Alexis Lasselle Ross
Drawing upon more than two decades as an executive in both the public and private sectors, Alexis offers expertise on the Department of Defense’s acquisition system, the U.S. defense industrial base, and the planning and execution of large-scale change within the government. Most recently, Alexis performed strategic planning at a large defense prime. Prior to entering the private sector, Alexis served in a variety of senior positions in both the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government. She served as the deputy chief of staff to the secretary of defense, the deputy assistant secretary of the army for strategy and acquisition reform, and the acting undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness. Alexis also held positions at the House Armed Services Committee as a professional staff member, at the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, and as a civil servant advising senior leadership of the Army in the Pentagon. Alexis received a doctorate in public policy from George Mason University, a Master of Science degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from Bucknell University.