LTG (Ret.) Michael Nagata
Liza Craig serves as a member of Decisive Point's Board of Advisors. She is an attorney at Reed Smith, LLP and a member of Reed Smith's Global Regulatory Enforcement Group, where she focuses on government contracting. Liza has significant experience advising on complex, high-dollar-value weapon systems competitive procurements, on highly technical IT procurements, and on procurements (both large and small) of supplies and services. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Liza worked as a senior associate counsel with the Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel for over a decade. In this role, she provided legal counsel to numerous navy general and flag officers and senior executives, as well as their staff, primarily focusing on procurement law, fiscal law, and government ethics. Liza is also a professorial lecturer in law at the George Washington University Law School where she lectures on the formation of government contracts and mediation to J.D. and LL.M. candidates.
Lieutenant General (Retired) Michael K. Nagata is a Strategic Advisor and Senior Vice President at CACI, and the Owner of Hanada Bridge, LLC. LTG(R) Nagata served as Director, Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center and the Commander of Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT). Throughout his career, he served in various positions within Army Special Forces and a Special Missions Unit (SMU) as a Troop Commander, Operations Officer, Squadron Commander, and SMU Commander. After graduating from the National War College, Lieutenant General Nagata served in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. He then served within the Intelligence Community as a Deputy Director for Counter Terrorism. As a general officer, he has served as the Deputy Chief, Office of the Defense Representative to Pakistan (ODRP), the Deputy Director for Special Operations and Counter Terrorism (J-37) of the Joint Staff, and Commander, SOCCENT.