IQ Solutions realized unprecedented growth in 2021, winning new and significant contracts, including federal COVID work, in addition to all recompeted contracts. Building on this momentum, the organization continues to expand in the areas that have proven its strength including a deep foundation in public health communications, subject matter expertise, and research—all while harnessing powerful new digital tools and strategies to effectively reach audiences.
To reach these goals, IQ Solutions announces that as of April 1, 2022, Erik Buice, who has previously served in senior executive positions in large and small companies in the federal health and IT arenas, will be appointed as President. Erik’s work will expand IQ Solutions’ footprint in the government contracting arena, with particular focus on digital/IT health opportunities. His background is extensive:
- He has 27 years of experience in federal health and civil contracting and was named a Top 10 Health Care Leader to Watch in 2018 and a Top 30 Public Sector Leader to Watch in 2020.
- Most recently, he was a division general manager with Northrop Grumman, leading a $2.1 billion organization with over 600 programs.
- Prior work includes executive roles with AMS (now CGI Federal), Patriot Technologies (a SDVOSB), ICF International, and Vangent (now General Dynamics).
- Other experience includes time as an engineer/program manager focusing on humanitarian landmine clearance, designing and deploying several innovative mine clearance tools to developing nations around the globe. Additionally, he has done work with Sandia National Labs and the American Red Cross.
CEO Ileana Quintas comments on the new appointment:
“We are very fortunate to have identified a leader in Erik Buice who brings new experiences, new insights, and new strategic partnership opportunities to further enhance our expanding client portfolio. Erik brings lessons-learned from successfully managing people, processes, and programs in small and large company environments. He also brings proven relationships that can be leveraged to expand in new priority growth areas. Erik will lead our executive team forward as we continue to build our reputation and capabilities in existing and new business sectors, all while adhering to our core mission of advancing health equity. Key to our collective success, I envision augmenting our capabilities with the recruitment of additional talent increasing our capacity to provide subject matter experts to our contracts and to identify and deliver niche services. We are thrilled to welcome Erik to IQ Solutions.”