Patricia F.S. Cogswell


National Security

Washington - Innovation Lab, DC +1.202.742.2138

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Patty Cogswell is a Partner and former homeland and national security executive.  She works in the areas of organization and mission transformation, strategy, and innovation, particularly in public-private partnerships. Prior to her arrival at Guidehouse, Patty led national security organizations at the Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Council, and Department of Justice, in transportation, intelligence, policy, border security, screening, information sharing initiatives, and counterterrorism. She led complex strategic, operational, and information technology programs, in the law enforcement, homeland security, and intelligence communities, as well as with international partners. 

J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary
B.A., Mathematics (Major) and Economics (Minor), University of Pennsylvania
Membership and Activity Information
Member, Virginia State Bar
Chief Operating Officer - Strategic Advisor to Government Executives (SAGE), Partnership for Public Service
Editorial Board, Homeland Security Today
Strategic Board of Advisors, Government Technology & Services Coalition
Vice President, Executive Women in Government

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