As Executive Director for NIWC Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, Mr. Reddy sets command-wide strategic goals and manages engineering and business operations for more than 4,900 federal civilian and military employees, and approximately 9,000 industry partners.
NIWC Atlantic is a diverse and highly technical organization executing research, development, delivery and sustainment of information warfare solutions that protect national security to include communication and networking systems, cyber capabilities, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance systems, and enterprise business systems.
Mr. Reddy entered federal civil service as chief engineer for the Expeditionary Enterprise Systems & Solutions Sub-Portfolio at NIWC Atlantic. He was selected systems engineer for the Marine Corps and Special Operations Command Portfolio in March 2015. In January 2017, Mr. Reddy was selected for the Senior Science and Technology Manager (SSTM) position of NIWC Atlantic Chief Engineer/5.0 Engineering Competency Lead where he provided technical leadership of the Engineering competency, and formulated, planned and developed comprehensive sets of systems engineering best practices across NIWC Atlantic. In January 2019, he was selected as NIWC Atlantic Deputy Executive Director, providing management oversight over the command’s customer facing departments and project management function. He entered the Senior Executive Service as the command’s Executive Director in November 2019.
Mr. Reddy joined SSC-LANT in September 2014 after serving nearly 30 years in the United States Marine Corps, retiring at the rank of Colonel in May 2014. Mr. Reddy is certified Level III in the Defense Acquisition Program Management and Systems Engineering Career Fields; as a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP); as a Project Management Professional (PMP); and as a Professional Engineer (PE).