Senior Vice President and General Manager, Civilian, State and Local Group
As senior vice president and general manager of the civilian, state and local business group, Rocky Thurston is responsible for overall program delivery excellence and business growth.
Rocky has vast, successful profit and loss (P&L) management experience in the private sector across the defense, intelligence, civilian and public safety segments of the federal government. He has deep knowledge and experience in software, infrastructure, cloud, cybersecurity, network and analytics.
Prior to Perspecta, Rocky served as the AT&T vice president delivering products and services to the U.S. Air Force and other defense customers, including U.S. Strategic Command, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Prior to AT&T, Rocky held various corporate positions of increasing responsibility at Accenture, Lockheed Martin and Booz Allen, where he gained valuable experience in P&L management, business development, capture management and merger and acquisition integration activities.
Rocky is a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. He also holds an MBA with a concentration in finance.