Rockville, MD, June 3, 2007 – In response to rapid growth in its commercial and government delivery organizations, TurningPoint today announced the addition of three senior level executives to its management team.

Brian Connolly joined TurningPoint as Senior Vice President of Sales and will manage the company’s sales organization, facilitating its continued development and revenue growth for the company. He will also lead the TurningPoint’s effort to increase sales within the commercial market sector and managing existing clients to assure client satisfaction and commitment. Prior to TurningPoint, Brian was Vice President of worldwide sales at Courion Corporation, an identity management software company. His previous career roles include Senior Vice President of worldwide sales at Lightbridge, a leading supplier of software services to the wireless communications market and Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Computer Sciences Corporation, Telecommunications Division. He also spent over ten years in a variety of sales management positions at ATT and New England Telephone.


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To strengthen TurningPoint’s project management organization, Mike Edwards is promoted to Vice President of Program Management. Mike will be responsible for TurningPoint’s Project Management Office, (PMO) and Independent Verification & Validation, (IV&V) consulting services to our Federal and Commercial customers. Mike joined TurningPoint in November 2004, and has lead several projects very successfully. Prior to joining TurningPoint, Mike was Vice President, Project Management and Software Development, at eCommerce Industries Inc. Prior to eCommerce, he spent four years at Net2000 where he rose to Vice President, Billing Operations and Information Technology. Mike also spent 14 years at Harris Corporation where he managed extensive software development projects and programs.

Dorothy Fera was hired as TurningPoint’s Director of Finance and Contracts. She will be responsible for managing TurningPoint finance and contracts organization. Dorothy has over 20 years of business management experience with focus on finance and contracts management. She has worked in large organizations, which provided services to both federal government and commercial sector clients. Prior to joining TurningPoint, Dorothy was part of the management team at Parsons Consulting Group, which specialized in Telecommunications Expense management for both federal and commercial clients. “We are excited to have Brian, Mike, and Dorothy as part of TurningPoint’s management team” said CEO Bangalore Shivacharan. “They will play an important role in the growth of TurningPoint as a leading professional services company.”

Turning Point Global Solutions is a forward-thinking professional services company that specializes in systems infrastructure, software development, and business process needs of government and commercial organizations.

About Turning Point Global Solutions

Headquartered in Rockville, MD, TurningPoint is a CMMI Maturity Level 3, independently appraised software engineering professional services firm that serves a diversified group of commercial and government customers, enabling them to generate value from their IT investments. TurningPoint achieves these results through the successful planning, development, integration, and maintenance of IT solutions, and by driving operational efficiencies into infrastructure operations. TurningPoint's focus is on providing high availability business applications that improve bottom-line results by streamlining high-transaction-volume, mission-critical business processes. For more information, visit