Meet Industry Leader Doug Wagoner, CEO of LMI

Meet Industry Leader Doug Wagoner, CEO of LMI
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Doug Wagoner, CEO of LMI, has been in the limelight recently as he earned another feather in his cap with a large contract award from the U.S. Postal Service. In this article, we will tell you a bit more about him and the company that he is leading into successful campaigns and projects.


Doug Wagoner, LMI’s Chief Executive Officer


Doug Wagoner, LMI’s Chief Executive Officer
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Meet Doug Wagoner, the indefatigable leader of LMI. Under his leadership, the company has expanded its digital and workforce solutions while furnishing new customer access in defense and public health.

Mr. Wagoner has helped in developing the company’s space market by establishing the Space Center of Excellence, with LMI partnering with the Space Force Association. This partnership aims to promote collaboration and enrich knowledge in the space industry.

During his first year of tenure as Chief Executive Officer, he helped LMI rank #1 on the Top Workplaces for the Greater Washington, DC area’s largest company category. This recognition was presented by The Washington Post.

With a renewed focus on diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, Doug Wagoner led the company to establish the six commitments aimed to enhance opportunity, access, as well as success for groups that are underrepresented.

Armed with his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from The College of William & Mary, he then took to Virginia Tech to earn his Master’s in Business Administration. And this is where his career started.


Career Timeline of Doug Wagoner

  • March 1988 – Oct 1997: Leadership positions in Business Development, International Business, and Finance EDS (DXC Technology)
  • Oct 1997 – Feb 1998: Senior Consulting Director – Defense Systems, Federal Sources
  • Feb 1998 – June 2001: Vice President, ChoicePoint (Lexis/Nexis)
  • July 2001 – Jan 2007: Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Systems Analysts (DSA)
  • Jan 2007 -Oct 2007: President and Chief Operating Officer, Sentrillion
  • Nov 2007 – July 2012: Senior Vice President and General Manager Homeland & Civilian, SAIC
  • July 2012 – Dec 2013: Senior Vice President Corporate Split Executive, SAIC
  • Dec 2013 – Sept 2017: President and Corporate Officer, SAIC
  • Sep 2017 – Present: Founder, Piedmont Advisory Group
  • Oct 2017 – Present: Advisor, Bain & Company (Washington D.C. Metro Area)
  • Sep 2017 – Present: Board Member – Chairman, Executive Compensation Committee, TeraThink Corporation
  • Jan 2018 – Present: Board Member, Patricio Enterprises, Inc.
  • Jan 2018 – Present: Board Member – Chairman, Audit Committee, Thomson Reuters
  • 2020 – Present: Full-time Chief Executive Officer, LMI
  • Feb 2022 – Present: Board Member, Blessings in a Backpack


Doug Wagoner as a four-time Wash100 awardee

Doug Wagoner as a four-time WASH100 Four-time Awardee
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The Wash100 Award is the most coveted award in the government contracting (GovCon) industry and was founded by Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Since its inception in 2014, this award-giving body has acknowledged hundreds of key government leaders and GovCon executives, for their leadership, achievements, innovations, as well as their service commitment to the American people.

Doug Wagoner is a four-time Wash100 awardee, recognized in the following years:

  • 2015: Received the award for tech, employee development leadership
  • 2021: Awarded for his commitment to LMI’s growth strategy, revenue and continued evolution of its operations and logistics capabilities.
  • 2022: Recognized for his visionary leadership to significantly drive company growth and expand technological capabilities for its federal portfolio
  • 2023: Won the nomination for space market entry and customer innovation vision.


What is LMI?

LMI Headquarters
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LMI is a leading company providing management consulting services. The company was founded on Oct. 3, 1961 and headquartered in Tysons, VA. LMI is a private entity with satellite offices spread throughout the US.

Combining a legacy of over 60 years of federal expertise with an innovation ecosystem, LMI minimizes time to value and accelerates mission success by enabling their customers to thrive while adapting to evolving mission needs. LMI offers applied AI, digital health and well-being, mission engineering, strategy and transformation, as well as lifecycle management and modernization, mission engineering and strategy and transformation services to provide creative solutioning and push the boundaries of capability.

Overall, LMI has extensive experience in the development and implementation of practical solutions through its diverse professional services. These solutions can address organizational, management, and business issues across the public sector’s functional areas to advance the pace of progress.

LMI customizes these services in accordance with each customer’s requirements to accurately apply the changes necessary to the issue being addressed. Using the company’s deep domain expertise, advanced analytics, innovative thinking, and practical guidance, the company’s customers will become more effective and agile.

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Alvaro Velasquez, Program Manager at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Alvaro Velasquez, Program Manager at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA
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