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Our Leadership

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Patrick Murphy, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Murphy provides strategic leadership of Millennium and is responsible for the execution of corporate goals and operations. Prior to becoming the CEO, Mr. Murphy served as Millennium’s Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for efficient execution of all Millennium business operations. As COO, Mr. Murphy transformed Millennium’s corporate operations processes and led the company through multiple years of double-digit growth.Hired in 1998, Mr. Murphy has held the Millennium positions of Vice President for Corporate Operations and Analysis, Vice President for Space Systems, and Director for Engineering. Mr. Murphy has extensive experience in providing executive-level systems engineering, test and evaluation, and program management expertise for missile defense systems, satellites systems and advanced technologies and has served as Chief Engineer/Lead Systems Engineer on several programs of national interest for the Missile Defense Agency and the Navy. Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.

Allen 2Kylie Allen, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Allen is responsible for financial operations and oversees the Finance & Accounting, Tax and Treasury team. He has held financial leadership roles in Aerospace & Defense companies for over 10 years and has substantial international experience in manufacturing and managed services operations. In addition to his financial reporting and compliance responsibilities, Mr. Allen has particular expertise in strategic pricing and contract negotiations, risk management, mergers & acquisitions, and working capital optimization.  Previously, Mr. Allen held CFO positions for Culmen International and the U.S. Air Traffic Management subsidiary of multinational Thales Group. He also served as Sr. Finance Director for Mergers & Acquisitions for the Thales USA portfolio of companies. Mr. Allen is a CMA and holds an MBA and a BA in Business Administration - Finance Concentration from Le Moyne College. He is a graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse and a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
DanDan Deans, Vice President, Corporate Development
Mr. Deans is a seasoned Program Manager within the Aerospace (NASA), petrochemical, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment sectors with experience managing large global teams. Mr. Deans has extensive corporate management experience and subject matter expertise in several disciplines including Program/Project Management, Business Development, Six Sigma Methodology, and Mission Assurance.  Previously, he has held positions as a global executive with Dow Chemical, subject matter leader for Lam Research, and supported NASA and the U.S. Air Force for several companies. He is currently responsible for Millennium's corporate strategic plan, business development, corporate branding, and corporate employee satisfaction.
kbairdKenneth A. Baird, Vice President, Corporate Operations

Mr. Baird has 20+ year's experience supporting NASA, Navy, the Missile Defense Agency. As VP for Corporate Operations, he is responsible for integrating the company's strategic plan, corporate budget, quality management program, business growth, organizational conflict of interest, and related corporate functions. Prior to this, Mr. Baird was Millennium's VP for the Weapons System Business Unit responsible for an engineering team working on Aegis BMD, Standard Missile 3, Standard Missile 6, Kinetic Energy Interceptor, Littoral Combat Ship, CVN aircraft carrier program, and infrared cameras. Mr. Baird is experienced in program management, corporate operations, test and evaluation, technology assessments, systems engineering, missile flight test planning, and business development. He holds a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University.

Wassel2Al Wassel, Vice President, Integrated Systems
Mr. Wassel provides executive level technical and programmatic support for multiple NASA and DoD programs. He oversees the integration of risk, reliability, safety, quality, engineering and software assurance specialties into the system engineering lifecycles of launch, launch support and launch vehicle system development activities. He possesses over 34 years of comprehensive hands-on experience in operations, management, training, education, decision-making, strategic planning, directing, evaluating, motivating and quality improvement, including 21 years in the U.S. Air Force and 13 years with the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST). Mr. Wassel possesses a MS degree in Business Management. He is currently responsible for management of contract performance, personnel, customer relations, product quality, business unit growth & profitability of Millennium's Integrated Business Unit.
PorfPorf Dubon, Vice President, Space and Missile Systems
Mr. Porf Dubon provides executive level technical and programmatic support for multiple DoD programs. He oversees the integration of risk, reliability, safety, quality, engineering, and software assurance specialties into the system engineering lifecycles of space and missile systems development and testing, space vehicle support and space vehicle system development activities. He possesses over 28 years of management, training, education, decision-making, strategic planning, directing, evaluating, motivating and quality improvement, including 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Dubon possesses a Master of Science in both Space Systems Management and a MIT Sloan School of Management and Leadership. He is currently responsible for management of contract performance, personnel, customer relations, product quality, business unit growth and profitability of Millennium's Space and Missile Systems Business Unit.
LLarry R. Foor, Vice President, Aerospace Systems
Mr. Foor is a Deputy Lead for Acquisition for the MDA. His background spans management, applied science, contracting and administration; space and missile system engineering; missile defense testing and targets; employment with multiple manufacturing contractors; and commercial business development. Mr. Foor has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. He currently serves as Millennium’s Aerospace Systems Vice President responsible for management of contract performance, personnel, customer relations, product quality, business unit growth and profitability.
BCarlton M. Bourne, Vice President, Strategies and Analysis
Mr. Bourne provides executive level technical and program management support for multiple DOD system life cycle acquisition programs. Throughout his storied career with Millennium and the Navy, he has supported programs including Aegis BMD, SM-3, Rolling Airframe Missile, Phalanx Close In Weapons System, Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, and Extended Range Guide Munitions. Mr. Bourne holds a Master of Science in Physics and a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering. He currently serves as Millennium's Strategies and Analysis Vice President.
Briggs4Mike Briggs, Vice President, Engineering & Director, Model Based Development Center
Mr. Briggs stimulates innovation and development of technical capabilities across Millennium while providing technical direction of Millennium's Model Based Development Center at Moffett Field, CA. He promotes and oversees IRAD programs across Millennium, leverages IRAD developments into contract wins and product development, and provides his technical capabilities wherever needed across the company. His 51 years experience in system development and technical innovation leverages a diverse technical background in systems engineering, simulation, state estimation, dynamics, aeromechanics, and control. Mr. Briggs holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from University of Texas.
D Thomas    Website PhotoDianne Thomas, Vice President, Contracts 
Ms. Thomas leads Millennium's Contracts department, which encompasses Procurement and Pricing, and reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.  Dianne supervises a growing staff of geographically dispersed senior contracts professionals located at Millennium's headquarters and field offices.  Ms. Thomas has more than 25 years of experience in Contracts/Procurement/Pricing, Project Control, and Project Management.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Old Dominion University), a Master of Science degree in Information Systems Technology (The George Washington University) [GWU]), and a Master's Certificate in Government Contracting (GWU).
Michelle    Website PhotoMichele Hargis, Vice President, Human Resources
Ms. Hargis has more than 18 years of progressive Human Resources Generalist experience and manages all aspects of Human Resources supporting Millennium’s employees nationwide. Ms. Hargis is a Human Resources Generalist with a strong knowledge of employee benefits, compensation, recruitment, employee relations, policy development and employment law. Prior to joining Millennium in 2005, Ms. Hargis worked in the high-technology industry as well as the non-profit world. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Management, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management, a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification and a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) certification. She is an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Northern Virginia Chapter of SHRM (NOVASHRM) and the World at Work.
 
 
Our Founders and Board Members
BriBrian McKee, Founder and Board Member
Mr. McKee cofounded Millennium in 1995 and oversees the Company’s long range vision and growth strategy, relying on his extensive technical experience in flight test planning analysis, modeling, simulation, and testing of new technologies for launch vehicles, spacecraft and missile defense weapons systems. Prior to forming Millennium, he managed and directed the integration and test of eight prototypical Kinetic Energy Weapon projectiles for "ground" flight test at Edwards AFB and participated in the design and development of several test facilities and programs. Mr. McKee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.
kerKerry Wisnosky, Founder and Board Member
Mr. Wisnosky cofounded Millennium in 1995 and served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2009. As the CEO, he defined Millennium’s strategic and operational priorities and led the Company’s growth in new markets. Mr. Wisnosky has had an extensive career in systems engineering, hardware integration and testing, flight testing, mission operations, missile development, and infrared sensors. He authored and presented ten technical papers at national and international Missile Defense related conferences and seminars. Prior to Millennium, Mr. Wisnosky worked for General Electric’s Re-Entry Systems division and Martin Marietta. He has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.
llahSusan Hall, Founder and Board Member
Ms. Hall cofounded Millennium in 1995 and was instrumental in helping Millennium become ISO 9000 certified and establishing, promoting and improving the Company’s systems and engineering processes. While at Millennium, Ms. Hall served as the Chief Operating Officer carrying out a variety of corporate initiatives and efforts. She started her career as an Air Force officer and has had an extensive career as a systems engineer on a variety of space and missile defense programs in the disciplines of integration and test, program management, and safety and mission assurance. Ms. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering.
 

 

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