Lawrence B. Prior, III

Industry
Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Larry Prior is an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. He is based in Washington, DC and serves on the Board of Directors of Novetta.

Mr. Prior was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of CSRA, Inc., which was acquired by General Dynamics. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager of CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) business, providing next-generation technology solutions and mission services to the U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and FedCiv sectors. 

Before joining CSC, Mr. Prior held executive leadership positions at BAE Systems Inc., ManTech International, SAIC, LightPointe Communications, High Technology Solutions, the County of San Diego and TRW. Earlier in his career, Mr. Prior worked as a professional staff member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and served as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Prior earned his BS degree from Loyola Marymount University and an MA in security studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.