Thurman will assist the group president oversee program development and business performance goals.
Thurman formerly served as ManTech’s senior vice president of contracts, where she was responsible for all contracts-related functional areas at the company.
Thurman spent more than 24 years providing support to various weapons systems programs on active duty with the U.S. Air Force.
Her last assignment was as a contracting officer at the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office, where she supported research and development and operational systems.
A Vietnam War veteran, she has served tours with the Pentagon and the White House.
“Debbie brings strong leadership skills to her new role at ManTech, ” said Terry Ryan, president and chief operating officer of ManTech’s SEAT group. “ManTech puts a premium on the skills of our nation’s veterans and I know that her time at ManTech and service in the United States Air Force will enable her to create immense value for ManTech’s SEAT group and its customers.”