El Paso Branch Board of Directors
CEO and Owner
El Paso, Texas
Von Washington joined the Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch board of directors 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 of the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was also a board member of the El Paso 8(a) Government Contractors Association. He was named Texas’ 2018 Small Business Person of the Year for Texas by the U.S. Small Business Administration and reappointed in 2021 by Texas Gov. 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, where he studied operations research/systems and earned a certificate in leader development from the U.S. Army War College’s National Security Seminar.