Alison Johnson

Director of Program and Portfolio Management

Alison Johnson joined SDi in 2020 as a Project Manager and then Program Manager for SDi’s MSC ITESS Contract. Since 2023, she has served as the Director of Program and Portfolio Management. In this role, she is responsible for leading our Program and Portfolio Management Office; prioritizing and optimizing management and delivery execution practices across SDi’s portfolio in order to support the overall strategy in a way that enhances portfolio performance, collaboration, and continuous improvement across the organization.

Alison began her career as a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy. Since transitioning off of active duty she has provided management across a variety of DOD industries both domestically and internationally, including information technology, shipbuilding, heavy equipment, and military construction, as well as program and project management consulting. Her focuses remain implementing robust, repeatable management practices, building relationships with clients and stakeholders, and promoting the development of talent throughout the organization.

Alison has a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a native of Virginia and resides in Jacksonville, FL with her husband, three children, and two dogs. Alison enjoys traveling with her family, playing tennis, and reading. She serves as the Committee Chair for her local Boys Scouts of America Cub Scout Pack and is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and American Society of Naval Engineers.