Booz Allen hires former NRO no. 2

Booz Allen Hamilton hires a new senior vice president that joins the firm from the National Reconnaissance Office, where he was formerly the number two-ranked official.

Booz Allen Hamilton has hired a new senior vice president in Frank Calvelli, formerly the number two-ranked official at the National Reconnaissance Office.

Calvelli will join the firm as a senior vice president in its national security business and will guide efforts to grow the overall space portfolio, Booz Allen said Wednesday.

For the past eight years, Calvelli managed the NRO’s day-to-day operations as its principal deputy director with oversight responsibility over large and complex programs involving satellite and ground system development.

His government career spanned a total of 34 years.