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Gary Connor
Brig General, USAF (Ret)

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Gary Connor

Summary Qualifications

Over 25 years of senior executive management experience leading multi-billion dollar enterprises and 1000's of people to develop and field fighter, missile defense, command & control, and intelligence/surveillance/ reconnaissance systems for the US, NATO & Allies. Seasoned leader and experienced manager with superior communications, organizational, execution, international relations and people skills.

Key Specialties

  • Executive Management

  • Financial Management

  • Systems Integration

  • Logistics Transformation

  • Change Leadership

Key Positions

  • Deputy Program Manager, Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS)

  • Program Director, Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Program

  • Deputy Chief of Staff, Communications, Multi-National Forces, Iraq

  • Commander, Command & Control (C2) Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing

  • Commander, Battle Management Systems Wing

  • Director, Reconnaisance Systems Program Office


  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Lowell, MA

  • MS, Computer Engineering, University of Lowell, MA

  • MS, National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF)