Public Sector Council Consultant
Kathy Baird brings a wealth of public sector IT experience and knowledge to the HSITAG Council. As a former member of CompTIA’s SLED and HSITAG Executive Councils, Kathy works with HSITAG committees and working groups to execute on initiatives that advance the HSITAG mission. Formerly, Kathy served Vice President and General Manager of Engility Corporation’s State and Local Programs Group. She was responsible for business development, solution development, and delivery oversight for all state and local government projects, nationwide. Her group delivered enterprise IT projects including software development and implementation, predictive analytics solutions, network engineering and operational support, business transformation, quality assurance and training.
Kathy began her career with DRC (acquired by Engility in 2014) in 1977 as a software developer and over the years has become an acknowledged thought leader in IT consulting, child welfare systems design, development, implementation and federal compliance. She was a 2008 Federal 100 Awardee, had been an active member of HSITAG for nearly twenty years and has been a speaker or panelist on procurement and child welfare topics in webinars and at national conferences. Kathy has also been on the board since 2006 and currently serves as Vice President of the Tom Nevers Civic Association, a neighborhood civic organization on the island of Nantucket, MA.