Ryan McDermott Joins PSC as Vice President for Defense and Intelligence  

December 14, 2017

Arlington, V.A (Dec. 14, 2017) – The Professional Services Council (PSC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan McDermott as the association’s new Vice President for Defense and Intelligence. In this role, he will oversee the work of PSC’s Defense & Intelligence Council and advocate for legislation and regulations that impact contractors working with federal defense and intel-related agencies.

“PSC is excited to have Ryan join the PSC team, and we are confident his background, knowledge, and insights will be invaluable to our member companies who work in the defense and intelligence space,” said David J. Berteau, PSC president and CEO. 

McDermott brings a wealth of experience in defense—both in the Pentagon and in the military— to the premiere association for professional services government contractors. Most recently, he served in the Department of Defense as Principal Director for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy (MIBP) and previously as the Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller. 

In addition, McDermott brings the perspectives of the contractor and of the financial community, having served at PSC-member company Booz Allen Hamilton and as an investment banker.  Earlier, he served as an officer in the 3rd Infantry Division, leading an infantry platoon into combat during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Among his awards and decorations are the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device, Combat Infantryman Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge and Ranger Tab. 

Ryan can be reached at mcdermott@pscouncil.org. 


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About PSC: PSC is the voice of the government technology and professional services industry. PSC’s more than 400 member companies represent small, medium and large businesses that provide federal agencies with services of all kinds, including information technology, engineering, logistics, facilities management, operations and maintenance, consulting, international development, scientific, social, environmental services, and more. Together, the trade association’s members employ hundreds of thousands of Americans in all 50 states. Follow PSC on Twitter @PSCSpeaks. To learn more, visit www.pscouncil.org.