Chantilly, VA – Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) today announced it has hired Linda Metz as its new Vice President for Contracts and Procurement. Metz has 25 years of experience in government contracting, having supported clients from commercial, federal, and international defense firms.
“I am delighted to welcome Linda to MEP and look forward to seeing the contributions she’ll make here at MEP,” said CEO Chris Taylor. “I hired Linda because of her ability to provide creative solutions to program team members, senior management, and external customers while representing the interests of her company. She has a successful track record of complex negotiations and forming business alliances, a record which will only grow with her at MEP.”
Before coming to MEP, Metz most recently served as VP of Contracts with ManTech International Corporation, where she lead a team that supported the contracts and subcontracts functions in one of its three Groups. Previous experience includes work at Northrop Grumman, CGI-AMS, and Logicon. Metz earned her undergraduate degree in business from George Mason University and her MBA with a concentration in procurement and contracting from George Washington University. She will split her time between MEP’s National Capital Region office in Chantilly and its Columbus headquarters.
MEP is a global professional services company headquartered in Columbus, OH, that provides human-capital solutions and program support to government and corporate clients. Currently, MEP is the US government’s leading provider of translators, interpreters and cultural advisors, with more than 8,300 personnel in 13 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. In addition to language services, MEP provides intelligence support, training and technical services to the US Department of Defense, intelligence agencies and international development organizations. Regardless of a mission’s size or complexity, MEP finds professionals with the skills to support it.