PORTLAND, Maine, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beacon Group welcomes Captain Alan Haggerty, USN Retired, as Senior Advisor for the firm's Aerospace, Defense and Government practice. Captain Haggerty will work alongside Senior Vice President of Defense Matt Keegan and Beacon's President and Chairman Cliff Farrah.
A tenured professional with an impressive career working both for the government and in the private sector, Captain Haggerty has hands-on success in Naval technology development, system acquisition and innovation leadership.
"Al is an excellent addition to our wonderful senior advisor team." Says Senior Vice President and ADG practice leader Matt Kegan. "His knowledge in defense technology, policy, and all things naval complemented by his industry experience fits perfectly with the team and adds deeper insight into our navy related knowledge base. I am very happy he has come on board."
Captain Haggerty formerly served as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for International Technology Security, Office of The Secretary of Defense. As advisor to the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD AT&L) and Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E) he counseled on defense export control policy, and on matters of international science and technology cooperation, technology security, space systems security, counterintelligence and industrial base protection.
"Beacon's Senior Advisory Team is one of the core assets of our Aerospace and Defense practice. The addition of former DUSD Haggerty continues to add to our robust team and we look forward to seeing his unique perspective add value to our clients," said Cliff Farrah, Beacon's President and Chairman.
Captain Haggerty, USN Retired has served as executive leadership and management at the highest levels of complex government and industry organizations, with consistently outstanding results. He currently serves as a consult to DIUx. A formal naval officer, he is well published and continues to maintain clearance.
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