ManTech names new CEO, establishes new board of directors

By John Liang / October 3, 2022 at 10:14 AM

ManTech International announced today that Kevin Phillips will retire as CEO and president and Chief Operating Officer Matt Tait will succeed him.

Phillips will transition to the role of chairman of ManTech's board of directors, according to a company statement.

Tait has been COO since joining ManTech in 2018. Before that, he worked for Accenture for 20 years.

Private-equity firm the Carlyle Group bought ManTech in a deal worth $4.2 billion in May.

In connection with the completion of ManTech's transaction with Carlyle, ManTech has set up a new board of directors. In addition to Phillips as chairman as well as Tait, the members of the board include:

* Dayne Baird: managing director at Carlyle, who leads the firm's efforts in the government services sector;

* Brian Bernasek: managing director and co-head of U.S. buyout and growth at Carlyle;

* Mary Bush: president of Bush International, LLC, former managing director of the Federal Housing Finance Board, and former founder of the International Finance Department at Fannie Mae;

* Jonathan Darby: former director of operations of the NSA/Central Security Service (CSS);

* Ian Fujiyama: managing director and head of Global Aerospace and Government Services at Carlyle;

* Beth Kimber: Two-Six Technologies vice president for Intelligence Community Strategy and former deputy director of CIA for operations;

* Tom Rabaut: Carlyle operating executive, deputy chairman of AUSA, former CEO of United Defense, and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point;

* William Varner: former president of ManTech.s Mission, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions Group.