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Joe Chenelle

Senior Managing Director, US Defense Portfolio


Joe Chenelle brings more than 21 years of systems integration and consulting expertise to the role of managing director, US Defense Portfolio. Mr. Chenelle is responsible for Accenture’s support to the US Department of Defense and intelligence agencies. Previously, he was the account lead for defense agencies, where he has spent the past 10 years implementing transformational change programs in the Department of Defense, focusing primarily on the Defense Logistics Agency.

Mr. Chenelle was the first Accenture Enterprise Resource Planning Outsourcing Client Program Manager, helping to develop Accenture’s Technology Delivery Practice in North America and Europe. His client service experience cuts across major sectors, including public service, retail, communications, chemicals, energy and high tech.

Mr. Chenelle earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, with dual majors in Management Information Decisions Systems and Finance. A native of Cleveland, he lives with his wife and two children in northern Virginia.