Sarah Laylo serves as the Chief Security and Continuity Officer for Bonneville Power Administration, a role which she has held since May 2017. Prior to accepting the role with Bonneville, Sarah worked for the Department of Defense, Defense Security Service, as a field office chief overseeing the security of classified information and programs at over 650 cleared contractor facilities in the National Capital Region.
Sarah’s career began as a Military Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army. She served as an Intelligence Officer in the 1st Armored Division Artillery, and as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Analysis and Control Team Chief in the 501st Military Intelligence Battalion, 1st Armored Division. During the course of her military service, she deployed in support of efforts in Bosnia and Kosovo. After leaving the military in 2001, Sarah worked as a contractor supporting US Army programs, and then as an Operations Manager with Frito Lay for several years before returning to government service in 2008 with the Defense Security Service where she served in various capacities.