Rene B. Lavigne

President & CEO at Iron Bow

Rene’s career spans three decades of sales, marketing, operations, finance and accounting experience at organizations such as Apptis, Northrop Grumman IT, Federal Data Corporation and Ernst & Young. As President and CEO, Rene led the team that was once Apptis Technology Solutions in the spin out from Apptis to become what is now Iron Bow Technologies, and has been leading the business since 2004.

Rene is responsible for driving Iron Bow’s strategic initiatives to align with the dynamic technology landscape and customer requirements of today, while also creating a top workplace culture for the employees at Iron Bow. He was most recently recognized by The Daily Record as one of Maryland’s Most Admired CEO’s. It is Rene’s forward-thinking and motivation behind the Iron Bow customer first culture that keeps Iron Bow at the forefront of the IT industry.

Rene received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Rene has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Technology Council of Maryland since 2002, and most recently served as the Board’s Chairman. He was a founding Member and Chair of the Prince George’s Technology Council and now serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s Community College Foundation and Chairman of the Board at Doctors Community Hospital. In addition, Rene is co-chair for GovEvolve an advocacy organization that promotes public policies that encourage innovation, competitiveness and government IT modernization.


  • President & CEO

    Current role