Mr. Tait is Chief Executive Officer and President of ManTech. He joined ManTech in 2018 and served as Chief Operating Officer. In this role he was 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. Under Tait’s leadership, ManTech expanded and repositioned the company’s Intelligence, Federal Civilian and Department of Defense businesses to align with the company’s strategy of Bringing Digital to the Mission®.
Prior to joining ManTech, Mr. Tait spent two decades at Accenture, where he led key initiatives that transformed IT performance across Federal Civilian, Intelligence and Defense sectors.
Mr. Tait received a Bachelor of Science in political science and government from the U.S. Naval Academy and served 10 years in the U.S. Navy.
“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.”
Mr. Tait was named to ExecutiveMosaic's "Wash100" in 2023, to WashingtonExec’s list of “Top 35 Execs to Watch” in 2022 as well as its “Top 10 National Security Executives to Watch” in 2018, and he is a 2016 Federal Computer Week Fed100 winner for leading the rescue of Healthcare.gov.
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.
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