O'Connell's work experience includes more than eleven years in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served a four-year term as chief of staff for a veteran representative. He has broad experience in legislative affairs and business development for private industry and served as a Deputy Associate Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prior to joining Avineon.
"With Avineon's continued growth in its federal division and Mark's thorough understanding of government processes and legislation, we anticipate the expansion of our services to new markets within the federal government," said Karlu Rambhala, president and CEO of Avineon. "Mark's experience in federal business operations will allow us to continue providing quality service to meet the needs of our customers."
O'Connell's additional work experience in federal business development included development of legislative strategy for congressional members, maintaining appropriations and authorizations for customers and advancing legislative initiatives and proposals. He holds a Bachelor's in political science from
Said O'Connell, "I am pleased to be a part of Avineon, a company that has maintained a proven track record of customer retention through superior service. I look forward to utilizing my industry and congressional expertise to further establish Avineon as a leading provider of IT services to the federal government."
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