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Jim Enicks Named President of Akima’s Five Rivers Services; Bill Monet Quoted

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Akima announced on Tuesday that Jim Enicks has been named the president of Five Rivers Services, one of Akima’s operating companies. Enicks will lead Five River Services in providing full-spectrum Command, Control, Communications, Computer and Information Management and training support services for the federal government. He’ll also oversee the relocation of the company’s headquarters to Tampa Bay, FL.

“Jim’s experience and background have helped drive our efforts to provide the Army with IT solutions in support of their mission,” said Akima President and CEO Bill Monet. “We are confident that he will continue Five Rivers Services past success providing critical communications and technology solutions to our military customers.”

Enicks joined Akima as the senior strategist of business development in Jan. 2017. Prior to his tenure with Akima, Enicks served as the vice president of SPA International between May 2012 and Dec. 2015. He was the assistant vice president and senior program manager for SAIC from May 2011 to Apr. 2012.

He also served in the U.S. Army for 25 years and retired from the U.S. Central Command in April 2011. In addition, Enicks has more than 30 years of experience in the military communications and operations communities with success supervising, planning, implementing and optimizing networks for the Department of Defense.

Enicks graduated from Indiana State University with bachelor degrees in Business Management and Finance, Business Statistics and German. He also earned master’s degrees in Business Administration and Business Statistics from Central Michigan University. 

About Five Rivers Services

With operations spanning the globe, Five Rivers Services operates in 28 locations across the United States, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait. The company provides customers with full-spectrum IT services, including Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Management (C4IM), secure/non-secure Video Teleconferencing (VTC), multimedia/visual information, space operations, environmental services, and training support services for the federal government. Five Rivers is named after five major rivers in Northwest Alaska: the Noatak, the Buckland, the Kobuk, the Selawik, and the Kivilina.

About Akima

Akima is an Alaska Native Corporation with more than 7,500 employees and 30 years of experience in federal contracting in the core areas of IT, systems engineering, base operations and logistics, aviation, protective services and detention management, and construction.

The Akima portfolio of companies compete in 8(a), small business, and open markets to deliver scalable, cost-effective solutions to meet virtually any mission requirement. With operations in 46 states, two territories and 12 countries, Akima is positioned to provide the expertise you need wherever you need it.