Advanced Technology International is proud to welcome Joanne O. Isham as its Board of Directors Chair. Isham brings decades of invaluable leadership experience, including nearly 30 years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and five years as Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
ATI also congratulates outgoing Board Chair, Dr. Ronald L. Kerber, and Vice Chair, Ronald M. Cuneo, for their exemplary service and leadership. Isham’s tenure as Board Chair became effective at the adjournment of ATI’s Board of Directors meeting on Nov. 18.
Current board member K. Dunlop Scott, a seasoned financial executive, has been elevated to Vice Chair, joining Charles B. Young, a retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy.
“We’re grateful to have incredible guidance and support from our Board of Directors, and there’s no doubt that Ms. Isham will provide invaluable leadership,” said Chris Van Metre, President and CEO of ATI. “Dr. Kerber and Mr. Cuneo have helped us tremendously, and we’re thankful for their service. Ultimately, that’s what ATI is about: service. We are in constant pursuit of ways to better serve the government through innovation and technology.”
Isham joins a well-established Board of Directors consisting of seven other members, who come from various executive backgrounds in both military and business. Isham was a career officer at the CIA and member of the Senior Intelligence Service, holding titles including: Director of Congressional Affairs for the Director of Central Intelligence, Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and Associate Deputy Director for Science and Technology. Throughout her career, she has collected numerous awards, including: National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award, National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, CIA Distinguished Intelligence Medal, NGA Distinguished Intelligence Medal, and Defense Intelligence Agency’s Director’s Awards. Isham also currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Analytic Services, Inc., ATI’s parent company. Her full bio is published on ATI’s Board of Directors web page.
The ATI Board of Directors helps shape the organization’s goals and operations. ATI, a nonprofit based in Summerville, S.C., builds and manages collaborations that conduct research and development of new technologies to solve our nation’s most pressing challenges. Fueled by a community of experts from industry, academia, and government, ATI uses the power of collaboration to help the federal government quickly acquire next-generation technologies. ATI manages Other Transaction Authority (OTA)-based and Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR)-based collaborations, many of which for the Department of Defense.