Guthrie is the CIO of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. She has been in this position since May 2009. Before this position, Guthrie was the Director of the Information Technology and Systems Division at the Institute for Defense Analyses.
Prior that that role, she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the U.S. Department of Defense and her was her job to provide support to the deployed forces. Before working for the DOD, Guthrie worked at TRW Inc. for a number of years. During part of her time there she served as Vice President and her company aimed at providing IT solutions to a worldwide clientele.
Guthrie graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in electrical engineering. She later earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Marymount College University. She was named an Alumni Fellow at Pennsylvania State in 2003, as well as a Distinguished Alumna in 2006.