digital Reasoning. Both placements will help the Nashville-based company drive growth in human intelligence analytics using large-scale data platforms.

Tim Estes, founder and CEO at Digital Reasoning, said he turned to Benchmark because the company brings integrity, excellence and deep market insight to the process.

“Benchmark, lead by its president, Jeremy King, is a true partner in building a world class team that delivers great candidates that understand the public sector market,” said Estes. “Jeremy does the extra work to ensure the candidate is both a talent and cultural fit so you end up with a leader and not just an ‘A’ player.”

“Kelly Collins and Dan Dzenitis have the vast experience to help Digital Reasoning with its complex mission needs,” said King. “They will further accelerate the speed of innovative solutions to the company’s customers and partners.”

With 30 years of experience, Collins has held executive positions at leading firms, including IBM, GE, BEA, SAS, and HP, where she created demand, managed strategic growth and drove shareholder value. Recently, she was responsible for introducing strategic cyber defense innovations as vice president of public sector at Bromium.

Dzenitis, a 20-year veteran with the Navy SEALs and Special Forces, has extensive interagency intelligence and analytics experience. He recently spearheaded the turnaround and build-out of one of DoD’s premier analytical systems.

In January, Benchmark announced five new executives to its National Security and Cyber Advisory Board.

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