Bryant Springer

Bryant Springer Board of Directors LinkedIn Profile: Chris Van Metre was born in Philadelphia, PA, the son of a career naval officer. He moved frequently with his family during his childhood starting school in Charleston, SC, and ultimately graduating from high school in Virginia Beach, VA. After high school, Van Metre attended the University of […]

Chris Van Metre

Chris Van Metre Board of Directors LinkedIn Profile: Chris Van Metre was born in Philadelphia, PA, the son of a career naval officer. He moved frequently with his family during his childhood starting school in Charleston, SC, and ultimately graduating from high school in Virginia Beach, VA. After high school, Van Metre attended the University […]

Don Truslow

Don Truslow Board of Directors LinkedIn Profile: Donald K. Truslow retired as Executive Vice President overseeing Risk Management and Legal Affairs for South State Bank, which was headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. Truslow joined South State following its acquisition of Park Sterling Bank, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina where he served as the Chief Financial […]

Matice Wright-Springer

Matice Wright-Springer National Advisory Board LinkedIn Profile: Matice Wright-Springer is a senior vice president in Booz Allen’s aerospace business. Her current areas of focus include the Joint All-Domain Command and Control Advanced Battle Management System; next-generation data solutions and analytics; organizational redesign; and digital transformation. Matice works across the firm to encourage collaboration, enhance productivity, […]

Paul J. Kern

Paul J. Kern National Advisory Board General Paul Kern, US Army (Ret) is a Senior Counselor with The Cohen Group. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of AM General from August 2008 through January 2010 and currently serves on a number of business boards and chairs the Defense Industrial Board for Functional Fabrics. […]

Joe Anderson

Joe Anderson National Advisory Board Major General Joseph Anderson is the former associate director and deputy director of the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. Anderson served 33 years in the United States Marine Corps. He flew 219 combat missions and commanded every echelon of marine aviation. He served as director of operations, command, […]

Alan Lerchbacker

Alan Lerchbacker Board of Directors LinkedIn Profile: Alan Lerchbacker is a seasoned executive with a distinguished career in shipyard operations and business leadership. As the inaugural CEO of Austal USA, a prominent Australian company partnered with General Dynamics and Boeing and headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, Lerchbacker spearheaded its remarkable growth trajectory. Under his guidance, Austal […]

Mark May

Mark May National Advisory Board Mark E. May is an American former professional football player who was a guard for 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) during the 1980s and 1990s. May played college football for the Pittsburgh Panthers and earned unanimous All-American honors. He was selected in the first round of the […]

Bob Edmonds

Brig. Gen. Bob Edmonds National Advisory Board LinkedIn Profile: Edmonds Strategic Consulting is the medium to provide strategic leadership services to organizations dedicated to mission accomplishment, understanding leadership matters in all endeavors, and having a growth mindset. Bob Edmonds connects the dots from a successful career in the A&D industry, from public service in the […]

Kendall Qualls

Kendall Qualls National Advisory Board Linkedin Profile: Linkedin-in Kendall Qualls is a Faculty-in-Residence at Crown College, School of Business and Founder/President of the non-profit foundation, TakeCharge. In addition, Qualls was a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Minnesota in the 2022 election cycle.  Qualls’ organization, TakeCharge strives to unite Americans regardless of background, […]