Board

Ms. Lynn Tomaszewski – President
Lynn currently serves as Regional Business Development Executive for TMAC-Metroplex with a primary focus on a holistic view of the operations of small and medium-sized manufacturers, including the defense industrial and supply chain. She works closely with Senior Leaders to identify strategic challenges and their impact to each organization. Her experience as CEO of a non-profit organization, as well as a small business owner brings real world insight to understanding those challenges and in providing solutions. Lynn also works as an Advisor in the areas of Lean, Continuous Improvement, Leadership …Read More

 


Jeff Moses – Director
Strategy Principle at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Jeff Moses joined the Lockheed Martin team in 2019 and serves as a senior strategist in Aeronautics’ Enterprise and Campaign Strategy organization. This is in direct support for the F-35 weapon system to analyze, develop and curate products to crystallize understanding and decision options for the F-35 as it relates to the United States Department of Defense.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Jeff served in the United States Marine Corps first as an enlisted Marine in artillery and then, after commissioning, he accrued 5,000+ hours in the KC-130J and 11 different aircraft. Throughout his career he completed 7 combat tours…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

 


Dr. Scott Nichol – Director
Scott works at the Department of State starting in 2017 where he is Present Washington D.C.Staff Advisor, Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. He has also works at the Emergency Operations Proving Grounds in 2016 at Jacksboro, TX. Other assignments include:
Director of Academia at University of North Texas 2013 -2016 Professor Criminal Justice Dept.
Department of Homeland Security 2008 to 2014 Dallas, TX. Intelligence Officer
George W. Bush Administration 2004 – 2007Washington DC – Dallas, TX Assistant to the Press Secretary…Read More

Mr. Jared Febbroriello – Director
Mr. Febbroriello is a Texas and Massachusetts licensed attorney with experience representing prime and subcontracting defense companies assisting them with regulations promulgated by the State Department (DDTC), Department of Defense (DCMA, PARCA), the Commerce Department (BIS) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE). He regularly works with firearms and munitions companies on a variety of matters ranging from the ITAR and export compliance to general corporate matters and litigation risk management. Mr. Febbroriello has worked extensively with microcap and small cap growth companies on various United States stock exchanges and quotation systems including the NYSE, NASDAQ and OTC Markets and he has successfully closed PIPE financed RTOs and registered offerings for companies valued up to $500,000,000….Read More

Mr. Michael Morford – Executive Vice President, Secretary
Michael Morford is the Co-Founder and the visionary of the base architecture for Sustainment Technologies Inc, an online software platform that efficiently connects the fragmented ecosystem of the US manufacturing industry with large-scale buyers to enable efficient, secure, onshore, America-first supplier networks.
Michael spun Sustainment out of his portfolio holding company, VertiPrime Government Services, a company focused primarily on manufacturing structural airframe replacement parts for the U.S. Air Force’s aging fleet of fighter jets and long-range bombers.
Michael is co-lead of an on-going, multi-year academic investigation examining the applications of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning…Read More

LTC John Thane – Director
United States Army, Fort Bliss
Lieutenant Colonel John Mark Thane is assigned to the U.S. Army’s Capability Package Directorate, System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate at Fort Bliss, Texas as the Executive Officer with additional duties supporting the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capability Office. His organization has a critical role in the U.S. Army’s modernization effort. During a career spanning over 30 years of commissioned service, he…Read More

Ms. Beth Lahaie – Director
Beth Lahaie is a Sales Strategy Consultant, Data Science Beagle. Proud to be a Texas Aggie, Class of ’87, Beth launched an enterprise sales career with AT&T and moved on to Silicon Valley software companies, including a VC backed startup where she proved her executive chops and built a sales force from the ground up to launch 20 markets nationwide in under a year. Referred to as a Trail Blazer, her experience has won numerous
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Ms. Emily Kimmett – Director
Emily L. Kimmett has multi-industry experience as a Business and Proposal Development professional
with experience in test engineering, marketing, state lobbying, UAS programs, and project management.
In addition to performing all aspects of business development, she continues to work as a practitioner
directly supporting clients as a Color Team Reviewer and Trainer…Read More

Mr. David Shaw – Director
Astrapi Corporation
David is a Co-Founder and Chief Commercialization Officer of Astrapi Corporation, a communications signal modulation company with offices in Dallas, TX and Washington, D.C. David’s efforts helped Astrapi win the Grand Prize for Astrapi at the SATELLITE 2017 Startup Space Pitch Competition and earn one of the “Most Promising Startup” awards at the FinSpace Summit for Satellite Finance in Paris. David also acted as the Astrapi Principal Investigator…Read More

 

Mr. Mike Dietz – Immediate Past President 2014-2021
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

Mr. Chuck Weis – Director
Raytheon Director of Programs – Retired
Chuck has 39 years experience in defense contracting at Texas Instruments and Raytheon.  Chuck has worked on a variety of missile programs and intelligence services.  His worked has spanned development, production and sustainment’ both in the US and overseas including contracting with the United Kingdom, Netherlands and others. He has worked in a variety of missile and intelligence technologies, and has experience ranging from software coding to director of missile programs. Chuck has a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Wisconsin… Read More