Amy Bleken is the Chief Executive Officer of Client Solution Architects (CSA), a provider of mission support and digital transformation services to the Department of Defense and other federal government clients. Ms. Bleken’s advancement to the position coincided with CSA’s recent acquisition of Capstone, a wholly owned subsidiary, through an investment partnership with Blue Delta Capital Partners. She joined CSA in 2019 as COO and was responsible for overseeing daily operations of the corporation, including its long-term strategy for sustained growth and mentoring leadership on organizational transformation, financial competitiveness, and employee engagement.
Prior to joining CSA, Ms. Bleken served as an executive leader in two global industry-leading firms, most recently as the Chief Growth Officer for an operating division under Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), formerly Camber Corporation, and Senior Vice President for the Defense Agency Programs (DAP) business unit at CGI Federal. These positions of trust and responsibility included strategic growth augmented by acquisitions and integration, operational excellence, and leadership development.
In 2014, Ms. Bleken was referred and hired as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors for Buchanan and Edwards (BE), a firm awarded the Helios Apollo award for culture, nominated for the GovCon Awards $75–300M category, and was named one of Washington Post’s “Best Places to Work” for two consecutive years.
Ms. Bleken served in the U.S. Army as an Air Assault qualified supply logistician and was deployed to Haiti in Operational Uphold Democracy. She holds a MA in Management Information Systems and a BS in Business Administration with a minor in Computer Science. She also received certificates in Leadership Best Practices from Harvard Business School and Driving Business Growth & Innovations from Darden School of Business.