McKean Expands Board of Directors

9 January 2017
(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC announced today that Michael J. Purcell, previously an Audit Partner at Deloitte LLP, has been elected to the McKean Defense board of directors.

During Michael’s 36-year career at Deloitte, he provided assurance and advisory services to public and private enterprise clients of all sizes, including multi-national companies, middle market companies, and emerging growth companies. He has an extensive background serving technology, life sciences and healthcare, financial services, consumer products, manufacturing companies, and non-profit organizations.

“Michael brings deep expertise in finance and audits, and we are pleased he has agreed to serve in this role,” said Joseph Carlini, Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McKean Defense. “With our focus on growth, mergers and acquisitions, and navigating the complexities of the government services sector, his advice and counsel will be critical.” Michael will serve as the Chair of McKean’s Audit Committee.

Michael recently served as the Philadelphia Office leader of Deloitte’s middle market and growth enterprise services. Michael also has significant experience with audit/finance committees for both public and private enterprises. Michael has a B.S. in Accounting from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Drexel University.

Additional Information:
McKean Defense is an employee-owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation, and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean Defense’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean Defense’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. More information can be found at

Roberta Chagnot
McKean Defense