• Office sought:
18th District seat, Virginia House of Delegates.
Founder/owner, Galante Strategies LLC, cybersecurity consulting firm, 2017-present.
Director of global intelligence, FireEye, Reston, 2013-17; strategic intelligence manager, Mandiant, Alexandria, 2012-2013; senior intelligence analyst, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C.,2009-2012.
Law degree, Catholic (Washington, D.C.) University of America, 2011; bachelor’s degree, foreign affairs and Italian, University of Virginia, 2006; James W. Robinson Jr. Secondary School, Fairfax, 2003.
Board member, Safeguard Cyber, Charlottesville, 2018-present; leader, Piedmont 4-H Cloverbuds, 2018-present; senior fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Washington, D.C., 2017-present; board member, Northern Virginia 4-H Educational and Conference Center, Front Royal, 2016-present.
Husband, Tihomir Yankov, 38; 6-year-old son.
Rides horses, raises sheep for wool and reads.
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