Ignite Promotes Carlos Embury and Geoffrey Oldland to New Senior Director Roles

Veteran Ignite leaders move into new roles focusing on executing the long-term strategy and growth of the organization, as well as working more closely with Ignite’s customers on a day-to-day basis.  

Coral Springs, FL | December 18, 2023: Ignite, a leading technology innovator for government agencies, announced today the promotions of Director of Security Mr. Carlos Embury and Director of Information Security Mr. Geoffrey Oldland to the Senior Director level. The new Senior Director roles will feature an expanded focus on client and program management, as well as new responsibilities for organic internal growth.  

Long-time veterans of Ignite, both Mr. Embury and Mr. Oldland will step into the new roles on January 1, 2024. Throughout their time at Ignite, they have been responsible for driving organizational growth, providing client leadership, and managing Ignite’s programs across the organization’s customer bases, including for agencies such as the Army National Guard and Department of Defense.  

“Carlos and Geoffrey are integral Ignite team members who have been helping to drive our success on the programs they support since they joined,” said Steve Pichney, Ignite CEO. “These promotions are more than deserved, and we’re so excited to see them succeed with new and enhanced responsibilities.” 

About Carlos Embury: Carlos Embury has over a decade of experience in the Government Services industry and has played a significant role in expanding Ignite’s cybersecurity profile while fostering excellence. As an integral part of the Executive Leadership team, Carlos has been pivotal in enhancing the company’s cybersecurity offerings, strengthening Ignite’s position in the market. In addition to his leadership at Ignite, Carlos holds positions as Vice President of AFCEA Belvoir and President of AFCEA Belvoir Emerging Leaders and he has been recognized for advancing critical Army programs. He is a recipient of the AFCEA International 40 under 40 award, honoring his outstanding contributions to the field of technology and his leadership within the industry.  

About Geoffrey Oldland: Geoffrey Oldland is a seasoned technologist and leader with a successful track record of building and scaling teams and processes behind the solutions that customers rely on every day. His background in engineering paired with his cybersecurity and architecture expertise has been a vital factor to Ignites’ success. Prior to joining Ignite, Geoffrey served in leadership roles for small to mid-sized IT consulting firms in the Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence sectors. His career includes roles such as security architect and engineering lead for numerous Army systems, Federal programs, and Commercial projects. His most recent focus has been on establishing a robust security program that delivers secure and compliant solutions which achieve successful ongoing authorizations. 

About Ignite: At Ignite, we work to Win the Future Together with you.  We help our customers win – delivering breakthrough digital innovations that transform large federal agencies. We position our employees to win – embracing a culture of advancement and growth through excellence and executing the best ideas. We ensure our partners win – providing the capabilities that earn the most valuable contracts. Our hand-picked expert IT architects, engineers, and consultants, each with an average of 15 years’ experience, deliver world-class cybersecurity, Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud, Low code/No code, and Human Centered Design solutions. Headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, Ignite holds CMMI-SVC/3, ISO 20000-1:2018, ISO 27001:2013, and ISO 9001:2015 certifications. Learn more at www.igniteitservices.com 

Contact: Joey Reid | (703)-447-4339 | jreid@igniteitservices.com

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