Ms. Campbell currently works as a senior manager of business development for the Advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) unit of DRS Technologies, Inc.
Prior to moving to DRS Technologies, Inc., she was an analyst in The Boeing Company’s Integrated Defense Advanced Systems (IDeAS) division. In this role, she worked with the business development organization evaluating customer requirements and providing support to the vice president of IDeAS Joint Programs.
Ms. Campbell spent the first 18 years of her defense industry career in strategic communications. She was part of the Future Combat Systems (FCS) pursuit and Concept and Technology Development phase team – including several months spent embedded in the Strategic Communications office of the Objective Force Task Force office as the Lead Systems Integrator representative of FCS. Working closely with the FCS Army communications team, she helped to shape the highly successful Milestone B Strategic Communications Plan.
She majored in journalism and spent several years as a newspaper reporter before moving to the defense industry.
Over her 30 years with the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (GLAC AUSA), she has helped to initiate several programs that support local Soldiers and their families. Adopt A Family provides grocery cards and gifts to Army families that could use a bit of extra help at the holidays, over the life of the program hundreds of families have been “adopted.” “Give a Soldier a Night Out” provides the opportunity for local enlisted and junior officers
to attend the annual Army Birthday Ball gala, each year close to 200 seats are donated.
She also led the chapter’s annual Space, C4 and Cyber symposium for many years.
Ms. Campbell has held a variety of Executive Committee positions during her time with GLAC AUSA.
She is the proud aunt of Sergeant Katie Felicia Campbell, formerly of the 101st Airborne (and a veteran of OIF1) and CPL Keith Campbell, formerly with the USMC 1-5, also a veteran of OIF.
Ms. Campbell was awarded the Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Medal for her work on behalf of Soldiers in Southern California.
Home for Ms. Campbell is a cottage in Fullerton, California where she and her four cats enjoy gardening, cooking and lots of entertaining. Stop by any time!