Letitia “Tish” Long became the fifth chair of the INSA Board of Directors in January 2016. She served as director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) from October 2010 to October 2014, becoming the first woman to lead a major U.S. intelligence agency.
Ms. Long started her career in Naval Intelligence and went on to serve as the Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, the first Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence (Policy, Requirements and Resources), the first CIO and later the Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
She is a proud alum of Virginia Tech, where she earned a B.S. in Electric Engineering. Ms. Long also holds a Master of Science in Engineering from The Catholic University of America and was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Strategic Intelligence by the National Intelligence University.
Ms. Long currently sits on the boards of INSA member companies Parsons, Noblis, AIS and Octo as well as T-Mobile U.S. and COPT. She also chairs the Advisory Board for INSA member company HawkEye 360 and serves on the Board of Visitors of Virginia Tech, currently serving as the Rector.