Neal Petree

Over 40 years of combined military, industry, and corporate experience managing a myriad of tasks supporting the National Defense Strategy; managed numerous task orders and contracts both for the military (28 years) and subsequently for corporate (12 years) entities. Notable military assignments include US Central Command, Deputy Assistant Director, J5 Strategy and Policy Directorate; 1st Aviation Brigade, Fort Rucker, AL Brigade Commander; US Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA G3 Aviation Division Chief; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans/Force Development, Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) Joint Warfighting Integration Officer. Battalion Commander 17th Aviation Brigade, USFK, assignments also include AVIM Commander 82nd Airborne Division and AVIM Commander 1st Cavalry Division.

Awards include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2), Bronze Star, Air Medal, Army Meritorious Service (6), Senior Army Aviator Badge (AH-1S and CH-47D), Airborne Badge, and Air Assault Badge, Quad A Order of St. Michael (Silver)

Corporate Assignments include multiple Positions, from SVP in a Large Corporation, to Business Unit Director and Business Development Director in both Large and Small Companies.  Significant experience at all management levels executing assigned missions, managing budgets/resources, and executing profit and loss objectives.

B.A., Political Science University of South Florida, Tampa Florida 1977

M.S., National Resourcing Strategy (Focus: National Transportation Industry) National, Defense University (NDU), Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF), Washington, DC, 1997