Mr. John Thomas
John Thomas is a 33-year U.S. Army veteran and retired major general who commanded the two largest intelligence organizations in the U.S. Army — the Army Intelligence Center at Ft. Huachuca and the Intelligence and Security Command at Ft. Belvoir.
He also served as the associate deputy director of the National Security Agency and deputy chief of the Central Security Service at Ft. Meade. He was selected to the US Army Military Intelligence Hall of Fame and has received the Director’s Distinguished Service Medal from the Director of the National Security Agency.
Mr. Thomas is currently managing director of Shawnee Advisors, a boutique consultancy that provides support to government and commercial customers.
Previously, Mr. Thomas was an executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Leidos, where he was responsible for corporate strategy, communications, mergers and acquisitions, and government and legislative affairs.
While at SAIC, Mr. Thomas served as president of the company’s National Security Sector, and was the senior vice president and general manager of their Intelligence Systems Group.
Mr. Thomas holds a bachelor's degree from Wilkes University and a master's degree from the University of Southern California. He graduated from the National War College, the Advanced Management Program of the University of Chicago, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security.