Chief of Staff, Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO)
Mr. Adam Tarsi is a senior leader the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) in. CTTSO executes the US interagency and international research and development program for combating terrorism.
During his tenure, Mr. Tarsi has been the Chief of Staff, International Program Manager, Authorizing Office for all Information Technology, Head of Innovation, and Financial Manager.
Mr. Tarsi has been directly responsible for the daily operations of CTTSO to include strategic planning and execution of contracts, finance, information systems and technology, program resources, external outreach, legal oversight, security, facilities, transportation, SETA support contractors, and administrative staff.
Mr. Tarsi has been the International Program Manager of CTTSO since July 2004. He has oversight of all technical and programmatic execution of the CTTSO international relationships and projects. Mr. Tarsi negotiates and manages formal bilateral relationships with Australia, Canada, Israel, Singapore, and the United Kingdom as well as working relations with France, South Africa, Japan, NATO, and non-governmental organizations worldwide.
Mr. Tarsi attended the National War College and earned a Master’s Degree in National Security Strategic Studies in 2004. Other degree programs completed include: Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Strategy from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University
Adam and his wife Kelly have three kids, Evan, Jake, and Siena. They live outside of Annapolis, MD.