Business Briefs: OBXtek, Thompson’s

OBXtek, Inc. announced that Sharon Harrington has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Ms. Harrington joined OBXtek three years ago and has played a pivotal role in the company’s growth and success. During this time, she has been instrumental in developing talent management strategies and in OBXtek’s overall organizational development.

“We are pleased to promote Sharon to the position of senior vice president,” said Dale Spencer, OBXtek president and chief operating officer. “Her continued contributions to OBXtek and our employees wellbeing make this a well-deserved promotion. Congratulations to Sharon as she continues to grow in her role at OBXtek.”

Ms. Harrington has over 20 years’ experience in human resources. Prior to joining OBXtek, she served as the vice president of human resources at Circle Solutions, Inc. She served four years as a logistics officer in the U.S. Air Force. Ms. Harrington holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Illinois and a MBA from Texas State University.

About OBXtek

OBXtek is a relationship-driven cybersecurity, logistics, intelligence and information technology company committed to excellence. OBXtek’s accomplished teams have an established reputation for consistently and efficiently achieving goals for our portfolio of federal government customers. For more information, visit

New restaurant coming to Falls Church

Gabriel Thompson, a renowned New York and D.C. chef, has leased space at 124 N. Washington St. in Falls Church. The space was formerly occupied by Argia’s. The new entry will be known as Thompson’s Italian Restaurant.

Thompson has been executive chef at Giuliana and Bill Rancic’s RPM Italian in D.C. and is a partner in several New York restaurants. 


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Truman Lewis
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