Retired US Coast Guard Deputy Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) Joins Panum Group LLC as its Vice President, Capture and Proposal

Bethesda, MD — February 14, 2020 — Panum Group, LLC (Panum), a fast-growing, leading federal contractor that provides management consulting, technology services and professional services, today announced the latest addition to its executive team in Ms. Linda Dearing as Vice President, Capture and Proposal.

At Panum, Linda will lead the Capture and Proposal organization to provide strategic direction for identifying, capturing and wining federal contracts. Panum has experienced rapid growth in the last three years, transforming from a Small Business to a Large Business with more than 700 personnel as a result of new contract awards and the acquisition of Marton Technologies, Inc.

Ms. Linda’s leadership experience and in-depth knowledge of federal procurement after 16 years with the US Coast Guard, where she retired as Deputy Head of Contracting Activity, will support Panum’s growth efforts in 2020. She started her contracting career as an intern with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Contracts Office and later served with the Department of Transportation before moving to the US Coast Guard. Her expertise in acquisition and contracts continue to provide Panum with the leadership and direction to continue to expand and grow Panum’s awards.

“Linda will play a critical role in the success of our company going forward, especially in helping develop a growth strategy that becomes thoroughly embedded in our operations and our culture,” said Panum President Mr. Vijay Mishra.

Linda received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business/Management from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Hawaii.

About Panum Group, LLC

Panum Group provides Professional Services, Management Services and Technology Services for more than 24 federal agencies. Panum’s unique expertise and innovative solutions address federal customers’ greatest business and mission challenges. For more information, please visit

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