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El Paso Branch Board of Directors

Von Washington

(Chair Pro Tem)
Chief Executive Officer and Owner
IDA Technology
El Paso, Texas

Von WashingtonVon Washington joined the Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch board in 2020.

Washington is CEO and owner of IDA Technology, a technical services company. He has more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace and missile defense industry, supporting major Department of Defense programs.

He previously served as an officer in the U.S. Army as an operations research systems analyst and as a program plans coordinator for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space THAAD Program.

Washington serves as a board member and past chairman of the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was named the Small Business Administration 2018 Texas State Small Businessperson of the Year and was reappointed in 2021 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Commission on State Emergency Communication.

Washington earned a BA in political science from Virginia State University. He also attended the U.S. Army Logistics Management College and received certifications in Operations Research/Systems Analysis and Department of Defense Material Acquisition Management.  He earned a certificate in leader development from the U.S. Army War College’s 2018 National Security Seminar.