Deborah B. Dunie

advisory board member

Deborah " Deb" Dunie brings over 30 years of senior level business experience to Harvest Returns through her experience at key executive positions with leading technology companies. Deb retired in 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of CACI International, a worldwide information solutions and services provider (NYSE: CACI).  During her tenure at CACI she focused on driving the solutions/services portfolio, and was instrumental in identifying and closing 18 mergers/acquisitions aligned to the corporate growth strategy.  

Deb is a currently a Board Director of two publically traded Fortune 500 companies, SAIC (NYSE:SAIC), and Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). Prior to CACI, Deb was a member of the Department of Defense Senior Executive Service within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. In November 2006 Deb was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Prior to her work with the federal government, Deb was responsible for e-business solutions within the national intelligence solutions group at Oracle Corporation, guided the strategic direction of Raytheon E-Systems' Advanced Technology Program and was in charge of new and follow-on business development in advanced technologies at Martin Marietta/GE Aerospace.

Deb also serves on the Board of Objective Interface Systems, Inc., a privately held technology company, and the Advisory Board of Bricata, LLC., a venture-backed advanced technology company in the cyber domain.  She is a member and former Chair of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International Technical Committee. She also is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Industry Advisory Board, the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering Advisory Board, the George Mason University Volgeneau School of Engineering Industry Advisory Board, the Tufts University Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Board, the Washington CTO Roundtable Board of Directors, and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Capital Area Chapter Board. Deb is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow; recognized for her commitment to the highest standards of boardroom excellence. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University in Medford, MA, and a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. 

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