D. Michael Bennett

Executive Vice President of Strategy at Evans and Chambers Technology

An accomplished and award-winning leader and corporate attorney, Michael has navigated complex, multi-billion dollar corporate transactions over his career. His expertise includes Corporate law, Contract Law, Information Management and Cyber Security strategy and execution, Organizational Management and Transformation as well as Executive Leadership and Diversity and Inclusion consulting. Along with his role as Chairman, DC Board of Elections, Michael is the Executive Vice President of Strategy, Evans and Chambers Technology, a rapidly growing technology company. Michael is also a Presidential Nominee, U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors (the full U.S. Senate's confirmation vote is pending).

He also serves as a Senior Advisor to several "bleeding edge" technology companies and venture capital firms. Michael provides adjunct board service to both Howard University and is Chair of the Duke University DC Alumni Association.  Michael retired from BAE Systems Inc. in 2014 as the Senior Vice President of Information Management and the Chief Information Officer.

Michael joined BAE Systems from Northrop Grumman where he served in increasingly responsible positions for more than 18 years, including Vice President, Contracts, Pricing, Procurement and Risk Management for their Information Technology Sector. Previously, Michael also practiced law full-time with Logicon, Inc., EDS Corporation and the U.S. Federal Government for approximately 20 years.  

A recipient of the Washington Business Journal 2012 Minority Business Leader Award, he holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Duke University. He received his Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University Law School, and he is a long-time licensed practitioner of both the Washington, D.C., and Virginia Bars.