Fast Rope Notes Dayton 9.9.16

  • 09 Sep 2016 5:58 PM
    Message # 4242287
    David Hart (Administrator)

    Fast Rope Notes Dayton 9.9.16

    David Hart & Lynn Moad, Facilitators

    Attending: David Hart, Lynn Moad, Bob Fudge, Dan Marion, Billy Grill, Julie Eitniear, Rick Reed, Al Mink, Dave Ramos, Steve Barry, Kyle Wagers, Chaya Patel


    ·       Legal Update with Suzanne Sumner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, including SBA's Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program. Links to Docs uploaded to Fast Rope Portal Below:

    o   Update to SBA Expansion.pdf

    o   SBA Issues Final Rule.pdf

    o   Chamges to SBA-Sept 6.pdf

    o   Contact:

    §  Suzanne Sumner / Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

    §  40 North Main Street, Suite 1700 Dayton, Ohio 45423-1029

    §  Tel: 937.228.2838 • Fax: 937.228.2816 Direct: 937.641.1752

    §  www.taftlaw.com / ssumner@taftlaw.com / LinkedIn

    ·       David Hart,

    o   Segue introduces new Care Giver Application, now live, low cost and available to the public. Website: https://www.caringvillage.com/

    §  Who is Caring Village? Privately Held Company based in Arlington, Virginia

    §  Corporate Structure. Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Segue Technologies, Inc.

    §  Financial Structure. Self-funded

    §  The Caring Village Story. We created Caring Village because we understand first-hand how difficult it can be both emotionally and physically to provide care for someone in need of assistance. We’ve taken our shared experiences with caregiving to deliver an innovative app and dashboard for both care professionals, and the families they serve, to deliver the best care possible and improve the customer experience.

    §  For More Information, please contact: Jennifer Taylor, Jennifer.taylor@caringvillage.com

    o   Irv Ramirez, formerly CACI in Dayton, now at Peerless irv.ramirez@epeerless.com

    o   Sam Greenwood past away, funeral this week. Sam was very involved in Dayton Wright AFCEA and owner of Greentree.

    o   Kerry Taylor no longer with Ohio Aerospace Hub, in fact Ohio Aerospace Hub no longer exists, his resume at the bottom of the notes.

    ·       Al Mink riding across US on a bicycle, promoting STEM via AFCEA, almink@gmail.com


    Upcoming Events:

    ·       AFLCMC Life Cycle Industry Days (LCID), Our goals for Life Cycle Industry Days are to continue existing and forge new relationships between government and industry senior leaders and their multifunctional teams; provide a forum to discuss near and long-term requirements; and provide an opportunity for large and small business to discuss possible partnerships. We will provide current and projected warfighting requirements, technology, and cost saving/innovative initiatives. We have been working closely with our industry partners to ensure we maximize the return on investment for all who attend. The overall LCID focus is on the life cycle management across AFLCMC portfolios. Specifically, we'll focus on Propulsion, ISR & SOF, Mobility, Tankers, Agile Combat Support, Fighter/Bomber, and Foreign Military Sales. September 14-15 will be filled with discussions of AF requirements and discussion areas. September 16 is dedicated to one-on-one discussions between Air Force and Industry. The event will also accommodate opportunity discussions between large and small businesses for future partnering. The location for LCID is the University of Dayton River Campus. The River Campus is located at the former NCR World Headquarters, 1700 South Patterson Blvd Dayton, Ohio 45469. Please contact my POCs, Tim Frey, 937-904-6999, and Mary Hagan, 937-904-5507, should you have any questions. Please mark your calendars now and I look forward to seeing you at the event! http://www.wpafb.af.mil/lcid

    ·       Air Force Marathon, Sep 17, 2016, http://www.usafmarathon.com/

    • ·       AFA Air, Space & Cyber Conference.  Registration is now open for the Air Force Association's 2016 Air, Space & Cyber Conference.  Themed Airmen, Industry & Allies - A Global Security Team, it is an ideal opportunity for professional development for military, government, industry, and academic professionals interested in aerospace and cyber developments.  The conference is 19-21 September 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.  The keynote speaker will be Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work.  The conference has been approved in accordance with IAW Air Force Conference Policy.  Registration is free for all US uniformed military and DoD civilian personnel.  For additional information on this conference or to register, please go to https://airspacecyber2016.expotracker.net/index.aspx

    Centerville, Ohio 45424                                                                    
    Ohio Aerospace Hub Director (Principal Executive)                                                              2010 - 2016
    Dayton, Ohio
    • Led, administered, and brokered activities associated with the Ohio Aerospace Hub of Innovation and Opportunity for the State of Ohio, Dayton and the Region
    • Captured and successfully vetted 21 aerospace businesses into the Dayton Region while attracting creative professionals into the City’s live-work-play-learn environment
    • Created a “concierge” marketing stratagem to assist companies in their due diligence to develop their business case and establish a presence in the Dayton Region
    • Widely recognized as one of the best “active” attraction campaigner in the Dayton region
    • Star companies attracted:  General Electric Power R&D Center, Cubic Defense, Intelligence Decisions, and various cyber security firms.
    Director, Business Development/Program Manager (Principal Executive)           2006 - 2009
    SRA International, Dayton, Ohio 
    • Directed and managed strategic business development activities in Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Cybersecurity, and Information Operations sectors
    • Led the Air Force Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Operations Activity contracting project as the Program Manager and Principal Team Leader
    • Major accomplishments:  Won the follow-on Air Force HUMINT contract, integrated SRA into the Wright-Patterson AFB Consolidation of Acquisition Professional Services program, and provided professional intelligence expertise to Advanced Technical Intelligence Center
    U.S. Congress Professional Staffer (Chief of Staff)                                                    2005 - 2006
    House of Representatives, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
    • Served on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Oversight Subcommittee
    • Oversaw Congressional-directed actions to develop and standup the Office of Director of Intelligence
    • Researched and analyzed the nation’s information assurance security readiness
    • Performed process optimization of the Intelligence Community’s collection, analysis, and dissemination activities
    Vice Wing Commander (Chief Operating Officer)                                                                2004 - 2005
    Group Commander (Corporate Vice President)                                                                          2002 - 2004
    26th Information Operations Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
    Director of Intelligence (Director of Business Development)                                               2001 ­- 2002
    U.S. Air Force Theater Aerospace Support Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
    • M.S., Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1999
    • M.S., Public Administration, Central Michigan University, Michigan, 1987
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 1984
    • B.S., Mathematics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1980
    • Distinguished Toastmaster
    • Basic Language Fluency in Hebrew and French
    • Instructor, Graduate Studies in Counterterrorism, Information Security, Tiffin Univ, Ohio; 2010
    • Instructor, Advanced Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC), Ohio; 2010-2016                         

    ·       Ohio Defense Forum, October 5 – 6, 2016, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Hosted by Congressman Michael Turner, Communities that host Department of Defense organizations play an important part in supporting military missions. With on-going discussions such as Base Realignments and Closure (BRAC), budget cuts and partnership initiatives, the Ohio Defense Forum will feature defense experts who will outline the current defense environment, and share best practices for keeping Ohio’s military installations strong. We invite you to SAVE THE DATE and attend the 2016, Ohio Defense Forum. Website and Registration info coming soon!

    ·       AFCEA ACE Alamo Cyber Conference, December 5-8, San Antonio, http://wwCw.alamoace.org/

    ·       AFCEA NOVA Air Force IT Day, December 8, 2016, Sheraton Tysons Corner, https://www.afceanova.org/


    Resume - Kerry D. Taylor

    9438 Oak Brook Drive                                                                      

    Phone: (937) 344-8731



    A high performing executive with a proven track record of accomplishments by leading and managing complex public and private organizations and programs.  A “get’er done” work ethic with a penchant of successfully building programs from concept to implementation.    


    Expertise in providing business and economic development, strategic planning, diplomacy, government and military resource management, program and project management, organizational leadership and operations, team building, and corporate strategy creation and implementation.

     70th Intelligence Wing, Fort Meade, Maryland


    ·       Led business and personnel activities for the Air Force’s largest global Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance organization, consisting of 6500 employees in 21 worldwide locations while managing the Wing’s $25M budget

    ·       Built and led Wing teams to solve critical intelligence and communications challenges between national and Air Force organizations to better conduct the war on terrorism resulting in the establishment of the National Tactical Integration program with additional budget increase of $14M and 75 employees.


    ·       Directed daily operations of a geographically dispersed, 850 employee, European-based Air Force intelligence organization

    ·       Shaped and managed $7.4M budget; interfaced and coordinated with Air Force’s senior leaders in developing and implementing Europe’s intelligence and reconnaissance war fighting strategies

    ·       Created and oversaw the first Air Force war fighting headquarters intelligence operations by merging disparate intelligence resources resulting in communications, command, and control optimization

    ·       Created new Air Force position facilitating the integration of foreign intelligence assessments with the operations of the Air Force’s European-based intelligence organizations 

    ·       Coalesced European government, US national and Air Force intelligence resources to provide seamless day-to-day intelligence operations across the European and Mideast theaters

    ·       Developed concepts and strategies to consolidate intelligence personnel and organizations tasked to integrate similar intelligence resources across Europe resulting in a 200% faster coordination response time to environmental changes


     REFERENCES:  Available upon request


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