NGA taps Tonya Wilkerson as deputy director

On November 5, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency announced that Tonya Wilkerson, CIA’s Associate Deputy Director for Science and Technology/Strategy, has been named the agency’s ninth deputy director.

“Ms. Wilkerson is an accomplished intelligence professional with over three decades of experience in the intelligence community,” said NGA Director Vice Adm. Robert Sharp. “Her vast experience and perspective will be of tremendous value to us during these rapidly evolving times.”

Prior to her current role, Wilkerson held a number of positions within the National Reconnaissance Office spanning the range of activities to include research and development, acquisitions and operations.

“I am thrilled and privileged to have Tonya join Team NGA,” said Sharp.

Source: NGA

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