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CSBA Appoints Roger M. Poor as Chief Financial Officer

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2019 – The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger M. Poor as CSBA’s Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to CSBA President and CEO Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken, Roger will be responsible for the organization’s financial records and reports, overseeing CSBA’s relationships and contractual transactions with donors and financial institutions, and participating in the CSBA’s senior management team.

“Roger brings to CSBA decades of senior-level expertise in accounting, financial processes, internal controls, and compliance,” said Dr. Mahnken. “His work in both the non-profit world as well as with growth-oriented services enterprises will greatly enhance CSBA’s financial operations in support of our stakeholders.”

Prior to joining CSBA, Mr. Poor served in a global strategy consulting firm involved in international development, an aerospace engineering firm, a leading national security IT provider, and a Big Four public accounting firm, among other financial management roles. He has an MBA from the Wharton Business School and a BA from Princeton University.

According to Poor, “CSBA has long been recognized as a true national resource for innovative analyses and thought leadership in the national security arena. I look forward to working with this world-class team of scholars and practitioners to help CSBA continue to fulfill its ambitious policy mission.”


About the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) is an independent, nonpartisan policy research institute established to promote innovative thinking and debate about national security strategy and investment options. CSBA’s assessments focus on key questions related to existing and emerging threats to U.S. national security, and its goal is to enable policymakers to make informed decisions on matters of strategy, security policy, and resource allocation.

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