Keisha Dawn Bell, formerly deputy general counsel of theÂ Defense Contract Management Agency, has been named general counsel of DCMA.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the appointment of Bell in aÂ Defense DepartmentÂ statementÂ issued Friday.
Bell also previously served as deputy general counsel of the Merit Systems Protection Board after she worked for the Justice Department as a trial attorney, senior trial attorney and deputy chief of the civil rights division’s housing and civil enforcement section.
She was inducted into theÂ Senior Executive Service in 2015.
Bell is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College and the University of Richmond’s T.C. William School of Law.
She also completed the Federal Executive Instituteâs Leadership for a Democratic Society Program.