BOSTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSMI, one of the fastest growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses in the US, is pleased to announce the establishment of a formal advisory board to assist the organization in advancing its mission to provide solutions which support the full lifecycle of preparing for, protecting against, detecting, and actively responding to the full range of threats facing US interests here and abroad.
"Representing both industry and government background, our new Board of Advisors is comprised of recognized experts in a broad spectrum of CSMI markets," says Michael Thompson, President of CSMI. "Their collective experience and domain knowledge will provide CSMI keen insight into customer needs and challenges, industry trends and government policy. The group will also review business strategy, engage in customer relationship management and advise on growth initiatives."
The CSMI advisory board includes:
- Lt. Gen. (ret.) Ted F. Bowlds - the former Commander of the Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts;
- Major General (ret.) Yves J. Fontaine – the former Commanding General of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command (ASC);
- Walt Havenstein - the former Chief Executive Officer of SAIC and the former Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Directors for BAE Systems; and
- Vice Admiral (ret.) Gordon Holder - the former Commander of Military Sealift Command, the former Director of Logistics, Joint Staff, Pentagon and former Senior Partner of Booz Allen Hamilton.
Founded in 2002, CSMI is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) which provides Worldwide Support to the DoD, DoS, DHS and IC. Headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts, CSMI is a leading provider of Mission Support Solutions, Seaport Security and Integrated Logistics Support of C4ISR, ESS & Force Protection Systems, Aircraft, and other mission-critical security technologies. CSMI's expertise includes: Integrated Logistics Support, ongoing Field Sustainment, Pre-deployment Site Surveys and Assessments, New Equipment Training (NET), Cybersecurity Support, Software/Hardware/Network Engineering and Administration, Communications Planning and Engineering, Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Development, Human Factors Engineering, Intelligence Analysis and Language Services. Over the past 10 years, CSMI has deployed more than 500 personnel to support large Defense Contractors and Government Customers. With personnel on three continents, CSMI is known for maintaining the rapid response and customer centric focus that small businesses can best provide. Please visit CSMI's website at www.csmi.com