TULSA, Okla. – Cherokee Federal, a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, recently announced John J. Boyle as the company’s new group president of defense and civilian solutions.

Boyle brings more than 25 years of industry-leading experience to the new role, where he will support the company’s growth strategy and vision.

“Cherokee Federal remains focused on enabling our government customers to achieve their mission,” said Steven Bilby, president of Cherokee Federal. “John’s plethora of professional accomplishments speak volumes to his impressive capability and passion for cultivating long-term success with customers. He is a proven innovator with substantial experience, knowledge and prowess in this industry, and we are honored to have him on the team.”

Boyle most recently served as the senior vice president and chief growth officer for ManTech International, handling sales and growth strategy in the company’s defense, civilian and intelligence sectors, including overseeing the Sales Centers of Excellence and its departments.

“What immediately struck me about Cherokee Federal was the company’s commitment to giving back to the Cherokee Nation and their relentless customer engagement,” said Boyle. “It is impressive how dedicated this company is to delivering innovative technology and solutions to their customers while building the Cherokee community. Joining the Cherokee Federal team was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.”

As an award-winning executive in the government contracting community, Boyle previously held positions at some of the world’s premier companies such as IBM Global Business Services, Unisys and Leidos. His decades of experience also include roles at Capgemini, Perspecta, Xerox and the National Academy of Social Insurance.

Boyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Emporia State University in Kansas, as well as a long list of nationally recognized professional development certifications.

Cherokee Federal and its parent company, CNB, bring strong financial backing, demonstrated performance and experienced management teams to help federal clients build solutions, solve complex challenges and serve America’s interests across the globe.