The Team

Our Leadership Team

J. Mark Lambright

President & CEO

  • CEO of numerous successful technology companies
  • Former CIO, Optum, UnitedHealth Group
  • BS Ocean Engineering, US Naval Academy
  • MBA in Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylva

Eric Georgatos

Chief Operating Officer

  • Key Executive in numerous technology companies
  • Former General Counsel, Ciena Corp
  • Former Partner, DLA Piper
  • BS, USC School of Business
  • JD, UCLA School of Law

George Standridge

Chief Commercial Officer

  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics – 22 Years 
  • Vice President – Aeronautics Strategy & Business Development
  • Military Sales Lead – F16 & F35, Europe, MENA, India
  • BS, US Naval Academy

Kyle Crawford

Chief, Airship Program Management

  • 35+ Years of Airship Development
  • Westinghouse Airships
    • US Navy, Customs – Skyship 600, Sentinel 1000, Sentinel 5000
    • British Ministry of Defense – Skyship 600 
  • TCOM
    • Lockheed Martin P791 Hybrid Aircraft Program Manager
    • Blackwater – Polar 400 Autonomous Airship Program Manager
    • Lockheed Martin P794 Hybrid Aircraft Program Manager
    • USAF / MAV6 “Blue Devil” Surveillance Airship Program Manager
    • Northrup Grumman “Paragon” 20 Ton Cargo Airship Program Mgr

Our Advisory Board

Ambassador Kenneth J. Braithwaite

  • 77th Secretary of the Navy 
  • 31st  U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway
  • Group Senior Vice President, Vizient, Inc.
  • Rear Admiral, USN (Ret)

Frank Cappuccio

  • GM, Lockheed Martin, Advanced Development Programs (Skunk Works) 
  • Senior Advisor, U.S. DOD Defense Science Board
  • Senior Advisor, National Academy of Science
  • Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Orlando P. Carvalho

  • President, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics 
  • GM, F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter
  • President, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors
  • GM, LM Surface-Sea Based Ballistic Missile Defense Systems 

Dan Ficco

  • Regional Vice President, PGL
  • Regional Sales Manager, Seko Logistics
  • Regional Vice President, Crane Worldwide Logistics
  • District Director, Crane Worldwide Logistics

Billie Flynn

  • Lockheed Martin Fellow 
  • Senior Experimental Test Pilot – F-35
  • Test Pilot – F-16 E/F Super Viper
  • Fellow, Society of Experimental Test Pilots
  • President, Society of Experimental Test Pilots

Charles “Chet” Fuller

  • Chief Commercial Officer, Norsk Titanium
  • Chief Commercial Officer, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
  • President, GE Aviation Civil Systems 
  • Chief Marketing Officer, GE Aviation

Mark J. Gerencser

  • Chairman, Business Executives for National Security
  • Managing Partner, Global Commercial Business, Booz, Allen & Hamilton
  • Board of Directors, Booz, Allen & Hamilton
  • Top 25 Most Influential Consultants in the World – Consulting Magazine
  • Top 10 Game Changers in Washington D.C. – ExecutiveBiz

Tom Huff

  • Aviation Safety Officer, Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Commander, Naval Test Wing Atlantic
  • Commander, US Naval Test Pilot School
  • Chief Engineer, FA-18 Program Office, US Navy

Rear Admiral Thomas C. Lynch (USN, Ret.)

  • Executive Chairman, NewDay USA
  • President & CEO, CompuCom Systems
  • SVP, Safeguard Scientifics
  • Commander, Eisenhower Battle Group, Operation Desert Shield
  • Superintendent, US Naval Academy

Bathsheba Malsheen, PhD

  • CEO of numerous technology companies – Public (NASDAQ) & Private
  • Pioneer in the commercialization of text-to-speech for Stephen Hawking
  • Board of Directors – Independent Television Service (ITVS)

Jodi S. McCarthy

  • 36 Years – Federal Aviation Administration
  • Strategic Guidance to the FAA Administrator
  • Deputy Assistant Administrator, FAA Policy, International Affairs and Environment
  • Vice President, Air Traffic Organization (Mission Support and Management Services)
  • Director, ATO (Airspace Services and ATC Facilities and Engineering Services)

Jeff Rochelle

  • Executive VP, Eclipse Aerospace
  • President, Charlotte Brown Inc. Real Estate Holdings
  • UAE F-16 Program Chief Pilot, Lockheed Martin
  • USAF Thunderbirds Demonstration Team 

Lester E. Ryan

  • Chief Test Pilot, Northrup Grumman, Ret
  • 30 years’ engineering, development & flight test of experimental air vehicles
  • Chief Test Pilot for Airborne Early Warning
  • Fellow, Society of Experimental Test Pilots

Bill Smith

  • UPS – 33 years of commercial, operational & strategy leadership
  • UPS – President of Marketing
    • Global Transformation, Product Innovation, Product Management and Customer Technology
    • Pricing and Revenue Management 
  • Board member and advisor for start-up companies Deliv and GoFor Delivers
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