Mr. Manik K. Rath is the Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of RavenTek, an IT modernization, network engineering and cybersecurity company. RavenTek serves the Defense, Homeland and Intelligence communities, and other mission-critical federal agencies. Before joining RavenTek, Mr. Rath held the position of Chief Executive Officer and, prior, Chief Operating Officer, for C2 Technologies Inc. C2 Technologies develops modeling and simulation, augmented and virtual reality tools for federal and commercial customers.
Prior to joining C2 Technologies, Mr. Rath held the positions of Senior Vice President for Administration, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for LMI, a global non-profit technology, management, and logistics consulting company with $260M in revenues and about 1,500 professionals serving the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community. He also served on the Board of Directors of two subsidiaries, Four Winds LLC, an intelligence analysis and technology company, and of LMI Consulting, Inc., a global consulting company. During his 12 years at LMI, Mr. Rath was responsible for corporate development and successfully closed multiple acquisitions and one disposition, adding approx. $65M in revenues and significant new customers in the intelligence agencies, US Army Missile Command, and Army Aviation. He was responsible for all legal affairs of the company including corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and was legal advisor to the Leadership Team and the Board of Directors.
In 2002, Mr. Rath co-founded Alion Science and Technology, an engineering, technology, research and development which today has approximately $1.3B in revenues and about 5,000 employees in over 60 locations serving Department of Defense R&D components. Alion was founded on the platform of IIT Research Institute, a non-profit Defense research company.
From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Rath was a Corporate Attorney for Baker & McKenzie in Dallas, TX; McGuire Woods; and McKenna & Cuneo (now Covington & Burling), both in Washington, DC.
Mr. Rath currently serves on the Boards of RavenTek; Credence; ThreatSwitch; and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. He is a past Vice Chair of the Board of Fairfax County Public Schools Foundation; and past Chair of Association for Corporate Growth, National Capital Chapter.
Mr. Rath received his Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, from The University of Virginia in 1991 and his Juris Doctor from The University of Virginia in 1994.