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Mr. David Meadows
Business Resource Manager
AT&T Government Solutions
David Edgar Meadows
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
Goals: Winning business; executing with excellence; writing a best seller; and, having fun.
Professional writer & speaker; author of 14 action-adventure novels published by Penguin Group; Speaker at multiple venues to include NSA Armed Forces Day Ball; numerous Navy Day Balls; Elks; American Legion; Canada Day; Professional Events. Member of the Authors Guild.
- MBA – Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA
- MS – National Resource Strategy – National Defense University Washington, DC
- BS – Arabic/Middle East Studies, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA
- Defense Language Institute West Coast – Arabic and French language studies
- Financial Management specialist
- National Defense University – Certificate Information Strategies Program
- Government specialist in the areas of Anti-Submarine Warfare; Electronic Warfare; and qualified as both Surface Warfare and Naval Aviation Observer
AT&T Government Solutions Feb 2005 – Present - Director Advanced Strategic Modernization Solutions
- Managing a $150M+ P&L Center providing professional services and network solutions for a variety of USG clients.
- Assist clients identifying IT planning & operational requirements. Provide operational oversight/execute with excellence.
- Build teams with core competencies needed to meet customer requirements.
- Member of corporate business strategy team
U.S. Navy – Deputy Commander Naval Security Group Command Dec 2003 – Jan 2005
- Deputy Commander for 29-site global work force of 13,000+ highly skilled technicians – civilian and military. Chief Information Officer for this Type 2 echelon.
- #2 Cryptologic Information Operations Officer in the Navy with oversight responsibilities of $500M+ budget.
- Led initiative to establish Navy Cyber work force designed for 21st Century.
Joint Staff - Directorate for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (J6) Jul 2000 – Nov 2003 - Director for Information Assurance (J6K)
- Information Assurance & Cyber Network Defense advisor to Joint Staff, OSD (NII), Joint commands, military services, Defense Information Assurance Program (DIAP), and other senior authorities.
- Representative on President Bush’s National Security Council’s Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) and Critical Infrastructure Protection Board (CIPB).
- Joint Staff representative on Defense Information System (DISN) Network Flag Panel, DISN Security Accreditation Working Group, and the Department of Defense IA Seniors Group.
- U.S. Chair to the international Multinational Security Accreditation Board and Information Security Working Group (UK, AUS, CAN, & NZ) to develop common Information Security standards to build multi-national/multi-level security networks.
- Program manager for $250M certification & accreditation (C&A) of the Global Command & Control System (GCCS; GCCS-T) and Global Information Grid (GIG) enterprise.
Commander in Chief U.S. Naval Forces Europe – Aug 1995 – May 1999 – Deputy Fleet Information Warfare Officer/Deputy Director Naval Security Group Command Europe
- Operational oversight of 10 European commands, providing technical combat support in European and Arabian Gulf area of responsibilities.
- Took over organization that was ~$2.5M over-budget for 5 consecutive years-resolved fiscal inefficiencies, bringing organization within budget within 3-months
- Represented U.S. Navy in talks with British, French, and Italian militaries. Spoke French at one meeting at which the French promised to pay for unlimited libation if I would never, ever speak their language again.
Bureau of Naval Personnel – May 1993 – Jul 1995 – Director for Staffing Enlisted personnel within Intelligence, Cryptology, and Electronic Warfare skill sets
- Responsible for assignment of a 16,000+ work force composed of highly skilled technicians in the fields of intelligence, Electronic Warfare, Cryptology, and Information Technology. Filled 99% of critical jobs.
- Led relocation of 1500+ technicians to 51 global locations upon closure of 11 sites.
- Identified 11% savings ($3M) of $28M personnel & household goods budget while meeting 100% goal of moving skilled technicians to varied global locations.
Multiple duties – Worldwide Mar 1980 – May 1995
- Other assignments and duties included major staff, line, and command positions in executive and technical operations both at-sea (~10 years at-sea) and airborne (5000+ flight hours). Assignments crossed functional areas of Information Assurance, Information Operations, Anti-submarine Warfare, and providing support to combat and expeditionary operations.
- Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA)
o Member of AFCEA Technology Committee
- National Military Intelligence Association (NMIA)
- Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA)
- United States Naval Institute (USNI)
- Association of Old Crows (AOC) (An Electronic Warfare affiliation)
- American Legion
- Authors Guild