Introducing Our Business Development Consultants
All of our Business Development consultants are former CEO’s, managing partners, senior military officers or senior Business Development experts. Each provides deep subject matter expertise in Business Development, in addition to real world experience in your industry.
With boots on the ground experience in National Security, Defense, Energy, Scientific or Engineering, MBDi Business Development consultants have walked in your shoes. They’ve worked in your industry. They understand the pressure you’re under to achieve superior revenue results. Most importantly, they know what works. They know what doesn’t. And they know the clearest and shortest path to get you there.
To learn more about our Business Development consultants, click BIO on their summaries below.
Chief Executive Officer
BS Economics, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University; MBA, Xavier University; US Army Veteran; Texaco Corporation; Trane Corporation; Trane Service First. Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).
BS, Mathematics/Chemistry College of Science, Purdue University; MBA, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University; R&D, Animal Science, Purdue University; STEM Education.
SVP, Marketing/Communications & Customer Engagement
MFA, UNC-Charlotte. Bank of America (Global Sponsorship Marketing); Experis (Client: Wells Fargo), HH Global (Client: Lowe’s); Agency Partners (Hill Holiday, BBDO, Moroch & Associates, McCann,Publicis, Octagon..) Sponsorship Partners (MLB, NFL, MiLB, NASCAR, PRN, MRN…)
BBA, Plastics Engineering, Pittsburg State University; MBA, Nova Southeastern University; IWF Leadership Fellow; Command|BD; General Dynamics Combat Systems; ATP, Intellitec; Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems | Missile and Unmanned Vehicle Systems.
James (Jim) J. Allen, Jr.
BS, Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; MS, Management of Information Technology, University of Virginia; TASC; SAIC; Grumman Data Systems; Response Resource Inc.; United Telecommunications, Inc.; General Electric Company.
James (Jim) E. Harris III
VP, Educational Services
Retired US Army Colonel of Infantry, BS from the United States Military Academy, West Point, MS in National Security Strategy from National War College of the National Defense University. MA in Human Resource Management from Moore School of Business of the University of South Carolina. Recently completed an AAS in Culinary Arts from the culinary college, Johnson and Wales University.
Trainer & Consultant
BSocSc from the University of Natal and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Business School. Khula Consulting; MBDi, Republic National Bank of New York(HSBC); ABSA Bank, KLF Productions
BS, Mathematics, Oklahoma State University; MS, Systems Engineering Management, US Air Force Institute; US Air Force Officer (Ret.); Raytheon Technical Services Company; L-3 Communications -Titan; Unisys Federal Systems; I-Net, Inc.
BS, Electrical Engineering, Union College; Duke Energy; Schlumberger Limited, Middle East, Africa, Canada and the US; and Rochester Gas & Electric Company.
Bantz J. (John) Craddock
BS, West Virginia University; MS, Military Arts and Sciences, US Army Command and General Staff College; General, US Army (Ret.); L-3 Communications Services Group – MPRI; Engility Corporation.
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech; Managing Partner, iMPACT Ventures; Three Pillar Global; Tangible Software; True North Solutions; American Systems Corporation; Internet Security Systems; IBM; Anderson Consulting.
BA, Rochville University; Certificate Government Procurement, University of Virginia; Program Management Certification; Unisys Corporation; Contel Federal Systems; Digital Signal Corp.; ENSCO, Inc.; Decision Science Consortium; Top Secret-SCI Security Clearance
BS, Civil Engineering, US Military Academy; MS, Economics, University of Freiburg; MPA, Harvard University; Major General, US Army (Ret.); President/CEO Olmsted Foundation; ITT Defense; Top Secret-SCI Security Clearance.