ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light) today announced that Mr. Tom Nixon has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement.

In this role, Tom will oversee the acceleration of By Light’s business growth and execution for DHS, its component agencies, as well as Federal Law Enforcement clients. He will drive By Light capabilities into this valuable customer segment, and will expand the company’s offerings as needed to support the mission of those customers. Prior to joining By Light, Tom was most recently the Chief Growth Officer for MetroStar Systems, and before that was Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer for SRA International, helping to lead them into their merger and successful spin of CSRA. He brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the Federal marketplace.

“Tom is a proven winner and has a track record of both growing and successfully executing business with the most demanding customers in the federal space,” said Bob Donahue, By Light’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Tom join the By Light Team,” said Mike Hatcher, By Light’s Chief Revenue Officer. “Tom’s extraordinary business acumen and deep expertise and understanding of these markets are a tremendous addition to our company.”

About By Light

By Light Professional IT Services LLC, headquartered in Mclean, VA is an ISO 9001, 20000-1, and 27001 registered and CMMI Level 3 certified systems integrator that provides secure, turn-key systems by incorporating exceptional engineering, project management, telecommunications, and cyber capabilities to safeguard mission success. Founded by industry professionals with extensive knowledge in the DoD, DISA and other US Government Agencies, By Light successfully implements technical solutions that integrate the best commercial practices to meet all government requirements. For more information, visit


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