Ben PhillipsProgram Executive

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education
  • MS, Systems Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Ben has over 24 years of experience providing Systems and Software Engineering services to support multiple DoD and Intelligence Community organizations.  After graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a BSEE in 1991, Ben was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force supporting the 4950th Test Wing out of Wright-Patterson AFB, OH as a Computer Systems Engineer where he modernized the network and computing infrastructures of the Developmental Manufacturing and Modification Facility (DMMF).  Following this assignment, Ben rotated into the Intelligence Community where he has provided Systems and Software Engineering support for Information Assurance (IA), Signals Intelligence, and other support missions for numerous IC and DoD Agencies since 1994.  Ben received an MS in Systems Engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in 1997.  He’s also earned numerous technical and program management certifications, including the PMP certification in 2014.

Ben joined the BrainTrust team in 2016 as a Program Executive, leading efforts focused on Information Assurance, Systems Engineering, and Analytics Development.

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