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Ricky Garris

President, Alqimi National Security

Mr. Garris is the President of the Alqimi National Security Group.

As President, Mr. Garris is responsible for defining business strategy, business objectives, and exceeding customer expectations for the services and technology Alqimi delivers. Mr. Garris possesses 36 years of progressive business operations and technology focused solutions experience with total focus and career service supporting the U.S. national security community.

Mr. Garris’ combined experience also includes over 22 years of service with the U.S. Government – in progressive leadership and technical programs management roles. Since 1999, he has served the national security community in the private sector while successfully leading business development, business operations management, solutions architecture definition and implementation (including enterprise-scale advanced end-to-end information systems and networks), as well as organizational strategic planning for large and small business interests that include but are not limited to: Northrop Grumman; The Aerospace Corporation; IBM; Raba Technologies; SRA; OGSystems; Gartner; and Salient Federal Solutions.

Mr. Garris holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Industrial Economics and Engineering Management from Pacific University as well as an Electronics Technology Certificate from Capitol College. Mr. Garris is a certified Scrum Master and is an active member of the following national security and engineering alliance organizations:

  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
  • International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
  • Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)
  • Innovative Solutions Consortium (ISE)
  • Software Engineering Institute, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated (IEEE)
  • United States Geospatial-Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)