CENTREVILLE, VA (Dec. 1, 2020) – Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) is proud to announce the addition of John Felker to the company’s federal strategic advisory board. Felker previously led the Integrated Operations Division (IOD) for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) that oversaw field offices around the United States.
“We are fortunate to have the best minds in national security, defense, and technology guiding our federal business strategy,” said Carey Smith, president and chief operating officer for Parsons. “John’s career of protecting the United States, both in-and-out of uniform, will provide invaluable perspective as we expand our core markets, broaden our software and hardware technology, increase organic growth, and grow our transactional revenues.”
From 2015 to 2019, Felker led the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), the always-on cyber threat monitoring branch within DHS. The NCCIC monitors cyber threat data and works with corporations to improve the resiliency of existing digital infrastructure. He served 30 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, retiring as Deputy Commander, Coast Guard Cyber Command.
Parsons strategic advisory board is responsible for guiding its strategic direction in its key federal market growth areas: cyber and intelligence; space and geospatial solutions; engineered systems; and missile defense and C5ISR.
Other members of the advisory board include:
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