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MEET OUR TEAM

The Dawnbreaker team finds joy in helping others succeed! Whether you are working with one of our engineers or MBAs who serve as a business coach; a market researcher finding pivotal information on your behalf; or a graphic designer/writer clarifying what you do – we all have your success in mind. Dawnbreaker’s services are provided directly to federal agencies, as well as to the small businesses which they fund through grants and contracts. Our Evaluation and Outreach team measures the impact of services provided. Please take a moment to explore the resumes of the individuals who may be supporting your organization through one or more of the programs that we support.
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EXECUTIVE STAFF / BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jenny C. Servo, PH.D.
PRESIDENT
jcservo@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-0025
BRENDA COVILL
VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE
bcovill@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9487
PAUL D. HAULER
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
pdhauler@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-5079
Jenny C. Servo, PH.D.  /  President
P (585) 594-0025    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jcservo@dawnbreaker.com
Dr. Servo is the founder and president of Dawnbreaker. She has written extensively on the topic of innovation with articles appearing in The Futurist, Intrepreneurial Excellence, and Innovation in the Work Place. Dr. Servo is also the senior author on the books that are used with our clients including Business Planning for Scientists and Engineers; Knock Their Socks Off: Making Winning Presentations to Investors; and Indicators of Commercial Potential.

Within Dawnbreaker, Dr. Servo specializes in the design of programs for Federal and State Agencies and in assisting small, advanced technology firms with business planning, market research, strategic planning, and organizational development. She is a frequent speaker at many national and state-related SBIR Conferences.

From 1985-1988, Jenny worked as a consultant to Kodak's Office of Innovation where she was responsible for developing training programs for innovation facilitators and monitoring customer satisfaction with the Office of Innovation. Dr. Servo was also responsible for monitoring various aspects of Kodak's internal venturing process and providing recommendations on the training needs of new venture management teams. Dr. Servo is bilingual in Spanish and in the mid-80's consulted with the Organization of American States on issues regarding technology transfer.

Jenny received her MS from the University of Kansas and her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.
Brenda Covill  /  Vice President, FINANCE
P (585) 617-9487    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  bcovill@dawnbreaker.com
Brenda Covill is the Vice President of Finance and has been with Dawnbreaker since its inception in 1990. Under Brenda’s financial guidance the company has prospered and weathered periodic downturns in the economy. Brenda manages the finance department and is the contract administrator on all government contracts. She is responsible for invoicing, accounts payable and receivable, and fringe benefits. Brenda is also an integral part of Dawnbreaker’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining Dawnbreaker, Brenda ran her own small business.
PAUL D. HAULER  /  EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
P (585) 594-5079    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  pdhauler@dawnbreaker.com
Paul D. Hauler is a member of Dawnbreaker’s Board of Directors and has been an integral and influential part of the Dawnbreaker team since the company’s launch in 1990. Paul brings with him a rich and varied background in general management, marketing, business, and strategic planning. Mr. Hauler has personally and successfully run $3, $10, and $20 million dollar companies in both the start-up and mature mode for companies including Videk – an Eastman Kodak spin-off, Keuffel & Esser Co., Boeing Electronics, and Taylor Instrument Company PTY, Ltd for which Mr. Hauler served as the company president. Paul has also served as the Director of Strategic Relations for The Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Prior to his work in industry Mr. Hauler worked with NASA for 4 years where he served as the Director for Industry Affairs. His efforts were focused upon marketing the numerous technologies that NASA produced to various publics. NASA's Spin-Off magazine and TechBrief brochures are both consequences of those efforts. Mr. Hauler is no stranger to the venture capital community and has frequently interfaced with venture capitalists when considering divestiture and acquisition activities.
BUSINESS ACCELERATION

LYN BARNETT
lbarnett@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9493
TODD BARNUM, MBA
tbarnum@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-5188
THOMAS BROVARONE, MS
tbrovarone@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9415
ALFRED W. CLARK, MS
aclark@dawnbreaker.com
P (301) 866-9898
LYN BARNETT  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9493    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  lbarnett@dawnbreaker.com
Lyn Barnett joined the Dawnbreaker team in 2001 and brings over 30 years of experience in marketing, business development, planning, and management in organizations that include start-ups and Fortune 50 companies.

At Dawnbreaker, Ms. Barnett serves as a Business Acceleration Manager for the company’s Navy, National Science Foundation (NSF), and Department of Energy (DOE) SBIR transition assistance programs. She currently is the liaison between Dawnbreaker and NAVAIR and SPAWAR. In addition, Ms. Barnett assists Dawnbreaker’s Federal Agency clients with business development and outreach efforts. Ms. Barnett has served as Program Manager for the NIST Technology Commercialization Assistance Program (TCAP), as well as the company’s private business contact with responsibilities for understanding requirements and drafting contracts. She has also assisted on data collection and reporting for the Navy Transition Assistance Program (TAP) follow-up efforts. Ms. Barnett has represented Dawnbreaker at tradeshows such as the National SBIR Conference and Beyond Phase II.

Ms. Barnett is skilled at developments in new and emerging markets and technologies. Prior to her role at Dawnbreaker, she led the marketing efforts for Hewlett-Packard's ProCurve Networking business to achieve the #2 worldwide market share position behind Cisco Systems. She has also led the server-based wireless technology initiatives at Compaq Computer Corporation where her team developed and marketed wireless enterprise solutions to reduce cost and improve profitability of businesses across the globe. Ms. Barnett's extensive experience in marketing and business development includes internal and external consulting, market strategy development, alliance and partner management, strategic planning, channel development, marketing plan implementation, customer identification, and team management of both large and small organizations. As an entrepreneur and CEO, Ms. Barnett was chosen to lead a start-up in the medical industry from concept design to product commercialization. She also was selected to manage a venture portfolio in small and multifaceted technology companies as part of an intrapreneurial initiative at Eastman Kodak Company.

Ms. Barnett currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Houghton College from which she earned a BA in Business Administration.
TODD BARNUM, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 594-5188    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tbarnum@dawnbreaker.com
Todd Barnum joined Dawnbreaker in 2013 as a Business Acceleration Manager (BAM). Mr. Barnum is a former Marine and senior technical leader with extensive experience in domestic and international business operations. His expertise includes engineering, new product development, sales and service, business processes and strategic planning. At Dawnbreaker, Mr. Barnum assists with the commercialization efforts of small advanced technology firms that are funded by the Navy SBIR program.

In his previous role at SPX Corporation, Mr. Barnum directed the new product development and engineering groups working on solar/semiconductor initiatives. He also has several years of experience working in the defense industry, primarily in operational test and evaluation with General Dynamics on the former EFV program.

Mr. Barnum is a graduate of Georgetown University's International Executive MBA program, and holds a B.S from the Rochester Institute of Technology with concentrations in Computer Engineering and Computer Science.
THOMAS BROVARONE, MS  /  PROGRAM MANAGER, BUSINESS INTEGRATION
P (585) 617-9415    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tbrovarone@dawnbreaker.com
Thomas (Tom) Brovarone joins Dawnbreaker with over 20+ years acquisition expertise in naval ship design, construction, sustainment and operations. A retired Navy Captain (O6), Mr. Brovarone's command experience, submariner and ship design background and program management expertise significantly enhances Dawnbreaker's capabilities in its Government Services portfolio and brings a unique and insightful perspective to the Dawnbreaker team.

Highlights of his Naval career include operational tours on two fast attack submarines where he was the department head for Engineering and Weapons. His engineering and program management assignments included Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) as the in-service submarine project officer; Regional Maintenance Program Manager for the western Pacific region, Commander, U.S Pacific Fleet; Project Superintendent and Business Officer, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; Maintenance and Readiness Officer, Commander Submarine Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Business Officer, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery ME.

While assigned to the shipyard in Portsmouth, he volunteered for an assignment with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers in Baghdad, Iraq as the Director of Reconstruction. Mr. Brovarone was selected as a Senior Fellow to the CNO Strategic Studies Group where he conducted research in the integration of unmanned systems into the naval force structure.

While in command of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, he directed research, development and testing of mine countermeasure mission modules for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), counter IED devices for the U.S. Marine Corps, SEAL underwater mobility vehicles and diving and life support equipment.

A graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA, Mr. Brovarone holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mechanical Engineering) and a Master of Science Naval Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA.
ALFRED W. CLARK, MS  /  MANAGER, GOVERNMENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
P (301) 866-9898, Cell: (703) 517-7865    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  aclark@dawnbreaker.com
Alfred (Al) Clark joins Dawnbreaker with over 20+ years experience in DoD Weapon Systems acquisition and private sector corporate business development. Mr. Clark's experience and background as a career Naval Aviator and a senior member of the DoD Acquisition Corps significantly enhances Dawnbreaker's capabilities in its Government Services portfolio. His command experience and extensive work in the aviation field and major DoD Weapon Systems program management experiences bring a unique and insightful perspective to the Dawnbreaker team.

After completing 27 years of service in the U.S. Navy and retiring at the rank of Captain (O-6), and prior to joining Dawnbreaker, he was Vice President of Business Development at VT Systems, Inc., for 3 years with primary responsibilities for managing corporate merger and acquisitions, the development of corporate aerospace business development activities, and evaluating emerging technologies for investment.

Highlights of his Naval career include tours as a carrier based A-6 Intruder pilot; assignments in the F/A-18 Fighter Aircraft Program Office where he held positions as Deputy Program Manager for F/A-18 E/F Special Projects and Deputy Program Manager for F/A-18 Foreign Military Sales; F/A-18 Program Integrator and Acceptance Test Pilot at the Defense Plant Representative Office (DPRO) McDonnell Douglas; TOMAHAWK Cruise Missile West Coast Test Director at the Pacific Missile Test Range Point Mugu, California; and a Command tour as Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency Boeing St. Louis, the nation's largest in-plant DoD contract management command. His command responsibility included the production management, oversight and delivery of an $85 Billion defense weapons systems portfolio with and annual fiscal execution responsibility in excess of $7 Billion. This portfolio included the F/A-18 Super Hornet, F-15E Strike Eagle, A/V-8B Harrier, T45 Trainer, the Stand-off Land Attack Missile- Extended Range (SLAM-ER), the Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) and various other major weapon systems. Mr. Clark amassed over 2700+ flying hours in various high performance jet aircraft to include significant time in the A-4 Skyhawk, the A-6E Intruder, the A-7E Corsair II, the F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornet and the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet. As a member of Medium Attack Squadron 176 (VA-176) operating the A-6E from the deck of the USS Independence (CV-62), he participated in day/night carrier combat operations in Grenada (OPERATION URGENT FURY) and in Lebanon.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1976), Mr. Clark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Systems Engineering). In addition, he holds a Master of Science Electrical Engineering (Space Systems Engineering) from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey California, and a Master of Science (National Resource Strategy) from the National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C. Other postgraduate education includes graduation from the Program Managers and Executive Program Managers Courses, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and the Executive Development Program, J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
TODD FARRAR, MBA
tfarrar@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9498
SHERRY HOSTETTER, MBA
shostetter@dawnbreaker.com
P (315) 623-7424
PETE HUNT, P.E. MBA
phunt@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9497
CHRIS KAUFMAN, PH.D.
ckaufman@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6205
TODD FARRAR, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9498    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tfarrar@dawnbreaker.com
Todd has extensive experience providing commercialization assistance and market analysis services to companies, universities, government organizations, and venture capital groups.

Prior to coming to Dawnbreaker Todd managed commercialization assistance services for over 300 small companies that received funding through the small business innovation research (SBIR) program as well as services specifically tailored to meet the needs of universities and government organizations. In addition, he has provided commercialization and portfolio evaluation services to medium and large Fortune 500, companies. Todd's experiences with University Technology Transfer has come from working at the Technology Licensing Office at Rochester Institute of Technology, providing marketability and patentability recommendations for new inventions. Todd has also consulted with a venture capital group, evaluating venture investment trends, as well as with several high tech seed and startup stage companies.

Todd holds a B.S. in Computer Science with a focus in Physics from Ithaca College and received his MBA with a concentration in Technology Management from Rochester Institute of Technology.
SHERRY HOSTETTER, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (315) 623-7424    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  shostetter@dawnbreaker.com
Ms Hostetter joined Dawnbreaker in July of 2006 as a portfolio manager. She has over 30 years of successful experience in marketing, business strategy, negotiations, customer relations, and merger and acquisition planning, predominantly in the energy and education industries.

Key positions Ms. Hostetter has held include:
Vice President, Marketing and Sales for Baltimore Gas and Electric/Constellation Energy
Director of Strategic Initiatives for Rochester Gas and Electric
Interim Vice President for the College for Financial Planning/ Apollo Group
Chairperson, Monroe County Airport Authority

In those positions she successfully negotiated customer contracts with many diverse major companies including Eastman Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, Bethlehem Steel, John Hopkins Hospital, and Merrill Lynch.

Ms Hostetter received her MBA from Colorado State University and her Bachelor of Arts from Potsdam State University. She is currently a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor business society. Ms Hostetter is a strong community participant and received the prestigious Presidential Award for community service. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for HB Smith Corporation and is on the Board of Trustees for The MacDuffie School in Springfield, MA.
PETE HUNT, P.E. MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9497    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  phunt@dawnbreaker.com
Pete Hunt joined Dawnbreaker in September of 2007 as a Portfolio Manager. He has a strong background in project management, strategic planning, research and development, and customer service with over 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical and chemical capital equipment industry. Mr. Hunt brings with him a solid end-user's perspective of technology development and first hand knowledge of working for a large manufacturer. He held several positions at Pfaudler, starting as a Reconditioning Engineer and progressing to designing multi-million dollar reactor systems as a Product Engineer and most recently working as a Senior Product Engineer concentrating on new product design and development. Once development was complete, Mr. Hunt worked with both the sales and marketing groups to commercialize the product.

Mr. Hunt has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received his MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma, business honor society and he holds a Professional Engineering license in the State of New York.
CHRIS KAUFMAN, PH.D.  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-6205, Cell: (703) 517-7865    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  ckaufman@dawnbreaker.com
Dr. Kaufman joined Dawnbreaker in March of 2014 as a Business Acceleration Manager. He has a strong background in scientific research, market opportunity analysis, intellectual property assessment, entrepreneurism, business development, and venture capital. He has over a decade of research experience in molecular and cellular biology while at the University of Rochester, Northwestern University, and the Max Delbruck Center. Most recently Dr. Kaufman was a Venture Analyst at Excell Partners, where he evaluated pre-seed and seed stage businesses for investment potential.

Dr. Kaufman earned his Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, and Genetics from the University of Minnesota, and a M.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Medical Management from the William E. Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.
MITCH LAIRMORE, MBA
mlairmore@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9439
BOB LARSEN
blarsen@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9486
ROBERT L. LOCKWOOD, MSIA
rlockwood@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 330-0083
BARBARA MOORE
bMoore@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9470
MITCH LAIRMORE, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9439    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  mlairmore@dawnbreaker.com
Mr. Lairmore has a strong background in Business Development, Strategic Planning and Market Research. He has extensive experience working with product development teams and small companies in the commercialization of technology. As a Business Development Director at Eastman Kodak, his activities included strategic plans for new products, development of intellectual property licensing plans and collaboration with partners. He has also worked as a consultant providing commercialization assistance to small companies for a very diverse range of technology development projects sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Energy (DoE), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Mr. Lairmore has been a principal in three different new business startups; in these startups, he has taken on different roles, including cofounder, marketing manager, and board member. He has helped these startups to secure three rounds of funding, to identify and capitalize on market opportunities via partnerships, and to transition to profitability.

He holds an MBA from the Willam E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iowa.
BOB LARSEN  /  MANUFACTURING CONSULTANT AND BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9486    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  blarsen@dawnbreaker.com
Robert (Bob) Larsen joins Dawnbreaker with over 25 years of senior management experience directing the growth of Original Equipment Manufacturing and Service types of businesses, domestically and internationally. Mr. Larsen was General Manager and Senior Vice President of stand-alone divisions of Lockheed Martin Corporation, TransTechnology Corporation, Gull Incorporated and Puritan Bennett Corporation. He developed strategic and tactical plans and streamlined operations by implementing Lean processes to compete in global markets.

With profit responsibility for the entire business infrastructure, including finance, planning, manufacturing, customer support, marketing and sales, he improved existing sales channels and developed new revenue opportunities.

The types of products manufactured ranged from electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, mechanical, metalworking and injection molded. These products served the commercial and well military markets including mission critical and life support applications.

Career highlights:
  • Restored profitability to a UK service, value added reseller (VAR) and depot repair business.
  • Established a profitable service, VAR and depot repair business in Australia.
  • Restored profitability to a Michigan service, VAR and depot repair business.
  • Transitioned the KC135 fuel management product from prototype qualification to manufacturing, on time, on budget.
  • Established a profitable re-manufacturing and test facility in Japan, Taiwan and Korea for Anesthesia Machines and Ventilators.

Mr. Larsen holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business from New York Institute of Technology and was selected and attended the Lockheed Martin Strategic Leadership Program for Senior Executives. He served in the Army as Crew Chief of a helicopter gun team stationed in Vietnam.
ROBERT L. LOCKWOOD, MSIA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 330-0083    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  rlockwood@dawnbreaker.com
Bob Lockwood joined Dawnbreaker in August of 2004. Mr. Lockwood has over 35 years of management experience including General Management, strategic planning, financial management, sales operations, technology transfer and international operations. He has held senior management positions with Xerox Corporation, The Professional Development Group, The Sutherland Group and Concentrix Corporation.

As General Manager of the Xerox Voice Systems Division, Bob was responsible for the start up of the Division and the successful marketing of voice mail networks to major accounts; carrying full P&L responsibility. Subsequent to launching the Voice Systems Division, he was promoted to General Manager of Xerox's national Telemarketing Operation, responsible for the development and implementation of an inside sales program that delivered increased market share at a 15% reduction in selling costs.

Upon leaving Xerox in 1995, Bob built a successful consulting practice assisting clients such as Eastman Kodak, Frontier Corporation (Global Crossing), Constellation Brands, American Red Cross and Xerox in strategy development and implementation. He expanded his consulting practice in 1997 by joining The Sutherland Group as Director of Consulting Services. In this capacity Bob was successful in bringing over $12 Million in new business to the organization.

In order to further expand his consulting practice in the areas of direct marketing, response management and literature fulfillment, Bob moved to Concentrix Corporation in 2001. Working chiefly with high technology clients, he was successful in delivering the Concentrix integrated response management solution to companies such as Gartner, Xerox and PNC Bank. Bob continues to apply his broad range of management experience by assisting technology based companies in developing their strategic business plans and addressing their sales and marketing challenges.

He holds an M.S. degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. degree in Mathematics from St. Lawrence University where he was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate. Bob served three years as a Captain in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corp in Germany.
BARBARA MOORE  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9470    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  bMoore@dawnbreaker.com
Ms. Moore joined Dawnbreaker in 2013, and brings with her over 25 years of manufacturing, product design, development, and test experience in the automotive industry. At Dawnbreaker, Ms. Moore serves as a Business Acceleration Manager (BAM) where she provides advanced technology commercialization support to a Navy SBIR/STTR Phase II portfolio of small businesses with the goal of transitioning their technology to Department of Defense fleet applications. Ms. Moore provides consultation support to companies creating abstracts, quad charts, capability brochures, Transition Information Packets (TIPS) and facilitates presentation of their technology at the annual Navy Opportunity Forum held in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Moore began her career in Product Engineering at General Motors working as a Fuel Injector Design Engineer and liaison to the injector manufacturing plant. Subsequently, she joined the Fuel Cell R&D Program and was involved with development and testing of methanol, gasoline, and hydrogen PEM fuel cell stacks, balance of plant components, and systems. This work resulted in the award of three patents for vehicle system packaging and component innovations. Most recently, she managed a team of engineers providing fuel cell electric vehicle data and analysis to the Department of Energy and Department of Defense. This successful program, based on a reliability growth and monitoring plan of over 100 vehicles as well as supply chain management of suppliers and spare parts, was developed with her team towards eventual commercialization.

Ms. Moore holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University.
VERNON MOORE, MBA
vmoore@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9476
KYLE MULLEN, MS
kmullen@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9458
DONALD L. NAVOR, MBA
dnavor@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9480
TALLAM NGUTI, ESQ.
tgnuti@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9474
VERNON MOORE, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9476, Cell: (703) 517-7865    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  vmoore@dawnbreaker.com
Vernon Moore is a results-driven business professional and career military officer with over 29 years experience in the DoD and Defense IT industries combined. He joins Dawnbreaker with extensive expertise in DoD operations, electronic warfare, tactical communications systems, program management, business development, and strategic planning.

As a program manager at Harris Corporation, Mr. Moore has directed multi-disciplinary teams to develop and deliver high value technology solutions to meet the mission critical needs of US Army Brigade Combat Teams fighting in Afghanistan.

He completed a successful career as a rated US Air Force Navigator and Electronic Warfare Officer; flying a number of aircraft including B-52G/H strategic bombers and various electronic warfare platforms. Mr. Moore also served in various key leadership and management roles at the Squadron, Wing, and Higher Headquarters levels. He has directed combat support operations and has prepared war fighters at all echelons for the full spectrum of armed conflict.

Mr. Moore is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Academics. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
KYLE MULLEN, MS  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9458    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  kmullen@dawnbreaker.com
Kyle Mullen joins Dawnbreaker with over 22 years of experience in DoD Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C2ISR) weapons system operations, program management, and strategic planning. Mr. Mullen's background in radar, communications, surveillance and reconnaissance, and command and control (C2) systems expands Dawnbreaker's Government Services portfolio with recent Joint Service experience. He retired from active duty after 22 years at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (O-5) prior to joining the Dawnbreaker team.

As a career Air Battle Manager and Rated Officer in the United States Air Force, his operational assignments included instructor and evaluator Senior Director and Mission Commander positions on the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), Mobile Theater Air Control System (TACS) Control and Reporting Centers (CRCs), and the Korean Theater Air Control System (KTACS). Mr. Mullen completed a joint staff tour at Joint Interagency Task Force South where he was responsible for strategic and operational planning of the counter narco-terrorism mission throughout Central America and the Western Caribbean. Most recently he completed a staff assignment at Headquarters Air Combat Command where he served as the Chief, Airborne C2 Systems Branch and subsequently the Deputy Chief, C2ISR Operations Division where he was responsible for operational program management of 17 unique Air Force C2ISR weapons systems. Highlights of his accomplishments include expansion of a virtual training network across all C2 and most fighter system locations, rapid growth of the Remotely Piloted Aircraft programs in support of worldwide commitments, and operational requirement decisions on sustainment vs. recapitalization of critical C2ISR systems for the Air Force and Joint Services. His command assignments included Commander, 965th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron, Forward Operating Locations Manta, Ecuador, and Curacao, N.A. and Deputy Commander, 380th Expeditionary Operations Group, Southwest Asia. He amassed over 2900 flying hours in various Command and Control and Special Mission aircraft including 1000+ combat and combat support hours during Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, SOUTHERN WATCH, NORTHERN WATCH, PROVIDE COMFORT, UPHOLD DEMOCRACY and NOBLE EAGLE.

A 1989 graduate of Purdue University, Mr. Mullen holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; he earned a Masters of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2003. His military postgraduate education includes the Joint Forces Staff College, Air War College, and Air Command and Staff College. Mr. Mullen is a 1998 graduate of the United States Air Force Weapons School.
DONALD L. NAVOR, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9480    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dnavor@dawnbreaker.com
Donald Navor has over 35 years of leadership experience in government, business, academia and the military. He held senior director positions in city government, was a business consultant, an assistant and adjunct college professor and a US Army Infantry Officer. Don's background in high technology applications derives from the modernization efforts he has lead from water systems to Bradley Fighting Vehicle, Abrams Tank and Apache Helicopter conversions to joint service airborne, airdrop and air land operations. He has extensive experience in airborne communication and electronics test and evaluation. As the commander of a SOF base in Europe Don was responsible for acquiring and insuring the logistics and operational interface of increasingly more technologically enhanced war fighter products.

Responsible for a $31M annual budget as the Director of Water for the City of Rochester, NY, Don consistently returned $4-$6 M on assets of $150M to the general fund. He was directly responsible for business development and brought on several revenue increasing governmental and industrial customers. The innovative modernization capital programs in cathodic pipeline protection, Leadership in Environmentally Efficient Design (LEED) facilities, high tech supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, and automated mapping facilities management geographic information system(AM/FM/GIS) bring a unique user level understanding of many of the technologies in his portfolio.

Don taught Spanish at West Point and the Psychology of Business and Industry at the University of Rochester.

Don was on the joint service team that perfected the container delivery system (CDS), the low altitude parachute extraction system (LAPES), high altitude high opening (HAHO) system and other combat systems used by the war fighter today.

In addition to being a US Army Helicopter Pilot he is an Airborne, Air assault, Ranger and Vietnam Combat Veteran. Don earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge and Bronze Star Medal for Valor.

A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1969), Don holds a Bachelor of Science Degree. In addition, he holds a Master of Arts from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration from C.W.Post.

Don joined Dawnbreaker in 2006, and is involved in both Portfolio Management and Business Development.
TALLAM NGUTI, ESQ.  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9474    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tgnuti@dawnbreaker.com
Mr. Tallam Nguti joined Dawnbreaker on a full time basis in August 2013 as a Business Acceleration Manager for assisting and mentoring small SBIR/STTR technology companies.

Tallam brings more than 40 years of valuable corporate experience in engineering, supervision and patent law to Dawnbreaker. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Purdue University, an MBA from the Krannert School of Business [Purdue University], and a Law degree from Valparaiso University.

Tallam has worked for companies in the pharmaceutical, electronics, chemical, manufacturing, xerography and information technology industries, including 12 years as a manufacturing engineer and supervisor for Johnson and Johnson, Zenith Radio, BRK Electronics and Lever Brothers before going back to Law school.

After Law school, Tallam worked for over 27 years as a Patent Attorney for Kodak and Xerox. As a Patent Attorney Tallam has counseled many inventors and start-ups on Intellectual Property and Brand issues, and has worked on and obtained more than 700 patents for clients in many diverse technologies.

During the past 12 years Mr. Nguti also worked with Dawnbreaker on a part time basis as a Business Acceleration Manager assisting SBIR/STTR new startup technology companies. In this capacity Tallam has assisted and mentored more than 130 SBIR/STTR small businesses with commercialization planning, with particular expertise on Intellectual Property topics and issues, market opportunity analysis, commercialization strategies, and pro forma financials.

Even as a part-time Business Acceleration Manager, Tallam has successfully assisted such companies develop commercialization plans related to MEMs, rapid prototyping, micro-milling, deep green LEDs, social network linked services, acoustical holography, biomass conversion and recycling technologies, composites and composite fabrication; waste heat recovery; chip-to-chip interconnects; to name a few.

One of Tallam's interests and passions is Third World development, particularly African development.
CAROL RABKE, PH.D.
crabke@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 425-3212
IAN ROTH, MBA
iroth@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-3113
Jenny C. Servo, PH.D.
jcservo@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-0025
JOHN G. SERVO
jgservo@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-9281
CAROL RABKE, PH.D.  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 425-3212    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  crabke@dawnbreaker.com
Dr. Rabke joined Dawnbreaker in 2000. She has a Ph.D. in Physical/Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah and a BA in Chemistry from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, VA. Prior to joining Dawnbreaker, Dr. Rabke worked at Burleigh Instruments in Rochester, NY, where she held multiple roles as Interim Director of Marketing and Sales, Director of Marketing, Application Laboratory manager, and Independent Consultant on Surface Metrology. Many of these roles have required data gathering from customers, development of training materials to be used with reps and distributors, development of marketing communications materials, and the development and nurturing of strategic business relationships and scientific collaborations.
IAN ROTH, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 594-3113    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  iroth@dawnbreaker.com
Ian Roth joins Dawnbreaker with more than 9 years of manufacturing, project management, engineering, customer service, and research and development experience in the glass, manufacturing and e-learning industries.

Mr. Roth began his career conducting research at Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, in an effort to discover an efficient method of storing liquid nuclear waste in glass form as part of the cleanup of the Hanford Site in Washington. Subsequently, he worked as part the team that began the U.S. operations of SGD Glass, literally working from the ground up. At Pfaudler, Mr. Roth worked as a materials research engineer, as part of the Glass Technology and Manufacturing group, where he conducted glass research, product development, oversaw a department and managed customer relationships by acting as a focal point for problem resolution. Most recently, he served as a Program Manager with Element K, where his primary duties were strategic development and partner support.

Mr. Roth has a BS in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University and a MBA from the University of Rochester.
Jenny C. Servo, PH.D.  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 594-0025    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jcservo@dawnbreaker.com
Dr. Servo is the founder and president of Dawnbreaker. She has written extensively on the topic of innovation with articles appearing in The Futurist, Intrepreneurial Excellence, and Innovation in the Work Place. Dr. Servo is also the senior author on the books that are used with our clients including Business Planning for Scientists and Engineers; Knock Their Socks Off: Making Winning Presentations to Investors; and Indicators of Commercial Potential.

Within Dawnbreaker, Dr. Servo specializes in the design of programs for Federal and State Agencies and in assisting small, advanced technology firms with business planning, market research, strategic planning, and organizational development. She is a frequent speaker at many national and state-related SBIR Conferences.

From 1985-1988, Jenny worked as a consultant to Kodak's Office of Innovation where she was responsible for developing training programs for innovation facilitators and monitoring customer satisfaction with the Office of Innovation. Dr. Servo was also responsible for monitoring various aspects of Kodak's internal venturing process and providing recommendations on the training needs of new venture management teams. Dr. Servo is bilingual in Spanish and in the mid-80's consulted with the Organization of American States on issues regarding technology transfer.

Jenny received her MS from the University of Kansas and her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.
JOHN G. SERVO  /  VICE PRESIDENT / BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 594-9281    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jgservo@dawnbreaker.com
John Servo is the Vice President of Dawnbreaker, a professional services firm specializing in commercialization assistance to advanced technology firms. Since 1990 Dawnbreaker has conducted the highly successful Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Approximately 50% of the participants in the last four programs received private sector investment within 18 months of program completion. The company has also worked with over 100 small R&D firms funded by the Department of Defense's (DoD) Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR), assisting them to create sound commercialization plans.

Mr. Servo is an active member of Dawnbreaker's commercialization team and works with small and large firms participating in programs that the company conducts for DOE, DoD, and DoC. Most of Dawnbreaker's programs culminate in an investment event referred to as the Commercialization Opportunity Forum, attended by Directors and Vice Presidents of large corporations and venture capital firms. Mr. Servo has primary responsibility for the company's interface with the investment community and for participation by investors at these Forums.

John has a strong background in sales, acquired over a 20 year career as a master salesman, sales trainer, sales manager, and general manager. He assists private clients with gathering market research, strategic planning, and contract negotiations.
JON SIENKOWSKI, MBA
jsienkowski@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9459
RICHARD SMERBECK
rsmerbeck@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9484
ALEXANDER D. STOYEN, PH.D.
astoyen@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-0025
CAROL VAN BUREN, MS
cvanburen@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9416
JON SIENKOWSKI, MBA  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9459    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jsienkowski@dawnbreaker.com
Jon Sienkowski joins Dawnbreaker with 13 years of manufacturing, product development, commercial, and finance experience in the automotive and fuel cell industries.

Mr. Sienkowski began his career in product engineering and manufacturing at General Motors, working at the vehicle proving grounds and a high volume manufacturing plant. Subsequently, he joined GM's Fuel Cell R&D program where he progressed to a position as a Systems Engineer, responsible for development of the hydrogen delivery subsystem. In this role, Mr. Sienkowski gained solid experience in technology selection and requirements development and his work resulted in five patents in control strategies and component innovations. Most recently, Mr. Sienkowski worked on GM's fuel cell commercial development team as a Senior Cost Engineer where he was involved in supplier selection, strategies for technology cost reduction, and forecasting fuel cell technology cost over a 15 year horizon.

Mr. Sienkowski has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and received his MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester concentrating in Competitive Strategy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship.
RICHARD SMERBECK  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9484    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  rsmerbeck@dawnbreaker.com
Richard Smerbeck brings 25 plus years of R&D experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries to Dawnbreaker. Over the course of his career, Richard has played key roles in the development and launch of more than 50 new products. These include Rx and OTC pharmaceutical products, contact lens care products, nutritional supplements and, skin care products. Additionally, he is an inventor on 25 patents.

Richard has held a series of increasingly responsible positions at Warner Lambert, Schering Plough and finally at Bausch and Lomb where he retired as Vice President, Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development. In this role, Richard was responsible, at the corporate level, for the development and launch of all new pharmaceutical products. During his tenure at Bausch and Lomb, he has also held the positions of Vice President, Research, Development and Engineering, Europe; Vice President, New Product Commercialization and; Director of Product and Process Development. Additionally, Richard was the principal of RVS Pharmaceutical R&D Consulting providing product development expertise to clients ranging from start-ups to established corporations. Over the course of his career, Richard has worked successfully along the entire product development continuum - from basic/applied research to pre-clinical efficacy methods development, business development; program management, product and process development, to executive management.

Richard has a B.S in Biology from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He, his wife Meg and their youngest child Kevin reside in Pittsford, NY.
ALEXANDER D. STOYEN, PH.D.  /  Business Acceleration Manager
P (585) 594-0025    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  astoyen@dawnbreaker.com
Dr. Stoyen joined Dawnbreaker in 2007 to lead the Strategic Initiatives area and to serve on the Business Acceleration team. He has expert knowledge of software technology and product development, business development, funding, marketing and program management, interrelationships among academia, industry and government sectors, and government relations as pertaining to budgeting, planning, authorizations and appropriations. Dr. Stoyen's strong organizational and communications skills accompany the foregoing credentials in the technology field.

Previously, Dr. Stoyen was the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Systems Inc. (21CSI®), a pioneer in agent-based decision support systems for time and mission critical Department of Defense and Homeland Security applications. Under Dr. Stoyen's leadership, 21CSI grew to nearly 150 employees. 21CSI's products, such as the High Resolution Situational Awareness system being used by the Marines in Iraq, transformed the way people and computers work together. Use of intelligent agents enabled these systems to adapt to changing environments and improve crucial decisions and response time by continually assessing multiple data streams. In both 2005 and 2006, 21CSI was named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500 list of America's fastest growing private companies. 21CSI has been named to the Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 2006 List for Virginia. In 2006, 21CSI was honored by the prestigious 2006 Tibbetts Award, which recognized the company as a leader in small business innovative research (SBIR).

Dr. Stoyen's other prior appointments included the University of Nebraska and the Peter Kiewit Institute of Information Science, Technology and Engineering, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center and IBM Zurich Research Laboratory. Dr. Stoyen has contributed significantly to a number of key technological concepts in real-time systems, complex systems and decision support systems. He has published more than 130 articles in journals, books and conference proceedings. Dr. Stoyen has served as an organizer of many professional events, chair of IEEE Technical Committees, and editor or guest editor of book series and archived peer-reviewed journals, including the IEEE Computer, J. Real-Time Imaging and J. Real-Time Systems. Dr. Stoyen is a recipient of an IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award.

Dr. Stoyen holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.
CAROL VAN BUREN, MS  /  BUSINESS ACCELERATION MANAGER
P (585) 617-9416    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  cvanburen@dawnbreaker.com
Carol Van Buren has been with Dawnbreaker for over 9 years and has worked with over 300 companies helping with transition assistance as a Business Acceleration Manager. At Dawnbreaker, Ms. Van Buren has served as a Portfolio Manager, providing commercialization/transition planning assistance and market research deliverables to over 60 National Science Foundation Phase I and 30 Navy Phase II SBIR/STTR awardees. She has worked with several government agency clients, including Department of Energy, Navy, and NSF, as well as many clients in the private sector.

Prior to joining Dawnbreaker, Ms. Van Buren served as Strategic Marketing Manager for PACS/Digital Medical Imaging Solutions at AGFA’s Healthcare Informatics Division in Waterloo, Canada. Ms. Van Buren has made her mark in the biotech and health care industries, in roles spanning new business development, strategic marketing and sales, product management and medical R&D across companies such as Kodak, MEDSTAT and Preferred Care.

Ms. Van Buren holds a M.S. in Preventive Medicine from the University of Rochester and a B.A. in Biology-Chemistry from Skidmore College. She completed her doctoral training in Clinical & Chronic Disease Epidemiology combined with Health Policy, Finance & Management at the Johns Hopkins University. Her passion and focus is the ever-evolving biotech industry.
EVALUATION AND OUTREACH SERVICES

Judy davis, MBA
jdavis@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9495
ERICK LITTLEFORD
elittleford@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9481
MATTHEW MCNULTY
mmcnulty@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9442
JOHN K. SERVO, MA
jkservo@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9420
Judy Davis, MBA  /  DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR / ANALYST
P (585) 617-9495    /    F (585) 594-2774    /  jdavis@dawnbreaker.com
Judy Davis joined the Dawnbreaker staff in December 2006, bringing more than 20 years of experience in assisting small businesses with their finances, accounting and bookkeeping needs. Ms. Davis also has extensive experience in the nutrition field, receiving her AAS Degree in Food Service, with a focus on Nutrition and Diet Therapy, from Monroe Community College in 1999. An avid learner, Ms. Davis received her Bachelor's degree in 2006, with a focus on Information Technology, to enhance her already broad skill-set in today's information age. She then obtained her MBA in 2009. Utilizing her diverse experience, Ms. Davis is responsible for maintaining the data-quality of our extensive contact management database, which includes content from the health care arena and the energy and defense fields, and mining said database to support the company's numerous outreach activities.
ERICK LITTLEFORD  /  ANALYST
P (585) 617-9481    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  elittleford@dawnbreaker.com
Erick Littleford joined Dawnbreaker in 2006 and heads the company’s Phase III Evaluation efforts, as well as serves as the Program Manager for the Small Business Administration (SBA) project. As Manager of the Evaluation Team, Mr. Littleford develops research designs, identifies secondary and primary sources of data, and oversees execution of evaluation projects. Having primary responsibility for the company’s internal quality control process, Mr. Littleford oversees the collection of project commercialization data from more than 200 projects annually at 6-months, 12-months, and 18-months post Navy Opportunity Forum. For government agency clients like USSOCOM, he provides outreach support to the SBIR office.

As the SBA Project Director, Mr. Littleford manages a diverse internal team in the execution of multifaceted outreach initiatives focused on improving participation from underrepresented areas and populations; qualitatively demonstrating SBIR/STTR effectiveness; sourcing and recommending SBIR/STTR success stories; and other activities in support of SBA. Mr. Littleford also identifies and secures state-based partners for the SBIR Road Tour – a national outreach initiative to increase SBIR/STTR applicants from underrepresented states.

Mr. Littleford earned his BS in Public Policy from RIT in 2004. There he was the recipient of numerous leadership awards/scholarships and recognized as one of the University’s only two-term President of Student Government. In 2014, he received his Masters of Science in Technology & Public Policy from RIT.
MATTHEW MCNULTY  /  RESEARCH ANALYST
P (585) 617-9442    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  mmcnulty@dawnbreaker.com
Matt McNulty has over 19 years of experience working with customers from industrial, consumer, communications, medical, automotive, packaging, warehousing, food and beverage, military and scientific industries. During those years he developed the expertise for working within all levels of distribution supply chains from both the supply side and demand side. He is a skilled technical solutions consultant and prior to Dawnbreaker focused on customer needs analysis, business opportunity assessment, business development and project management activities. In account management positions with Arrow Electronics, Milgray, and Marshall Industries he acted as a liaison between customer's materials, engineering, marketing, operations and finance departments to facilitate product designs and meet supply chain objectives using customized programs. In an entrepreneurial role he developed an enterprise systems software company from the start-up stage to the point of successfully securing venture capital funds. Matt has a B.S. of Special Studies in Business from the State University of New York at Fredonia.
JOHN K. SERVO, MA Manager, Outreach Department
P (585) 617-9420    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jkservo@dawnbreaker.com
Formerly a Contract Specialist for Dawnbreaker, John K. Servo, Jr. currently works with our outreach and evaluation teams providing support to the Navy and DOE programs. John's responsibilities include management of the Outreach Department, collection of follow-up data on Dawnbreaker programs, outreach for the Navy Opportunity Forum®, and management of Dawnbreaker's investment/partner database. John K Servo received his Bachelors in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2007 and his Masters in Jazz Theory and Arranging from UNLV in 2010.
ROB SEWAR
rsewar@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9494
ROB SEWAR  /  Research Analyst
P (585) 617-9494    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  rsewar@dawnbreaker.com
Rob Sewar brings many years of small business experience to Dawnbreaker after spending the last 10 years as the owner/operator of a specialty computer & network retail establishment. He works with our outreach and evaluation team providing support to the Navy and DOE programs. His responsibilities include collection of follow-up data on Dawnbreaker programs and forum outreach.
MARKET RESEARCH

TINA ALLEN, MLS
tallen@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6203
AMIE ALSCHEFF
aalscheff@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6208
ELLEN DUPREE, MLS
edupree@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9496
ELIZA GOUGH, MLS
egough@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9451
TINA ALLEN, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-6203    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tallen@dawnbreaker.com
Tina joined Dawnbreaker in 2014. She earned her MLS degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2012. Tina also holds a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Economics from the State University of New York at Fredonia. She has prior experience as a paralegal, as a reference librarian in public libraries, and as a title searcher for the title insurance industry. Tina works as a market research analyst.
AMIE ALSCHEFF  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-6208    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  aalscheff@dawnbreaker.com
Amie joined Dawnbreaker in 2014. She is currently completing her MLS from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She also holds a B.A. in English from St. John Fisher College. Amie has prior experience providing research and reference services in a public library, as well earlier experience in the publishing industry. She works as a research analyst on various agency programs.
ELLEN DUPREE, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9496    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  edupree@dawnbreaker.com
Ellen joined Dawnbreaker in 2014 and earned her MLS degree from Syracuse University in 2008. Her background includes both academic and public libraries where she specialized in reference services. She also holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island and has several years of experience as an underwriter and an analyst. Ellen works as a market research specialist on various agency programs.
ELIZA GOUGH, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9451    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  egough@dawnbreaker.com
Eliza joined Dawnbreaker in 2007. She has her MLS degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and degrees in International Relations and French from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.

Eliza works as a market research analyst on various agency programs.
KERI HYDE, MLS
khyde@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6204
KRISTEN JOHNSON, MLS
kjohnson@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9405
KEVINE K. LIDORO, MLS
klidoro@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-0516
DIANE MEADE, MS
dmeade@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9452
KERI HYDE, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-6204    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  khyde@dawnbreaker.com
Keri joined Dawnbreaker in 2014. She received her MLS from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2007 and also holds a BA in English from the State University of New York at Fredonia. Keri has prior experience with academic cataloging and reference, digital library cataloging and classification focusing on military and government documents, and instruction. Keri works as a market research analyst.
KRISTEN JOHNSON, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9405    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  kjohnson@dawnbreaker.com
Kristen Johnson joined Dawnbreaker in 2009 after receiving her Masters Degree in Library Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. At Dawnbreaker, Ms. Johnson works with SBIR-funded companies and assists them with the development of Transition Information Packets (TIPs) and Commercial Information Packets (CIPs), as well as performs primary and customized market research and market sizing analysis. Additional deliverables include Commercial Potential Assessments (CPAs), Competitor Analysis Reports, and Stoplight Assessments.

For government agencies, Ms. Johnson is involved with Technology Foraging efforts, which focus on highlighting key technologies in specialized sectors based on a particular area of interest. This includes primary and secondary research. Ms. Johnson has worked directly with the U.S. Navy, Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Department of Homeland Security, and the Marine Corps.

Ms. Johnson has prior experience in the areas of corporate librarianship in the private sector and medical librarianship in the academic sector. While pursuing her Masters, she worked at the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library, providing reference and research services. Ms. Johnson also holds a BA from Canisius College.
KEVINE K. LIDORO, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 594-0516    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  klidoro@dawnbreaker.com
Kevine joined Dawnbreaker in 2001, after 3 years at the University of Rochester, where she worked at Rush Rhees Library. Kevine has an MA in Anthropology, with a research focus on information resources for small businesses and her MLS degree from the University of Buffalo.
DIANE MEADE, MS  /  MARKET RESEARCHER
P (585) 617-9452    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dmeade@dawnbreaker.com
Diane joined Dawnbreaker in September 2007. As a Market Research Analyst, her duties include searching databases to generate Transitional Information Packets (TIPs) for Navy Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Transition (SBIR/STTR) award recipient companies.

Diane received her B.S. from Syracuse University and an M.S. from Nazareth College.
NICHOLAS MONIN, MLS
nmonin@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9404
TIM MULHOLLAND JR., MLIS
tmulholland@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6202
VANESSA PANICCIA, MLS
vpaniccia@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6206
EVA M. PATRY, MLS
epatry@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-8546
NICHOLAS MONIN, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9404    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  nmonin@dawnbreaker.com
Nick joined Dawnbreaker in 2009. He received a MLS degree in 2009 from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also holds a BA in Classics from the College of Wooster. Nick has experience working in academic libraries and has used a variety of databases for information retrieval including Dialog and LexisNexis. In addition to his experience in academic libraries, Nick has worked on and helped create several digital libraries. Nick works as a market research analyst.
TIM MULHOLLAND JR., MLIS  /  MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST
P (585) 617-6202    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tmulholland@dawnbreaker.com
Tim joined Dawnbreaker in 2014. He holds a B.A. in History from St. Bonaventure University and received his M.L.I.S. from the University of South Carolina in 2011. He has experience in law and academic libraries as well as research experience in non-profit development.
VANESSA PANICCIA, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-6206    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  vpaniccia@dawnbreaker.com
Vanessa joined Dawnbreaker in 2014. She received her MLS from the State University of New York, University at Buffalo in September 2010. Vanessa also holds a B.A. in English with minor studies in Public Relations from the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. Vanessa has prior experience in training, instructional design, academic reference and instructional librarianship, academic instruction, and legal manuscript editing. Vanessa works as a market research analyst.
EVA M. PATRY, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 594-8546    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  epatry@dawnbreaker.com
Eva holds an MLS from Syracuse University's Information Studies Program, with an educational focus on reengineering, process redesign, user behavior, information flow and retrieval. Eva's professional focus has primarily been in the field of information searching and retrieval.

With over twenty years experience working in libraries, Eva has worked in various library cultures that include Academic, Corporate, Small Business, and Nonprofit library environments.
THERESA M. PIPHER, MLS
tpipher@dawnbreaker.com
P (607) 948-4252
JENNIFER REISCH, MLS
jreisch@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6209
KRISTIN STINER, MBA
kstiner@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9472
RACHEL WERTH, MLS
rwerth@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9407
THERESA M. PIPHER, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (607) 948-4252    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  tpipher@dawnbreaker.com
Theresa Pipher joined Dawnbreaker in 2004 as a Market Research Analyst and has been working with a growing portfolio of federal agency and private clients for over ten years. For the U.S. Navy, Ms. Pipher conducts primary and secondary market research with the goal of identifying customer needs and assessing transition opportunities within the fleet as well as commercialization opportunities in the commercial sector. She has worked with the Navy, Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Department of Homeland Security.

In addition to her work with the federal agencies, Ms. Pipher performs private client research, specific to industry analysis, competitive intelligence, commercial potential assessments and customized market research.

Ms. Pipher earned her MLS Degree from the University at Buffalo, as well as her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She has both corporate information resource center experience and international business experience.
JENNIFER REISCH, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-6209    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jreisch@dawnbreaker.com
Jennifer joined Dawnbreaker in 2014. She received her MLS from the State University of New York at Buffalo in February 2014. Jennifer also holds an M.A. in history from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She has prior experience providing education and reference services in an academic library, as well as earlier experience providing customer service and education in a retail setting. She works as a research analyst on various agency programs.
KRISTIN STINER, MBA  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9472    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  kstiner@dawnbreaker.com
Kristin joined Dawnbreaker in 2008. She received her MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology, and her B.S. in Business Administration and International Relations from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.

Kristin works as a market research specialist on various agency programs.
RACHEL WERTH, MLS  /  MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9407    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  rwerth@dawnbreaker.com
Rachel joined Dawnbreaker in 2009. She received her MLS from the State University of New York at Buffalo in February 2008. Rachel also holds a B.S. in Journalism from the State University of New York at Brockport. Rachel has prior experience working with numerous databases including the Rochester City Newspaper database at RIT, as well as subject cataloging at the academic level. Rachel works as a market research specialist on various agency programs.
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

BRIAN BOUCHERON
bboucheron@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9414
ANNIE BROWAR
abrowar@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9482
DAVID HUNT
dhunt@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6208
JULIE SCUDERI, MA
jscuderi@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6200
BRIAN BOUCHERON  /  GRAPHIC DESIGNER
P (585) 617-9414    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  bboucheron@dawnbreaker.com
Brian earned his Graphic Design BFA from RIT in the spring of 2002. While there he also received an AAS in Photography and a concentration in philosophy. Brian focuses mainly on print design at Dawnbreaker.
ANNIE BROWAR  /  GRAPHIC DESIGNER
P (585) 617-9482    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  abrowar@dawnbreaker.com
Annie Browar graduated with a BFA degree in Graphic Design at RIT in 2007, as well as a concentration in psychology. Annie enjoys creating aesthetically pleasing work that communicates well to the target audience. She has been with Dawnbreaker since September 2007 focusing on print design as well as assisting interface design.
DAVID HUNT  /  WEB/GRAPHIC DESIGNER
P (585) 617-6208    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dhunt@dawnbreaker.com
David Hunt graduated from SUNY Fredonia in 2010 with a BFA in visual arts and new media, concentrating in graphic design. He joined Dawnbreaker in February of 2013 after spending 2 years as the lead designer for a non-profit organization in Chicago. David focuses on both web and print design.
JULIE SCUDERI, MA  /  BUSINESS/TECHNICAL WRITER
P (585) 617-6200    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jscuderi@dawnbreaker.com
Julie joined Dawnbreaker in 2013 and brings a wealth of experience writing for multinational corporations.

At Dawnbreaker, Ms. Scuderi works with federal agency clients with the goal of helping SBIR/STTR funded companies communicate their technologies and proficiencies. She works on company capability brochures for both the Navy and the Department of Energy, in addition to producing several publications on SBIR success stories for the Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Energy, and the Small Business Administration. Ms. Scuderi also handles the marketing and public relations efforts of the new DOE Phase 0 Assistance Program. For private clients, Ms. Scuderi assists with website development and copywriting, construction of marketing materials, as well as Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and social media initiatives. She also assists with Dawnbreaker’s public relation efforts and internal corporate communication.

Prior to joining Dawnbreaker, Ms. Scuderi worked as a Business Writer for ManpowerGroup, where she developed extensive research papers and insight reports on topics such as youth unemployment, refugee rights, entrepreneurship and workplace mentoring. She has also worked in the financial sector, where she specialized in producing editorial and technical content for a full range of financial services companies, as well as reported on breaking news within the hedge fund industry.

Ms. Scuderi received her M.A. in Journalism from the University of Miami. She also holds a B.A. in Technical Communications from Rochester Institute of Technology.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE

EVELYN (EVIE) CRAWFORD
ecrawford@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 594-9138
EVELYN PARRIS
eparris@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9477
VERONICA SMITH
vsmith@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9446
EVELYN (EVIE) CRAWFORD  /  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
P (585) 594-9138    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  ecrawford@dawnbreaker.com
Evie has been with Dawnbreaker since 1996. She is primary support to Dawnbreaker's outreach team and is also responsible for purchasing. Her responsibilities include general database management, fulfilling book orders, and providing back-up support to the outreach team for Dawnbreaker's Forums.
EVELYN PARRIS  /  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
P (585) 617-9477    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  eparris@dawnbreaker.com
Evelyn Parris joined Dawnbreaker in October 2013 with an AAS in Secretarial Science and over 16 years experience providing executive and front-line level administrative and office management support in law, human resources, and telecommunications organizations. Ms. Parris is responsible for administrative support for the DHS SBIR program, the DOE Phase 2 SBIR/STTR program and shared support responsibilities on the Navy. Evelyn also provides some G&A responsibilities in support of the company President.
VERONICA SMITH  /  EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
P (585) 617-9446    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  vsmith@dawnbreaker.com
Veronica Smith is a seasoned Executive Assistant and brings with her over 20 years of secretarial and managerial experience. Ms. Smith joined Dawnbreaker in 2007 and provides administrative support for all agency clients including Navy, DOE, NSF and DHS, in addition to providing direct support to Dawnbreaker President Dr. Jenny Servo. She assists with the coordination and execution of government-funded tradeshow/business events, including the annual Navy Opportunity Forum®, which averages 1,300 attendees from the public, military, and private sector.

For the company’s many Business Acceleration Managers located both locally and around the country, Ms. Smith provides administrative support, allowing them to assist thousands of SBIR-funded companies. She composes and maintains multiple spreadsheets and reports on a daily basis. Her database management skills extend to proprietary company information in a variety of formats including web-based, Excel and Word. She assists in the preparation of agency client meetings by creating and managing agendas and meeting notes, as well as creating and updating organizational materials.

Ms. Smith obtained her AAS in Secretarial Science from Bryant & Stratton College in 1993.
FINANCE / HUMAN RESOURCES

BRENDA COVILL
bcovill@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9487
NAZNEEN RASHEED, MBA
nrasheed@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9489
JOHN K. SERVO, MA
jkservo@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9420
DEBRA ZONNEVYLLE
dzonnevylle@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9488
Brenda Covill  /  VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE
P (585) 617-9487    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  bcovill@dawnbreaker.com
Brenda Covill is the Vice President of Finance and has been with Dawnbreaker since its inception in 1990. Under Brenda’s financial guidance the company has prospered and weathered periodic downturns in the economy. Brenda manages the finance department and is the contract administrator on all government contracts. She is responsible for invoicing, accounts payable and receivable, and fringe benefits. Brenda is also an integral part of Dawnbreaker’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining Dawnbreaker, Brenda ran her own small business.
NAZNEEN RASHEED, MBA  /  PAYROLL/CONTRACT SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9489    /    F (585) 617-9490    /  nrasheed@dawnbreaker.com
Nazneen Rasheed joined Dawnbreaker in 2006, bringing over 15 years of experience in General and Payroll Accounting. At Dawnbreaker, Ms. Rasheed manages payroll, fringe benefits, 401K administration and worker’s compensation compliance for more than 70 employees nationwide and serves as the liaison between employees and Automatic Data Processing (ADP). She assists with preparations for audits by the General Services Administration and prepares annual Incurred Costs Electronically (ICE) reports as per DCAA requirements.

Ms. Rasheed holds an MBA in Financial Management from South Eastern University in Washington, D.C.
JOHN K. SERVO, MA Human Resource Manager
P (585) 617-9420    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jkservo@dawnbreaker.com
Formerly a Contract Specialist for Dawnbreaker, John K. Servo, Jr. currently works with our outreach and evaluation teams providing support to the Navy and DOE programs. John's responsibilities include management of the Outreach Department, collection of follow-up data on Dawnbreaker programs, outreach for the Navy Opportunity Forum®, and management of Dawnbreaker's investment/partner database. John K Servo received his Bachelors in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2007 and his Masters in Jazz Theory and Arranging from UNLV in 2010.
DEBRA ZONNEVYLLE
P (585) 617-9488    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dzonnevylle@dawnbreaker.com
Debra Zonnevylle joined Dawnbreaker in 2007 and currently serves as Accounting Assistant. With over 20 years of experience, she handles accounts payable, travel arrangements for all employees, and other direct costs. Ms. Zonnevylle also processes expense reports, helps with payroll and timecard audits to adhere to government standards and to ensure compliance. She also assists the Vice President of Finance, Brenda Covill, in all the accounts receivable and payable functions of the company, in addition to keeping track of sales taxes and performing prep work for audits.

Ms. Zonnevylle holds a B.S Degree from Plattsburg State University in Speech Pathology.
NETWORK ADMINISTRATION

DAN CAMPBELL
dcampbell@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9455
JOHN VAN TASSELL
jvantassell@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9454
DAN CAMPBELL  /  SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
P (585) 617-9455    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dcampbell@dawnbreaker.com
Dan Campbell joined Dawnbreaker in 2007 while receiving his B.S. in Network and Systems Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology. At Dawnbreaker, Mr. Campbell serves as the Systems and Network Administrator, where he maintains the company’s servers and network services. He also assists with development of client websites for emerging research and development firms. For Dawnbreaker’s Federal Agency clients, Mr. Campbell facilitates the launch of program specific websites and e-learning and learning management systems.

Mr. Campbell also holds an AS in Computer Systems and Network Technology from Genesee Community College.
JOHN VAN TASSELL  /  Facility and Security Manager
P (585) 617-9454    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jvantassell@dawnbreaker.com
John W. Van Tassell joined Dawnbreaker in 2007, and currently serves in multiple roles including Facility Manager. Mr. Van Tassell manages day-to-day general facility operations across two office locations and storage facilities. He interfaces with building owners and contractors, as well as liaises with contractors for facility remodels, expansions, upgrades and overhauls.

As network admin support, Mr. Van Tassell builds and maintains telecommunications systems and programming including corporate telephone systems, and server rooms while consistently monitoring network integrity. Mr. Van Tassell is also a member of the Evaluation and Outreach team and assists with webinar production as needed.

Mr. Van Tassell brings with him 20 years of small business experience to Dawnbreaker, after spending much of that time as the owner/operator of a computer retail and service establishment specializing in high-end performance PCs. He has also spent time in the performance automotive industry, designing and manufacturing turbo, supercharging and fuel management systems for high-horsepower applications with an education in Automotive Technology 1 + 2 and Precision Machining from the Board of Cooperative Educational Services in New York.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

DAN CAMPBELL
dcampbell@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9455
DANIEL HUDY
dhudy@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-6250
JACOB JUBY
jjuby@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9457
DAN CAMPBELL  /  SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
P (585) 617-9455    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dcampbell@dawnbreaker.com
Dan Campbell joined Dawnbreaker in 2007 while receiving his B.S. in Network and Systems Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology. At Dawnbreaker, Mr. Campbell serves as the Systems and Network Administrator, where he maintains the company’s servers and network services. He also assists with development of client websites for emerging research and development firms. For Dawnbreaker’s Federal Agency clients, Mr. Campbell facilitates the launch of program specific websites and e-learning and learning management systems.

Mr. Campbell also holds an AS in Computer Systems and Network Technology from Genesee Community College.
DANIEL HUDY  /  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER CO-OP
P (585) 617-6250    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  dhudy@dawnbreaker.com
Daniel Hudy is a fifth year software engineering student at RIT. He is aiding Dawnbreaker's Software Development team through RIT's cooperative education program. Hailing from Colorado he enjoys many outdoor activities such as golf, snowboarding, and hiking/camping. His focus is in mobile application development, specifically iOS.
JACOB JUBY  /  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
P (585) 617-9457    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  jjuby@dawnbreaker.com
Jacob Juby has been studying Software engineering since 2008, and was hired through RIT's Cooperative education program. He will be assisting in maintaining and developing new and old applications at Dawnbreaker.
TECH AND WEBINAR SUPPORT

MICHAEL K. BAUER
mbauer@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9445
KYLE CHRISTENSEN
kchristensen@dawnbreaker.com
P (585) 617-9441
MICHAEL K. BAUER  /  IT SPECIALIST
P (585) 617-9445    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  mbauer@dawnbreaker.com
Mike Bauer is a Computer Support Specialist, providing technical support to Dawnbreaker staff members and clients. His range of specialty includes computer hardware and popular applications for both the PC and Mac platforms. Mike also work on the delivery and support of new web-based tools. He has been with the company for over 10 years.
KYLE CHRISTENSEN  /  TECH SUPPORT MANAGER
P (585) 617-9441    /    F (585) 594-8623    /  kchristensen@dawnbreaker.com
Kyle manages the Technical Support team, which he has been a member of for over 5 years. He and his team are responsible for the deployment and maintenance of all employee workstations at Dawnbreaker along with all software installed upon them.

Kyle also helps Dawnbreaker connect virtually with offsite employees and clients using the Adobe Connect web conferencing platform.
RETIRED

TERRY M. MCMAHON, MBA
JACK THATCHER, PH.D.
BOARD OF ADVISORS

THE HONORABLE
CLAUDE M. BOLTON, JR., DSc
REAR ADMIRAL
STEPHEN A. TURCOTTE
THE HONORABLE LAUDE M. BOLTON, JR., DSc
The Honorable Claude M. Bolton, Jr. became the Executive-InResidence for the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) on January 3, 2008. In this position, Mr. Bolton supports the DAU president, faculty and students with strategic planning, courses development and mentoring. Mr. Bolton’s primary focus is assisting the DAU president achieve the Congressional direction to recruit, retain, train and educate the DOD acquisition workforce.

Prior to becoming the DAU Executive-In-Residence, Mr. Bolton served as the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASAALT). As the ASA (ALT), Mr. Bolton served as the Army Acquisition Executive (AAE), the Senior Procurement Executive, and the Science Advisor to the Secretary.

Mr. Bolton was also the senior research and development official for the Department of the Army, and had principal responsibility for all Department of the Army matters related to logistics. While the ASAALT/AAE, Mr. Bolton led the execution of the Army’s acquisition function and acquisition management system. His responsibilities included providing oversight for the life cycle management and sustainment of Army weapons systems and equipment, from research and development through test, evaluation, acquisition, logistics, fielding, and disposition. In addition, Mr. Bolton oversaw the Elimination of Chemical Weapons Program, and had oversight and executive authority over the Project and Contracting Office charged with Iraq reconstruction.

Mr. Bolton was responsible for appointing, managing, and evaluating program executive officers as well as managing the Army Acquisition Corps and Army Acquisition Workforce. A veteran of more than thirty years of active military service, Mr. Bolton retired as a Major General in the United States Air Force (USAF) following a highly decorated career. Some highlights of Mr. Bolton’s USAF service include serving as the Commander, Air Force Security Assistance Center, where he managed foreign military sales programs with totals exceeding $90 billion that supported more than 80 foreign countries; serving as a test pilot for the F-4, F-111, and F-16; Program Executive Officer for the Air Force Fighter and Bomber programs; and the first Program Manager for the Advance Tactical Fighter Technologies program, which evolved into the F-22 System Program Office. An experienced command pilot with more than 2,700 flying hours in more than 40 different aircraft including Army helicopters; during the Vietnam War he flew 232 combat missions, 40 over North Vietnam. Mr. Bolton served as commandant of the Defense Systems Management College, as special assistant to the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, and as Inspector General and director of requirements at Air Force Materiel Command headquarters.

Mr. Bolton received his USAF commission in 1969 through the University of Nebraska’s Air Force ROTC Program, where he was a distinguished graduate. Mr. Bolton’s education includes a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska; a Master’s degree in management from Troy State University; and a Master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College. In July 2006, he was awarded a Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) degree from Cranfield University in England. In May 2007, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his alma mater.

His numerous military awards include Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with 16 oak leaf clusters, Vietnam Service Medal with three service stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
REAR ADMIRAL STEPHEN A. TURCOTTE
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