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EXECUTIVE TEAM (click names on the right for full bio)

   Grant S. Green, Jr. - Chairman: Mr. Green has a B.A. from the University of Arkansas, in Political Science and a M.S. from
The George Washington University in Management. Prior to rejoining GMD Solutions, Mr. Green served in the Bush Administration
as Under Secretary of State for Management. As Under Secretary he was the principal adviser to the Secretary of State
on all management issues effecting Department operations. In addition, he was the State Department's representative on the
President's Management Council, and was the Department official responsible for implementing the President's Management
Agenda (PMA). Before being appointed Under Secretary of State for Management, Mr. Green was Chairman and President
of Global Marketing and Development Solutions Inc. (GMD Solutions) and earlier was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer for a major consulting and marketing company. Before that, Mr. Green served as an Assistant Secretary of Defense involved in total force
management, military and civilian manpower and personnel matters, and manpower requirements for weapons support.

   Ronald L. Carlberg - President:  Mr. Carlberg has a JD from American University, an MS from the University of Southern California,
and a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy. He served as Director, International Acquisition for the DoD. Mr. Carlberg has a broad range of
experience in commercial and governmental acquisition and project development activities, with emphasis on structuring complex
multinational programs. Prior to joining GMD Solutions, Mr. Carlberg was Senior Vice President for an international marketing and
consulting company, and Director of Government Business Development with Sears World Trade. Mr. Carlberg specializes in international
project development, and all aspects of government contracting, including disputes and litigation support.

 



 

   R. William Douglas - Vice President & Chief Operating Officer:  Mr. Douglas has an MBA from the University of Missouri and
a BBA from The George Washington University. He formerly served as Deputy to the Director, International Acquisition for the DoD.
Mr. Douglas was a Vice President at an international marketing and consulting company, and a Project Director at Sears World Trade,
where he was responsible for proposal preparation and acquisition strategy planning for major U.S. aerospace contractors; and performed
market analysis, market penetration studies, and marketing assistance for international manufacturers selling to the Federal, State and local
governments. Mr. Douglas specializes in acquisition strategies, industrial teaming, and government marketing.



   Douglas F. Carlberg:  Mr. Douglas Carlberg is President and Chairman of the board of M2 Global, Inc., a general partnership that
owns and operates M2 Global Technology, Ltd. M2 Global provides high-performance microwave components and valued-added contract
manufacturing services. GMD Solutions and M2Global have formed a strategic alliance to offer specialized services to clients desiring to
make quantum improvements in the quality, delivery, and cost performance of their manufacturing and supply chain processes, both internal
and out-sourced. In this regard, Mr. Carlberg has over 30 years of experience in operations management in the electronics, telecommunications,
and defense industries. This includes more than 15 years of executive leadership with profit/loss responsibility for leading high-technology
commercial and defense firms. His areas of expertise include directing all lean manufacturing aspects of product development, production,
supply-chain management, sales, and service. While serving as Senior Vice President for Manufacturing at the Harris Microwave Division,
Mr. Carlberg won the "Shingo Prize," which Business Week describes as equivalent to the Nobel Prize for manufacturing.
 
 

SENIOR ASSOCIATES:



David Kilcullen, PhD - Senior Consultant:  In 2007-8 Dr. Kilcullen was the Special Advisor for Counterinsurgency to the U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice,
responsible for technical advice to the Secretaries of State and Defense, the National Security Council and the White House on counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, Afghanistan, Pakistan
and Iraq. He authored the U.S. Government's Counterinsurgency Handbook, signed by the Secretaries of State and Defense and the Administrator of the USAID in January 2009. In 2007,
he was the senior counter-insurgency advisor to General David Petraeus, commanding Multinational Force Iraq.

Vice Admiral, Albert J. Baciocco, USN (Retired) - Senior Consultant:  Admiral Baciocco has a BS from the U. S. Naval Academy in Engineering, and has completed
graduate level studies in Nuclear Engineering. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1987 after 34 years of service from the position as Director, Research, Development, Test and Evaluation for
the Chief of Naval Operations. Prior positions included Chief of Naval Research and increasing positions of responsibility in nuclear submarine operations, including COMMANDER,
SUBMARINE GROUP SIX. Upon retirement, he formed The Baciocco Group, Inc., a technical and management consulting practice, and has remained active in a variety of business
and pro bono activities. He has also participated frequently in merger and acquisition activities. In addition, he has served as a member of the Army Science Board, Defense Science Board,
and panels of the Naval Research Advisory Board. Admiral Baciocco assists GMD Solutions' clients with a variety of technical and management issues, including naval CONOPS.

John C. Cittadino - Senior Consultant:  Mr. Cittadino has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in Operations Research
from the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is also President of JCC Technology Associates, Inc., providing technical and managerial consultant services on military and commercial electronic
systems for C3, Intelligence, Navigation and Air Traffic Control. His government service included being Director, Theater and Tactical Communications, Command and Control (C3) Systems
in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) responsible for R&D and production programs in major mission areas of theater and tactical C3 and positioning, navigation and air traffic control.
In that position he acted as DoD focal point for all NATO and Allied (C3) programs and for all R&D with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Prior to the OSD position, Mr. Cittadino was
Program Manager, Navigational Air Traffic Control, responsible for total Life-Cycle management (including R&D and production) of all U.S. Amy Positioning/Navigation and Air Traffic
Management Systems. Mr. Cittadino provides technical consulting to GMD Solutions' clients on a multitude of technical and international subjects, with a primary focus on C4I issues.

Rear Admiral James P. Davidson, SC, USN (Retired) - Senior Consultant:  RADM Davidson has a BS from the University of Idaho, in Business and Applied Science
and a MS, University of Michigan, Business Administration with distinction. Following retirement in October 1996 after a 35 year career in the U.S. Navy, he joined Litton PRC Inc.
(now Northrop Grumman Information Technology) as Vice President, Strategic Logistics. He was responsible for defining and pursuing logistics business opportunities within the DoD,
including the services, agencies, and defense contractors by applying PRC's corporate wide information technology capabilities and experience. In September 2001, he left Northrop Grumman
to pursue independent consulting in logistics and logistics information systems. RADM Davidson provides consulting to GMD Solutions' clients on a wide range of acquisition, supply and
logistics issues, with a primary focus on the Navy.

Dr. Ghiyath F. Nakshbendi, Senior Consultant:  Dr. Nakshbendi holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from American University as well as an MBA from Texas A&M University
and BCS, Accounting, from the University of Aleppo. He is the Principal of Financial Advisory Service, Inc. (dba: Sangamore Group). Prior to the Sangamore Group, Dr. Nakshbendi was Financial
Advisor with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development in Kuwait, a regional Pan-Arab development finance organization with capital of more than $7 billion. Previously he was the
COO of Newfield Enterprises International, (NEI) in Los Angeles, California. He has been a Financial Advisor to a large Saudi Arabian Investor Group, with investment in the USA, Egypt and
Tunisia, and to the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), which is responsible for the management of the State of Kuwait investment worldwide. In addition to these engagements, Dr. Nakshbendi
served as a Senior Financial Analyst with Kuwait Real Estate Investment Consortium (KREIC) a leading Kuwaiti consortium. Dr. Nakshbendi was also a consultant to the Public Institution
for Social Security, an anchor Kuwaiti investor, to the Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Commerce in Kuwait, in addition to Kuwait Real Estate and Management Company, (Wafra now).

Major General George W. "Nordie" Norwood, USAF (Retired) - Senior Consultant: General Norwood brings more than 30 years of military service, in addition to over 10 years
of business experience as the President and CEO of an aviation and defense consulting and representation firm. In that capacity, General Norwood provided technical advice and strategic planning
expertise on pursuing aviation and defense related opportunities. As Deputy Inspector General of the Air Force, he developed criteria for all Field Inspections of Air Force units and installations.
General Norwood coordinated the crucial Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration of reinforcing personnel and equipment for operational installations in the Republic of Korea and served
as senior U.S. member of the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission. He has an MBA from Golden Gate University in addition to a BA in Mathematics from San Diego State University.

James A. McCune III - Senior Consultant:  Mr. McCune has a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Masters of Public Administration from ICAF, and is a graduate of Harvard Executive
Business Course. A retired Air Force officer, he spent his USAF career in weapon systems acquisitions, R&D and government contracting. He finished his military career as the Director for Program
Management at Eglin AFB's Tactical Missiles Office. Following USAF retirement, he joined Rockwell and was Program Director for the Hellfire Missile. He held the position of Director of Advanced
Systems at Textron Bell Aerospace and GM of a Textron company specializing in state-of-the-art sensors. Before joining GMD Solutions, Mr. McCune completed a highly successful tenure as
President of a joint venture with the AAI Corporation producing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, now being used extensively in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, flying over 45,000 combat hours.

 

 

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