Brannan Villee

Program Manager
Office of Mission and Capability Support Science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security

Brannan Villee currently serves as a Program Manager at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In this role, Brannan is responsible for planning and development of a variety of programs that are executed throughout the DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T). Programs range across process automation, workflow improvement, staffing, budget, event planning, and other areas. She is regarded as highly skilled in long-term planning and program effectiveness evaluation and administers complex, long-running contracts with suppliers. Brannan has been an employee of DHS since 2010 when she joined FEMA as Manager of their nationwide Copier Program. Prior to joining DHS, Brannan worked for six years with Xerox as an Account Manager supporting federal civilian agencies in Washington, DC. In addition to her experience at Xerox, she has worked as a Marketing Product Manager in the Consumer Packaged Goods and Financial Services industries and as an Advertising Account Executive. Outside of the office, Brannan founded the Kickball League of Baltimore in 2001, which has grown to over 6,000 members and 350 teams in cities around the US. Brannan earned her B.A.in Sociology and Business from the University of Virginia and is accredited as a Program Management Professional (PMP) and a DHS Acquisition Program Manager. She graduated from the DHS Next Generation Leadership Development Program in 2016 and the Partnership for Public Service’s Excellence in Government Program in 2019. She serves as a DHS Mentor and was a founding member of the S&T Employee Council. Brannan was recognized for her outstanding work at the DHS Science & Technology Directorate with the Under Secretary’s Award for Program Support in 2015, the Under Secretary’s Award for Collaboration in 2016, both the Under Secretary’s Award for Program Support and the Under Secretary’s Award for Collaboration in 2019. Brannan lives in Gambrills, Maryland with her husband and their two young daughters. She is actively involved in her community and has been a Girl Scout troop leader since 2015.