With over 40 years of extensive leadership experience, Neal Tomblyn will contribute his innovative skills within the Aerospace and Defense industry to the SPI team and to the clients they serve. As an innovative leader, Neal has spent his career transforming and creating growth as well as identifying and implementing advanced technology-based solutions with start-ups and Fortune 50 companies both domestically and internationally.
Neal most recently served as Vice President of Business Development and Capture for SAIC’s National Space and Security Sector’s AFDoDAC Business Unit. That group serves the U.S. Air Force, DoD Agencies, the Pentagon and 13 Combatant Commands with a focus on Joint Command, Enterprise IT as a Service, C5ISR, Light Weight Flight Simulators (LWS) and drone solutions. Neil was involved in redesigning the growth organizational structure.
After taking early retirement, Neil began working to create growth environments and opportunities for early-stage disruptive technology and solutions. He focused on digital transformation in the Aerospace and Defense sectors.
Neal is a former Director of Strategy and Business Development at a large defense contractor in their Rotary and Mission Systems Division where he focused on providing sustainment, logistics and training solutions for the global military market. He was responsible for strategic direction, business development, capture, proposal and IRAD expanding global business opportunities in 52 countries as well as identifying next-generation technologies, applications, and solutions. He also held executive-level positions at numerous federally focused contracting firms.
Neal holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University and has completed numerous advanced educational courses and degrees in business management, marketing, and technology. He currently holds a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance. He will be providing consulting services to SPI clients interested in federal opportunities as well as other jurisdictions throughout the country.