ManTech Hires Former Pentagon Exec Daniel Payne as Chief Security Officer

Daniel Payne, ManTech

ManTech International has named Daniel Payne senior vice president and chief security officer, a role in which he will report to President and CEO Kevin M. Phillips.

In his new role, Payne will be responsible for security aspects including physical, personnel, insider threat, digital and program security and will ensure compliance with industrial, information and operational security regulations. 

Payne previously worked as director for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency at the Defense Department and transformed security with risk-based methodology fed by intelligence and tailored to support facilities and diverse technologies across 13,000 locations.

From 2014 to 2016, Payne served as deputy director for the National Counterintelligence and Security Center at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He’s also held leadership positions in counterintelligence and counterterrorism for the CIA.

“In a career that spans more than 30 years of service to the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, Daniel Payne earned his reputation as one of the finest professionals in the field of security for our government,” Phillips said. “At ManTech, his commitment to ‘Delivering Uncompromised Security’ will set a standard in our industry.”

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