MetroStar Names Former Booz Allen Vice President as Chief Growth Officer


MetroStar Names Former Booz Allen Vice President as Chief Growth Officer

Written By: Rachel Teter

Reston, VA—MetroStar announced the appointment of Rachel F. Cohen as the new Chief Growth Officer to lead the Business Development, Capture, Solutions, and Proposal teams in expanding MetroStar’s services with current and new customers.

In her new role, Cohen will partner with Operations to drive sustainable and predictable growth for MetroStar and develop strategy to win key business to support corporate development.

Cohen joins MetroStar after a 25-year tenure at Booz Allen Hamilton where she served as a Vice President in the Army Account overseeing a team providing a broad spectrum of advanced technology and consulting solutions in support of the nation’s warfighters and civilians.

With decades of federal and non-profit consulting experience, she has a Six Sigma Black Belt and has led many large-scale Lean Six Sigma and business process reengineering jobs in the Army, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and other government agencies and intelligence businesses.

“Rachel’s expertise in market sensing and marketing exposure will continue to increase awareness of MetroStar’s solutions," said Ali Reza Manouchehri, MetroStar’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder. “We are fortunate to add an outstanding voice in the industry to our team. Her insights will push MetroStar forward as we continue to grow in the D.C. area and beyond.”

Cohen has earned many accolades, including Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Chairman’s Award in 2011 for leadership in improving Arlington National Cemetery’s management operations and processes. In 2015, she received a Booz Allen Excellence Award for leadership in the firm’s work with the Army on Diversity & Inclusion efforts.

“Rachel’s expertise and leadership will create new opportunities for our people to expand their careers at MetroStar,” said Mo Hessabi, MetroStar’s Chief Operating Officer.

About MetroStar

MetroStar is a leading digital and IT services provider for the public sector. For over two decades, our people have powered innovation by maintaining an unwavering commitment to putting people at the center of every solution. MetroStar’s focus on people and technology supports federal missions, including helping farmers feed America, ensuring humanitarian aid reaches refugees, and transforming the way data is disseminated for the nation’s leading data provider. Learn more about opportunities for designers, developers, writers, and philosophers to build a career with MetroStar, or read more about MetroStar capabilities and solutions

View the original release on Washington Business Journal’s People on the Move.