Vice President, Business Deveopment
Leslie Barry has more than 25 year of experience in Federal IT business development community. She is a Dynamic senior executive with a proven track record of leadership and the ability to connect across multiple layers of an organization and across the federal technology community. She has a broad understanding of the issues facing government information technology executives, from big data, mobility, cloud computing, to acquisition management strategies.
Prior to joining SNAP, Ms. Berry led Business Development for Innovate!, L-3’s National Security Solutions, focused on DHS and civilian accounts. Prior to that, she was VP of Business Development at GTSI/Unicom. She also has worked at CA, CSC, Federal Data and I-Net building C-level client relationships across the federal government.
Leslie is a three-time Federal 100 award winner, a Heroine in Technology Winner, a recipient of the “Outstanding Individual Industry Contributor of the Year” award from the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council, and winner of the “Outstanding Support and Contribution” award from the Government Information Technology Executive Council.
Leslie has been an active participant in industry-government associations for over fifteen years, serving on the Executive Advisory Committee of GITEC, the Board of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) and two terms on the IAC Executive Committee. She is a graduate of the 1998 ACT-IAC Partners program and subsequently served two years as the industry chair and later created the “next generation” leadership program, named Voyagers, patterned after the Partners Program. She has also led interview teams for the TechAmerica/PSC Vision Conference.
Leslie also serves on the Board of the non-profit Bridges to Community which works in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic to alleviate poverty. For the last 10 years, every January, she has led a group of 15-35 IT, acquisition and business executives from both the public and the private sectors on a trip to build houses for the poor in rural Nicaragua. She has also done service work in Kenya with her fellow IT colleagues.
Ms. Barry received her BA in International Relations from Bucknell University where she also studied at the London School of Economics and in Vienna, Austria and did internships at the offices of Senators Lugar and Warner and at the Washington Office on Latin America.