Tim graduated from Dartmouth College in 1971, where he majored in Government and captained the baseball team.
Tim earned a master’s degree in International Affairs from The Catholic University of America in 1982.
Tim served as Commanding Officer of the 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, for 28 months, leading his unit in contingency and disaster relief operations in the Philippines and through combat in Desert Storm. He received personal decorations in both theaters.
Mr. Hannigan also served in both command and staff positions at the U.S. Naval Academy; the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina; The Basic School, the Marines’ school for newly commissioned second lieutenants; and Fleet Marine Force Atlantic / II Marine Expeditionary Force. He attended Marine Corps Command and Staff College, graduating with honors. He retired from the Marines as a lieutenant colonel in 1991.
Tim also served as Capture Manager for DynCorp’s winning LOGCAP bid to support U.S. Army operations in combat theaters, which produced billions of company revenue. In June 2007, he became VP of BD in Northrop Grumman’s Technical Services sector. He managed a 45-person capture/proposal team that helped NGTS win numerous large bids, including the U.S. Air Force’s $2B+ KC-10 Contractor Logistic Support program.
Tim moved to AECOM as a VP / General Manager of its Language and Intelligence Center in 2011. His programs included $100M+ programs in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he traveled frequently. In 2012, DynCorp International recruited him to be VP of BD for its $400M+ Training & Intelligence Group. He retired in 2013.
After retiring, Mr. Hannigan started editing the Fairfax Free Citizen, an online daily newspaper providing news and conservative commentary about events and issues of direct interest to Fairfax County residents. Under his leader-ship, the newspaper has expanded both content and readership ten-fold and now publishes a monthly print edition.
Mr. Hannigan and his wife of 42 years, Mary, have resided in Oakton, VA, for 25 years. They have four grown children.