Leading Federal Health IT Executive Appointed to Strategic Advisory Role at DLH

ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2023 — DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) (“DLH” or the “Company”), a leading provider of digital transformation, science research and development, and systems engineering and integration, today announced that David Affeldt has been appointed to a strategic advisory role for the Company. In this position, Mr. Affeldt will provide insight to executive management and the Board of Directors on a broad range of information technology solutions, including client services, organic growth, and corporate development.

Mr. Affeldt is the former President and CEO of Grove Resource Solutions, Inc. (“GRSi”), which was acquired by DLH in December 2022. He has driven mission results for government and commercial organizations through applied science and technology over the course of his 30-plus year career. David has served in various CEO and CTO capacities for private and publicly traded technology companies, with portfolios valued as high as $1.1B. Prior to his private sector career, he served in Technology Architect and Director roles in the Intelligence Community, as well as CIO and Technologist roles within the National Institutes of Health.

“We are delighted to engage Dave as a strategic advisor to DLH, as we continue to expand our technology footprint through innovative application of proven capabilities. We believe Dave’s deep understanding of technology applicable to government health missions coupled with his entrepreneurial drive will substantially impact DLH at the enterprise level,” stated Zach Parker, DLH President and CEO.

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Contact: Chris Witty
Phone: 646-438-9385
Email: cwitty@darrowir.com