Senior VP, Strategic Campaigns
Suzan F. Zimmerman is Senior Vice President of Strategic Campaigns for CACI International Inc. She leads CACI's business development focus on evaluating, bidding, and capturing large market opportunities through collaboration across all of CACI's business groups. Her management of the company's pursuit of campaign-level large market opportunities positions CACI to continually offer more capabilities to more customers across all markets, and achieve the company's business and financial goals.
Previously, Ms. Zimmerman served as Senior Vice President for Corporate Development for QinetiQ North America, Inc., where she was responsible for managing 45 account executives, while building the backlog of over $2 billion. Her other responsibilities included strategic direction pertaining to technical innovation and creative bidding.
Prior to joining QNA, Ms. Zimmerman spent 16 years as Senior Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Her responsibilities included developing international and domestic business strategies, focusing on the most advanced software development, systems integration, and telecommunications capabilities.
Ms. Zimmerman also provided corporate strategic direction in a variety of business areas for customers such as the Department of Defense (e.g., Army, Navy, and Air Force), Department of Justice (e.g., Federal Bureau of Investigation and Drug Enforcement Administration), Department of Agriculture, Department of Transportation, Department of the Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, and Immigration and Naturalization Services.
Prior to being recruited by SAIC Chairman and Founder Dr. Robert J. Beyster, she spent several years as specialist in IBM, marketing large systems to DoD and national accounts, including Time Life Books, General Electric's Space Division, and the Government of the District of Columbia. During that time, Ms. Zimmerman served on the Ada Advisory Board in the Pentagon reporting to Dick Cheney, then Secretary of Defense. Prior to her tenure with IBM, she spent five years working directly for Dr. Wang as the public relations director at Wang Laboratories.
For the past 22 years, Ms. Zimmerman has been a distinguished member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and serves on its international Board of Directors. She has chaired several committees for the Industrial Advisory Council, United Way, American Heart Association, and the National Conference for Community and Justice. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for the State of Virginia as a member of the Economic Development committee.
Ms. Zimmerman holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Michigan State University.