ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David William Zack has been recently appointed to INROADS, Inc.'s National Board of Directors. INROADS is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and placing talented underserved youth in business and industry, and preparing them for corporate and community leadership.
Zack is Vice President of United States Government Defense Systems and Services (DSS), and will apply his expertise of over 23 years of engineering research, development, operations and program management experience to help further INROADS' mission.
"We welcome David to our National Board and are truly excited to have him as a partner with INROADS," said Forest T. Harper, Jr., INROADS President and CEO. "At INROADS, we grow young students to become 21st century leaders through our programs. We develop top, diverse talent for the workforce, and we believe that David's expertise will play a unique role in helping our students reach their goals for the future."
As VP of DSS, Zack is responsible for $3B in annual sales across all U.S. Government military production and sustainment programs and serves as the primary interface between Sikorsky and the U.S. Government customer for all product line activities including Marine One Presidential Helicopter Executive Transport mission and foreign military sales (FMS). In addition to the execution of existing contracts, he drives expansion for the BLACK HAWK and Navalhawk platforms globally, as well as developing future technology upgrades and sustainment needs of our U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard customers.
In previous roles, Zack has been the Chief Engineer for Defense Systems and Services (DSS) as well as the Director of Maritime Military Programs. He has also served as the Director of the CH-53K Heavy Lift Program.
He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Systems Engineering and Albertus Magnus College with a Master's in Business Administration.
Zack will officially take on his two-year board term on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at the annual INROADS National Board Retreat in Florida, where he will work with other fellow board members to create innovative strategies for INROADS to continually support and develop talented youth for Corporate America.
For more information about INROADS, its programs and how you can become connected to the nonprofit, visit INROADS.org.
Founded in 1970, INROADS develops and places talented underserved youth in business and industry, preparing them for corporate and community leadership that affects community renewal and social change and elevates economic status and quality of life. INROADS has placed students in over 135,000 paid internships throughout its history, and graduated over 28,000 alumni into full-time professional and leadership positions with over 1,000 corporate partners. Currently, INROADS serves nearly 1,300 interns and 200 corporate clients. Learn more at INROADS.org and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn: @INROADSInc.
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