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Suzanne Petrie Liscouski

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Vice President

Creative Computing Solutions Inc
1901 Research Boulevard Suite 600
Rockville, Maryland 20850
United States

Company Description: Creative Computing Solutions, Inc., (CCSi) was founded in 1992 by Dr. Manju Bewtra to provide application development and business support services to the federal...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Homeland Security

Education

  • Master's Degree , U.S Foreign and Defense Policy
  • M.A. , Foreign and Defense Policy
    The American University School of International Service
  • B.A. , International Affairs
    Sweet Briar College
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"Since its inception, CCSi has ...
www.govcon.com, 19 Dec 2013 [cached]
"Since its inception, CCSi has partnered with DHS and therefore has a lot of intellectual capital that will benefit the Department," said Suzanne Petrie Liscouski, CCSi's vice president for Homeland Security. "Over the past seven years, our organizations have worked together and matured to support a common vision. In regard to being positioned in the full and open category on EAGLE II, Liscouski feels, "It's gratifying as we will leverage our unique perspective to build new partnerships with niche businesses in order to fully support the Department and its components."
CCSi Security News
www.ccsin.com, 2 April 2014 [cached]
Liscouski hones her focus on homeland security at Rockville contractor Superior Civilian Service Medal recipient was early to the sector
Suzanne Petrie Liscouski was in the Pentagon that Sept. 11 when the jetliner struck.
"A plane flying into a building is not a sound you want to hear," said Liscouski, who recently was named director of homeland security for Creative Computing Solutions. The Rockville government contractor provides program and project management services, security and information assurance and enterprise systems engineering.
"I actually thought it was a bomb at first," she said.
Shortly after the 2001 terrorist attacks, Liscouski got in on the ground floor of the burgeoning homeland security sector. As director for North American affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs, she joined a homeland security task force and was involved in the early policy and planning stages of the U.S. Northern Command. That program consolidated existing homeland defense and civil support missions previously under various military branches.
In 2004, Liscouski joined the Department of Homeland Security, which had formed two years earlier, as director for Latin America. She was responsible for strategy, policy creation, federal and international coordination of security, and immigration policy within North America, Central and South America and the Caribbean, along with management of U.S.-Mexico border issues.
"It was one of the most intriguing jobs I've had," she said. "There was no manual on how to do things. It was uncharted territory."
Growing up in Connecticut in a family of military veterans, Liscouski was attracted to foreign affairs. She earned a bachelor's in International Affairs from Sweet Briar College in Virginia and a master's in foreign and defense policy from American University in Washington, D.C.
Her first job after grad school was as an intelligence analyst for the Department of the Army, primarily focusing on the Andean Ridge countries in South America. She did such good work there that she received the Superior Civilian Service Medal in 1996, the Army's "third highest" award for employees, according to that branch.
More awards followed, and within 14 years of graduating from Sweet Briar, Liscouski was called on to give the commencement address in 2005.
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Liscouski's "life experiences and career choices were germane as they moved into the next phase of their lives."
Liscouski's other government positions included Mexico director in the White House Drug Policy Office and director for Latin American programs at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. She also worked in the private sector as business development director, international and homeland security accounts, at Northern Virginia contractor TASC.
GTS Coalition | Advocating for small and mid-size security companies in the Federal security market
www.gtscoalition.com, 30 Sept 2013 [cached]
Suzanne Liscouski, Director for Homeland Security
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Suzanne Petrie joined ...
www.globalcapitalassociates.com, 28 June 2007 [cached]
Suzanne Petrie joined Northrop Grumman Information Technology in 2006 as the Director for New Ventures, focusing on homeland security strategy and international pursuits.As part of the Intelligence Group, key areas of focus include information sharing, data fusion, and support to intelligence and homeland security programs.
From 2004-2006, Ms. Petrie served as the Director for Latin America at HQ Department of Homeland Security (DHS).As a Director in the Assistant Secretariat for International Affairs, she was responsible for overall DHS coordination within North America, Central/South America, and the Caribbean, to include management of U.S. , Mexico border issues.She was responsible for strategy, policy creation/execution, Federal and international coordination of security and immigration policy and programs within the Hemisphere.
Previously, Ms. Petrie served as the Director for North American Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs from 2000-2004.She coordinated with State Department, NSC, Joint Staff, and relevant Embassies to draft, negotiate, and implement defense policies within the hemisphere.She served as bilateral coordinator for the Defense Ministerial of the Americas IV (DMA IV) in Manaus, Brazil in 2000 and DMA V in Santiago, Chile, in 2002.Ms. Petrie served OSD's point of contact for the international security aspects of homeland defense policy and managed Southcom/Northcom transition issues.
From 1999-2000 Ms. Petrie served as Mexico Director in the White House Drug Policy Office (ONDCP).She coordinated all aspects of strategic level bi-lateral drug control issues with Mexico, conducted regular consultations and negotiations with Mexican Foreign Ministry (SRE) and Mexican Justice Department (PGR), including money laundering issues, precursor chemical control, extradition, border security, law enforcement operations, air, land and maritime interdictions and seizures.She served as the U.S. action officer in charge of the US-Mexico High-Level Contact Group for Drug Control, a cabinet level bi-national forum for strategic level policy decisions.She twice received the White House Special Recognition Award.
From 1996-1998 Ms. Petrie was the Director for Latin American Programs at the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.She instructed cadets in advanced level Latin American Studies courses, including Latin American Militaries, Model Organization of American States, and basic Spanish Language.She was the 1998 Air Force Academy Staff "Civilian of the Year."
From 1994-1996 Ms. Petrie was an intelligence analyst for Pentagon Headquarters, Department of the Army, primarily focusing on the Western Hemisphere.For her work in the intelligence field, she received the Superior Civilian Service Medal in 1996.
Ms. Petrie was awarded "Presidential Management Fellow (PMF)" status in 1992, after completing a Master's Degree in U.S Foreign and Defense Policy.She completed her PMF program (1992-1994) with Senator John Warner of Virginia, serving as a liaison with the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees.
Ms. Petrie completed her Senior Executive Service training at the Federal Executive Institute in 2005 and is a Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellow.She holds an M.A. in Foreign and Defense Policy from The American University School of International Service, and holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Sweet Briar College, in Virginia.
Global Capital Associates
www.globalcapitalassociates.com, 28 June 2007 [cached]
Suzanne Petrie Liscouski Director, New Ventures, Northrop Grumman Information Technology (TASC)
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