Karen Dahut leads the firm’s U.S. Navy and Marine Corps business worldwide. She has a masters degree from the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree from Mount Saint Mary’s University. Prior to her current position, Ms. Dahut led the Firm’s Economic and Business Analytics capability team comprised of 1500 consultants serving clients across the commercial, civil, defense and security markets. This team advised and supported clients with cost, economic, and financial analysis services. Before Booz Allen, she was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served as the comptroller for the Navy’s premier biomedical research institute. Ms. Dahut is a frequent speaker, and has authored articles appearing in “Federal Times”, “Defense News”, and “Proceedings.” Ms. Dahut is currently serving on the Board of Trustees for several organizations: Booz Allen’s Employee Capital Accumulation Program, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart.