Woolpert Hires Geospatial Intelligence Leader Damien Kerr to Support Federal Agencies, Advance National Security

by | Jun 18, 2024

A former leader at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Kerr will develop geospatial business opportunities for Woolpert’s federal clients.

WASHINGTON Woolpert has hired Geospatial Program Director Damien Kerr to help support federal clients and national security objectives. Kerr, an award-winning leader in geospatial intelligence, brings 30 years of federal government and national security experience.

“Damien has a proven track record of success, and it’s evident that he possesses a true passion for leveraging cutting-edge geospatial technologies to advance national security.”

“I’m really looking forward to finding the touch points between Woolpert’s geospatial data, technologies, talent, expertise, and national security requirements,” Kerr said. “This role represents a unique intersection of my professional expertise and personal dedication to public service, and I look forward to making meaningful contributions to both Woolpert as well as our nation and allies’ national security goals.”

As program director, Kerr will identify and develop geospatial business opportunities that will advance the work of federal agency clients and national security objectives.

“I have long admired Woolpert’s commitment to excellence and its leadership in integrating geospatial data into strategic and tactical operations,” Kerr said. “The company’s culture of collaboration, teamwork, and innovation aligns perfectly with my work ethic and values. I am excited about the opportunity to work with such a talented and forward-thinking team.”

Kerr earned a master’s degree in political geography from the University of Maryland and a master’s in national security from the Naval War College. For 27 years, Kerr worked for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency ( NGA), where he helped lead multiple organizations for both NGA and the Defense Intelligence Agency ( DIA).

Woolpert Senior Vice President Joseph Seppi said that Kerr’s career-long experience in government enables him to present with focus Woolpert’s capabilities to support federal agency missions.

“Damien has a proven track record of success, and it’s evident that he possesses a true passion for leveraging cutting-edge geospatial technologies to advance national security,” Woolpert Vice President Matt Johnson said. “With decades of experience and countless connections in the intelligence community, Damien is an invaluable resource for both our federal client base and our team. We’re excited to have him on board.”

About Woolpert
Woolpert is the premier architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG), and strategic consulting firm, with a vision to become one of the best companies in the world. We innovate within and across markets to effectively serve public, private, and government clients worldwide. Woolpert is a Global Top 100 Geospatial Company, a Top 100 ENR Global Design firm, has earned seven Great Place to Work certifications, and actively nurtures a culture of growth, inclusion, diversity, and respect. Founded in 1911 in Dayton, Ohio, Woolpert has been America’s fastest-growing AEG firm since 2015. Woolpert has over 2,500 employees and more than 60 offices on five continents. For more, visit woolpert.com.


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