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Marvin Sambur named CEO of Burdeshaw Associates

ISR Professor of the Practice Marvin Sambur was recently named President and CEO of Burdeshaw Associates, a senior consulting and professional services firm based in Bethesda, Md.

Sambur has more than 30 years of experience in high technology program acquisition, management and engineering. Prior to his current position, Sambur was a co-founder and CEO of Raptors Consulting Group, Potomac, Md. He also was the president and CEO of ITT Defense, responsible for managing ITT's $1.5 billion defense sector.

Sambur also was Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C., responsible for all Air Force research, development and acquisition activities. He provided direction, guidance and supervision of all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, approval and execution of acquisition plans, policies and programs. Sambur directed a $37 billion annual procurement that included major programs like the F/A-22, F-35, C-17 and munitions, as well as capability areas such as information technology and command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. He formulated and executed the $220 billion Air Force investment strategy to acquire systems and support services to provide combat capability to joint warfighting commanders.

In 1999, he received the Golden Apple Award for outstanding commitment to improving public school education for the children of Allen County in Fort Wayne, Ind. This year he was the recipient of the City College of New York’s Career Achievement Award.

Related Articles:
Marvin Sambur appears on This Week in Defense News
Sambur wins CUNY Career Achievement Award

October 3, 2012


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