In this position, Reddy sets NIWC Atlantic-wide strategic goals and manages engineering and business operations for more than 4,900 federal civilian and military employees. NIWC Atlantic reports directly to NAVWAR, located in San Diego, California and has major stateside offices in South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, Florida and Washington, D.C., as well as overseas posts in Europe, the Middle East and Antarctica.
Reddy has served as NIWC Atlantic acting executive director since July 2019 and as deputy executive director since January 2019. The former Marine Corps colonel retired after 30 years of active service in a variety of command, control, computers, communications and intelligence (C4I) assignments around the world.
Reddy entered federal civil service as chief engineer for the Expeditionary Enterprise Systems and Solutions Sub-Portfolio at NIWC Atlantic. He was selected as systems engineer for the Marine Corps and Special Operations Command Portfolio in March 2015. In January 2017, he was selected as NIWC Atlantic Chief Engineer/5.0 Engineering Competency Lead.
A 1984 graduate of the University of Virginia, Reddy has three master’s degrees in systems engineering (electronic warfare), strategic studies and business administration. Reddy is certified Level III in the Defense Acquisition Program Management and Systems Engineering career fields; as a certified systems engineering professional; as a project management professional; and as a professional engineer.