We are excited to announce our recent addition to Team CANA, Jesse Kemp! Jesse joins CANA as a Principal Program Manager. Get to know Jesse below!
Principal Program Manager
Jesse joins our team with over 27 years of experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. His career highlights include multiple overseas and combat deployments serving in a wide range of command and staff billets along the way. As the director of logistics integration at Headquarters Marine Corps, Combat Development and Integration department from 2017-2020, Jesse oversaw the development of strategic modernization initiatives related to Force Design 2030 including the redesign of prepositioning concepts, design of supply and energy chains for contested environments, and development of unmanned capabilities.
As the Marine Corps’ senior military operations research analyst from 2020-2022, Jesse oversaw the service’s analytic strategy for understanding and refining Force Design 2030. At CANA, Jesse will support product and business development efforts within the company’s existing service areas as well as help forge new areas for future growth. Jesse holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School, National Defense University, Washington, D.C., a Master of Science in Operations Research from Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.