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Lieutenant General Andrew (Andy) Croft, USAF (Ret.)

Proven transformational and success-oriented leader skilled in strategy, planning, cross-functional and multi-national teambuilding, acquisition and requirements, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS). Commanding Officer, USAF F-15 Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (FWIC) graduate and highly experienced fighter pilot well-versed in a wide array of combat aircraft and weapons systems. Inspirational leader of thousands of personnel in combat, […]

Vice Admiral Paul Grosklags, USN (Ret.)

A native of DeKalb, Illinois. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1982, was designated a Naval Aviator in October 1983, and retired as a Vice Admiral in 2018. During his first 19 years on active duty, he had the privilege of serving as a helicopter pilot deployed on Frigates, Destroyers, and Cruisers, was […]

Lieutenant General Mark Weatherington, USAF (Ret.)

Mark Weatherington served more than 33-years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Lieutenant General while serving as the Deputy Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command. In this position, he guided the day-to-day activities and future resourcing and operating strategies for the high reliabilityorganizations responsible for the safe and secure operations of the […]

Ted J. Glum

Ted J. Glum is the former Director of the U.S. Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) where he served for over 20 years.  As the Director, Mr. Glum was responsible for over $2 Billion of microelectronics technology programs in addition to numerous classified programs for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community. Mr. Glum is currently […]

Sean Plankey

One of the nation’s foremost global cybersecurity experts who has advised leaders at the White House, U.S. Cyber Command, Silicon Valley and some of the world’s largest global corporations. Acutely strategic and deeply insightful, Sean brings more than two decades of experience in cybersecurity, AI, cyber warfare and national security.  Throughout his career, Sean has […]

Rear Admiral Jay Bynum, USN (Ret.)

Jay is a retired Navy Rear Admiral with over three decades of operational leadership, government finance, data analytics, and congressional relations experience. He has served as the Navy enterprise lead for strategic planning & investment, operational analysis, as well as data analytics & knowledge management. Jay has commanded the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT aircraft carrier strike […]

Michael Schellhammer

Michael Schellhammer is an expert in counterintelligence,insider risk, anti-terrorism and facility vulnerability. With over 35 years of experience in the US Army and Department ofDefense, he has led intelligence, counterintelligence, anti- terrorism and protection units around the world. Michael was a Distinguished Military Graduate from the ROTC program at Mercyhurst College (now Mercyhurst University) in […]

Mark D. Cheng

Mark Cheng is a national security leader with over 40 years of experience solving tough problems, building partnerships, and successfully conducting high risk/high return operations in the field and at enterprise level. Mark recently served as the Executive Director of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB) from June 2019 – August 2022; previously served as […]

Major General Craig Wills, USAF (Ret.)

Craig Wills is a retired Air Force Major General with extensive experience leading large and diverse organizations to successful outcomes.  With a wealth of experience in Europe, the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula, Craig has served in critical roles in some of the world’s most strategically relevant flashpoints.  As a General Officer, […]

Kenneth A. LaBel

Kenneth A. LaBel was the program manager for the NASA Electronic Parts and Packaging (NEPP) Program for 15 years as well as a group leader for the Radiation Effects and Analysis Group (REAG) at NASA GSFC. He has won multiple awards at NASA and has published over 200 papers as author/co-author.  Ken has taught multiple […]