Leslie Hubbard-Darr, Vice President, Strategic Growth
As the Vice President of Strategic Growth at Brillient Corporation, Ms. Hubbard-Darr is responsible for facilitating the development of and leading the organization’s growth strategy, to include identifying and overcoming challenges, and securing resources that will support and sustain growth. She is directly responsible for managing business development, capture, proposal, and marketing activities. Leslie has more than 30 years of corporate strategy, leadership development, and program management experience, which includes building and leading both commercial and federal services business units exceeding $800M in annual revenue and more than 40 direct reports.
Prior to joining Brillient, Leslie was a Director for CGI Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI, Inc., a global Systems Integrator. As an executive management team member, she was focused on the end-to-end business development and capture process, leading account teams in their pursuit of large-scale deals across the federal government. In this role, Leslie led her teams in winning several single and multi-award IDIQs and BPAs exceeding $1B, including three single-award BPAs exceeding $100M. Prior to joining TeraThink, acquired by CGI Federal in March 2020, Leslie was the President and CEO of a woman-owned small business management consulting firm focused on strategic planning, performance management, and financial management within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Intelligence Community (IC). Leslie led and grew the company and oversaw all aspects of the business over its eleven-year life, including engaging in M&A activities leading to its sale in 2017. Previously, as a Senior Manager for BearingPoint, Leslie led and developed teams within the Department of Defense, IC, DHS, and DOJ. Prior to moving into management consulting in the systems integrator space in 1999, Leslie was the CFO of a $800M credit union.
Leslie studied architectural engineering and business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Virginia Tech and Marymount University, respectively. She serves on the Board of Directors for two youth athletic organizations, Get-in-the-Game which supplies underserved children with athletic equipment, and the NOVA Athletic Association. Outside of work, Leslie is also active in other organizations serving veterans, children, and those in need. In her free time, Leslie enjoys the outdoors, hiking and playing with her dogs, games, beekeeping and working to renovate her family’s farm, when not spending time with her family.