SOSi Hires John Avalos as Chief Operating Officer

RESTON, Va. (August 23, 2017) – SOS International LLC (SOSi) announced today the hiring of John Avalos as its Chief Operating Officer.

170822_John_Avalos_Comp_2.jpgAvalos has more than 20 years of industry experience. He joined SOSi from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he served four years as the vice president of business development. He has a broad background in business development, business operations, and profit-and-loss management with a proven track record of success across the government defense, intelligence and civilian agency markets.

Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Avalos spent 10 years at BAE Systems culminating in a position as vice president in its Intelligence & Security sector. He also served more than eight years in the Army in various intelligence operations support functions both in the U.S. and overseas, including providing tactical intelligence support to warfighters, and strategic analysis and operational support to national level intelligence agencies.

“I’ve personally known John for more than a decade,” said Julian Setian, President and CEO, SOSi. “He is one of the industry’s most talented and experienced executives. Having worked successfully at several of the largest firms in the defense and intelligence sector, both his industry experience and technical knowledge align precisely with our strategic goals”

Avalos earned a bachelor’s degree from Excelsior College and is completing his M.S. in management at Marymount University. He is a graduate of the executive leadership program at Said Business School, Oxford University and executive education program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is a family-owned, middle-market government services integrator that works principally in the defense and intelligence sectors. We were founded in 1989 to provide specialized analytical services to the U.S. law enforcement community and over the past 25 years have evolved into an international solutions provider with experience in 30 countries worldwide. We provide intelligence, technology and project-management solutions to large, government and private-sector organizations and are known for our energy, agility, flexibility and proven experience in many of the most austere areas of the world. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


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