Mr. Maass combines a marketing and engineering background with more than 30 years of experience in business development in aerospace, defense, and energy markets. Previously, Mr. Maass served as Business Development Manager for Dow-UT, a joint venture of United Technologies and the Dow Chemical. In addition, he founded Advanced Composite Products (ACP), a company specializing in the application of tubular composite structures for aerospace applications on the B2 and spacecraft flight hardware. Mr. Maass also held several engineering positions at Sikorsky Aircraft including Engineering Manager of the Army's UH-60 Composite Rear Fuselage Man-Tech program. Mr. Maass holds Bacherlor’s and Master’s degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT.