Charlie Mathis is executive vice president and chief financial officer of SAIC.
Prior to joining SAIC in November 2016, Mathis served as executive vice president and CFO for ScanSource, Inc., a $3.8 billion public company focused on technology services and products in Greenville, South Carolina. During his time with ScanSource, Mathis was responsible for directing and managing all finance and accounting activities.
Mathis brings more than 30 years of financial and accounting acumen, and broad experience in defense, technology, and financial sectors to SAIC. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance and accounting, financial controls, and U.S. government contracting and compliance.
Additionally, he has served as CFO for multiple defense companies, including Force Protection, Inc. located in Charleston, South Carolina, and EFW, Inc. in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Mathis’s experience in government accounting dates back to 2003, where he worked for Fairbanks Morse Engine in Beloit, Wisconsin as Vice President of finance. He was awarded his license as a Certified Public Accountant in Wisconsin.
During his tenure in government contracting, he has held compliance oversight responsibilities and is knowledgeable across technical aspects of government accounting and compliance.
Mathis earned his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, and later served as an officer in U.S. Marine Corps. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and began his financial career in investment banking for Salomon Brothers in New York.