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George K. Anderson, M.D.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Anderson is an experienced physician executive. He served in the Air Force as a flight surgeon, aerospace medicine staff officer, and commander of several medical organizations in Korea, Germany, and United States. He retired from active duty in the grade of Major General. Following his thirty years of military service, he transitioned to executive positions in the private sector. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Koop Foundation from 1997 to 1998 and as Chief Executive Officer at Oceania, Inc., a medical software company, from 1999 to 2001. A period of practice as an independent medical technology consultant was followed by his current role as Executive Director of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS). AMSUS, the nonprofit Society of the Federal Health agencies, operates from a headquarters located in Bethesda, Maryland.
Linda J. Brent
Dr. Brent currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Managing Associate for the ASTA Group, LLC, a business development, communications and consulting firm. Additionally, she provides support to the National Training and Simulation Association for strategic planning. Her former positions include serving as Vice President, Business Development of TYBRIN Corporation, with L-3 Communications as Corporate Director of Homeland Security, Director of Advanced Programs for the Link Simulation and Training Division, and as the Director of Operations for Link’s Orlando location. Dr. Brent also spent ten years at Lockheed Martin Corporation in various capacities. She holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees and a Doctorate in Education.
Mr. Colley is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the former president of two public environmental companies, both regarded as technical leaders in their respective fields. He also served for fifteen years as a trustee of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Winston E. Scott
Mr. Scott is a retired U. S. Navy Captain and former NASA Astronaut and currently serves as Dean of the College of Aeronautics of the Florida Institute of Technology. His professional experience includes significant industry and academic positions as well as a 27-year career in the U. S. Navy. During his Navy career, Mr. Scott accumulated more than 5,000 hours of flight time in 20 different military and civilian aircraft and more than 200 shipboard landings. Mr. Scott was selected by NASA for their Astronaut program in March 1992. He served on two space shuttle missions, logging more than 24 days in space including three spacewalks totaling over 19 hours. Mr. Scott’s civilian experience includes serving as the Vice President for Student Affairs for Florida State University, an Associate Dean and Adjunct Instructor position at FSU College of Engineering, Executive Director of the Florida Space Authority, and as Vice President and Deputy General Manager of the engineering and science contract group for Jacobs Engineering in Houston, Texas. Mr. Scott holds a B.A. in Music from Florida State University, a M.S. in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, and honorary doctorates from Florida Atlantic University and Michigan State University. Mr. Scott belongs to the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Experimental Aircraft Association, and Bronze Eagles Association of Texas. Since 2003. Mr. Scott has served as a director of Gulf Power Company, a subsidiary of The Southern Company, a public company which is traded on NYSE. Mr. Scott also serves as a Director for a non-profit entity (the Astronaut Memorial Fund).
Robert L. Laurent, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Laurent Joined ETC in 2011 as CFO, was elected as President in November 2013 and named Chief Executive Officer and Director in September 2014. From 1980 to 2008 he was with Fedders Corporation where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1987 to 1998 and from 2004 to 2008. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Laurent served as Executive Vice President – Acquisitions and Alliances. Mr. Laurent was a private consultant from 2008 through 2010. Mr. Laurent received a B.S. in accounting from Villanova University.