MacAulay-Brown has appointed Mark Chadason senior vice president for the newly-formed national security group, reporting directly to President and CEO Sid Fuchs.
The company said Chadason, a three-decade veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and CIA, will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with customers in the U.S. defense, homeland security and national intelligence sectors.
He will also manage MacB’s headquarters in Vienna, Va.
Before joining MacB, he served as senior vice president for ManTech International‘s (NASDAQ: MANT) space, security, cyber and intelligence unit, which MacB says has 1, 300 employees and generates more than $250 million in annual revenue.
Chadason managed four divisions that provided mission support to the CIA, Defense Intelligence Agency, Defense Department, National Reconnaissance Office, National Security Agency, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and several military commands.
He also served as executive officer of the company’s special programs oversight committee on the board of directors, where he led special access and sensitive or hazardous programs.
During his CIA career, he achieved the senior intelligence service officer distinction and served as chief of station at foreign and domestic CIA installations, where he worked with senior foreign leaders.
For his international assignments, Chadason managed and implementing projects in North Africa, Europe, South Asia and the Middle East.
In Washington, he served in senior CIA positions where he worked with the National Security Council, the White House and congressional committees.
Of his three decades of U.S. service, he served 22 of them in the Marine Corps as an active duty and reserve officer, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel.