Founder & CEO

Janet Chihocky launched her career in the late 1980s with a global aerospace company and was heavily involved in the communications and marketing efforts for the company’s space launch vehicles and satellite programs. At the age of 27, she started JANSON Communications with a focus on aerospace and, eventually, the military and Department of Defense (DoD) markets.

As the CEO of JANSON, Janet leads a team of strategists, analysts and communications professionals while serving as a lead strategist for several of the firm’s accounts. She is an advisor to military leaders and civilian executives and is a focused expert on such topics as branding, strategic communications and market intelligence. Janet is also one of a few select business leaders invited to teach a military commander’s course for the Institute for Defense Business on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and, is a frequent lecturer at various colleges and universities throughout the country.

Janet also oversees the company’s new business development initiatives and stakeholder relationship management efforts and takes an active role in strengthening each client’s brand and communications strategies to ensure they help communicate their readiness value and drive measurable outcomes for their missions.

Facing Chapter 11…When the Accountant Says Yes but God Says No”
Janet’s book was published earlier this year. View her website, JanetChihocky.com to watch Janet’s interviews and to learn more about her work.​