VIENNA, Va., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spear, Inc. (Spear), a leading provider of IT solutions and management consulting services to the federal government, announced today the appointment of Kelly Harris as the Director of Corporate Development. Joining a strong team of talented and dedicated individuals committed to ensuring the success of Spear and its customers, Kelly will develop and implement innovative marketing and communications programs to build the Spear brand. Bringing industry expertise in constructing and executing cost-effective, return-driven programs, Kelly will lead the continued growth of Spear's presence in the industry through targeted campaigns and relationship nurturing with industry partners and Spear's ever expanding customer base. Additionally, Kelly will be instrumental to advancing the existing Spear business development team by leading competitive analysis, conducting customer research and forming and strengthening partner alliances. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130410/PH91732 ) Prior to joining Spear, Kelly Harris managed and executed key marketing programs to grow and develop industry penetration and partner relationships as the Alliance Marketing Manager at Intelligent Decisions, Inc. By cultivating marketing programs from the ground up, she was able to achieve record growth and support from the vendor community from both a resource and financial perspective. Through strong industry relationships, Kelly identified alignment with her employer and its partner and customer set to implement unparalleled strategic support plans. Her creation of robust marketing and partner programs targeting designated market segments led to an overall improvement in the productivity of the marketing, engineering, and partner alliance teams, as well as opportunity identification and growth of sales. "We are very proud that Kelly has selected Spear as an organization to continue to advance her career," said Gino Antonelli, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Spear. "Our company will achieve dramatic advancements in its position within the federal IT marketplace, realize continued recognition by its business partners and increase company growth by having Kelly as part of our Spear team." "With Spear having just celebrated its one-year anniversary, we are delighted for this timely appointment of Kelly to lead Spear's corporate development," adds Richard Pineda, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Spear. "Kelly will have a key role in the execution of Spear's corporate strategy for driving growth and recognition in the marketplace." About Spear, Inc. Spear, Inc. was formed in 2012 with a mission to deliver superior, cost-effective and innovative IT solutions and management consulting services for its business partners and federal agency clients. The company's performance-driven approach reflects the agility, passion and entrepreneurial spirit of its business and the extensive industry experience of its founders. Committed to delivering results and value in support of its clients' missions, Spear brings a depth of experience coupled with personalized attention, timely response, innovative decision-making, and flexibility to market needs, changes, and trends. For more information on Spear, please visit www.spear-inc.net. Kelly Harris703-847-3686 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Spear, Inc.