Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services (PCIFS) welcomes Harrison as new president

Published 10:44 am Monday, April 17, 2023

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By Special to the Advance

Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services (PCIFS), a Tribal government services provider to U.S. Federal Agencies and the Department of Defense (DoD), announced Monday that Joseph (Joe) Harrison has been named as president of PCIFS.

Harrison will be responsible for the management of 12 active LLCs and associated Joint Ventures (JVs) under the PCIFS family of businesses. He will report directly to PCIFS corporate officers.

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Harrison has more than 15 years of senior and executive management experience, including senior management positions at a Fortune 500 company and Tribal GOVCON Enterprises. He is also an active lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Harrison will lead the Enterprise Strategic Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Development and P&L Centers across PCIFS as well as be responsible for major milestone attainment and transformation initiatives.

His recent experience includes the direct over-site of a multi-faceted Tribal Enterprise subsidiary where he oversaw presidents, general managers, directors, program managers and 1,500-plus contract and back-office support employees.

“Joe is the right leader for PCIFS,” said Cody Williamson, PCIFS chief executive officer. “Joe’s extensive GOVCON operational management background and business development skills will enable PCIFS to expand Federal Agency and DoD customer sets, strengthen partnerships, further diversify our Key Business Areas (KBAs), develop strategic alliances and expand our U.S. and overseas support services presence.”

Harrison received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from San Diego Christian College, a master’s degree from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree from the University of Alaska Pacific, a graduate certification from Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management and a graduate certificate from the Harvard University School of Law.