Michael brings experience from a successful 30 plus year career in the Defense industry including executive leadership roles as Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, and Department Head of Navy programs.
“McKean is investing in strategic leadership that will propel our growth,” said Joseph Carlini, Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McKean Defense. “Michael’s multidisciplinary experience includes the perfect combination of corporate and technical positions that McKean can use to help ensure our strategic plan is realized. McKean is positioned to capitalize on the unique challenges and opportunities at play in our customer environment.”
Michael began his career in 1977 by serving in the US Navy for six years, transitioning to technical and program management roles for Naval Sea Systems Command Undersea Warfare and Combat systems. Subsequently, he held senior management positions in operational management and business development, culminating in his recent position as President and Chief Operating Officer with ICI Services. Michael has a B.A. in Business Administration and Business from New Hampshire College.
McKean Defense is an employee-owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation, and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean Defense’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean Defense’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. More information can be found at www.mckean-defense.com.