Molly Magee
Executive Director,
Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance

Molly Donohue Magee is the Executive Director of the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), a coalition of defense related businesses and organizations focused on preserving, protecting, and furthering the interests of the defense and technology sector. The alliance is a catalyst for thought leadership and enables the development of critical defense technologies while facilitating economic and workforce development opportunities. She created SENEDIA’s nationally recognized annual event, Defense Innovation Days. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC), a nonprofit organization focused on providing resources to accelerate the transition of undersea technology to market. UTIC was awarded a Department of Defense Other Transaction Agreement for Undersea and Maritime Innovative Technology in June 2018. She is a member of the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council and the Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission.

She completed a 30-year civilian career at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI, where her last assignment was as Chief Financial Officer. Her government career included managing product assurance engineering for submarine systems prior to transitioning to senior leadership of the organization where, in addition to CFO, she served as the Director of Business Resources. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics.