KeyPoint Government Solutions Names Tim Ward as Managing Director

LOVELAND, CO--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2012) - KeyPoint Government Solutions Inc. (KeyPoint) has named Mr. Timothy (Tim) Ward as Managing Director. Mr. Ward will report to the Chief Strategy Officer & VP for Business Development, David Kervin.

"I am very excited to be joining KeyPoint Government Solutions," Ward commented. "I look forward to the opportunity to participate with this high-performing team and contribute to its continued success."

Prior to joining KeyPoint, Mr. Ward served 24 years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and attained the rank of Senior Intelligence Service (SIS) Officer, retiring as the Chief of the Investigations Division. Mr. Ward spent many years in senior leadership positions and served the majority of his career with the Office of Security. He possesses extensive international experience, gained throughout his tenure with the CIA.

"I am extremely excited by Tim's addition to the KeyPoint team," said Jeff Schlanger, President and CEO of KeyPoint Government Solutions. "His illustrious background and experience in the Intelligence Community provides a wonderful addition to KeyPoint's IC offerings. I look forward to working directly with Tim on a number of upcoming projects."

While serving as the Chief of Investigations Division at the CIA, Mr. Ward managed the administration and oversight of the Agency's wide-ranging Investigations Program, where he was responsible for both strategic and day-to-day operations as an integral element of the CIA's personnel security program. Mr. Ward also performed in several other senior capacities while at the CIA, including an inspector in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). In addition, he served as the Program Manager for Continuity of Operations (COOP), for the Directorate of Support and was an Executive Manager in the Protective Programs Group.

Mr. Ward earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

About KeyPoint
KeyPoint is a leading provider of security-clearance background investigations and personnel security solutions for U.S. government agencies, and provides additional investigative, monitoring and fraud prevention services, assisting agencies to ensure the integrity of their processes. KeyPoint's highly qualified and experienced employees serve federal, state and local government customers including the Office of Personnel Management, the Department of Homeland Security, the Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Justice, the Army National Guard, and the Department of Energy, among others.