From 2015 – 2017, Lea was a business leader for NMC clients, representing more than $46M in annual revenue. Additionally, she led the implementation of the Navy/Marine Corps cyber growth platform strategy by identifying future demands and opportunities to provide next-generation cyber capabilities to her clients.
From 2011-2015, Lea was based Booz Allen’s Honolulu office, focused on Pacific-based clients. She led the expansion of Booz Allen's presence in Okinawa, growing the team from six to 68 staff in an 18-month period. Lea also led efforts to establish a long-term presence in Okinawa by opening the first Booz Allen office in this location in 2015.
From 2009 to 2011, Lea worked in Booz Allen’s Seoul office where she led the expansion into multiple new client organizations, and served as the program manager for a portfolio of IT projects valued at $30M.
Lea began her career with Booz Allen providing network management expertise to the United States Pacific Command in Hawaii. In this role, she was instrumental in in establishing policies and programs that codified information sharing relationships with the intelligence and operations communities as well as coalition partners to provide assessments of current and emerging threats, and develop course of
action recommendations for every evolving cyber landscape.
Prior to joining Booz Allen, Lea served as a computer operator in the U.S. Air Force, assigned to Headquarters Pacific Air Forces.
Lea has a B.S. in business management and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. In 2015, she was recognized as one of 40 most accomplished professionals under the age of 40 in the state of Hawaii. Lea serves as an executive sponsor to the Asian Pacific American Forum and supports STEM Girls for Social Good and the Women’s Golf Networking committee.