William C. Bodie

CSBA Director of Development

He is a highly experienced business executive, government official, foundation professional, and international communications and marketing strategist.  In a career spanning more than three decades, he has overseen and managed business portfolios for leading U.S. defense and civil engineering firms such as Northrop Grumman, KBR, Fluor, and Parsons.  He most recently served as Group Executive Vice President for Parsons’ Middle East Africa business unit.  Prior to joining CSBA, Bill was Visiting Fellow at the Lexington Institute, focusing on economic and security currents in the Middle East.

In the U.S. government, Bill served as Special Assistant to the Secretary and Director of Air Force Communications from 2001-2004, and as a Senior Fellow for the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, 1992-1993.  Bill has published numerous articles and reviews, has designed and executed strategic communications campaigns for domestic and international business clients, and is active in the national security and philanthropic organizations, including the Board of Trustees of the Shakespeare Theatre Company and the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army’s National Capitol Area Command.


M.A., Politics
New York University

B.A., History
Columbia College