Roman Gonzales III
Vice President, National and Homeland Security
Roman Gonzales III, Vice President, National & Homeland Security, is a senior Aerospace Business Development Leader and retired U.S. Navy Captain who has a history of leading successful capture teams to achieve significant growth and market presence. His effectiveness stems from a keen understanding of customer requirements coupled with strong customer interface skills.
Roman’s Naval Career combined active and reserve duty and he served aboard the USS Reeves (CG-24), USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) and USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19). On shore duty, he held Command of three different units and was Executive Officer for two units. He was designated as an IUSS (Integrated Undersea Surveillance System) Specialist.
Roman has a wide breath of domestic and international management and business development experience. Most recently, he was Director, Maritime Surveillance for Exelis. Successful Exelis captures included the production of the SPS-48G Radar, the Air-to-Air Radar Subsystem and the Affordable, Model-Based, Open-Architecture Radar. Key customers have been the Navy, Air Force, NASA, and NOAA along with key international customers in Egypt, Netherlands, Croatia, Japan and Taiwan.
Roman earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University (Industrial Distribution) and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Guam. Additionally, he completed an Executive Marketing Course at UCLA.
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