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Executive Profile: Jimmy Henry, Booz Allen EVP & Market Lead for Civil Business

Jimmy Henry

Jimmy Henry serves as an executive vice president and market lead for the U.S. public sector civil agency business at Booz Allen Hamilton.

As civil market lead, he is responsible for expanding the firm’s civil market business footprint as well as driving selected capabilities across and into the defense and security markets, and the commercial market. He leads a team of 30 market executive and senior vice presidents, 25 market vice presidents and 80 market principals in growing this portion of the firm’s client portfolio.

His markets include health, financial, treasury, energy, transportation, justice, homeland security, entitlement and other agencies.

In addition, Jimmy oversees Booz Allen’s commercial market initiatives, is a member of the firm’s leadership team and is chair of the trustees for the employee capital accumulation plan, the firm’s multi-billion-dollar profit sharing program.

Previously, he was the capabilities development lead for the firm’s economic and business analysis global capabilities team, as well as co-chair of the firm’s operations committee. He is also a former member of the firm’s board of directors and was one of three partners on the board’s finance committee.

He was also one of the partners closely involved in the firm’s strategic separation from Booz & Co. and its subsequent majority purchase by the Carlyle Group. Jimmy led the firm’s global CFO agenda campaign for 18 months to drive market-ready capabilities and services to CFO clients.

As CDL for the EBA team, Jimmy was responsible for ensuring that the firm develop market-based intellectual capital across commercial, government and international clients.

His areas of expertise are in cost estimating, cost analysis and cost-performance trade-offs in key technology product areas, including: communication satellites, aircraft, avionics, and communications and electronics systems.

Jimmy joined the firm in 1977 directly from graduate school. He holds an M.B.A. from the George Washington University and a B.S. from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

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