June 2016 -- Ms. Eileen Parise is welcomed to the team as Partner- Federal, Aerospace and Defense practice, following her career as a senior executive in various positions across the National, International and Homeland Security sectors. Previously, Ms. Parise served as Vice President of the Federal Sector of Erickson Aviaiton, and developed a new Government Services Operation in Washington, DC, supporting U.S. military and US Government agencies at home and abroad.
Prior to her work at Erickson Aviation, Ms. Parise was Vice President for Federal and Commercial markets at Rapiscan Systems, and started the Homeland Security Division at FLIR Systems. As such, she expanded business development and increasing market share, while supporting components within the National Security and Homeland Security Communities and Department of Transportation.
Ms. Parise also worked in affiliation with the pentagon for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the J-3, Deputy Directorate for Information Operations. As a political appointee, she served as the Deputy White House Liaison to the Department of Defense, White House Liaison to the Department of Commerce and the first Director of the Trade Advocacy Center at the International Trade Administration.