Darby Chellis Bade
Vice President of EPA Programs, Executive Lead for Climate Change Initiatives, General Dynamics Information Technology
Darby Chellis Bade’s biggest recent achievement is being able to build on the 40-year legacy of EPA IT and mission support to create a thriving portfolio of exciting, meaningful and impactful programs.
With awards at EPA in the last year including EPA Managed Application, Infrastructure, Networking, Enterprise, and Security Services; the Superfund Quality and Sample Support; and the Water Infrastructure and Cyber Resilience Division, GDIT is providing critical and interesting support to EPA. Chellis Bade’s team is passionate, focused and utterly committed to its clients and their initiatives.
“Darby’s excellence in uniting and inspiring teams to forge innovative solutions for climate resilience is enabling a more sustainable future for our government partners and generations to come,” said John Ludecke, vice president and general manager of federal civilian agencies for GDIT.
“Under Darby’s leadership, GDIT has greatly expanded delivery of mission-critical environmental solutions across federal agencies. It’s a privilege to work alongside Darby and witness her passion and commitment to protecting the environment.”
In 2023, Chellis Bade and her team are heavily focused on providing innovative technical solutions to help address emerging climate challenges. They are providing thoughtful, proactive and strategic consulting in helping connect and address mission-focused climate concerns.
“Our strength in assembling a team of passionate, diverse and skilled individuals is foundational to our success in delivering impactful solutions that drive our government customers’ sustainability initiatives forward,” Chellis Bade said. “We’re focused on collaboration and harnessing best-in-class technology to advance meaningful climate resilience capabilities that improve our environment and the well-being of our communities.”