Kenneth Sullivan elected NDIA vice chair

Ken SullivanHUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Kenneth W. Sullivan, associate director of the Office for Enterprise Innovation and Sustainability at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, has been elected as a vice chair of the National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) Manufacturing Division.

Dr. Sullivan most recently served as the chairman of Manufacturing Division’s Supply Chain Network Committee. He oversaw a survey of small- to mid-sized businesses regarding their participation in the aerospace and defense industrial base conducted by the committee. He also was a co-author of the white paper published by NDIA based on the findings of the survey. The white paper was also instrumental in defining the Connecting American Manufacturing (CAM) project sponsored by Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) ManTech program.

The National Defense Industrial Association is America’s leading defense industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. NDIA members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for our warfighters and first responders through our divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.”

Prior to joining UAHuntsville, Dr. Sullivan worked for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Micro Craft, Inc. and United Technologies Carrier Corp. While at UAHuntsville, Dr. Sullivan has primarily worked with Army and NASA customers to address their supply chain issues.

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