CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia., October 6, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Mission Secure, a leading industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity technology company with a history steeped in providing cybersecurity solutions for the U.S. military, announced the appointment a veteran of the American military and industry Bob McAleer as President of Mission Secure Defense.
“A generational shift has changed the world of industrial cybersecurity, and the protection of highly complex and sophisticated military control systems is no exception,” said George coyle, Managing Partner at Energy Innovation Capital and Member of the Board of Directors of Mission Secure. “Mission Secure was founded on the principle of protecting these military control systems from cyber threats, and the company is uniquely positioned to lead the world in this regard. And with Bob’s skills and leadership, we will continue to drive the growth of the Mission. Secure Defense Company. “
McAleer has a strong track record when it comes to results. Prior to Mission Secure, McAleer was COO at Military System Group in Nashville, Tennessee, which designs and manufactures weapon mounts. There he was responsible for revenue, engineering and manufacturing. During his tenure, the company entered new markets, increased revenues and employees by 300%, and revenues considerably more. He also sits on the board of directors of the Utahbased at Airborne ECS, a leading thermal management company that designs and manufactures environmental control systems for the commercial and aviation industry.
In 27 years with the U.S. Army, Bob served in key combat positions in Airborne Artillery, Stryker Infantry, and Special Operations units, including the 75e Ranger Regiment and Delta Force. He spent eleven years overseas and six in command, including command of Fires Squadron, 2sd Cavalry regiment. He served as the exercise leader; then head of future operations for US forces in Korea; Chief of Staff of the Legislative Liaison of the Army; then ended up on Capitol Hill as the head of the US Army Senate Liaison Division.
McAleer holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from American Military Academy at West Point; an MBA and a master’s degree in operations research from the Georgia Institute of Technology; and a master’s degree in national security and resource strategy of the National Defense University.
“I was drawn to Mission Secure because of its highly skilled employees and its unique position in an unexplored area essential to our Federal Government and our Department of Defense: cybersecurity for industrial control systems,” said Bob McAleer, President of Mission Secure Défense. “It’s a soft underbelly of our national security establishment. Mission Secure is focused on providing solutions for key platforms and infrastructure to thwart hackers and nation-state actors. I am delighted to continue to support the defense of our nation while leading and growing our business around the world. “
McAleer will move with his family and run the Mission Secure Defense business from Charlottesville, Virginia Headquarter.
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