RESTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STG Group, Inc. (OTCQB:STGG), a leading provider of mission-critical technology, cyber, and data solutions to the U.S. Government, announced today that William (Bill) Scott, Brigadier General, USA (Retired) has joined STG as Vice President Cyber Security and Secure Information Systems. In this role he will work in partnership with the Sector General Manager and STG senior leadership in our efforts to establish and execute Sector growth strategies, manage STG resources, and develop leading-edge solutions to secure highly sensitive, mission-critical national security networks.

Mr. Scott brings more than 20 years of operational and executive experience in government and industry, providing world-class automation and communications systems to demanding customers across an extensive range of no-fail situations and challenging environments. He has led Army, Joint, and Coalition organizations worldwide, specializing in the development, delivery, management and operations of information technology solutions. He has extensive experience in force development and contingency deployments, and expertise in network engineering, cyber security and integration.

"We are very excited to have Bill join and help lead the STG team," said Phil Lacombe, STG President and COO.  "His understanding of our customers' critical national security missions, cyber security and information systems expertise and technical leadership accelerates our vision of increasing STG's support for vital government programs and missions."

Prior joining STG, he was Vice President for Solutions Integration at L-3 National Security Systems. His most recent active duty Army experience included serving as the Director of Architectures, Operations, Networks and Space (AONS) for the Army Chief Information Officer/G6. Prior to that, Bill served as the senior communications officer (CJ6) for all U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan; as Commanding General of the 311th Signal Command and G6 for U.S. Army, Pacific; and three years as Chief of Staff for 9th Signal Command, NETCOM.

"I am excited for the opportunity to join STG, an industry leader in developing and implementing cyber security solutions for our governments most critical needs. I look forward to leveraging both my years of experience in the cyber security industry and my career in the U.S. Army to advance STG's capabilities in mission-critical environments."

Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from the University of Utah, and a Master of Science in National Resources Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

About STGSTG Group, Inc. is a leading provider of mission-critical technology, cyber and data solutions to more than 50 US Federal Agencies.  Applying decades of experience, the company works to ensure the security of the digital domain, the effectiveness of complex IT systems and the delivery of quality intelligence to decision makers. STG is a Washington Technology Top 100 Company. Visit STG at

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