Frankie Velez of Boeing Intelligence & Analytics has been appointed as the Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) Foundation’s newest board member, effective immediately.
Mr. Velez currently serves as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for one of Boeing’s subsidiaries known as Boeing Intelligence & Analytics. He has devoted almost his entire career to being part of or providing support to the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community.
Mr. Velez spent the first 15 years of his professional career serving in the United Stated Navy, where he was a Cryptologist, Sr. Intelligence Analyst and ran operations for several missions throughout the country and the world.
“The FMA Foundation is pleased to welcome Frankie and his 30 years of leadership to our board of directors,” said FMA Foundation President Deon Viergutz. “Our vision is to make Fort Meade the most vibrant community of military, civilian personnel, veterans and families in the region and we are excited to have Frankie joining our efforts.”
Mr. Velez joins 10 members of the FMA Foundation Board – President Deon Viergutz, Lockheed Martin Corporation; Vice President Jay Baldwin, Atlantic Union Bank; Secretary Allyson Lestner, The Legacy Group, Inc.; Treasurer Penny Cantwell, Sandy Spring Bank; Linda Greene, Community Volunteer; Elizabeth Rendon-Sherman, LG-TEK; Ed Rothstein, ERA Advisory LLC; Steven Tiller, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston; Doreen Harwood, Leidos and Tim O’Ferrall, Fort Meade Alliance.