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Vernon “Russ” Sanford Joins Apptis as Vice President, Military Health Systems

Chantilly, VA — April 25, 2008 — Apptis, Inc., a leading IT services and solutions provider to the federal marketplace, announced today that Vernon “Russ” Sanford has joined its team as Vice President, Military Health Systems. Sanford brings over 30 years of experience in providing support to the US Military Health System and will lead the dedicated focus at Apptis to expand in support for the Military Health System by delivering new services and solutions.

“Russ Sanford is a valuable addition to our expanding team,” said Bert Notini, Apptis Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “His widespread experience in Military Health Systems will be vital to the success of this growing program that reflects our commitment to excellence, innovation and above all – a truly collaborative delivery of the best IT solutions and services.”

Sanford previously served as a Partner within IBM Global Business Services and was the Industry Account Leader for Defense Healthcare. Prior to IBM, Sanford was Senior Program Manager of Health Systems at SI International (formerly Statistica, Inc) and has served in various IT consultancy roles for the Naval Medical Information Management Center; the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, and Per-Se Technologies.

“Russ’ demonstrated ability to execute highly successful programs that support our nation’s Military Health System make him an ideal fit for this position,” stated Paul Leslie, Apptis President and Chief Operating Officer. “We welcome him to our growing staff and are confident he will help us take our mission of customer success to even greater heights.”

“I am excited for the opportunity to work with such a successful government solutions provider as Apptis,” stated Russ Sanford, Vice President, Military Health Systems for Apptis. “I am ready to put my Military Health System knowledge and expertise to work for Apptis so that we may continue to achieve our ultimate goal of providing the best solutions possible to supporting health solutions within the federal government.”

About Apptis
For more than two decades, Apptis has been providing IT services and solutions to the Federal Government. Applying leading technologies to diverse needs, Apptis delivers inspiring solutions that are agile, trusted and business-aligned for optimized performance. The company’s robust enterprise-wide capabilities include Software & System Engineering, Enterprise Management, Network Engineering, Information Assurance and Program Management. The company values trust, respect and integrity with a steadfast customer focus, a passion to win and a belief in ourselves. Apptis is privately held with headquarters in Chantilly, VA. For more information, visit

Daisie Register
Director of Marketing & Communications
Apptis, Inc.