FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA), a leading cyber security company providing next-generation solutions to the federal government, today announced its new external affairs team, including the addition of three veterans of the executive and legislative branches.
Alexandra Veitch joins CSRA as Vice President for Government Relations. Previously, Ms. Veitch served as Special Assistant to the President and Legislative Affairs Liaison for the White House. Thomas Doheny joins CSRA as Director of Media Relations. Most recently, Mr. Doheny served as Communications Director for Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE.). Jay Hauck, a veteran of numerous corporate public affairs campaigns, joins CSRA and will oversee all internal and external communications for the company as Director of Communications and Chief Marketing Officer.
"I'm pleased to announce the addition of these seasoned professionals to CSRA's external affairs team. These three leaders will bring impressive experience and expertise to help bolster CSRA's brand and reinforce our commitments to our customers," said Larry Prior, CSRA President and CEO.
"These new members of our external affairs team will help drive CSRA's mission and develop our brand with our customers and government leaders. I'm pleased to welcome them to CSRA," said Christian Marrone, Vice President of External Affairs and Chief of Staff.
On January 20, 2017, CSRA launched its new brand campaign, including the tagline 'Think Next. Now.' CSRA also unveiled a redesigned website, www.csra.com, aligned with the new brand and featuring expanded content on CSRA's solutions.
Alexandra Veitch, Vice President of Government Relations: Ms. Veitch most recently served as Special Assistant to the President and House Legislative Affairs Liaison at the White House. In this capacity, she was responsible for achieving President Barack Obama's legislative agenda and managing the president's relationships with nearly 100 Members of Congress. Previously, Alexandra served at the Department of Homeland Security, most recently as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs.
Ms. Veitch spent nearly a decade on Capitol Hill. She served the Speaker of the House and House Democratic Leader, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), for more than seven years. She began her public service in the office of Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD).
Ms. Veitch earned a B.A. in Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, graduating with the distinction of cum laude. She also earned a M.A. in International Studies from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Thomas Doheny, Director of Media Relations: Prior to joining CSRA, Mr. Doheny spent six years on Capitol Hill, most recently serving as Communications Director to Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE), a member of the Senate's Armed Services and Commerce committees. There, he served as her primary spokesman and advised the senator on messaging strategy while earning successful coverage with both national and state media outlets. Before his career in the Senate, Mr. Doheny served as Communications Director for Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Mr. Doheny began his career in government as an intern in the press office of Vice President Dick Cheney at the White House. He then served as Confidential Assistant to the Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Commerce before joining the Department's Office of Legislative and Government Affairs as legislative aide. Before his career on Capitol Hill, Mr. Doheny served as a spokesman and adviser for several successful political campaigns, including the 2014 campaign of Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO).
Mr. Doheny earned a B.A. (cum laude) in Political Science and History from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
Jay Hauck, Director of Communications and Chief Marketing Officer: Mr. Hauck most recently headed his own public affairs and communications consultancy in Washington, DC, and heading up the CRUDE Coalition, a coalition of refiners. Prior to that, he worked on telecom, technology and energy issues as a Vice President at DCI Group, a Washington DC-based public affairs firm. He has also managed several trade associations, served as Legislative Counsel to Rep. Charles T. Canady (R-FL), and worked as a trial lawyer early in his career.
Mr. Hauck brings a wealth of experience successfully running communications strategies for large corporations in a number of policy areas directly relevant to the critical missions supported by CSRA. His broad communications and public affairs expertise includes strategic messaging, developing media relations, forming alliances with third-party organizations and experts, and marshaling digital tools on behalf of clients' interests.
Mr. Hauck earned his J.D. from Catholic University and a B.S. from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.
About CSRA Inc.
CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) solves our nation's hardest mission problems as a bridge from mission and enterprise IT to Next Gen, from government to technology partners, and from agency to agency. CSRA is tomorrow's thinking, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results. CSRA is driving towards achieving sustainable, industry-leading organic growth across federal and state/local markets through customer intimacy, rapid innovation and outcome-based experience. CSRA has over 18,000 employees and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. To learn more about CSRA, visit www.csra.com. Think Next. Now.
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