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Excella Appoints Mahreen Rashid As Senior Vice President of People Services

Excella Continues to Enhance its Executive Team to Support Company Growth.

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology, announced the promotion of Mahreen Rashid as Senior Vice President, People Services. Mahreen’s presence on the Executive Team is both a function of the high performing People Services organization that has matured under Mahreen’s leadership and Excella’s desire to reinforce the importance of People programs and services to support the employee experience.

“I’ve always been a strong advocate for a people-oriented culture and ensuring inclusion in the workplace,” said Mahreen Rashid. “I’m proud to work at a company that understands a strong culture is good for people and good for our clients. Excella differentiates itself with a strong, agile culture and commitment to inclusion, employee development and long-term learning. This makes it easier to attract and retain top talent and drive innovation.”

Mahreen joined Excella in 2014 as a Senior HR Specialist, taking the helm as the Director of HR in 2016. Throughout her tenure, she envisioned and led a diverse portfolio of initiatives including diversity and inclusion, performance management, career-pathing and development, leadership development and workforce analytics. She oversaw the implementation of an award-winning leadership development program to promote a leadership culture across Excella that inspires leaders to engage, motivate, and develop employees. In her new role, Mahreen will continue overseeing Human Resources, Recruiting and Resource Management and Employee Engagement and Communications while ensuring executive priorities and decision making consistently consider the people impact and programs continually enhance the exceptional career experience for Excellians.

“Mahreen brought to Excella an incredible depth of experience and strategic vision for human capital programs, and we knew she would be an outstanding leader helping Excellians’ flourish in their careers,” said Burton White, CEO, Excella. “Her promotion adds new perspective to our executive team. I’m excited to have her voice on the team driving new ideas to engage our employees in strategic business goals, develop their careers in meaningful ways, and drive Excella forward by attracting the best and most diverse talent in the industry.”

Excella has over 17 years of successful experience leading Agile Transformations, modernizing legacy IT systems and delivering artificial intelligence solutions to Washington, D.C.’s leading organizations, federal agencies and nonprofits. Since 2002, Excella has established a company culture fostering constant learning to help employees gain enriching career experience. It has been recently recognized as a 2019 NVTC Tech 100 company, and previously selected as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for 2015 and 2017.