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Julie Gravallese Promoted to VP, Chief HR Officer at Mitre; Alfred Grasso Comments

Julie Gravallese
Julie Gravallese

Julie Gravallese, a 33-year veteran of Mitre and formerly director of its information technology center, has been promoted to vice president and chief human resources officer at the nonprofit research-and-development organization.

Mitre said Thursday Gravallese has held director-level positions over the past 19 years at the organization, which operates federally-funded R&D centers for the government.

Alfred Grasso, president and CEO of Mitre, said Gravallese’s career at the organization has encompassed “a focus on building partnerships, and strategic analysis and critical thinking.”

Alfred Grasso
Alfred Grasso

“She also brings detailed knowledge of Mitre’s business, customers, and operations of our line organizations, ” said Grasso, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2014-15.

As IT center head, Gravallese oversaw a team of nearly 300 information technologists, engineers and computer scientists that supported Mitre’s government customers and internal R&D initiatives.

Gravallese is also a former director of Mitre’s open systems center, which focuses on technology integration for government programs, and has also served as technical director of geospatial and space intelligence programs.

In the latter role, she oversaw a team of close to 150 engineers and computer scientists that supported two ot Mitre’s customer portfolios within the intelligence community.

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