Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2009
A.L. Ross Associates, Inc., a defense and aerospace business development consulting organization, announces the addition of Mr. Ronald A. Winter to the company's roster of business consultants and experts.
Ronald A. Winter, most recently a member of the Senior Executive Service, was the acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Washington, D.C. In this position he supervised manpower, military and civilian personnel, Reserve component affairs, and readiness support for the Department of the Air Force.
Before that, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Force Management Integration and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2007.
In his new position, Mr. Winter will provide his expertise and advice to the clients of A.L. Ross Associates. His extensive knowledge of the Air Force and the Guard and Reserves will be a boon for the organization and its clients.
He has served as pilot and instructor pilot in the C-97, T-38, F-4 and F-16, and accumulated more than 3,600 flying hours, to include combat time. His staff assignments include action officer at Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, and on the Air Staff as an action officer in the "Skunk Works" and Division Chief for Europe-NATO and later Regional Plans and Issues. He was Operations Group Commander for the 39th Tactical Group, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, and served in a variety of assignments in support of operations Proven Force, Provide Comfort and Northern Watch. His final active-duty assignment was to the Air Command and Staff College, first as the Dean of Students and then as the Vice Commandant.
A career Air Force officer for more than 26 years, Mr. Winter retired and entered the services industry where he concentrated on the Air Force market, working for Cubic Applications Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton, and eventually with Anteon Corporation where Mr. Winter was Vice President for Marketing and, later, Group Senior Vice President for the Air Force Division. In 2006, he moved to MTC Technologies where he worked on a special project for the Secretary of the Air Force Acquisition Community developing the Munitions Investment Strategy to make it a more effective and efficient process.
About A.L. Ross Associates
A. L. Ross Associates opens the doors to business opportunities within the US Department of Defense and other government agencies. The company provides U.S. and international defense, aerospace and innovative technology companies with the access, knowledge and support they need to successfully compete for defense and other federal contracts.
To make this happen, A.L. Ross Associates matches client capabilities with specific opportunities, develops individualized competitive strategies, and creates effective presentations and proposals for its clients. Additionally, the company provides a consistent strategic Washington DC presence for clients. Visit http://www.alrossassociates.com.