Jeffrey Lehman, President & CEO, Greeley Pond Technologies, LLC.

Jeff Lehman has been the President and CEO of a successful international consultancy since 1993. His focus has been on Fortune 50 U.S. companies in the aerospace industry. One assignment, through his leadership and direct involvement, resulted in the sale of $4.6 billion in aircraft sales to three countries. Through his leadership Greeley Pond has historically been involved in the development of aviation and aerospace markets with an emphasis on logistics, training, strategic planning and organization as well as corporate and military scenario planning. He has been a principal consultant to McDonnell Douglas, and Boeing in multiple assignments across both corporations.

Prior to starting his own company, Lehman was a vice president of Lockheed and later served as vice president of private industry affairs at the Airports Council International (then AOCI) . He left to become the general manager and senior vice president of Mid Pacific Air Corporation (MPAC) an FAA Part 121 US air carrier.

Lehman’s background in corporate America, spans more than two decades in various line, staff and executive management positions including C-level experience in air carrier management and development of significant programs promoting business development and expansion in New York State. His background also includes providing executive level leadership in airport development focused on involving private industry in building relationships between public and private corporations. His broad management experience includes an assignment as the senior marketing and sales executive for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India for a major logistics firm based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Lehman has served on the executive committee and board of directors of the George C. Marshall International Center located in Leesburg, VA and as a founding member of the Greater Washington Aviation Open, a Washington based charity supporting the Corporate Angel Network and The Veterans Airlift Command. He currently sits on the Board of the Anne Stirba Cancer Foundation, in Salt Lake City – an organization with significant ties to the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

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General Carl W. Stiner, US Army (Retired)

During his 35-year military career, General Stiner commanded the Army’s preeminent contingency strike forces, including the Joint Special Operations Command, the 82nd Airborne Division and the XVIII Airborne Corps.

He participated in the mission to capture the terrorists who carried out the Achille Lauro hijacking, and he commanded all forces in the Panama invasion and the capture of Manuel Noriega. His last assignment was as commander of the US Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, which included all US special operations forces. He is currently a Senior Fellow/Mentor for the CAPSTONE and PINNACLE course to train and educate the senior US military leadership. He is a member of advisory organizations across the defense and commercial sectors.

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Lieutenant General Daniel R. Schroeder, US Army (Retired)

General Schroeder is a senior mentor for the Joint Forces Staff College, a senior advisor to the J-9 (Innovation and Experimentation Programs), Joint Forces Command, and a consultant to Defense and Army Science boards.

During his Army career, he was Deputy Commander-in-Chief, US Army Europe, and Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army for Operations. He commanded two Joint Task Forces on contingency operations. Following his military career, he was senior vice president for modeling, simulation and technology with LORAL Federal Systems, later part of Lockheed Martin Corporation. He is a member of the board of the University of North Florida’s Taylor Institute of Engineering, and he provides senior-level consulting services to several corporations.

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Colonel Jack O'Neill, US Army (Retired)

With 30 years of active duty in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Colonel O'Neill is the chief operating officer and executive director of the Army Engineer Association, a not-for-profit corporation, where he leads AEA support to the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, its alumni and its industry partners. He is also an independent consultant to government and private-sector clients who have business interests with U.S. Defense Department and other federal agencies. He provides a wide range of services, particularly in the U.S. Army Engineer community.

Before joining AEA, Colonel O'Neill was on the corporate staff of Raytheon Systems Company, formerly Hughes Aircraft Company, where he was business development manager for a variety of Army command, control, communications and intelligence systems. During his military career, he served in many assignments with the 82nd Airborne Division, the 1st Armored Division, the 2nd Armored Division and the 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized). In the Pentagon, he was on the Army Staff as director of the Office of the Chief of Engineers (Pentagon). He holds a BS degree in geology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Public Administration degree in management from the George Washington University. He is a graduate of the Engineer Officer Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

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Robert Horne, Senior Executive Consultant

Mr. Horne has broad experience in senior positions at large and small companies, all of it involved with introducing radical new technologies and changing organizational structures. He holds a Masters degree in chemical engineering and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Horne has worked for four large companies in different industries. He was product manager, polymers, for ICI America, where he was part of the team that acquired the base of what is now known as Astra Zeneca. He was director of corporate planning at Stauffer Chemical, a Fortune 100 company, and was involved in its merger with Cheseboro-Ponds. He was vice president, industry marketing at Digital Equipment during the early days of Internet commercialization. And he was vice president, industry marketing for Nortel Networks at the time of voice and data integration.

He also has held senior positions at small, rapid-growth companies. He was vice president at Rowland Development, where he introduced a retro-reflective product; president and chief executive officer at BioCAD, a software company developing new pharmaceutical products; and general manager at Accuray, a radiation therapy device company.

In government, Mr. Horne was an elected member of the Board of Finance in Westport, CT, and in 2006 he was appointed by the governor of Georgia to chair the governor's commission to administer the newly created city of Johns Creek until the first election of a mayor and council. He is on the external board of advisors of the Clemson University Computer Engineering Department.

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