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Veronica B. Daigle Joins Red Cell Partners as President of National Security Practice

Red Cell Partners

Red Cell Partners, a McLean, VA-based incubation firm that builds and invests in technology-led companies involced in advancing tech solutions for national security, cyber, and healthcare, announced that Veronica B. Daigle, the former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, joined the firm as Partner and National Security Practice President.

In her role, Daigle will oversee Red Cell’s national security strategy across incubation and investment verticals. She will recruit and partner with entrepreneurs to create technology-enabled solutions for known or emergent market gaps with a focus on maximizing America’s defense capabilities.

Prior to joining Red Cell, Daigle held numerous roles within the defense industry, most recently serving as an Executive Director within the Legislative Affairs unit of The Boeing Company’s Government Operations, leading advocacy for cybersecurity, sustainment, and readiness policies.

In 2019, she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness within the Department of Defense (DoD), where she oversaw military preparedness policies and was the principal staff advisor on readiness to the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Daigle joined the federal government in 2008 as a Presidential Management Fellow at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget and later served as a senior executive within DoD’s Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation. Before her career with the federal government, Daigle worked in the financial sector, developing industry-wide benchmarks to measure the risk-adjusted performance of securities lending activities.

Led by Grant Verstandig, Founder, CEO, and Chairman, Red Cell Partners is an incubation firm building and investing in rapidly scalable technology-led companies that are bringing revolutionary advancements to market in three distinct practice areas: healthcare, cyber, and national security.