Mar
18
2008

ICF International Announces Partnership with Richard Burk, Former Chief Enterprise Architect for Federal Government

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, March 18, 2008 -

Richard Burk, former chief architect and manager of the Federal Enterprise Architecture at the White House Office of Management and Budget, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI). He will assist ICF’s efforts to expand the application of enterprise architecture throughout the government, the company announced today.

At the OMB, Burk led efforts to develop a standard, government-wide business and technology framework to align federal IT investments to improve government services. The framework has been adopted by most federal agencies, several state governments, and some foreign governments, including Japan, Australia, and Denmark.

“Dick is the recognized enterprise architect expert for the federal government and brings tremendous value to ICF’s clients to help optimize their IT investments to simplify processes and improve customer service,” said Terry McKittrick, ICF vice president of IT management. “We are very excited to have him as part of the ICF family.” 
 
Prior to OMB, Burk capped his 30-year career at the Department of Housing and Urban Development as the chief enterprise architect responsible for development and delivery of the agency’s enterprise architecture and data management practices and strategic planning process. He also worked for the city of Columbus, Ohio. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Ohio State University. Last year, Burk served as president of the Association for Federal Information Management, a government/industry organization dedicated to improving federal government information management through education and internships.

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is www.icfi.com.

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