Becky Vanest


Prior to joining the firm, Becky Vanest served as Program Director and Operations Manager for the State of Ohio, where she worked on Ohio’s interoperable public safety communication system, MARCS. She also authored and managed the State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) initiative. As Program Director for MARCS, she performed the duties of the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) and acted as the FirstNet Single Point of Contact (SPOC). Becky also served in positions as a dispatcher, Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper, Assistant Chief Inspector of Juvenile Prisons, and a School Security Specialist. Becky holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership.

At the Lafayette Group, Becky supports outreach efforts for the firm’s federal government and public safety clients.

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