SoarTech Welcomes Jeri Hessman as Director of Government Relations
Soar Technology, Inc. (SoarTech) is pleased to announce that Jeri Hessman has joined the company as Director of Government Relations for our Cyber business area. As part of SoarTech’s Cyber team growth Ms. Hessman will lead the effort to develop new business opportunities as well as maintain and grow partnerships with customers and industry partners. Jeri brings with her over 25 years of experience in scientific and government roles, and is well-suited to help expand SoarTech’s Cyber area.
“We’re excited to have Jeri joining SoarTech and the Cyber team,” stated Dr. Scott Lathrop, Director of Cyber and Secure Autonomy. “Jeri brings a wealth of experience from DARPA, DHS, DOJ, and several S&T organizations, particularly in the area of cybersecurity. Her energy, enthusiasm, and extraordinary people skills will set the conditions to propel SoarTech’s cyber-research to the next level.”
Jeri has worked as a Program Manager multiple times over her career, including her most recent role where she helped to expand business portfolios via customer engagement and business development. She also has vast government experience, including working as a SETA for DARPA’s Information Innovation Office (I2O), and a Program Manager for DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate (DHS NPPD) and DHS Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S&T).