Manager, Government Affairs
Robert DuPree is manager of government affairs at Telos Corporation, a position he has held since 2008. He is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and reporting on legislative and political developments in the U.S. Congress and the executive branch which might impact Telos operations and future planning, particularly with respect to the federal budget, appropriations process, national defense and cybersecurity. He serves as a liaison for Telos Corporation with public officials at the congressional and state levels.
Prior to joining Telos, DuPree worked in Washington, DC for over two decades, serving as Legislative Director for a senior Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and then as a government relations professional and senior executive with a national manufacturing trade association.
He also spent thirteen years as a local government official, serving on the Loudoun County (Va.) Planning Commission and the Loudoun County School Board, and was chosen by his peers to chair both bodies.
DuPree is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and has been a resident of Ashburn for nearly thirty years. He and his wife, Heidi, are the proud parents of three children who graduated from Loudoun County Schools, and his older children graduated from George Mason University and Virginia Tech, respectively.