Defense Industry Advisors, LLC
Over 50 years of combined experience in DoD Sales and Manufacturing. Our team connects businesses to the DoD market - direct to Gov't or through tier 1, 2 or 3 level contractors. We are connected direct to USAF, USA, USN, USCG and all key Primes.
Some of our key attributes are:
Matthew (Matt) Eberhardt is a Retired Naval Officer and Executive Leader with a Master’s in Business Administration, a Finance Degree, and a proven track record in the Defense Industry. A strong leader with excellent financial acumen,
Matt took a struggling business with a low Return on Sales (ROS) in 2019 and increased sales and doubled ROS for 2020. President and CEO of $20M machine and composite shop from 2020-2022. Prior to his P&L responsibility, Matt specialized in international and domestic Business Development where he successfully developed C-Level and top government relationships in over 11 countries as well as negotiated multi-million-dollar contracts.
Kenneth (Ken) Tuten is an Executive Leader with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and numerous certifications. A diverse Technical background spanning 30 years in the pyrotechnics and energetics field, Ken has extensive customer experience and knowledge across the DoD Industry.
Ken specialized in Domestic and International Business Development successfully exporting products to over 30 countries while maintaining a strong domestic customer base and relationship.
Chuck Neary is a retired Navy CAPT with a Bachelor’s Degree in History from University of Scranton and a Master’s Degree in National Security Strategy from the U.S. National Defense University, National War College at Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C. In addition, he is a graduate of Marine Corps Command & Staff College, Quantico, VA and the Navy Corporate Business Course Kenan-Flagler Business School,
After retiring from the Navy, Chuck worked at General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) for 13 years as the Director, Surface Navy Programs. He was responsible for developing and executing viable business development strategies for GDMS products and services including the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) , Cyber Defense and the Air & Missile Defense Radar (AMDR), LTE initiatives, combat systems integration and networked training requirements.