Advisors to the NDIA of the Lone Star and Sooner States

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Mike has over 20 years of experience in technology and leadership in the defense industry at Raytheon and Lockheed Martin. He’s worked on products for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines as well as Special Operations Command. He has worked in all phases of the product lifecycle from early development through production and sustainment. He’s worked on a wide array of military subsystems, obtaining exposure to numerous technical specialties on every level of integration from the chip level all the way up to force-on-force mission modeling of systems effectiveness…Read More

Ms. Laurie Young – Board Advisor
Laurie A. Young is the Director of Competitive Intelligence, Competition Differentiation at Lone Star Analysis. She has been in the Competitive Intelligence field for over 30 years, working in government and commercial industries. During her career, she supported over 500 competitive engagements. Ms. Young is on the National SCIP Board of Advisors. She has been the Chairman of the Dallas Chapter of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) since 2014…Read More

Mr. Bill Frunzi – Board Advisor
Bill Frunzi joined the Center for Innovation “The Lighthouse” in Suffolk, Virginia as a Project Manager in October 2016.The “Lighthouse” is a dedicated facility and environment that provides advanced concept development and rigorous experimentation. Ultimately, operators and engineers come together at the Lighthouse to find the best concepts and solutions for our customers….Read More

Dr. Victor Fishman – Board Advisor
Associate Vice President for Applied Research, UT Dallas (retired)
Dr. Fishman’s responsibilities included enhancing faculty and student applied research across the University’s eight schools and creating an effective translational research infrastructure at the Applied Research Center (ARC). The ARC bridges the gap between faculty basic research and applied research, leading to sponsor-integrated solutions. The ARC is a professionally staffed, budget, schedule, and…Read More

Ms. Meredith Walker – Board Advisor
Meredith Walker is a business economist with expertise in globalization, technology and public policy analysis. Economic research interests include cyber security, sustainability, national security and economic growth. She is a member of Business Executives for National Security, and the National Defense Industrial Association Lone Star Chapter Executive Vice President and Treasurer. She also serves on the Frontiers of Flight Museum Leadership Advisory Council. Her philanthropic work focuses on military and veterans initiatives…Read More

Ms. Patricia Baumhart – Board Advisor
Emerging Tech Strategist
Patricia serves as VP of Business Development for National Security Corporation, which has provided security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients
for over 35 years. An experienced executive team member focused on the application of emerging technologies and entrepreneurial business growth, she has worked on leadership teams at Silicon Graphics, Accenture and PwC. Applying her expertise to the cybersecurity field, she has helped lead efforts in quantum computing, breach and attack simulation, and security engineering. She holds an MBA from Harvard, a BS in business administration from Loyola University, and…Read More

Mr. Michael Holmes – Board Advisor
Associate Vice President for Business Development with Butler America AerospaceMichael Holmes is an Associate Vice President for Business Development with Butler America Aerospace LLC, a global aerospace engineering services company, where he is helping clients push the boundaries in developing the next generation of air and space craft. Over his 24-year career he has lead engineering analysis efforts on a number of ground breaking composite and metallic aircraft…Read More

Mr. Jared Asplundh – Director
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics – Subcontract Administrator
Jared Asplundh is a Subcontract Administrator for Lockheed Martin. He has three years’ experience of Enterprise Resource Planning implementation to government entities. He is an active participant and board member to many veterans’ affairs groups in Dallas, including the Air Force Association—Seidel chapter and the Navy League. In 2012, he graduated Penn State University with three degrees in Supply Chain Management, German, and International Politics…. Read More