Area Vice President, Advanced Programs, DHS & DOJ
Wray Varley has over 25 years of telecommunications experience and has worked in the federal government sector since 1994. In his current role, Varley directs the Advanced Programs, DHS & DOJ sales team which includes all of CenturyLink’s national security contracts. Before this assignment, Varley had sales and business development responsibility for all civilian government agencies, including NASA, Department of Energy, Treasury and the General Services Administration (GSA).
Prior to joining CenturyLink in 2001, Varley spent the vast majority of his career with Bell Atlantic (now Verizon Communications). During his tenure there, he gained a wide range of telecommunications experience as an installer and installation supervisor, as a staff manager with operations and sales oversight; and finally as a direct sales representative. When Varley left Verizon, he had sales and revenue responsibility for all U.S. government civilian agencies. He also worked in director positions at two information technology organizations, Veridian Information Solutions (now a part of General Dynamics) and Sytel, Inc., where he developed its federal and enterprise business.
Varley studied Business Management at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. He is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA).