PORTLAND, Maine, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beacon Group welcomes Christine Williams as Director for the firm's Aerospace, Defense and Government practice. Christine will work alongside Senior Vice President of Defense Matt Keegan during her tenure at Beacon.
"I believe the company and clients both will truly benefit from her experience, insight, and professionalism," said Senior Vice President and ADG practice leader Matt Kegan. "In her role as a strategist, Christine's knowledge and first-hand experience in both consulting and in the defense community represents a great addition to a great team."
Christine has over ten years' experience working in the government, corporate, and nonprofit sectors, briefings employees at the highest levels of the U. S. government, including intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, the DoD, the White House, and State Department. While in Washington, D.C., Christine worked as an intelligence analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency. Following her role at the D.I.A., Christine served as Vice President for ThoughtLink Consulting, a technology services and defense contractor in Virginia, and as a Director at Smarter Risk Corporation in Maine, where she provided solutions for managing threats for corporate and government clients.
"As the son of a veteran, I've been fortunate in my career to work with a number of people who have served our country in different capacities," said Beacon's President and Chairman Cliff Farrah. "It's extremely exciting to continue to have people like Christine become part of our team, bringing ever-growing capabilities to our clients."
Alongside her contributions to the workplace, Christine is active in the nonprofit sphere: she is the Founder of the Child Soldier Relief Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating the public, building coalitions, and raising awareness about child soldiers.
As Beacon is deeply committed to community engagement, Christine's philanthropic mindset is well aligned with Beacon. We appreciate her service to our country, the philanthropic work she continues to do on behalf of our veterans in Maine.
Christine resides in Cape Elizabeth and will be based in our Portland, Maine Headquarters.
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SOURCE The Beacon Group