|[June 11, 2014]
Octo Consulting Group CEO Appointed to Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors
MCLEAN, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Consulting Group, a provider of innovative technology and management
consulting services, announced today that its President & CEO Mehul
Sanghani was among the recent appointments to The Board of Visitors of Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Governor
Terry McAuliffe announced appointments to all of the Boards
of Visitors for Virginia's Colleges and Universities on June 2, 2014.
his announcement, Governor McAuliffe expressed hope that his
appointees will use their positions to help manage Virginia's colleges
and universities prudently and embrace innovation inorder to prepare
every Virginia student to compete in a 21st century economy.
Board appointees serve a term of four years and may be reappointed for a
successive four years.
Mr. Sanghani achieved three separate bachelor's degrees in five years
from Virginia Tech and is also a native of the town of Blacksburg,
Virginia, where the university is located.
The appointment is a dream fulfilled for Mr. Sanghani, who credits much
of his success to his upbringing in Blacksburg and education from
"I am honored and elated to have been appointed by Governor McAuliffe to
serve on the University's Board of Visitors," said Mr. Sanghani. "As
someone who hails from the town of Blacksburg, whose parents owned a
small business heavily dependent on the university, and who grew up
within a community of families who either worked for or relied on the
university, I have a very unique appreciation of the impact of Virginia
Tech on the local, commonwealth and national level. As a proud Virginia
Tech alumnus, I'm grateful for the appointment and the unique
opportunity to serve and advance my alma mater and the community that
represents home to me in every way."
Also named to the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors are: Wayne H. Robinson
of New Millennium Christian Center, Inc.; Horacio A. Valeiras, Managing
Principal of HAV Capital LLC; and Michael J. Quillen, Ret. Chairman of
Alpha Natural Resources.
About Octo Consulting Group
Founded in 2006 as a fresh alternative to the traditional consulting
firm, Octo Consulting Group is a leading provider of technology
solutions and management consulting services to the federal government.
Octo specializes in providing bleeding-edge agile software development,
data visualization, digital user experience, and cost saving management
consulting services for a broad base of Federal customers. Octo empowers
its consultants to deliver the results IT leaders in government and
business need to improve performance and accomplish their missions. By
emphasizing efficiency and agility, Octo is able to deliver intelligent
technology solutions and business results faster, with lower costs and
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