Mr. DeVault has provided management and technical services to the advanced material industry and to government agencies for over 20 years. Previously, Mr. DeVault spent four years at DOD’s Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA, where he was responsible for planning and implementing a strategy to reduce the cost of polymeric matrix composite structures. He initiated a group of programs that were known as the DARPA Affordable Composites Initiative. Before joining DARPA, Mr. DeVault was President, Composite Products Group, Hercules Aerospace Company. Mr. DeVault received the SACMA Material Leadership Award for his contributions to the advanced material industry. Mr. DeVault received Bachelor’s and M.S. degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Baylor University.