Linda Czarzasty has joined Zenetex in California, Maryland, as the Director for International Business. She retired with 30 years of Government Service in Program Management, International Programs Management, and Acquisition Management. Prior to Zenetex, Linda was the International Business Development Lead for Booz Allen Hamilton.
For the past 30 years, Linda has served in numerous international program positions in support of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). She was the International Program Manager for the largest International Programs Office in NAVAIR managing six (6) integrated product teams for three (3) major weapon systems, Joint Stand-off Weapon (JSOW), Harpoon, and SLAM-ER. She had complete oversight of 314 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases for 34 nations with a 3.6B portfolio. Linda also was responsible for the oversight and execution of the first JSOW International Live Fire test with Australia. Linda’s other positions included Deputy for NAVAIR International Strategic Planning and oversight of Satellite Communications for several International Customers.
Linda was born in New York City, NY. She studied Business Administration at the University of Maryland; is a graduate of the Senior Executive Management Development Program (SEMDP); and is Level III certified in International Program Management and Program Management from the Defense Systems Management College.
Linda is the recipient of the Superior Civilian Meritorious Award, the Civilian Meritorious Award, and many high level recognitions from International Customers.
Linda is married to CAPT Mark Czarzasty, USN (Ret) and they have four children, Shannon, Bryant, Devon and Casey, and four grandchildren, Jake, Matthew, Drew, and Layla.