Matt Tait

Matt Tait serves as ManTech’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for leading the company’s global business strategies that enable ManTech to deliver, at speed, differentiating solutions to meet the sophisticated needs of the company’s diverse customer base. A leader who embodies decency, courage and patriotism, Mr. Tait is instrumental in achieving ManTech’s goals to safeguard the nation by driving innovation and technology to advance the defense, intelligence and federal civilian missions, exceeding customer expectations and Securing the Future®.

Mr. Tait joined ManTech in July 2018 as a key executive responsible for delivering a broad range of engineering, technology and digital services that enable the mission advancement of our national security and federal civilian customers. Under Mr. Tait’s leadership, ManTech expanded and repositioned the company’s Department of Defense and federal civilian businesses to align with the company’s strategy of Bringing Digital to the Mission®.

His teams use data-driven intelligence to accomplish many missions, from training next-generation cyberwarriors to ensuring the safety of the nation’s borders and military perimeters, providing expertise in critical and high-end geospatial imagery analysis and science, and leveraging deployed digital platforms that ensure top-flight medical care for millions of service members, veterans and their families anywhere on the planet.

Mr. Tait joined ManTech following two decades with Accenture, where he led key initiatives that transformed IT performance for customers in the defense, federal civilian, health care and financial sectors.

A veteran, Mr. Tait served for 10 years in the U.S. Navy and earned a Bachelor of Science in political science and government from the U.S. Naval Academy. 

“The future of technology is here, but unevenly distributed. Our job is about ‘bringing digital to the mission’ in ways that drive innovation to where it is needed most – at the tactical edge. Because people are central to this objective, we attract and retain great talent by making ManTech the best place to work on planet Earth.”
Matt Tait


Mr. Tait was named to WashingtonExec’s list of “Top 35 Execs to Watch” in 2022 and the “Top 10 National Security Executives to Watch” in 2018, and he is a 2016 Federal Computer Week Fed100 winner for leading the rescue of

He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation, a group dedicated to ending veteran homelessness, and supports the Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation, which provides mental health care for troops, veterans and their families dealing with PTSD and combat-related stress.

Mr. Tait is a long-time supporter of the arts and serves on the Arts at Mason Board of George Mason University.


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