Dan McGarvey


Mr. Daniel A. McGarvey is the Senior Principal Business Process Analyst for Alion Science and Technology. His current responsibilities include providing executive consulting in strategic planning for programs supporting government and industry.   He is an active member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Industrial Security Committee.  He is also the lead for analytical development in the Insider Threat Working Group for the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Insider Threat Sub Committee.  Further, he is a member of both the Industry Advisory Board for the University of Phoenix, College of Security and Criminal Justice and the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) Industry Security Advisory Group. As an ASIS International member, he is the former Chair of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) Leadership Development Committee (LDC), the Defense & Intelligence Council and the ASIS International representative to the National Industrial Security Policy Advisory Committee (NISPAC).  

He is a retired member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, as the Director, Information Protection, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He was responsible for the policy development, implementation, training and oversight of the Air Force's information, industrial and personnel security programs, was chair of the Air Force Security Advisory Group and provided Secretariat support for the Air Force Security Policy Oversight Board. He was also the Functional Manager for the security career field and Chairman of the Air Force Security Advisory Council.

As a career military intelligence officer, Mr. McGarvey was cross-trained and assigned in all functional areas. His assignments included a rotational tour as an infantry platoon leader followed by intelligence assignments at both the tactical and strategic levels. Prior to his Air Staff assignment, Mr. McGarvey was assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) with duties that included the development of international space security policy; commercialization of space, a rotational assignment to the National Security Council as adjunct senior staff supporting both the Joint Security Commission II and the U.S. Security Policy Board; Chair of the Training and Professional Development Committee under the Policy Board; and Chief of the Training and Education Division.



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