BA (1977) Russian and Spanish; MA
(1979)- Russian Linguistics and Literature
; Honorary PHD
After graduating from UAlbany, Maureen Baginski went on to work in government and the private sector, including the
National Security Agency,(1979-2003) where she held positions as Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Director,
Senior Operations Officer in the National Security Operations Center; Executive Assistant to the Director of NSA/Central Security Service, Chief Officer of the Director; Assistant Deputy Director of Technology and Systems; and lead analyst for the Soviet Union.
Eventually Ms. Baginski headed the FBI's Office of Intelligence and, after retiring,
held positions in business and government including National Security Advisor at Serco Inc
.,(a provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government). She is currently President of National Security Systems at SPARTA.