Prior to joining MacB, Chadason was Senior Vice President of theSpace, Security, Cyber and Intelligence (SSCI) Business Unit atManTech. As head of SSCI, Chadason managed four major divisionsthat focused on mission support to CIA, DIA, DNI, DoD, NRO, NSA,additional Intelligence Community agencies and several militarycommands. In this position, Chadason was responsible for 1,300employees with annual revenue of over $250 million. He also servedas executive officer of the Special Programs Oversight Committee(SPOC) on ManTech’s Board of Directors, where he was responsiblefor the oversight of a large number of special access and highlysensitive or hazardous programs.
“As I weighed my options, I spent a significant amount of timegetting to know MacB’s senior management team,” said Chadason. “Itquickly became clear that their primary focus was on the mission,as well as providing innovative technologies and going above andbeyond for their customers. This is something I highly coveted fromvendor relationships when I was with the CIA. I look forward toworking closely with the team to further that customercommitment.”
Prior to joining ManTech, Chadason spent 31 highly distinguishedyears at the CIA and with the United States Marine Corps, achievingthe rank of Senior Intelligence Service officer (SIS-4). He alsoserved as the Chief of Station in several strategic foreign anddomestic CIA installations working with senior foreign leaders. InWashington, he served in senior CIA positions where he interactedwith the National Security Council, the White House and numerousCongressional committees. Overseas, Chadason specialized ininitiating, managing and implementing impactful and high-riskprojects in foreign locations such as North Africa, Europe, SouthAsia and the Middle East. In addition, he spent 22 years as anactive duty and reserve officer in the United States Marine Corps,retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
“I could not be more pleased to welcome someone with Mark’soutstanding credentials to our team,” said Fuchs. “Over the pastyear, we have significantly increased our already outstandingNational Security expertise. Mark is exactly the right person tolead the NSG, providing our customers with the services andsolutions that matter most to them.”
Chadason received his Master’s degree in International PublicPolicy from Johns Hopkins University School for AdvancedInternational Studies, and holds a BA in International Relationsfrom Lake Forest College. He also attended the Marine Corps Commandand Staff College, The Aspen Institute Executive Seminar and theKellogg School of Management. His awards include: DistinguishedIntelligence Career Medal, Intelligence Commendation Medal, SeveralSenior Intelligence service awards and the 1993 Humint Collector ofthe year. In 2011, Chadason became a board member of the CIAOfficers Memorial Foundation. He is fluent in Russian and Polish,and has a working-level knowledge of Greek and French.