Secure Communication Systems Inc., announces the new hire of Colonel Craig M. Ravenell, USA, Ret. as Director of Business Development. Ravenell is a Retired Army Acquisition Officer with more than 23 years of experience leading soldiers in challenging military operations and managing complex defense acquisition programs. Ravenell has intensive acquisition experience with chemical and biological defense equipment, ballistic missile defense systems, modeling, simulation and training technologies in various stages of product life cycle.
In his new position, Ravenell will be responsible for identifying and developing strategic relationships with the Department of Defense (DOD) and partners as well as commercial markets. The specific projects Craig will be heading up includes: Live Fire Audio/Video Training Tools for the Cannon Artillery Weapon Systems and Un-Stabilized Gunnery, and Degraded Visual Environments (DVE) Programs for Rotary Wing customers. Ravenell will work out of the Orlando, FL office with other team members from the Tactical Micro, Inc., a division of Secure Communication Systems, Inc.
Secure Communication Systems President, Robert Korb stated, “We are very fortunate to bring on board to the Secure/Tactical Micro team a person with the caliber of Craig Ravenell, a man that brings experience in technology, operations and sales and most importantly understands the needs of our customers.”
Ravenell has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Voorhees College in Denmark, SC and a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI.
His military career highlights and training includes:
• Army Selected and Promotion to Colonel
• Centralized Select List (CSL) for Product Manager (PEO STRI – PM Digitized Training)
• DAWIA Level III Certified – Program Management
• Graduate – Defense Acquisition University – Program Management Course
• Graduate – Army Command and General Staff College
• Graduate – Army Material Acquisition Management Course
• Graduate – Army Field Artillery Basic & Advance Courses
• Awarded the Bronze Star Medal (Afghanistan)
Secure Communication Systems, Inc. is a privately held company located in Santa Ana, CA. Operating division Tactical Micro is located in Fredericksburg, VA and Orlando, FL. The combined companies provide electronic hardware and software solutions to DoD programs as well as commercial rugged applications. Tactical Micro specifically supports PEO STRI in digital training activities. For more information about Secure and Tactical Micro, please visit our web sites at: www.securecomm.com and www.tacticalmicro.com or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com..