AUSA Board Members Make ‘Wash100’ List

AUSA Board Members Make ‘Wash100’ List

Phebe Novakovic
Photo by: The Economic Club of Washington D.C.

Two members of the Association of the U.S. Army’s Board of Directors have once again made the “Wash100” list of influential executives in Washington, D.C.

Also making this year’s list are Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency.

Wash100 is compiled by Executive Mosaic, an international leadership and media company based in Virginia, and then voted on to see who ranks at the top. This is the eighth year for the awards.

Phebe Novakovic, chairman of the AUSA board, makes the list for the seventh time. As General Dynamics’ chairman and CEO, Novakovic was selected for the Wash100 list for leading company initiatives in meeting federal government requirements and helping defend national security interests, according to Executive Mosaic.

AUSA board member Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, is on the Wash100 list for the fifth consecutive time. She is being lauded for driving innovative solutions across the technology and defense landscape, as well as spearheading investments to grow the Boeing Defense, Space and Security business unit, according to the list.

Austin, a retired Army general who has been defense secretary since January, makes his debut this year on the Wash100 list. He is lauded for his focus on innovation to ensure U.S. tech dominance, driving collaboration between federal and state leaders, and advancing battlefield networks and artificial intelligence technologies to succeed in the future, according to Executive Mosaic.

This is Nakasone’s fifth consecutive appearance on the Wash100 list. This year, he is being recognized for his role in helping the military increase its agility across the cyber domain, according to the list.

The full Wash100 list is available here.