Tina W. Jonas is an executive with a distinguished career in government and in the private sector. She is currently an independent consultant and serves on several boards in the defense and aerospace sectors. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Jonas served as an executive with UnitedHealth Group, as President of UnitedHealthcare, Military and Veterans, and as Senior Vice President, Operations for Optum, from 2012 to 2014. A recognized expert in military and defense issues, she served more than two decades in government including as Undersecretary of Defense (Chief Financial Officer/Comptroller) for the Department of Defense, from 2004 to 2008. Her corporate experience included serving as director of operations with United Technologies Corp, Sikorsky Aircraft, from 2008 to 2010.