NRO Leadership

Frank Calvelli

Mr. Calvelli was appointed the Principal Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office (PDDNRO) on July 6, 2012. As the PDDNRO he provides overall day-to-day management of the NRO, with decision responsibility as delegated by the Director, NRO (DNRO). In the absence of the DNRO, he acts on the Director's behalf on all matters.

Mr. Calvelli has held a variety of senior positions within the NRO including satellite and ground system acquisition, systems engineering, and mission operations.

Mr. Calvelli has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Potsdam, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola College in Baltimore.

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