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DECO Announces New Vice President of Business Development, Jamie Willoughby

Champlin, MN (January 27, 2020) – DECO Inc., a global provider of training, security solutions, and specialized technical services is excited  to announce Jamie Willoughby has joined its team as Vice President of Business Development.   Jamie brings with her extensive experience in military and federal government security training /exercise and management experience spanning across 20 years of results-oriented, continuous business development, 14+ years of military and federal government security training and management, and over 14 years of Interagency/Inter-Service Coordination to DECO.

Prior to joining the civilian workforce, she served in the United States Army as a Military Police Officer following a direct ROTC commission out of Gannon University (Erie, PA).  Following her active duty military assignments primarily based in the National Capital Region (NCR), Jamie held several roles in increasing responsibility from AT/FP Officer and LE liaison for the Joint Force Headquarters NCR, MACOM AT/FP Program Manager for U.S. Army INSCOM to Federal Exercise Manager for DHS NPPD (now CISA) then moving to the Industry side as a program manager leading numerous task order responses and contract wins in support of the Department of Homeland Security Office of Bombing Prevention (DHS-OBP). Jamie then matured from a program manager to a senior proposal writer to a proposal/business development senior capture manager overseeing the full lifecycle of large re-compete and new strategic proposals valued at greater than $100 million dollars across several companies supporting DOD, DOD, DHS and the IC and Special Operations Community.

Originally, from the hills of Pennsylvania, Jamie is a die hard “all things Pittsburgh sports fan” and currently resides in the Dallas, TX area with her family. In her free time, she is an avid Team Red, White and Blue (RWB) supporter and volunteer, marathoner, and triathlete.

About DECO:   DECO is a privately held global provider of training, security solutions, and specialized technical services to clients throughout the world.  Since 1986, DECO has supported programs at the tactical, operational, and strategic level worldwide often in challenging environments. They bring a flexible and adaptable organizational framework to reliably deliver global support to countries and organizations worldwide. DECO’s performance in the field and our operational focus on making the complex appear simple is further supported by our organizational diligence that allows us to apply innovations that support long term sustainability, to maintain continuous flexibility in our delivery approach, and to focus all their energies on properly scoping, planning, and executing. Their personnel excel in challenging environments where every action demands strict accountability, situational awareness, and unique knowledge applied from years of leadership.

For more information:
Stephanie Magyera Semanko, VP of Marketing
ssemanko@deco-inc.com