Marion Kennedy Joins LMI as Vice President, Intelligence MarketSeptember 30, 2021
Tysons, Va.–LMI is pleased to announce that Marion Kennedy has joined the organization as vice president, Intelligence Market. Ms. Kennedy joins LMI with over 25 years of federal government and private sector experience.
“I am proud to be joining the LMI team,” said Kennedy. “LMI has been a go-to partner for the IC for decades. LMI’s reputation for exceeding customer expectations, delivering innovative solutions for next-generation challenges, and creating an unparalleled experience for its employees is why I am excited to be here.”
Ms. Kennedy comes to LMI from Torch.AI, where she served as the executive for federal growth, focused on expanding the organization's artificial intelligence and machine learning data orchestration platform for federal customers. Prior to that, Ms. Kennedy was senior vice president of E3 Federal Solutions, where she established and led the Intelligence Division. These positions followed 18 years at Scitor Corporation, where she directly supported the Director of Central Intelligence’s Community Management Staff and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, partnering with senior IC leaders to develop strategies, policies, and governance frameworks. Scitor elevated Ms. Kennedy to sector vice president, National Services, overseeing diverse mission support across multiple IC organizations.
“Marion is the right person to lead our intelligence market efforts,” said Pete Pflugrath, senior vice president of markets and growth at LMI. “Marion has hands-on experience both directly supporting the development of innovative solutions for the IC and rapidly growing intelligence-related business divisions in the private sector. Marion is a real competitive advantage for LMI.”
Prior to entering the private sector, Ms. Kennedy served in government supporting a specialized sensors unit at the U.S. Army Night Vision and Electro-Optic Lab. She then moved to the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command as an intelligence assistant for the Human Intelligence and Counterintelligence Branch. She holds a bachelor’s in Russian studies from George Mason University and a master’s in systems management from Capitol Technology University. Ms. Kennedy also recently became an advisory board member with Nerdy Girl Success, a non-profit focused on changing the landscape of leadership for young women.