Chase LaChimiaDirector, IT Management
Chase LaChimia is an experienced homeland security and defense professional providing consulting services to a variety of government organizations. He has supported Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense clients with program management, acquisition, and business process improvement services. He specializes in research, complex analysis, and utilizing innovative technologies to improve efficiency and solve multifaceted organizational issues.
In his capacity as Director of IT Management, Chase is leading a multi-year effort to ensure KSA’s compliance with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements. He works closely with KSA’s IT Managed Service Provider ProntoTech to ensure the company’s IT infrastructure is secure and postured for an increasingly virtual work environment. In addition to IT management, he also supports KSA’s business development efforts with proposal writing and assists in the oversight of website, marketing, and social media activity. Chase has also contributed original content to KSA’s Leadership Blog.
Chase is passionate about national security issues and international relations. Prior to KSA, he was a research intern for the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies where he wrote and presented a comprehensive research product on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Chase received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2016 from the University of California Irvine and a Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence from Georgetown University in 2021. Originally from San Diego, he now resides in Arlington, Virginia.