Ted is the Director of Aerospace Affairs for the Dayton Development Coalition. He is charged with executing Aerospace and Defense strategy in the Dayton Region.
Prior to his role as the Director of Aerospace Affairs, he was the Senior Enlisted Leader for the Agile Combat Support Directorate, Air Force Life-cycle Management Center and Chief, Acquisitions and Sustainment for the Aircrew Flight Equipment career field. He advised program executive officers and senior materiel leaders on enlisted matters and lifesaving aircrew flight equipment programs.
Before his tenure at the Coalition, Ted spent 27 and half years in the United States Air Force, serving in every major leadership role including Aircrew Flight Equipment Superintendent, Squadron Superintendent, Command Manager and Senior Enlisted Leader.
Ted was born in Texas and raised in the Warren, Ohio area. Ted received his B.A. from American Military University in International Relations and has completed all Senior Enlisted Military education, including the Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy (JSOFSEA).
Ted is an active volunteer in his community in his spare time and he and his wife Adina have three adult children and reside in the Dayton Region.