Chad Thyes

General Manager, Civilian and J.Lodge

As a General Manager, Chad Thyes leads the delivery and growth of Cognosante’s portfolio of public health and social services programs. Under his leadership, the Cognosante Civilian team focuses on Cloud governance and DevSecOps solutions; customer experience management and data governance and analytics. Chad also leads Cognosante’s J.Lodge group, which provides contact center quality assurance and performance analytics solutions to commercial and government customers.

Before joining Cognosante, Chad spent the past two decades executing, leading, and supporting mission-critical programs for Federal, State and International customers. As Program Vice President at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), Chad led business process outsourcing and multi-channel customer engagement for Adventist HealthCare, the Centers for Disease Control, University of Maryland, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He has also held various leadership positions supporting the General Services Administration, Federal Trade Commission, United States Citizen and Immigration Services, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Personnel Management, and Department of Transportation.

Chad is a highly skilled leader with a track record of progressive responsibility in business transformation and customer satisfaction. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C.