Darby Chellis Bade is the GDIT Senior Program Director for EPA Programs, where she is the lead for GDIT’s EPA portfolio. In this capacity she is responsible for the overall successful program and financial execution of nearly 20 programs. Darby leads developing and maintaining customer and partner relationships, supporting the development and growth of over 500 staff, working closely with internal and external partners, and identifying innovative ways to meet customer requirements. Darby has worked for GDIT for over 24 years working for the Marasco Newton Group, SRA, CSRA, and now GDIT.
Darby is a current participant of the ACT IAC Partners Program as well as a graduate of the GDIT Executive Leadership Program. Darby holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from American University in Washington DC, an M.S. in Management Information Systems from University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, and is PMP certified. She has served on the board of the Nature Generation, supports several GDIT charitable initiatives, and is very active mom of three, supporting activities and organizations within her community.