Michael M. Thomas

Director Emeritus

An Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, Mike Thomas is also the Client Service Officer for the firm’s Justice and Homeland Security (JHS) business, which focuses on homeland security, law enforcement, emergency management, and transportation. The JHS account serves a wide variety of client missions, including Counter-terrorism, Border Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Management, Customs, Immigration, Counter-narcotics, white collar crimes, as well as science and technology. Mr. Thomas leads the team which serves all of the component organizations of the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice with a large footprint at FBI, FEMA, DHS Science and Technology, DHS Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Coast Guard, and DHS National Preparedness and Protection Directorate. Additional clients include the Department of Transportation and FAA. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Thomas was a Client Service Officer in our Intelligence Community.

Before joining Booz Allen in 2010, Mr. Thomas was President of the Security Product Line at Lockheed Martin’s IS&GS organization, where he provided knowledge solutions capabilities, intelligence mission management, and proceeded and disseminated intelligence data for enhanced national and tactical decision making. He also directed day-to-day operations, including contract performance, financial management, strategy development, implementation of advanced research, and human resource management.

Mr. Thomas’ career highlights include several years as IBM’s White House account manager for national federal accounts, and business area manager for new and advanced programs, where he was responsible for a major classified COTS development effort. As Vice President of special application programs for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems, he led the redirection of the business into imagery and geospatial programs and expanded into the federal, commercial, and international markets.

He is a member of the boards of the Intelligence & National Security Alliance (INSA), the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). He is a member of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA), the National Military Intelligence Association (NMIA), and the National Cryptologic Museum Foundations, Founders Group. In addition, he formally served as chair of the Executive Advisory Board, and is the current Rector of the Board of Visitors for James Madison University.

Mr. Thomas received a B.A. degree in finance and marketing from Madison College and an M.B.A. from James Madison University. He was a Fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI on Foreign Policy, International Relations, and National Interest.