Guidehouse adds Michael Hoskin as senior advisor in defense sector practice

30 September 2019 Consulting.us

Management and technology consultancy Guidehouse has added Brigadier General Michael Hoskin (Retired) as a director and senior advisor in the firm’s defense sector practice.

Hoskin brings extensive experience in acquisition reform, strategic sourcing, and contracting from a long US Army career. In his new role at Guidehouse, Hoskin will devise and implement strategies for defense sector clients pursuing complex modernization, reform, and national security readiness initiatives.

Hoskin most recently served as the US Army Corps director of contracting, and before that served as acting deputy assistant secretary of the Army – Procurement DASA(P). Prior to that, he was commander of Expeditionary Contracting Command and division chief of Operational Contract Support & Services for the Joint Staff. Hoskin also served as chief of Procurement Management Review, conducting an audit of US contracting efforts across Afghanistan.

Hoskin has commanded at all levels, including service as a tank company commander during Operation Desert Storm.

Michael Hoskin, Director at Guidehouse

"We are honored to welcome Mike to Guidehouse," said Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse. "His strategic leadership and extensive expertise are tremendous assets to our industry and government clients."

Hoskin holds an MS in contract management from the Florida Institute of Technology and an MS in resourcing national strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

“I am excited and humbled about this incredible opportunity," said Hoskin. "The [Guidehouse] leadership team guides the organization to solve many of our nation's hardest challenges while developing and caring for the workforce.”

Washington, DC–based Guidehouse is the former PwC Public Sector practice, which was purchased by Veritas Capital in May 2018. The consultancy, which has more than 1,800 professionals across 20 US locations, delivers management and technology consulting services to government clients, including federal, state, and local agencies.

The firm is in the process of acquiring global consultancy Navigant for $1.1 billion. The deal is projected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019.


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