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ISHPI Promotes Pennington “Buddy” Smith to Vice President of Joint Forces Programs

Mount Pleasant, SC, – Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc. (DBA ISHPI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Pennington “Buddy” Smith to Vice President of Joint Forces Programs.  Mr. Smith has served as ISHPI’s Director of Joint Force Operations for the past two years, after having served as Program Manager for ISHPI since he joined the team in 2013.  Mr. Smith brings over forty years of experience as a commissioned officer and contractor in Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence management and operations, as well as Law Enforcement and Security.  He has worked in Information Operations in the Combatant Command Arena managing IO Operations, Operations Security, and Cyber Operations at the strategic level since 1998.

“Buddy’s unparalleled knowledge and extensive background has helped strengthen ISHPI’s core capabilities”, said Earl D. Bowers, ISHPI’s President and CEO.  “His contributions to the leadership team will help ensure the continued success of ISHPI.”

Mr. Smith served in the United States Army for 20 years and received his Bachelor of Sociology from Northeast Louisiana University.

Please join us in congratulating Buddy Smith on his well-deserved promotion and in wishing him continued success!