Air Force Col. Bradley Barnhart, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, brings more than 25 years of cyber and information technology experience to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) chief of staff position, where he is now responsible for coordinating the efforts of DISA’s 8,000-member organization and the management of a $12 billion budget.
He says he looks forward to hearing from the staff and hopes people will provide creative ideas regarding how to solve the diverse challenges the agency faces every day.
“My experiences from 13 assignments across the Air Force helps me understand there are multiple perspectives to each issue and gaining insight from several experts is critical to making good decisions,” he said.
(Learn More about DISA. Opening video from the 2017 AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium at the Baltimore Convention Center. Courtesy of DISA and YouTube. Posted on Jun 13, 2017.)