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Mr. Arnold Punaro L.

Chairman

National Defense Industrial Association

HQ Phone: (703) 522-1820

National Defense Industrial Association

2111 Wilson Blvd Suite 400

Arlington, Virginia 22201

United States

Company Description

NDIA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a legal and ethical forum for the interchange of ideas between the government and industry and to resolve industrial problems of joint concern. more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer
The Punaro Group LLC

Executive Vice President
Science Applications International Corporation

Affiliations

Board of Advisors
CNAS

Senior Fellow On Defense Business Board
GUEST OF CALLAN

Board Member
Wolftrap.org

Board Member
DesignLine Corporation

General Officer's Steering Committee
Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Education

B.S.

Spring Hill College

Masters of Arts degree

Georgetown University

Masters of Arts degree

University of Georgia

Web References (199 Total References)


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We know they're going through some tough times," says Arnold Punaro, general manager of SAIC's Washington operations.


About Us | IronArch Technology

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Arnold Punaro, chief executive, brings an extraordinary breadth of leadership experience to IronArch Technology. He is a retired Marine Corps Major General who has also served as the executive vice president of an $11 billion technology and professional services firm. He was also the staff director of the Senate Armed Services Committee, among other positions. He is recognized constantly by Defense News as one to the 100 most influential individuals in U.S. Defense.

Corporate Leadership Formerly an executive vice president at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), he was the senior corporate official responsible for SAIC's government affairs, worldwide communications and support operations, to include crisis and risk management, as well as general manager of their Washington operations and supervisor of SAIC's corporate Small and Disadvantaged Business office. In previous SAIC positions, he served as a sector manager, deputy president of the Federal Business Segment, and ran SAIC's Corporate Business Development organization. At SAIC, he was recognized for his leadership and accomplishments with the Founder's Award and two special CEO awards.
U.S. Senate Leadership From 1973 to 1997, Mr. Punaro worked for Senator Sam Nunn, D-GA, in National Security matters.
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Punaro is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Major General. He served as the Director of the Marine Corps Reserve during the post-9/11 mobilizations, Deputy Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (Mobilization), and for three years as the Commanding General of the 4th Marine Division. Other assignments were Commanding General, Marine Corps Mobilization Command, and Deputy Commander, Marine Forces Reserve. He served on active duty as an Infantry Platoon Commander in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star for valor, and the Purple Heart. In December 1990, General Punaro was mobilized for Operation Desert Shield. In December 1993, he completed a tour of extended active duty as Commander of Joint Task Force Provide Promise (Forward) in the former Yugoslavia. He was mobilized for a third time in May 2003 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Arnold Punaro Chief Executive Officer


The Punaro GroupThe Punaro Group: About Arnold Punaro and The Punaro Group

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Arnold L. Punaro is the chief executive of TPG. His 40 years of unparalleled experience provides a competitive advantage in the Washington landscape.

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Arnold Punaro is chief executive officer of The Punaro Group, LLC, a Washington-based firm he founded in 2010 specializing in federal budget and market analysis, business strategy and capture, acquisition due diligence, government relations, communications, sensitive operations, business risk analysis and compliance, and crisis management. He consults for a broad array of Fortune 100 companies and was recognized by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential individuals in U.S. Defense in 2012 and 2013. He received the Reserve Officers Association's prestigious Minuteman of the Year Award in 2014.
In November 2013, Mr. Punaro was selected to a two-year term as the Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association, the country's largest defense industry association with over 1,600 corporate and 91,000 individual members. He's also Chairman of the Reserve Forces Policy Board, which serves as an independent advisor to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Reserve and National Guard matters.
He is a retired Marine Corps Major General who has also served as the executive vice president of an $11 billion technology and professional services firm, and as the staff director of the Senate Armed Services Committee, among other positions.
Corporate Leadership
As an executive vice president at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) from 1997 to 2010, Mr. Punaro served as a sector manager, deputy president of the Federal Business Segment, and led SAIC's Corporate Business Development organization. He was the senior corporate official responsible for SAIC's government affairs, worldwide communications and support operations, to include crisis and risk management, as well as general manager of their Washington operations and supervisor of SAIC's corporate Small and Disadvantaged Business office. At SAIC, he was recognized for his leadership and accomplishments with the Founder's Award and two special CEO awards.
U.S. Senate Leadership
From 1973 to 1997, Mr. Punaro worked for Senator Sam Nunn, D-GA, in National Security matters.
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Punaro is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Major General. He served as the Director of the Marine Corps Reserve during the post-9/11 mobilizations, Deputy Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (Mobilization), and for three years as the Commanding General of the 4th Marine Division. Other assignments were Commanding General, Marine Corps Mobilization Command, and Deputy Commander, Marine Forces Reserve. He served on active duty as an Infantry Platoon Commander in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star for valor, and the Purple Heart. In December 1990, General Punaro was mobilized for Operation Desert Shield. In December 1993, he completed a tour of extended active duty as Commander of Joint Task Force Provide Promise (Forward) in the former Yugoslavia. He was mobilized for a third time in May 2003 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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On September 1, 2011, Punaro was named by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to chair the newly constituted Reserve Forces Policy Board which serves as an independent advisor to the Secretary of Defense on reserve and guard matters.
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Punaro also served as a task force member for U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Regional Security, a Commissioner on the Independent Commission on the Iraqi Security Force, Deputy Executive Director of the Hart-Rudman National Security Commission from 1998-2001, which foresaw the growing terrorist threat to the United States well before the September 11, 2001 attacks and advocated priority attention be devoted to homeland security, and chaired the Defense Reform Task Force for Secretary of Defense William Cohen in 1997.
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Punaro is a Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and a visiting scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C. He serves on the non-profit boards of the Atlantic Council, the University of Georgia's School of Public and International Affairs Board of Visitors, Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the Georgia Institute of Technology Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and as Chair of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).
Personal Awards
Punaro is the recipient of numerous recognitions including the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service. He received the Marine Corps League's "Iron Mike" Award in 1993 for "exceptionally outstanding service" and "unwavering commitment" for over 20 years to "insuring a strong national defense. He has received the Air Force Association's "Exceptional Service Award," the National Guard "Minuteman Award," the Army's "Outstanding Civilian Service Medal", and was the recipient of SAIC's "Founders Award" and two special CEO awards. In March 2014 Punaro received the Reserve Officers Association's Minuteman of the Year award presented annually to a "citizen who has contributed most to National Security during these times. He has over 20 military awards and decorations to include the Distinguished Service Medal.
Education and Early Life
Punaro has a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Arts degree from Georgetown University, the latter in national security studies. He was on the Adjunct Faculty of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for ten years where he taught an annual graduate level course entitled "National Security Decision Making.
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Arnold Punaro Appears on Defense News TV to Discuss Carter Nomination for Defense Secretary
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General Arnold Punaro, chairman of the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves, told Congress that "we are putting our citizens at greater risk and our economy at greater risk" by relegating homeland defense to a backseat role.


Liberty Tree Board of Directors | Liberty Tree Foundation

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General Arnold Punaro, chairman of the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves, told Congress that "we are putting our citizens at greater risk and our economy at greater risk" by relegating homeland defense to a backseat role.

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