Faith Sharp is a Consultant in Odgers Berndtson's Aerospace, Defense, and National Security Practice, based in Washington DC.
Faith has spent the last 20 years as an Intelligence Analyst in national, multinational, and military environments. She started her career as a Cryptologic Analyst in the U.S. Air Force, working under the National Security Agency (NSA). She previously deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, providing intelligence to U.S. Army logistics. For the last seven and a half years, Faith has been an Intelligence Research Specialist for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where she specialized in trade-based money laundering, gold smuggling, weapons smuggling, and wildlife trafficking.
In her most recent role, Faith represented the Department of Homeland Security as part of the international Trade Transparency Unit (TTU), which includes 19 foreign-partner countries, delivering expert training to law enforcement agencies in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and the UK. Faith holds a BA in International Studies, U.S. Foreign Policy/National Security from American University.