Matice Wright-Springer rejoins Booz Allen as partner

15 March 2021 2 min. read
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National security expert Matice Wright-Springer has rejoined Booz Allen Hamilton as a partner and SVP in the firm’s global defense group and aerospace business.

Wright-Springer will bolster the firm’s defense business by “designing and executing next-generation solutions and integrated platforms,” according to a release from the public sector-focused technology consulting firm.

She will also serve as a leader in Booz Allen’s project work on the Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control (CJADC2) initiative. The CJADC2 is an agreement between the US Army and US Air Force to create a joint battlefield communications network. It is part of a wider DoD effort to create a military-wide battlefield communications network that enables faster collaboration between all branches.

Wright-Springer brings more than 30 years of experience in consulting, the defense sector, and the military – with expertise in national security services, policy, government and corporate responsibility, and information technology.Matice Wright-Springer rejoins Booz Allen as partner She joins Booz Allen from defense contractor ManTech, where she was VP of government & corporate responsibility. Before that, Wright-Springer was a VP at L3 Harris, where she led an $800 million products and services division. She also worked as a defense analyst at General Dynamics and as a manager for military helicopter sales at Lockheed Martin.

Wright-Springer was also a principal director in the Secretary of Defense’s office of manufacturing and industrial base policy. She began her career in the US Navy in 1988, serving as the country’s first African-American female naval flight officer.

Wright-Springer holds a BS in physical sciences and general engineering from the United States Naval Academy, an MPA from Harvard University, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

“The nature of warfare has evolved and requires a multidomain approach that fuses technology and mission in a way that accelerates performance, readiness, and resilience,” said Andrea Inserra, a Booz Allen executive vice president and leader of the firm’s aerospace account. “With her unique military, policy, and industry background, Matice will be an asset to Booz Allen and our clients as we work together to deliver integrated platforms that enable information dominance in any environment.”

Wright-Springer added, “I am excited to return to Booz Allen as a partner and senior vice president, where I look forward to working alongside some of the best and brightest subject matter experts in the defense industry.”

Booz Allen, which is based in McLean, VA and has more than 27,000 employees globally, also recently added Maisha Glover as an SVP in the firm’s national security business.