tiag announced on July 25 that it has promoted Dan McCarron to serve as vice president for operations and national security at the Reston, VA-based company.
Esteemed as one of the industry’s most accomplished security experts, McCarron applies his 35 years of successes to accelerate tiag’s National Security division in support of the warfighter, intelligence, defense and security markets, the company said. Focusing on highly technical objectives for cybersecurity, intelligence, advanced analytics, enterprise IT modernization and software development initiatives, he will also augment tiag’s division strategy, capabilities, collaboration and business growth in his additional role as vice president for operations.
Providing valuable insights and support for tiag’s chief operating officer in driving operational efficiency and management excellence across the organization, McCarron will calibrate the expertise of tiag’s certified technical and project management professionals. Aligning strategic operational capabilities with innovative approaches, he will ensure quality project management, performance and value beyond the scope of work.
“Dan leads with comprehensive knowledge of issues germane to national security, and he’s a seasoned professional with vast expertise in strategic operations,” says Neil Lampton, tiag’s chief operating officer. “His leadership will bolster tiag’s flexibility and nimble approach as we continue to grow and expand.”
Before tiag, while working with Whitney, Bradley & Brown, McCarron helped establish and lead intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iraq as chief of staff for DoD’s Counter-IED Operations/ Intelligence Integration Center. During his prior 25-year military career, McCarron held several high-ranking positions as a commanding officer in the United States Marine Corps.
At the Pentagon, McCarron was chief of Central Command in the Joint Operations Division, leading the Joint Staff in campaign planning for all U.S. Central Command operations, and providing strategic advice to the Joint Operations director for decision-making use by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the secretary of defense. At Pentagon’s Marine Corps headquarters, McCarron advised the Marine Corps commandant and assistant commandant on joint matters for strategy.