Mark Serway: A Growth Leader’s Wash100 Debut

Mark Serway: A Growth Leader’s Wash100 Debut

Mark Serway of Hitachi Vantara Federal marks a significant milestone in his career by winning his first Wash100 award in 2024. His inaugural recognition acknowledges his efforts to propel growth and pave the way for the company’s goals of expanding the federal government’s digital transformation.

Learn more about Mark Serway and his industry contributions here.

Mark Serway: Who is he?

Mark Serway is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Vantara Federal. He took on these positions in 2022 to lead the company’s development, delivery, and support of critical data solutions. His leadership empowers Hitachi Vantara Federal to provide trusted capabilities that accelerate the government’s digital innovation goals and defense and security missions.

Mr. Serway also maximizes his standing to devise and implement strategies that help Hitachi Vantara’s vision become a reality. He has been instrumental in driving the organization’s operational excellence and overall financial performance.

Through Mark Serway’s leadership, Hitachi Vantara Federal made executive hires that further empowered its status as a government contractor. Some of these leaders include Phil Fuster, Chief Revenue Officer; Joe Corcoran, Senior Director of Delivery and Professional Services; and Ryan Hinkle, Director of Federal Sales.

Hitachi Vantara Federal initially welcomed Mark Serway as the Chief Financial Officer in 2017. In this role, he drove operational and profit improvements, oversaw business transformation initiatives, and led teams specializing in customer support, analysis, and financial operations.

Mark Serway completed a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from James Madison University and his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Averett University. He is also a member of AFCEA, Financial Executives International (FEI), and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC).

About Hitachi Vantara Federal

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Hitachi Vantara Federal is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., a multinational company based in Japan, specializing in digital systems, railways, healthcare solutions, and renewable energy capabilities.

Since its founding in 2013, Hitachi Vantara Federal has proven to be a trusted provider of mission-centric data solutions for the U.S. government. Its portfolio currently includes OT/IT data systems, data platform systems, and unified storage architectures; flagship products include Unified Storage and Virtual Storage Program.

In 2024, Hitachi Vantara Federal advocated for the adoption of emerging technologies, 5G connections, and AI-powered tools to unlock more complex mission goals and achieve them effectively.

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Mark Serway: Journey to Wash100 2024

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In February 2024, Executive Mosaic recognized Mark Serway as one of the GovCon leaders who embody the qualities of a Wash100 winner. The Hitachi Vantara CEO/ President is among the 42 executives who received their first Wash100 accolade in the 11th edition of the awarding event.

Mark Serway was deeply honored to have been named one of Executive Mosaic’s 100 elite leaders. “This recognition underscores the collective efforts of our team at Hitachi Vantara Federal and the impactful strides we’ve taken to deliver mission-centric data solutions for the federal government,” he said.

For this year, Mr. Serway highlighted that Hitachi Vantara is committed to enhancing its contributions to propel positive change and promote innovative solutions. The company aims to address the changing needs of the government and strengthen its dedication to excel in its work.

Jim Garrettson, Chief Executive Officer of Executive Mosaic, praised Mark Serway’s Wash100 debut, saying, “With over 25 years of industry experience, predominantly in finance roles, Mark has made the ultimate jump from CFO to CEO and President of Hitachi Vantara Federal. Through a combination of strategic personnel changes, additions, and brand enhancement, he has demonstrated GovCon leadership for one of the most recognizable FOCI companies.”

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About Wash100

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Wash100 is an elite group that recognizes the 100 most impactful and significant executives in the government contracting domain. Founded in 2014 by Executive Mosaic, the winners are chosen via a careful and competitive review process.

Awardees are selected based on their consistent accomplishments in leadership, innovation, and vision, as well as their acumen for making significant industry milestones for the year.

Cast your votes on the executives you deem worthy of the Wash100 recognition.

Mark Serway’s Professional and Leadership Background

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Mark Serway possesses over 20 years of professional experience, mostly in financial roles. He leverages his wealth of expertise to fulfill his role as Hitachi Vantara’s CEO/ President.

Mr. Serway’s previous leadership roles are outlined below.

  • Chief Financial Officer at Govplace, from August 2013 to September 2017
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Akima LLC, from March 2008 to August 2013
  • Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer at Employment Enterprises, Inc., from 2005 to March 2008
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Paradigm Solutions, from 2003 to 2005
  • Director of Business Operations at Lockheed Martin Information Technology, from 2002 to 2003
  • Senior Director of Business Management at Getronics, from 1996 to 2002
  • Controller and Finance Manager at Babcock & Wilcox, from 1989 to 1996
  • Senior Financial Analyst at Boeing, from 1987 to 1989

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