Melissa Wright, Director of the Department of Homeland Security Market at LMI
At LMI, she oversees a portfolio of contracts and projects that support the DHS. She also works with project managers and business development teams to help the Homeland Security Department secure new opportunities and partners and allow LMI to support the agency’s emerging needs.
Wright was the manager of Deloitte’s government and public services client account from 2018 to 2020. In this position, she worked with leaders within and outside the organization to ensure that clients’ needs are met, identify growth opportunities and implement plans in support of partners.
She had also handled various strategy and operations leadership roles at Deloitte since 2011.
The LMI executive also worked at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, The Blackstone Group, UBS Investment Bank and auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers. She started her career in the private industry in 2007 as an information risk management intern at Barclays Wealth.
Wright holds a master’s degree in decision science/strategic management and public policy from George Washington University School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in finance and corporate reporting and analysis from Boston College. She is also a certified government financial manager.
LMI is a nonprofit organization that offers digital and analytic solutions, logistics and management advisory services to clients in the defense, intelligence, space, homeland security and health and civilian sectors. It is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia, and has offices in Alabama, Illinois and Texas.
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