Joel Griffin
Joel Griffin
Senior Managing Director
McLean, VA
703-827-0200 main
703-827-0175 fax

Experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the defense industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Intelligence, Cyber, IT Strategy, Management, and Information Assurance. Mr. Griffin has advised clients on a wide range of strategic alternatives.

Vice President, Strategic Development

2018 – 2020
Chantilly, VA

As the VP of Strategic Development Mr. Griffin was responsible for formulating the strategic initiatives necessary to further the mission of the Intelligence & Cyber Business Unit and aligning the opportunities of the company to support those initiatives. Mr. Griffin articulated Centauri’s mission in a clear and concise way that speaks to our clients, partners, and staff at all levels. In his role he creates actionable goals that make it possible to turn that mission into tangible results, develop new business opportunities by leveraging contacts, pursuing new opportunities, and maximizing the former DGS team’s support and performance for existing programs. Mr. Griffin executed strategic initiatives and alternatives and examine potential partnerships, joint ventures and alliances to drive organizational growth, service expansion and continue to meet client and corporate partner needs.

Dependable Global Solutions
Chief Strategy Officer
2011 – 2018
Arlington, Virginia

Dependable Global Solutions was acquired in July 2018 by Integrity Applications INC (IAI). DGS, IAI, and two other firms, as a group, have since been rebranded as Centauri corporation.

Homeland Security & Defense Business Council

2010 – 2012


2005 – 2011

Director of Operations, responsible for providing oversight and coordination of Federal group initiatives in support of DHS proposals and task orders. This includes:
– EMVS process, procedure, training & audits;
– CMMI process implementation and lessons learned;
– Proposal support to Partners/Senior Management for responses, & coordination of “quick turn around” opportunities.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Previously served as Program Management Office (PMO), Director – Provide supervision and oversight for a 150+ staff
– The PMO Director provided a conduit for communication across teams in support of DHS projects and tasks
– The PMO staff provided direct support to the DHS Office of the CIO (OCIO), Infrastructure Management group
– Contract responsibilities included maintaining the departments unclassified network infrastructure, network security, call center/helpdesk support, onsite deskside technicians, and other activities

Booz Allen Hamilton

2003 – 2005

Provided management consulting services to various clients;
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
– Preparedness Directorate, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Requirements Integration Team (RIT), Director
– Managed & assessed directorate IT/Infrastructure/Facility requirements too rapidly facilitate mission of protecting against and responding to terrorist attacks.
– Integrated tactical requirements w/ strategic planning and enabled division operations to receive, assess, & analyze information from various sources quickly and accurately.
o National Geospatial-intelligence Agency (NGA)
Chief Information Officer (CIO), Information Assurance (IA) Policy and Risk Assessment lead.
– Developed a comprehensive enterprise approach for Information Assurance
– Authored Policies ~ IA Roles & Responsibilities, IT Disaster Recovery, Technology Insertion
– Directed the establishment of an NGA IA Executive Council & Continuity Management Team

Lockheed Martin
Deputy Director, Security Operations

2000 – 2003

• Project manager responsible for daily operations involving full spectrum of security disciplines.
– Managed security budget for Pentagon network security architecture. Allocations included requirements, O&M, vulnerabilities, emerging technologies.
– Central consultant for Force Protection Planning, Vulnerability & Threat Assessments, Physical/Personnel Security, Disaster Preparedness & Recovery/Response, Information Assurance, & Facility Infrastructure.
– Provided on-site supervision and security management/planning during the recovery of the Pentagon network infrastructure immediately after 9/11.
– Developed processes, policies, and procedures in compliance with NISPOM guidelines regarding security operations during routine and emergency conditions for senior levels of government and industry.
– Installed crisis action team and executed escalation procedures in order to better respond to significant network security incidents occurring or impacting the Pentagon Intranet.

United States Marine Corps
0311/Silent Drill Team/MCIA
1992 – 2000

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