FALLS CHURCH, Va: CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff Christian Marrone has been named a Senior Fellow of The George Washington University's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS). Marrone joins leading experts in cyber and national security for the two-year post.
"Cybersecurity and maintaining a secure homeland are of paramount importance to our citizens," said Marrone. "These are among the most important policy conversations taking place in Washington. The George Washington University is taking a leadership role by bringing together a diverse group of policy leaders in the CCHS to address our nation's many challenges in homeland security and cyber policy, and I'm honored to be a part of this group. During my tenure, I hope to help identify and highlight policies that will help modernize government IT to ensure we have robust cyber defenses and protect our homeland."

"CSRA is honored that one of our own has been named as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security," said CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior. "This fellowship recognizes Christian's substantial policy expertise and his experience in government. He will bring a valuable perspective to this role, particularly how next-gen technological solutions and public-private collaboration can advance security."

Christian Marrone currently serves as CSRA's Senior Vice President, External Relations and Chief of Staff. In this role, Mr. Marrone executes the company's strategy for strengthening relationships across the U.S. government and spearheads efforts to provide thought leading solutions to address the critical policy issues challenging government. He also serves as Chief of Staff to the President and CEO and leads CSRA's Government Relations, Marketing & Communications, Security, Change Management Office and Program Excellence functions. Prior to joining CSRA, Marrone served in several senior positions in both Republican and Democrat Administrations, including Chief of Staff to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Special Assistant to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. He currently serves as a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Advisory Council and the Aspen Homeland Security Forum.

The George Washington University's CCHS serves as a nonpartisan "think and do" tank to carry out policy-relevant research and analysis on homeland security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity issues. CCHS senior fellows contribute to the work of the Center by participating as contributors and subject matter experts in policy task forces and projects; speaking at conferences and other events; writing and publishing policy reports, opinion pieces, and blog posts; and engaging in outreach with the news media and other stakeholders. Senior fellows serve in the position for a two-year term, which started on October 1, 2017.

(Posted on 09 October 2017, 1675926258 3O93O74O25)