Hon. Christopher Carney
Congressman Christopher “Chris” Carney is a former U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District from 2007 to 2011. As a member of the Homeland Security Committee, Chris served as the Chairman of the Management, Investigations, and Oversight Subcommittee. As a member of the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment, Chris had the opportunity to work with The Department of Homeland Security and the National Counter Terrorism Center to develop policies pertaining to combatting international and domestic terrorism. Additionally, Chris served on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, serving on both the Economic Development and Highways & Transit subcommittees. Following his time in Congress, Chris was appointed a Commissioner to the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission by President Obama.
Commissioned as an Ensign in 1995, Chris has served as an intelligence officer for over 15 years. Currently holding the rank of Commander, he is a combat Mission Operation Commander for the MQ-1 Predator, the MQ-9 Reaper, and RQ-4 Global Hawk ISR platforms. Chris has earned many personal awards including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. Congressman Carney left the Navy as a Commander in 2015.
Prior to running for Congress, Chris worked at the Pentagon for four years on strategic analysis of the global terrorist threat. Having worked directly with the most senior decision-makers of the Bush Administration, Chris provided Red Cell analysis of the threat posed to the United States by Al-Qaeda, its network, and its affiliated groups. Chris ran the Department of Defense’s Policy Counterterrorism Evaluation Group (PCTEG) and was the “Special Projects” intelligence officer for two tours during Operation Southern Watch.
Immediately prior to joining Federal Advocates, he served as a Senior Specialist in the National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office under the Director of National Intelligence working on transportation and infrastructure security issues.