Defense Health Agency, Defense Health Services, and Intel Thrust Lead
Ms. Byrd ( Sara Byrd | LinkedIn) has an intrinsic ability to dissect a problem, figure out how all the pieces can fit together, and bring in the right people who provide the best solutions. Inspired by insights and values gained while growing up in a career military family, Sara envisions and executes solutions that yield the best possible results — and keeps the team’s focus on shared success of the common goal and common good.
Steering business development and IT initiatives across both commercial and Federal health, defense, and intelligence agencies, Sara managed robust portfolios for several firms over her 14 years of experience. As a senior leader and corporate officer, she developed growth plans, managed multiple sales and support teams, and shaped marketing strategies. She also focused on development of staff, mentoring key individuals for their growth and success. Her work resulted in successful strategy implementation, restructurings, IT and cyber security improvements, and Agile development initiatives for the DoD, VA, DHS, DHA, and the IC.