Jose Riojas, formerly chief of staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined the strategic advisory board for ManTech International's mission solutions and services group.
ManTech said Monday is also a former assistant veterans affairs secretary for operations, security and preparedness and served in that role between May 2009 and July 2013, .
Dan Keefe, president and chief operating officer for ManTech mission solutions and services group, said Riojas' contributions will “complement our strategic planning and execution in the two core mission-focus areas of DoD and Veterans Affairs healthcare IT and the federal civilian Department of Homeland Security.“
Riojas served as vice president for strategic initiatives at the University of Texas at El Paso before he joined VA.
He was also the executive director of DHS' National Center for Border Security and Immigration and the Center for Defense Systems Research at UTEP.