GovernmentCIO Expands Management Team

For Immediate Release


Mark Western to manage advisory services and Steven Vito to manage GovernmentCIO Magazine

June 5, 2017 – GovernmentCIO (, a Washington, D.C.-based IT consulting firm, announces today the appointment of Mark Western as director, management advisory services, and Steven Vito, president of GovernmentCIO Magazine.

Mr. Western is responsible for managing the expansion of GCIO’s advisory business. He brings a proven mixture of business and technology experience to this new position and has served federal clients for over thirteen years. Prior to joining GovernmentCIO, Mr. Western held executive and client management positions at Forrester Research and IBM.

Mr. Vito is responsible for managing the expansion of GCIO’s media. He brings deep experience across the spectrum media products - especially in the government market – to this newly formed position. Prior to joining GovernmentCIO Magazine, Mr. Vito held senior management positions with IDG Communications, Atlantic Media, Sage Communications and as a consultant to ABC7 was a co-creator of the TV program Government Matters.

“Mark and Steve come to us at an ideal time. As our relationships with our government clients deepens, our work with them often expands.  Mark will help us build out and manage our expanded offerings,” said Brian Moran, CEO and founder of parent company GovernmentCIO.  “Under Steve’s leadership, GovernmentCIO Magazine will fulfill its mission of being a digital platform for original and sponsored thought-leadership content.”

About GovernmentCIO

GovernmentCIO, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business with a HUBZone certification, is an active, well-respected member of the federal IT community and is distinguished for its far-reaching expertise and thought leadership in IT best practices, service areas, and training techniques. GovernmentCIO Magazine offers ideas and best practices garnered from prominent authorities with a distinct understanding of federal IT requirements. Please follow us at @governmentcio @mwesternsr @smvito

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