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The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division of Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) Awards Patrona Corporation $9.6 Million Contract to Provide Administrative Support Services

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA. October 20, 2016– The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division of Newport, Rhode Island (NUWCDIVNPT), has awarded Patrona Corporation, a leading woman-owned small business service provider to the U.S. Navy and DoD, a $9.6 Million five-year contract to provide administrative support services for the Administrative Work Centers (AWCs) for Departments located on the NUWCDIVNPT campus and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Detachment Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (NUWCDETAUTEC) in W. Palm Beach, Florida. NUWCDIVNPT provides research, development, test and evaluation, analysis, engineering and fleet support for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, undersea offensive and defensive weapons systems and countermeasures associated with undersea warfare.

“Patrona is proud to partner with NUWCDIVNPT to help meet the current and future needs of the undersea warfighter,” says Amy Burrell, Vice President of Business Development. “This contract award demonstrates Patrona’s commitment to providing innovative and cost effective solutions to NUWCDIVNPT.”

About Patrona Corporation Patrona Corporation is a leading small business service provider to the U.S. Navy and DoD. Patrona is a woman-owned firm, founded in 2005 and headquartered in Arlington, VA, with field offices in Portsmouth, NH, the Virginia Tidewater area, and Washington, DC. Its core capabilities include: Program Management, Technical and Engineering Services, Administrative Support Services, Logistics Support, Financial Management, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Operations Planning, and Quality Management.

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Patrona Corporation Promotes John (Jay) Vance to Chief Financial Officer

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA. May 08, 2017 – Patrona Corporation, a leading small business service provider to the U.S. Navy and DoD, today announced the promotion of John (Jay) Vance to Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Vance was previously serving as Controller since he started with Patrona in 2010, and succeeds Daniel P. Lyon, former CFO and a founder of Patrona, who will continue to serve as Legal Counsel. Mr. Vance will lead the Company’s financial strategy as well as play a key role in strategic corporate growth initiatives.

Mr. Vance has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, finance, tax, and auditing. He has held numerous leadership positions, including Senior Accountant, Senior Director of Accounting, and Controller, supporting government contractors, technology companies and small businesses in the public and private sectors.

Prior to joining Patrona, Mr. Vance was a Manager/Outsourced Accounting Consultant for RyanSharkey, LLP, located in Reston, Virginia. He established and managed the accounting staff, strategized and implemented financial services for clients, created business development opportunities, and oversaw accounting software application integration.

Mr. Vance received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in Accounting, from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.