George Batsakis is CSRA's Chief Growth Officer responsible for the development and execution of strategies to grow the business and strengthen relationships with commercial technology partners to bring Next Generation and Enterprise IT solutions tailored for our customers. With more than 20 years of government-related systems development and lifecycle management experience with large-scale programs and diverse projects portfolios including information technology; C4 and logistics systems; science, technology and development, Mr Batsakis understands the complex mission critical needs of DoD, the Intelligence Community, and Civilian Agency environments.
Previously, as executive vice president for SRA's National Security Group, Mr. Batsakis led the company's defense, intelligence, homeland security and law enforcement-related business and was responsible for new business acquisition and contract execution in these market areas. In this role, he managed Group performance and drove strategy, planning and execution. Mr. Batsakis was also responsible for technology development; program cost, schedule and performance; technical assurance; human resource management and staffing; and resource management.
Mr. Batsakis joined SRA in 2007 from Northrop Grumman, where he served as an operating unit vice president leading business development activities. Prior to that, he held increasingly responsible positions in information technology; communications and networking; and logistics systems at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and Teledyne Industries, Inc.
After graduating from Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich., where he studied political science and history, he attended the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School and served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army and in various command and staff positions at the Company and Field grades in the U.S. Army National Guard. He holds a master's degree in business from John's Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., with specialization in operations research and systems analysis, as well as program management certification in acquisition management from the Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va. He also has attended executive education programs at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.