James (Jim) Hodges Senior Advisor and Business Development Consultant Jim serves as senior advisor and business development consultant with over 45 years of engineering/program management and senior leadership in government and private industry. He has extensive background/experience in services contracts. James (Jim) HodgesSenior Advisor and Business Development Consultant Jim has worked for mid-size and small businesses where the primary marketing focus and contracts included DOD, DHS(USCG), and Department of State. He has started several small business entities with the business model focusing on subject Matter Experts(SME) that provided programmatic support, organizational re-structuring and collaboration. Jim retired from the Naval Electronics Systems Command (now SPAWAR Atlantic) as the technical Director/Senior Manager where he led a workforce of over 300 engineering personnel and 1500 man-years of contractor support. The work involved C4ISR systems for the US Navy (afloat and ashore), National Science Foundation (Antarctica), and selected Foreign government FMS cases(Saudi Arabia, Spain, Greece, among others.) Jim served on active duty with the US Air Force where he worked on a number of research and development projects at Mitre Corporation and Cape Kennedy. He graduated from The Citadel with a BS in Physics and has done post-graduate work in Engineering and Operations research at Northeastern University, Boston, Mass and Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va. He is a charter member of the Hampton Roads chapter of AFCEA, member of Hampton Roads Technology Council, instructor for USCG auxiliary National maritime safety courses and past president of Rotary and Ruritan clubs.