Dovel Technologies Names Paul Leslie CEO

McLean, VA May 31, 2011 – Dovel Technologies, a leader in software application development and emerging information technology solutions, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, announced today that Paul Leslie will join Dovel as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately. Co-founder and current CEO, Elma Levy will remain active and involved with the company as Chair of the Board. Dov Levy, Co-founder, will stay in his current position of President and Chief Technologist.

“We are very pleased to welcome Paul to Dovel Technologies and we are excited about the contribution that he will make to our business strategy and strategic growth,” said Elma Levy. “Paul brings to the team a vision and the energy to achieve our goals, getting us to the next level of business maturity, growth and excellence.”

Dovel provides high-end software and application development for clients across the federal government including defense, public heath, and transportation. Dovel’s Technologists have been instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today including the Department of Defense Travel System, DoD OneStop, DoD Business Transformation Agency engineering support including development of a SOA Strategy Implementation approach, Food and Drug Administration Emergency Operation and MARCS Recall Systems, and Federal Aviation Administration System Wide Information Management System. Dovel is a pioneer in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and utilizes SOA tools to make applications and systems more efficient in solving the clients’ business challenges.

Leslie brings leadership and knowledge in successfully building companies for substantial market value and growth. He has proven leadership experience and expertise in operational excellence, business development, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and extensive public sector operations. Most recently, Leslie served as President of Apptis, Inc. a Chantilly, Virginia based technology services company. Prior to joining Apptis, he co-founded and served as President and CEO of Apogen Technologies, a federal IT services and technology company with a focus on homeland security and defense. He led Apogen’s accelerated business expansion through an impressive combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Apogen was acquired by QinetiQ, Ltd in 2005. Leslie has also held key leadership positions with EDS, BDM International, TRW, and BTG.

“I am thrilled to be joining a company with incredibly talented and dedicated people that are focused on supporting the success of our clients’ mission,” commented Leslie. “Dovel’s commitment to superb high quality customer service, combined with our outstanding development capabilities, will create the energy to accelerate business expansion and strategic growth.”

About Dovel Technologies

Dovel Technologies provides high-end software and application development to government clients. Dovel is recognized as an industry leader in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), using the approach to create low-impact approaches to process, communicate, and store mission critical information. Clients include Food and Drug Administration, Department of Defense, U.S Census Bureau, Department of Education, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Dovel has been appraised at CMMI level 3 and its annual quality report receives accolades from industry leaders such as Capers Jones, who has listed Dovel in the category of ”Companies That Utilize Best Practices” along with IBM, Amazon, Google, and Apple. To learn more visit

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