SDI Appoints Security IT Leader Todd Smith to Head Charleston Office
CHARLESTON, SC July 2, 2015 – SDI (SDI Solutions LLC), a mission-critical systems integrator delivering intelligent IT solutions to ensure client safety, security and revenue generation, announces the appointment of Todd L. Smith as Vice President and General Manager for its Charleston, South Carolina office. As part of the firm’s commitment to servicing the south-Atlantic market, Smith will direct SDI’s Charleston branch operations and will be responsible for on-time and on-budget delivery of client projects.
“We view our Charleston presence as core to our overall organizational growth goals,” states David Sullivan, CEO of SDI. “I am confident that Todd will build long-term client relationships and provide senior leadership to ensure that our local resources meet our targeted client satisfaction objectives.”
Smith brings 20 years of proven experience in leading teams to successfully execute complex security and technology projects. He most recently served as a Program Manager at DRS Technical Services, where he led several federal projects including the Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (JEOD) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) program, which delivered maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and training for over 200 VSATs on three operational networks. Smith’s project portfolio also includes oversight management for the U.S. Army’s Child Youth Services 15,000-camera Video Surveillance System program and consolidated security technology services for the Army’s Integrated Base Defense Security System program. Outside of DRS, Smith has held operations and program management positions with BAE Systems and Resolution Management Consultants.
Smith has also served in the U.S. Navy Reserve since 2001 as a Navy Civil Engineer Corps officer, and is currently selected for promotion to Captain (O-6). In this capacity, he has excelled in numerous challenging leadership positions, including leading all operations, training and readiness aspects of a naval mobile construction battalion consisting of 584 enlisted and 17 officers, conducting contingency construction worldwide. A licensed professional engineer (PE), certified PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), and holding an active Top Secret Security Clearance, Smith earned an MBA from The Citadel Graduate College and a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.
“I am excited for the opportunity to challenge myself and bring my perspective and leadership to SDI,” states Smith. “My experiences both inside and outside the corporate office space have armed me with innovative technology solutions and deployment approaches to offer our clients. I look forward to working together with the talented SDI Team to drive our customers’ success.”
Mission-critical systems integrator SDI delivers intelligent technology solutions to ensure client safety, security and revenue generation. With a 25 year corporate resume, SDI addresses the higher IT demands of critical environments to deliver zero downtime, enhanced security and risk mitigation strategies. SDI’s portfolio of clients includes some of the nation’s largest airports, commercial real estate portfolios and national banks and financial services organizations. SDI delivers deep technical expertise and impeccable systems performance, with an agile delivery model focused on complete customer satisfaction. Visit us at sdisolutions.com and follow us on LinkedIn: SDI Solutions and Twitter: @SDISolutions.