Mark P. Chadason has joined MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) as Senior Vice President, and will lead the company’s newly formed National Security Group (NSG). Chadason will responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with National Intelligence, Homeland Security, and Defense Intelligence customers throughout the United States at MacB’s National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va. Chadason will report directly to Sid Fuchs, MacB’s President and CEO.
“I could not be more pleased to welcome someone with Mark’s outstanding credentials to our team,” said Fuchs. “Over the past year, we have significantly increased our already outstanding National Security expertise. Mark is exactly the right person to lead the NSG, providing our customers with the services and solutions that matter most to them.”
Before MacB, Chadason was Senior Vice President of the Space, Security, Cyber, and Intelligence (SSCI) Business Unit at ManTech International, where he managed four major divisions focusing on mission support to CIA, DIA, DNI, DoD, NRO, NSA, additional Intelligence Community agencies, and several military commands. He was also executive officer of the Special Programs Oversight Committee (SPOC) on ManTech’s Board of Directors.
Prior to ManTech, Chadason was with the CIA for 31 years and with the United States Marine Corps, where he reached the rank of Senior Intelligence Service officer (SIS-4). He was also Chief of Station in several strategic foreign and domestic CIA installations, and in Washington served in senior CIA positions, interacting with the National Security Council, The White House, and numerous congressional committees. He also spent time overseas and had 22 years as an active duty and reserve officer in the United States Marine Corps, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
“As I weighed my options, I spent a significant amount of time getting to know MacB’s senior management team,” said Chadason. “It quickly became clear that their primary focus was on the mission, as well as providing innovative technologies and going above and beyond for their customers. This is something I highly coveted from vendor relationships when I was with the CIA. I look forward to working closely with the team to further that customer commitment.”
Chadason has a master’s degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in International Relations from Lake Forest College. He also attended the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, The Aspen Institute Executive Seminar, and the Kellogg School of Management.
He is also the recipient of several awards, including the Distinguished Intelligence Career Medal, Intelligence Commendation Medal, Several Senior Intelligence service awards, and the 1993 Humint Collector of the year. Chadason, fluent in Russian and Polish with a working-level knowledge of Greek and French became a board member of the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation in 2011.
MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is a leading National Security company providing innovative engineering and technical solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal agencies.