CSRA names top talent to further strengthen its national security business leadership team
CSRA Inc., a Falls Church, VA-based provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, announced on January 4 that Leigh Palmer and Christian Marrone have joined the company’s leadership team.
Ms. Palmer joins CSRA as vice president of the company’s Intelligence Group. She has extensive experience managing the strategic direction, growth and execution of programs supporting critical missions within the Intelligence Community. Prior to CSRA, Ms. Palmer held several roles in BAE Systems’ intelligence business and was most recently vice president, National Information Technology Mission Solutions, within their Intelligence and Security sector.
“Having Leigh on the CSRA leadership team is invaluable,” said Larry Prior, CSRA’s president and CEO. “Her experience managing key programs across the Intelligence Community, and her ability to leverage the best people for mission success will make a real difference in how we support and grow this important customer base.”
CSRA also announced that Christian Marrone has joined the company to lead its government relations function and to spearhead the company’s efforts to provide thought leading solutions to address the critical policy issues facing government. Mr. Marrone has almost 20 years of experience in government administration spanning multiple government agencies and the private sector. Most recently, Mr. Marrone served as the Chief of Staff of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), reporting directly to Secretary Jeh Johnson.
“I’m very pleased that Christian will be joining CSRA – he brings with him a depth of experience in national and homeland security that will serve us well,” continued Prior. “Christian’s knowledge, expertise and experience at the highest levels of our government will further strengthen and grow our important mission support role in our defense and intelligence, and civil businesses.”