2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Lawrence Prior

Name: Lawrence Prior
Title: President and CEO
Agency/Company: CSRA

Merger maestro. A number of mergers and acquisitions take place in the government market each year, but making them work after the ink is dry can be difficult. One that succeeded was the merger of CSC and SRA in 2015. Last year, Prior not only managed the many complexities of blending the two companies, but also over-delivered on customer service by going to extreme lengths to make sure public-sector clients were well cared for, even when they would no longer be his customers after the merger. One agency CIO marveled at Prior’s commitment to putting the government’s needs first and said, “I can assure you not every CEO comes to my office asking those questions.”

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