Retired U.S. Army colonel and industry leader, Patrick “Pat” Sharon, has been promoted to director of business development for LMI‘s defense market.
Sharon brings to the role over 30 years’ experience in national security and defense policy, strategy and capability development, specializing in countering weapons of mass destruction. He oversees customer relationships, business opportunity pipeline maturity and maintenance, proposals, capture management and marketing. Additionally, Sharon leads market expansion efforts.
“Pat understands our defense customers and has the executive leadership experience to ensure that we are prepared to support them,” Chief Growth Officer Brian Fitzpatrick said. “I am pleased to welcome him to his new role, which will help us bring mission-focused support and innovation to a wider customer set in the Department of Defense and the federal government at large.”
Prior to his new role, Sharon managed LMI’s business development activity covering the Office of the Secretary of Defense, defense agencies and combatant commands. He joined LMI in February 2019.
Sharon has held roles at Analytic Services, Inc. and Booz Allen Hamilton. His 26-year career in the Army focused on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense. His final assignment was as deputy director of the Joint Requirements Office for CBRN Defense in the Force Structure, Resources and Assessment Directorate.
Other assignments include deputy director for counterproliferation policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy; commander, 84th Chemical Battalion; and counterproliferation planner at the Nuclear and Counterproliferation Division, Directorate of Strategic Plans and Policy, the Joint Staff.