Joseph L. Carlini

CEO and Chairman of the Board

Joseph L. Carlini is the Chief Executive Officer and partner of McKean Defense Group, an engineering and technology solutions firm that provides information technology and naval engineering services to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Headquartered at the former Navy Yard in Philadelphia, McKean Defense Group also has offices in Falls Church, Virginia; San Diego, California; Virginia Beach, Virginia; and Bloomington Indiana. McKean ranked 9th on this year’s list of fastest growing, privately held companies in the Philadelphia region, having grown from 23 employees in August 2006 to over 250 employees in January of 2010.

Prior to his current position, he was a Senior Vice President for Science Application International Corporation, a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that solves problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health.

Joe was born and grew up in Philadelphia, PA; and he currently lives in Malvern, PA, with his wife and their four children. He attended Central High School of Philadelphia and received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.