Felicia began her current career at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) after retiring from the US Air Force in 2005.  She started out in the AFRL Information Directorate working on distributed collaborative systems, then moved onto the AFRL Sensors Directorate where she began developing cyber protections for avionics systems and is currently a security research engineer developing technology tools and solutions for the Department of Defense security & intelligence community. She received her B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida (summa cum laude) and her M.S. in Computer Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.  She lives in Beavercreek, OH with her dog, Bixby.