Jeff Trent leads business development efforts for CGI Federal’s Navy and Marine Corps Sector. He is a retired U.S. Navy Captain with more than 30 years of operational, command, and Joint, combined, and Service staff experience. A career Naval Aviator, Jeff completed nine deployments flying from aircraft carriers in support of combat and presence operations in the Middle East and Western Pacific areas of operations, including command of two squadrons and an aircraft carrier-based air wing in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn

Jeff’s staff experience includes three tours in the Pentagon with service on the Navy and Joint Staffs. Additionally, he served as Chief of Staff and Maritime Operations Center Director for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. FIFTH Fleet in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, and as Battle Director in the Combined Air and Space Operations Center onboard Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Jacksonville University, FL and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy at the National Defense University, Washington, DC.