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SMI Advisors

  • All Advisors

    Sarah Blackwood

    15 years of experience in the energy and transportation policy and appropriations

    Erin Bland

    DOD / Navy technology development, management and transition expert

    Roger Crane, Ph.D.

    30 years of Composites Expertise and Navy (NAVSEA) advanced materials work

    Doug Deason, Ph.D.

    Previous Director of Advanced Research for the Missile Defense Agency

    Jon DeVault

    Led DARPA Composites Initiative - 20 years of Executive leadership in advanced materials

    Colonel Mike DeYoung

    U.S. Army Liaison officer to the U.S. House of Representatives

    Tom DiGiuseppe, Ph.D.

    Business development manager for Physical Sciences, Inc. and Foster-Miller, Inc.

    Phil "PJ" Dougherty

    20+ years of DOE renewable energy technology consulting experience

    David Dorheim

    30 years of experience in the power and energy market

    Peter Drown

    New energy technology commercialization, project strategy, and environmental compliance

    Mike Dubberly

    Head of the Structures Division at Naval Air Systems Command

    Alex Fleming

    25+ years of technical leadership managing teams in extreme-environment system designs

    LtG Gordon "Gordy" Fornell

    Former Commander, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB, 50 years acquisition experience

    Douglas Freitag

    20 years of experience with federal business development and market research

    John Frazier Glenn, Ph.D.

    Principal Asst. Research and Technology at the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

    Captain Theodore Hack

    30 year career in US Navy Submarine Force. Expert on shipbuilding and submarine programs.

    Robert "Bob" Hamlen, Ph.D.

    Chief of the Power Division at the U.S. Army's CERDEC

    Cathy Day Handford

    Over 35 years of experience in national security, cybersecurity, defense, and intelligence.

    Sam Horton

    Engineer in the Navy office of Mine and Undersea Warfare and Sen. Snowe staff

    Robert "Bob" Johns

    Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation

    George Kachen, Ph.D.

    Senior Director of Technology Transfer at UMass-Lowell

    Cynthia Kelley

    Advisor for countermeasures at the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

    Jim Kohlenberger

    Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

    Alan Liss, Ph.D.

    Directed the Public Health and Security Action Team Program at FDA

    David Maass

    Business Development Manager for Dow-UT and founder of Advanced Composite Products

    Michael ‘Mick’ Maher

    Advanced materials and manufacturing experience with DARPA

    Timothy McCoy, Ph.D.

    Director of the U.S. Navy's Electric Ships Office (PMS-320)

    Tobin McGregor

    Technology transfer expert and technology commercialization manager at NIST MEP

    Colonel Jack O'Neill

    30 years of active duty in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Andrew Parish

    Former CEO of a ocean wave energy technology firm operating internationally

    Captain Pat Peterson

    Former Naval Aviator and member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff

    Marcia Price

    Defense technologist, budget analyst, and data scientist

    Gerald Quinnan, Jr., M.D.

    Senior executive in the FDA and the DOD medical school

    Charles "Chip" Roth

    Senior Project Engineer at Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin

    Vinny Schaper

    Director of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) at DHS

    Gina Schatteman, Ph.D.

    Technical writer, academic researcher, and member of 25+ biomedical grant review panels

    BG John “Jack” Schmitt

    Asst. CoS for Operations, Kosovo Forces, Director of Army Digitization, Boeing executive

    Gilbert Siegert

    Former Air Force officer, DoD space technology and policy expert

    Colonel Thomas Stautz

    Manager of research and develop efforts for Special Operations and Programs community

    Denise Swink

    Vice Chairman, National Materials and Manufacturing Board at NAS

    James Tegnelia, Ph.D.

    Director of the DTRA and VP of DOD Programs at Sandia National Labs

    Anthony "Tony" Tether, Ph.D.

    Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 2001 through 2009

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas


  • Advanced Materials

    Roger Crane, Ph.D.

    30 years of Composites Expertise and Navy (NAVSEA) advanced materials work

    Doug Deason, Ph.D.

    Previous Director of Advanced Research for the Missile Defense Agency

    Jon DeVault

    Led DARPA Composites Initiative - 20 years of Executive leadership in advanced materials

    Mike Dubberly

    Head of the Structures Division at Naval Air Systems Command

    Alex Fleming

    25+ years of technical leadership managing teams in extreme-environment system designs

    Robert "Bob" Hamlen, Ph.D.

    Chief of the Power Division at the U.S. Army's CERDEC

    Robert "Bob" Johns

    Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation

    David Maass

    Business Development Manager for Dow-UT and founder of Advanced Composite Products

    Michael ‘Mick’ Maher

    Advanced materials and manufacturing experience with DARPA

    Timothy McCoy, Ph.D.

    Director of the U.S. Navy's Electric Ships Office (PMS-320)

    Charles "Chip" Roth

    Senior Project Engineer at Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin

    BG John “Jack” Schmitt

    Asst. CoS for Operations, Kosovo Forces, Director of Army Digitization, Boeing executive

    Gilbert Siegert

    Former Air Force officer, DoD space technology and policy expert

    Denise Swink

    Vice Chairman, National Materials and Manufacturing Board at NAS

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas


  • Defense Manufacturing

    Erin Bland

    DOD / Navy technology development, management and transition expert

    Roger Crane, Ph.D.

    30 years of Composites Expertise and Navy (NAVSEA) advanced materials work

    Doug Deason, Ph.D.

    Previous Director of Advanced Research for the Missile Defense Agency

    Jon DeVault

    Led DARPA Composites Initiative - 20 years of Executive leadership in advanced materials

    Colonel Mike DeYoung

    U.S. Army Liaison officer to the U.S. House of Representatives

    Tom DiGiuseppe, Ph.D.

    Business development manager for Physical Sciences, Inc. and Foster-Miller, Inc.

    Mike Dubberly

    Head of the Structures Division at Naval Air Systems Command

    Alex Fleming

    25+ years of technical leadership managing teams in extreme-environment system designs

    LtG Gordon "Gordy" Fornell

    Former Commander, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB, 50 years acquisition experience

    Douglas Freitag

    20 years of experience with federal business development and market research

    Captain Theodore Hack

    30 year career in US Navy Submarine Force. Expert on shipbuilding and submarine programs.

    Robert "Bob" Hamlen, Ph.D.

    Chief of the Power Division at the U.S. Army's CERDEC

    Sam Horton

    Engineer in the Navy office of Mine and Undersea Warfare and Sen. Snowe staff

    George Kachen, Ph.D.

    Senior Director of Technology Transfer at UMass-Lowell

    Jim Kohlenberger

    Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

    David Maass

    Business Development Manager for Dow-UT and founder of Advanced Composite Products

    Michael ‘Mick’ Maher

    Advanced materials and manufacturing experience with DARPA

    Timothy McCoy, Ph.D.

    Director of the U.S. Navy's Electric Ships Office (PMS-320)

    Tobin McGregor

    Technology transfer expert and technology commercialization manager at NIST MEP

    Colonel Jack O'Neill

    30 years of active duty in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Captain Pat Peterson

    Former Naval Aviator and member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff

    Marcia Price

    Defense technologist, budget analyst, and data scientist

    Charles "Chip" Roth

    Senior Project Engineer at Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin

    Vinny Schaper

    Director of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) at DHS

    BG John “Jack” Schmitt

    Asst. CoS for Operations, Kosovo Forces, Director of Army Digitization, Boeing executive

    Gilbert Siegert

    Former Air Force officer, DoD space technology and policy expert

    Colonel Thomas Stautz

    Manager of research and develop efforts for Special Operations and Programs community

    James Tegnelia, Ph.D.

    Director of the DTRA and VP of DOD Programs at Sandia National Labs

    Anthony "Tony" Tether, Ph.D.

    Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 2001 through 2009

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas


  • Defense Technology

    Sarah Blackwood

    15 years of experience in the energy and transportation policy and appropriations

    Erin Bland

    DOD / Navy technology development, management and transition expert

    Roger Crane, Ph.D.

    30 years of Composites Expertise and Navy (NAVSEA) advanced materials work

    Doug Deason, Ph.D.

    Previous Director of Advanced Research for the Missile Defense Agency

    Jon DeVault

    Led DARPA Composites Initiative - 20 years of Executive leadership in advanced materials

    Colonel Mike DeYoung

    U.S. Army Liaison officer to the U.S. House of Representatives

    Tom DiGiuseppe, Ph.D.

    Business development manager for Physical Sciences, Inc. and Foster-Miller, Inc.

    Phil "PJ" Dougherty

    20+ years of DOE renewable energy technology consulting experience

    Mike Dubberly

    Head of the Structures Division at Naval Air Systems Command

    Alex Fleming

    25+ years of technical leadership managing teams in extreme-environment system designs

    LtG Gordon "Gordy" Fornell

    Former Commander, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB, 50 years acquisition experience

    Douglas Freitag

    20 years of experience with federal business development and market research

    Captain Theodore Hack

    30 year career in US Navy Submarine Force. Expert on shipbuilding and submarine programs.

    Robert "Bob" Hamlen, Ph.D.

    Chief of the Power Division at the U.S. Army's CERDEC

    Cathy Day Handford

    Over 35 years of experience in national security, cybersecurity, defense, and intelligence.

    Sam Horton

    Engineer in the Navy office of Mine and Undersea Warfare and Sen. Snowe staff

    George Kachen, Ph.D.

    Senior Director of Technology Transfer at UMass-Lowell

    Jim Kohlenberger

    Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

    David Maass

    Business Development Manager for Dow-UT and founder of Advanced Composite Products

    Michael ‘Mick’ Maher

    Advanced materials and manufacturing experience with DARPA

    Timothy McCoy, Ph.D.

    Director of the U.S. Navy's Electric Ships Office (PMS-320)

    Tobin McGregor

    Technology transfer expert and technology commercialization manager at NIST MEP

    Colonel Jack O'Neill

    30 years of active duty in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Captain Pat Peterson

    Former Naval Aviator and member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff

    Marcia Price

    Defense technologist, budget analyst, and data scientist

    Charles "Chip" Roth

    Senior Project Engineer at Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin

    Vinny Schaper

    Director of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) at DHS

    BG John “Jack” Schmitt

    Asst. CoS for Operations, Kosovo Forces, Director of Army Digitization, Boeing executive

    Gilbert Siegert

    Former Air Force officer, DoD space technology and policy expert

    Colonel Thomas Stautz

    Manager of research and develop efforts for Special Operations and Programs community

    James Tegnelia, Ph.D.

    Director of the DTRA and VP of DOD Programs at Sandia National Labs

    Anthony "Tony" Tether, Ph.D.

    Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 2001 through 2009

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas


  • Energy Innovation

    Sarah Blackwood

    15 years of experience in the energy and transportation policy and appropriations

    Phil "PJ" Dougherty

    20+ years of DOE renewable energy technology consulting experience

    David Dorheim

    30 years of experience in the power and energy market

    Peter Drown

    New energy technology commercialization, project strategy, and environmental compliance

    Alex Fleming

    25+ years of technical leadership managing teams in extreme-environment system designs

    Robert "Bob" Hamlen, Ph.D.

    Chief of the Power Division at the U.S. Army's CERDEC

    Robert "Bob" Johns

    Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation

    Jim Kohlenberger

    Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

    Andrew Parish

    Former CEO of a ocean wave energy technology firm operating internationally

    Captain Pat Peterson

    Former Naval Aviator and member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff

    Denise Swink

    Vice Chairman, National Materials and Manufacturing Board at NAS

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas


  • Life Sciences

    Tom DiGiuseppe, Ph.D.

    Business development manager for Physical Sciences, Inc. and Foster-Miller, Inc.

    Douglas Freitag

    20 years of experience with federal business development and market research

    John Frazier Glenn, Ph.D.

    Principal Asst. Research and Technology at the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

    Robert "Bob" Johns

    Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation

    Alan Liss, Ph.D.

    Directed the Public Health and Security Action Team Program at FDA

    Gerald Quinnan, Jr., M.D.

    Senior executive in the FDA and the DOD medical school

    Gina Schatteman, Ph.D.

    Technical writer, academic researcher, and member of 25+ biomedical grant review panels

    James Tegnelia, Ph.D.

    Director of the DTRA and VP of DOD Programs at Sandia National Labs

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas


  • Medical Technology

    Phil "PJ" Dougherty

    20+ years of DOE renewable energy technology consulting experience

    Douglas Freitag

    20 years of experience with federal business development and market research

    John Frazier Glenn, Ph.D.

    Principal Asst. Research and Technology at the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

    Robert "Bob" Johns

    Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation

    Cynthia Kelley

    Advisor for countermeasures at the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

    Alan Liss, Ph.D.

    Directed the Public Health and Security Action Team Program at FDA

    Gerald Quinnan, Jr., M.D.

    Senior executive in the FDA and the DOD medical school

    Gina Schatteman, Ph.D.

    Technical writer, academic researcher, and member of 25+ biomedical grant review panels

    James Tegnelia, Ph.D.

    Director of the DTRA and VP of DOD Programs at Sandia National Labs

    Anthony "Tony" Tether, Ph.D.

    Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 2001 through 2009

    C. Matthew Sagely

    25+ years of senior Washington leadership spanning several issue areas