Alion Hires 27-Year ISR Veteran to Lead Intelligence Community Business

Mike Garramone to Help Define and Deliver Solutions Built on Technical and Operational Expertise

MikeGarramoneMcLean, VA – September 03, 2008 – Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions provider, has hired Mike Garramone to serve as Corporate Intelligence Community Account Executive. An expert in federal government and industry intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), Garramone will develop and initiate a strategic plan to apply Alion’s vast technical expertise to the most challenging issues facing the intelligence community.

“Mike’s experiences provide him with broad exposure and an intimate understanding of ISR across a broad spectrum of national and tactical programs,” said Stacy Mendler, Alion’s Chief Operating Officer. “We are pleased to have him on board at Alion heading up our growing intelligence community business.”

Garramone spent the past five years leading ISR business development and program management efforts for Booz Allen Hamilton. As Senior Associate, he worked to bring Booz Allen’s Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) and Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) capabilities to the marketplace. Before Booz Allen Hamilton, Garramone worked at The Boeing Company as Senior Manager. At Boeing, he led the Trailblazer Interim Data Center program, which delivered a managed service provider approach to data management for the National Security Agency.

During his career, Garramone also spent more than 20 years as a civilian in the federal government, working for intelligence and defense agencies. Since 2003, Garramone has served in a leadership capacity with the MASINT Association, now called the Advanced Technical Intelligence Association (ATIA). In 2007, he served as Chairman Emeritus of the organization, which is the nation’s industrial focal point for measurement and signature technology advocacy and education.

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