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ManTech Appoints Michael Ruppert as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Ruppert



ManTech Appoints Michael Ruppert as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

ManTech International has appointed Michael Ruppert as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Ruppert will oversee ManTech’s financial, treasury and corporate development functions. He will report directly to company CEO and President Matt Tait, a 4×24 member and a 2023 Wash100 winner.

Ruppert has over two decades of experience, having most recently served as EVP, CFO and treasurer at aerospace company Mercury Systems. At Mercury, he was responsible for financial and treasury functions, planning, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate development activities, ManTech said.

According to Tait, Ruppert has the experience to help the company grow and support its customers.

Before working at Mercury Systems, he was a managing director at UBS Securities, where he worked on defense and government IT efforts. Ruppert also handled aerospace and defense M&A work at Lehman Brothers and Lazard Freres.

Ruppert’s appointment follows the retirement of EVP and CFO Judith Bjornaas, who worked at ManTech for over 12 years. Bjornaas led ManTech’s financial analysis, investor relations, planning and reporting, auditing and other finance-related tasks.

Ruppert holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Virginia.

ManTech International is a Herndon, Virginia-based company that offers cyber, mission and enterprise IT, data analytics, software development, engineering and mission support and operations services to clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civilian government sectors.

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