Meet Our Military Relations Managers
Our Military Relations Managers are focused on one thing: easing your transition. Read their profiles to learn more about them.
Military Relations Manager - Capitol Region
David joined the U.S. Navy in 1988 and began his military career as a Photographers Mate, serving aboard the USS Fulton (AS-11) and USS Forrestal (CV-59). He earned the designation of Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, sailed on two Mediterranean cruises and was involved in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. His shore tours included working at the Naval Explosive Ordnance and Disposal School and Naval Explosive Ordnance and Disposal Technical Division where he served as the Leading Petty Officer for the Public Affairs Office. David then decided to change career paths and completed his last 13 years as part of the Career Recruiting Force as a Navy Counselor. He served as a Recruiter-in-Charge for five additional assignments with tours at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., NAS Patuxent River, Md., Adelphi, Md., Augusta, Ga., and Anacostia, D.C. A few of his significant accomplishments include: Area Southeast's Small Station of the Year and Intelligence Recruiter of the Year.
Upon retirement, David came to Lockheed Martin as a Senior Employment Representative in June 2009. Shortly thereafter, he assumed his current position as one of our Military Relations Managers. Based in Arlington, Va., he travels the Capitol Region coordinating with the area's multiple military installations and helping those transitioning from the military to Lockheed Martin.
Military Relations Manager – Central Region
Jeremy is a veteran of both the US Army and the US Air Force with over ten years of military service. His Air Force military experience includes Logistics, Satellite Operations, Intelligence Operations, F-16 Weapons System and Network Management. His Army experience is in Bridge Engineering and Demolitions. Jeremy joined Lockheed Martin Advanced Programs in 2007, where he led an 8-person team that created a classified life-saving improvised explosive defeat concept and methodology that resulted in a $490M dollar department of defense contract – it also earned him a Lockheed Martin NOVA award, LM's highest engineering honor, as well as a President's award. He led classified engineering research efforts to stand up DoD's African combatant command (AFRICOM); successfully managed several domestic and international programs (GPS Blue Force Tracking Kazakhstan, Taiwan Link 11, etc.); and spent time in business development, creating strategies for the capture of the British and Australian Submarine Radio Room upgrades. Most recently he managed both the System Design and Integration and Test engineering groups. His group's activities included software and hardware component subsystem and system integration across multiple programs, including work on the Littoral Combat Ships and multiple classified and unclassified C2 programs.
Jeremy is passionate about assisting veterans in transitioning. In addition to outreach responsibilities and events in the Central Region, Jeremy has Military Relations team liaison duties with the Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) and Mission Systems and Training (MST) TA business areas, where he will leverage his considerable technical expertise and business understanding for LM's hiring success.
Military Relations Manager - Eastern Region
Phil was born in Lumberton, N.C. After completing high school he attended Chowan College and then joined the U.S. Air Force, holding the job of Personnel Specialist in Human Resources. During his service career, Phil assumed twelve assignments, accumulating nine medals (six being the Meritorious Service Medal) and 37 other awards and citations. In addition to his stateside service, he served nine years overseas, including one year in Turkey. When Phil retired from his Air Force career, it was at the highest enlisted rank of Chief Master Sergeant (E-9).
Upon his military retirement, Phil was hired by Lockheed Martin as a recruiter for our Air Logistics Center in Greenville, S.C. Soon after starting with the company, he was selected to perform military staffing for our Information and Technology Services business unit; the first job of its kind in the corporation. In December 2004, Phil assumed his current position as one of four Lockheed Martin Military Relations Managers. Today, he travels the Eastern U.S. coordinating with over ninety military installations and helping those transitioning to Lockheed Martin employment.
Military Relations Manager - Western Region
Simeon's military career started in 1980 by attending Naval Officer Candidate School and being commissioned to the rank of Ensign in the U.S. Navy. He was then assigned to the USS Wichita and completed a Western Pacific/Indian Ocean deployment that included Vietnamese refugee rescue operations. He then attended Surface Warfare Officers School and deployed aboard the USS Wichita. His job there included performing Nicaraguan surveillance and KAL007 salvage operations in the Northern Sea of Japan. Simeon then reported to the USS Cochrane in Yokosuka, Japan, deploying to the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific. Simeon's last shipboard job was aboard the USS Gray.
Simeon was promoted to Captain in October of 2002 and has served as AS (surface), AX (undersea), AW (air) and AP (strike) warfare commanders in several Fleet Tactical Training Group Pacific warfare exercises. Additionally, he was Navy Liaison for the Time Critical Targeting Cell at the Joint Forces Experiment 2000 held at Nellis Air Force Base and has been involved in several other joint, combined and multi-national exercises.
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