RESTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Constellis, a leading, global provider of security, training and mission support services, announced today that Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon will be stepping down from his role as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. BG Nixon will continue to have an active role with Constellis as a strategic advisor to the management team and will serve on Constellis' Advisory Board.

The Board also announced that Jason DeYonker will assume the role of CEO and Dean Bosacki will assume the role of president. According to Constellis Chairman Red McCombs, "Craig Nixon has successfully led Constellis through a period of rapid growth, during which Constellis emerged as a clear leader in the security and support services industry. As active members of the Board of Directors, Jason and Dean have been instrumental in Constellis' success representing the ownership since our initial investment in the company in 2010. Under their leadership and financial experience, Constellis will continue to flourish by attracting and inspiring the industry's most talented employees and by integrating a best-of-breed portfolio of operational support services."

"I have been honored to serve as the CEO of Constellis and am very proud of what we have accomplished over the last few years," said BG Nixon. "I have had the privilege to work very closely with Jason and Dean throughout my tenure and look forward to supporting them and the broader Constellis team as they continue to develop and grow one of the world's premier operational support providers."

Mr. DeYonker added, "We appreciate and value Craig's leadership these past few years and look forward to his collaboration from his new role with the company. There is a lot of excitement within Constellis as we continue to expand our service offering and focus on delivering industry leading services across the globe. Throughout my 15 years of experience in this industry, I have never seen such an impressive management team assembled at Constellis and I am excited to build upon our past successes."

About Constellis

Constellis is a leading provider of security, training and mission support services to organizations worldwide. Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, Edinburgh International, Olive Group, Strategic Social and Triple Canopy. From complex program management and training to security services, logistics, and planning, we create and sustain a secure operational environment for our customers in the world's most challenging regions. The company employs more than 10,000 of the industry's most experienced and best-trained operators and is headquartered in Reston, Va. For more information, visit, or join us on LinkedIn and Twitter (@Constellis).

Katy Pultz
Sr. Manager, Marketing Communications