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David Radi

Senior Managing Director

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David Radi is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura with over 40 years of business and government experience. He brings corporate leadership skills as well as broad experience as an advisor to senior leaders in the Department of Defense and the White House. He is based in Washington, DC. 


Before joining Ankura, David was the Vice President for Business Development at Noragh. Prior to this, he served as the Director of Integrated Information Systems and as CEO of the Boeing-Kestrel business unit in Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Before Boeing’s acquisition of Kestrel, he was the Chief Operating Officer and President at Kestrel.  

David joined Kestrel upon completion of a 20-year career as a naval intelligence officer. His operational assignments ranged from service on aircraft carriers and fleet command ships to being the Naval Aide to the Commander-in-Chief of the Atlantic Fleet. Ashore, he served on the National Security Council Staff in the White House Situation Room, commanded the Chief of Naval Operations Intelligence Plot, and had duty on the Joint Staff and as the Deputy Executive Assistant to the Vice Chief of Naval Operations.

  • MPA, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Federal Executive Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BS, United States Naval Academy
  • Member, US Naval Institute
  • Member, Naval Intelligence Professionals
  • Trustee, United States Naval Academy Foundation

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