Michael Egnotovich, 68, who retired in October as vice president of the Binary Group, an information technology consulting firm with offices in Bethesda and Arlington County, died Nov. 1 at his home in Vienna. He had complications from an accidental fall, his son Michael S. Egnotovich said.
Mr. Egnotovich, who had homes in Vienna and Bristow, became director of operations at the Binary Group in 2005. Three years later, he was made vice president of business operations.
From 1996 to 2005, he was a director of account management at what is now the Systems and Software Consortium. He previously was vice president at now-defunct Systems Integration & Research in Arlington. Earlier in his career, he worked for systems management firms in the Washington area.
Michael Egnotovich was born in Simpson, Pa. He was a 1967 engineering graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and received a bachelor’s degree in business studies from Southern New Hampshire University in 1971. He received a master’s degree in computer science from Iowa State University in 1974 and a master’s degree in business administration from Philadelphia’s Temple University in 1985.
He was an officer in the Navy from 1967 to 1975. From 1973 to 1975, he taught naval science at Iowa State. He served in the Naval Reserve until 1997, retiring as a captain.
Mr. Egnotovich was a past national director of the National Contract Management Association and a member of the corporate advisory board of the Project Management Institute. His other memberships included the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the International Council on Systems Engineering and Beta Gamma Sigma, a business honor society.
His first marriage, to Stephanie Dobrzynski, ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Betty Estey of Bristow; two sons from his first marriage, Michael S. Egnotovich of Huntington Woods, Mich., and Jonathan Egnotovich of Leesburg; a sister; a brother; and five grandchildren.
— Megan McDonough