Rene B. LaVigne
President and Chief Executive Officer
Rene’s career spans decades of sales, marketing, operations, finance and accounting experience at organizations such as Apptis, Northrup Grumman IT, Federal Data Corporation and Ernst & Young. As President and CEO, Rene led the team that was once Apptis Technology Solutions in the spin out to become what is now the privately held entity, Iron Bow Technologies.
Rene is responsible for driving Iron Bow’s strategic initiatives to align with the dynamic technology landscape and customer requirements of today, while also creating a top workplace culture for the employees at Iron Bow. It is Rene’s forward-thinking and motivation behind the Iron Bow customer first culture that keeps Iron Bow at the forefront of the IT industry. This thinking has led to industry recognized innovations such as Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) – a mobile demonstration vehicle that travels nationwide educating Department of Veterans Affairs’ medical personnel on the latest in telehealth technologies. He most recently spearheaded the opening of a new Tampa office that provides a full turnkey call center as-a-service for a large client, a new business line for the company. Rene’s latest endeavors include a new focus for the company to diversify into telehealth for the commercial sector with Iron Bow Healthcare Solutions.
Rene received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Rene has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Technology Council of Maryland since 2002, and now serves as the Board’s Chairman. He was a founding Member and Chair of the Prince George’s Technology Council and now serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s Community College Foundation and Chairman of the Board at Doctors Community Hospital. In addition, Rene is co-chair for GovEvolve an advocacy organization that promotes public policies that encourage innovation, competitiveness and government IT modernization.