I look forward to furthering our efforts as a team to target and deliver world-class hybrid air vehicle solutions for key federal programs and government customers.
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San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2011
Sofcoast, Inc., designer and manufacturer of the ASAP XP MAKO hybrid air vehicle is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott Swanson has joined the Sofcoast team, as Executive Vice President, effective June 20, 2011. With in this role, Mr. Swanson will be leading Federal Sales.
Sofcoast Founding CEO, John Surmont, stated, “Sofcoast is focused on setting the standard as the world leader in developing and delivering hybrid air vehicles that solve real problems for real people. There is no better choice to help our team continue to advance our efforts than Scott Swanson. Scott is a rare find whose experience and skill are a great asset to our team.”
Mr. Swanson proudly served as an officer in United States Air Force (USAF) for 20 years in various roles that included special operations and combat rescue, mission planning, mission management, program/project management, Department of Defense acquisition and flight test & evaluation.
Swanson is a USAF Command pilot with over 3000 hours in both helicopters and UAVs, within the Rescue, Special Operations and special reconnaissance mission communities.
Mr. Swanson was appointed Deputy Commander of Detachment 4 of the BIG SAFARI program office (Predator/Reaper UAS) where he led a team of 32 engineers, logisticians, technical writers, communications technicians, sensor operators and maintenance troops providing cradle-to-grave program management. He also commanded combat missions including weapons deployment in multiple theaters of operation using systems still undergoing test and development in support of the president’s number one national target set.
Mr. Swanson has most recently been using his skills and experience assisting small companies develop their business including local, state and federal contracting, commercial opportunities and program/project management strategies and execution.
Swanson commented, “I look forward to furthering our efforts as a team to target and deliver world-class hybrid air vehicle solutions for key federal programs and government customers.”
Mr. Swanson has a Bachelors of Applied Science-Aviation Management from the
University of Minnesota and is a certified Program Management Professional (DAWIA Level II) and Project Management Professional.
About Sofcoast, Inc.:
Sofcoast (http://www.sofcoast.com) designs, builds and delivers the world’s first tactical tethered hybrid air vehicles for frontline users in federal and commercial markets.
For more information, contact: LeAnn Jones, 866-213-2219 ext. 802, ljones(at)sofcoast(dot)com
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