Science, technology and strategy services provider Noblis has named Deborah Drake vice president and chief people officer.
In her new role, Drake will lead the Noblis human resources and organizational development organizations, reporting to Amr ElSawy, Noblis president and CEO.
“Debbie has significant experience in our industry and demonstrated success building environments that foster collaboration, growth and development,” ElSawy said. “Our talent management strategy is central to our ability to deliver exceptional results to our clients. We are looking forward to having Debbie work as an integral member of the Noblis leadership team.”
Prior to Noblis, Drake was the vice president for HR and talent acquisition at ManTech, senior vice president and chief HR officer at Sotera Defense Solutions and vice president/HR business services director at Leidos. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mary Baldwin College and a master’s degree in administration/HR management from Marymount University.
“I am thrilled to be part of such an exceptional culture that values our mission-focused people,” Drake said. “I look forward to engaging with such a dynamic workforce.”
Last year, Noblis was named a top employer on The Washington Post’s annual “Top Workplaces” list for the sixth year in a row, a ranking based on employee feedback.