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Sabre Awards STEM Scholarship to Robert Petras

May 21, 2015

IMG_20150511_103213081_HDRSabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that Evans High School senior Robert Petras of Martinez, Ga., has been awarded a $1,500 college scholarship to Louisiana State University in recognition of his outstanding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) accomplishments.

Petras was presented with his award on Monday, May 11, 2015, at Evans High School by Sabre executive Patricia Rimbey. “Robert is truly an exceptional young man. While his academic achievements, accomplishments and participation in numerous extracurricular activities undoubtedly stood out, it was Robert’s humility and demeanor that solidified his selection as the recipient of this scholarship,” commented Rimbey. “I am certain that Robert will continue to be successful as he embarks on his college career at LSU.”

The Sabre scholarship program was launched in 2013 in an effort to steer students into one of the STEM disciplines by helping to reduce the financial barriers of attending college. Sabre will award a total of five $1,500 non-renewable scholarships to deserving students in locations where the company has a major presence.

Sabre Awards STEM Scholarship to Mary Lyons

May 13, 2015

Mary_LyonsSabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that Archbishop Wood High School senior Mary Lyons of Warrington, Pa., has been awarded a $1,500 college scholarship in recognition of her outstanding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) accomplishments.

Lyons was presented with her award on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Archbishop Wood High School by Deborah Kliman, Sabre’s Vice President of Human Resources. “Mary is a proven leader who has achieved a tremendous amount of success over the years due to her strong determination and commitment. In addition, her outstanding academic record along with her involvement in extracurricular activities is to be commended,” remarked Kliman. “I am confident Mary will go on to achieve her future aspirations and continue to exceed expectations.”

The Sabre scholarship program was launched in 2013 in an effort to steer students into one of the STEM disciplines by helping to reduce the financial barriers of attending college. Sabre will award a total of five $1,500 non-renewable scholarships to deserving students in locations where the company has a major presence.

Tom Dickson Named Top IT Pro by Philadelphia Business Journal

April 23, 2015

Dickson HeadshotSabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to extend congratulations to the company’s Vice President of Information Technology (IT), Tom Dickson, who has been named a 2015 Top IT Pro by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

This year’s Top IT Pro Awards program recognized 17 of the region’s most tech-savvy executives. In selecting the honorees, the Philadelphia Business Journal looked for “leaders whose roles have evolved from miners of communications systems and computers to indispensable strategic advisors and operations experts.” The winners were honored at a reception on April 21, 2015, at the Sonesta Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa.

“Tom is a terrific leader and innovator who has played a vital role in the company’s success over the past few years. He has been a tremendous asset to not only our IT Department but the Sabre organization as a whole,” remarked President Philip Jaurigue. “Tom has been successful in devising and implementing various IT solutions throughout the company while facing the unique challenges related to the defense contracting industry.”

Mr. Dickson joined Sabre in August 2011, bringing to the company more than 15 years of IT expertise. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Sabre Appoints Deborah Kliman as Vice President of Human Resources

March 30, 2015

Kliman HeadshotSabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Kliman to the position of Vice President of Human Resources (HR). Formerly the Senior Executive Director of HR, Ms. Kliman will continue to provide strategic guidance to executive management and hands-on tactical direction to Sabre’s geographically dispersed and diverse workforce. She will also oversee employee relations, benefit planning, HR training, employee recognition, compliance initiatives, and performance management.

“Deb is an outstanding leader and motivator who has been a tremendous asset to the company. She is meticulous in her work and through her process oriented approaches, Deb has streamlined operations and increased efficiency within the HR Department,” remarked Jim O’Donnell, Vice President of Administration. “Deb is also heavily involved with Sabre’s community outreach initiatives. She is particularly dedicated to supporting the veteran community and has helped numerous veterans successfully transition from the military to private industry.”

Ms. Kliman joined Sabre in July 2009, bringing to the company more than 20 years of HR expertise, including entrepreneurial experience in launching and running her own HR consulting and recruiting firm. She has more than 12 years of HR experience with Verizon and Verizon Affiliates and more than seven years of HR experience with the engineering firm Galaxy Scientific Corporation.

Ms. Kliman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Arcadia University. She also completed the Michigan Ross School of Business’ Strategic Human Resource Planning Executive Education Program. Deb holds the following professional certifications: Certified Professional Certification from the Society for Human Resources Management; Professional in Human Resources (PHR); Certified Instructor for Civil Treatment for Managers and Employees; and Certified Instructor for Interaction Management Tactics for Effective Leadership.

Sabre Promotes Martin Buniva to Vice President of Finance

March 24, 2015

Buniva HeadshotSabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Martin Buniva to the position of Vice President of Finance. Formerly the Director of Finance, Mr. Buniva will continue to oversee the daily responsibilities of the entire Finance Department, while also providing financial planning and analysis support to the company.

“Martin has been a valuable member of the Sabre team for more than five years, and he has proven to be very capable of providing critical thinking for various projects and issues,” commented Chief Financial Officer Ben Jaurigue. “Martin’s added visibility and responsibilities will enable him to significantly contribute to the planning and execution of our financial strategy.”

Prior to joining Sabre in 2009, Mr. Buniva held the position of Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in the Ship and Aviation Engineering Business Unit for L-3 Communications/Titan. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Business from the University of California at Los Angeles and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in California.

Sabre Offering STEM Scholarships to High School Students

February 9, 2015

For the third year in a row, Sabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to offer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Sabre launched the scholarship program in 2013 to support students planning to further their education in one of the STEM disciplines.

In an effort to help reduce the financial burden associated with pursuing a STEM-related career, Sabre will award five $1,500 non-renewable scholarships to deserving students. Scholarship recipients will be selected based upon a thorough review of each applicant’s academic record, personal statement, STEM experience and letters of recommendation. The company is now accepting scholarship applications, and the winners will be announced in the spring of 2015.

In order for a student to qualify for the scholarship, he/she must be graduating from a high school located in Harford County, Md.; the southern Maryland tri-county area (St. Mary’s, Charles or Calvert); Columbia County, Ga.; Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va.; or Central Bucks East, Central Bucks West, Central Bucks South, Archbishop Wood, William Tennent or North Penn—all of which are located in the Philadelphia area.

For more information, visit www.sabresystems.com/About/Corporate-Giving.

Sabre Names Phil Farrell as Vice President of Special Projects

January 29, 2015

Farrell2Sabre Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Phil Farrell to Vice President of Special Projects.

In this new capacity, Mr. Farrell will continue to lead and manage teams directly supporting critical national security programs, and work to expand Sabre’s presence and growth in these areas.

According to Sabre’s Chief Operating Officer Glen Ives, “Phil has been part of our Sabre team for over 12 years and has been a big part of our success and growth. He is a proven and capable leader, and his breadth of knowledge and experience across Sabre, our capabilities, and our customers is unmatched. With his keen business acumen and his inspiring leadership, Phil will continue to play a key role within Sabre for many years to come.”

Mr. Farrell joined Sabre in 2002 and is a retired Navy Pilot. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, formerly known as New Hampshire College.

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