Mr. Barnett has been an operational Acquisitions Professional and an Instructor for over 16 years. He has demonstrated his operational contracting knowledge and professional training capabilities at multiple agencies.
Mr. Barnett is a Service Disabled Veteran who served honorably in both the United States Air Force and the United States Navy.
Beau’s degrees include an Associate’s Degree in Federal Contracting from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelor’s Degree from Embry-Riddle University in Business Management, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma in Public Administration.
He resides in Huntsville, AL with his wife, Kara Barnett, and their 2 children.
Mr. Richards has held numerous executive level management positions at several other large and medium-sized Federal and Commercial contractors and has managed organizations of 650+ professionals. He has also founded several companies focused on IT/outsourcing consulting, international voice/data communications, and Internet services. He chaired two national committees involving electronic imaging and authored two imaging standards (one international and one for the DoD).
Dick earned an MBA in Finance and MIS from Marymount University and a BS in Engineering Management from the United States Naval Academy. He is proactive in Veteran advocacy and was elected as the Secretary for the Task Force for Veteran’s Entrepreneurship (VET-Force).