Syracuse, NY – Joan Dempsey has been named the new chairperson of SRC’s Board of Trustees, succeeding Joseph Corasanti, Esq, who remains a board member. In addition, the board has elected Kimberly Boynton as the new vice chairperson.
Dempsey has been a member of the SRC Board of Trustees for eight years. She was formerly the executive vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton’s defense intelligence group, managing day-to-day operations of the firm's largest market-facing organization. Dempsey had a long career in the federal government with two presidential appointments. First, in the Clinton administration, she served as deputy director of Central Intelligence and Security, and in the Bush administration, she served as executive director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Dempsey also has 17 years of experience as a senior civilian in the defense department.
“SRC is a dynamic organization with a history of innovation,” said Dempsey. “I am honored to have been selected to lead the board as SRC continues to deliver innovative products and services that keep our warfighters safe. I look forward to using my past experience in the defense and intelligence industry to assist SRC in the coming years.”
Boynton has been a member of the SRC Board of Trustees for seven years, most recently serving as chair of the Audit Committee. Boynton is a licensed real estate agent for Pyramid Brokerage Company and the former president and chief executive officer of Crouse Health. Prior to that role, she served as chief financial officer. Boynton has a background in public accounting, finance, management and extensive board experience. She has demonstrated leadership in culture, diversity and inclusion, risk management, facilities, materials, strategic and succession planning.
“Joan brings government industry insight and expertise that will help SRC as we embark on our next period of growth. Kimberly brings years of leadership and knowledge across different aspects of business operations that will guide us as we continue to evolve,” said Kevin Hair, president and CEO of SRC. “Together, their business acumen and oversight will be an invaluable resource for both SRC and the board.”
SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across a family of companies, SRC applies bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.
Since 1957, SRC’s commitment to the customer and the best solution — not the bottom line — has remained a core value that guides its efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies the company invents and manufactures, the laboratories and facilities it builds, the people they hire, and communities where they work. Today, nearly 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect people, the environment and our way of life.