Federal Public Sector Practice Leader, ThoughtWorks

November 2020 - Present | Washington, DC

Developing and executing modernization strategies with federal agency leaders to transform their organizations into modern digital enterprises.

Senior Advisor at Amida Technology Solutions

September 2020 - Present | Washington, DC

Vice President, Digital Services at Oddball, Inc.

March 2019 - September 2020 | Washington, DC

Member of the leadership team and responsible for company growth across the federal public sector with services supporting federal clients from design to deployment of scalable software solutions utilizing modern digital tools, devops practices, and Agile development.

Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton

February 2017 - March 2019 | Washington, DC

Lead development of new firm capabilities, business models, and technologies focused on advancing health care innovation and fostering a collaborative community of startups, venture capitalists, corporate innovation partners, entrepreneurs, and academia.

Managing Director at The Advisory Board Company

October 2013 - January 2017 | Washington, DC

Led the development and execution of the Firm's federal public sector go-to-market strategy and business development as a senior member of the strategy team at a publicly traded health care technology and advisory services firm.


Senior Advisor to the Secretary at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (SES)

February 2009 - September 2013 | Washington, DC

Served as a core member of the senior management team with responsible for budget oversight, transformation management, and policy development across numerous operating units.

Founder and Director at VA Center for Innovation (SES)

March 2010 - September 2013 | Washington, DC

Led a diverse team of technology, healthcare, and benefits delivery professionals to operate a $100M venture organization with a portfolio of over 120 innovations focused on enhancing access, increasing quality, controlling costs, and improving the customer experience at one of the Nation's largest integrated health care systems.

Managing Consultant, Strategy & Change at IBM Global Business Services

January 2007 - February 2009 | Washington, DC

Provided competitive analysis for successful multi-billion dollar capture campaign within federal public sector practice and managed teams in support of large bid-and-proposal campaigns. Concurrent appointment as Senior Fellow within IBM's Global Leadership Initiative. Testified before Congress, addressed national and international media, and established strategic relationships across the public sector.

Director of Homeland Security Projects at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

January 2000 - January 2007 | Washington, DC

Research Assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

December 1998 - April 2001 | Washington, DC


University of Virginia

2007 – 2009

Masters of Business Administration

Salve Regina University

1994 – 1997

Bachelors of Arts

Concentration: Philosophy/Politics

Activities: Sailing Team, Philosophy Club


Rural America Chamber of Commerce

2021 – Present

Board of Directors

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

2018 – 2019

Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force

Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

2016 – Present

Board of Counselors

U.S. Federal Government

2010 – 2013

Non-career Senior Executive Service

George Washington University

2005 – 2008

Senior Fellow, Homeland Security Policy Institute

Aspen Institute Berlin


Young Leaders Forum

German Marshall Fund of the United States


Manfred Wörner Fellow