Board of Directors

Dr. Ronald L. Kerber, Board Chairman

Dr. Ronald L. Kerber’s leadership responsibilities have included innovation, product development, cost reduction, and profitability in diverse, global organizations. He currently splits his time among a variety of entrepreneurial and pro bono activities as president of SBDC,a small consulting firm; Partner and Co-founder of Dominion Development Company; visiting professor at The Darden School at the University of Virginia; and member of the Department of Defense Science Board.

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Mr. Ronald E. Cuneo, Vice Chairman

Mr. Ronald E. Cuneo is currently the Chairman of the ANSER Board of Directors. His executive experience spans multiple industries with both mature and early-stage companies. He is knowledgeable in both the public and private sectors and has been a consultant to or board member of a number of firms, including the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Altus, Ascendra, B2B Galaxy, BTG, Frontier Securities Management, INET, Riggs Bank, Tech River, OptiView, U.S. Web Cornerstone, Vienna Web Technologies, and White Peak Capital.

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RADM Charles B. Young USN (Ret), Vice Chairman

With over 20 years of proven technology and program management in organizations ranging in size from 20 to over 4000 people, Admiral Young currently serves as the General Chair of the Submarine Technology Symposium and a consultant in multiple roles. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the United Services Benefits Association.

His experience includes executive level management in nuclear weapon security, advanced research and development, product development, product production and systems support. Admiral Young serves on several non-profit, technology and civic boards and advisory groups.

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Mr. Carmen J. Spencer

Mr. Carmen J. Spencer is the President and CEO of ANSER. His leadership experience and commitment to national defense began with a 28-year career as an Army Officer with assignments in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Department of the Army Headquarters; and as Commander, US Army Chemical Demilitarization Activity on Johnston Atoll in the Pacific and the Pueblo Chemical Weapons Depot in Colorado. Mr. Spencer has also served as Director of the Chemical and Biological Defense Directorate at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

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Mr. Chris Van Metre

Mr. Van Metre was named the third President of Advanced Technology International in May 2012. Prior to being named President, Van Metre held roles as ATI’s Senior VP of Business Development Operations, program lead for the DoD Ordnance Technology Consortium and its industry component, the National Warheads and Energetic Consortium and Program Manager on the Advanced Maritime team. Van Metre completed a 20 year Navy career where he served in a variety of leadership and management positions in both staff and operational assignments, including submarine command. Van Metre holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and has completed graduate coursework at Tulane University and numerous executive education courses.

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