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Core4ce’s Board of Directors Appoints Dave Ross as Chief Strategy Officer

February 02 2021

RESTON, VA — January 25, 2021 – Core4ce’s board of directors appointed Dave Ross as the Core4ce Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) effective January 25, 2021.

Dave joins Core4ce after leading the Analysis Support Office, a premier strategic planning and analysis organization supporting the senior leadership at the Department of Defense. “Dave has a proven record as a strategic thinker. Dave will lead the company’s strategic planning and forge new relationships with our industry partners and clients,” said Core4ce CEO Jack Wilmer.

Core4ce founder Mike Morehouse added, “Dave is a servant leader and proven performer. Dave’s personal and professional style aligns with our corporate values, and we’re thrilled to have him on board.”

Core4ce co-founder Todd Harbour reflected on the board’s decision, “Dave brings a critical ability to our corporate planning. Dave is a strategist with vision. He is a doer too. This is a powerful combination that you don’t find in many people, and Core4ce is fortunate to have Dave lead our business strategy.”

“I am excited to join the Core4ce team”, said Ross. “I look forward to helping set the Core4ce strategy and help the company reach its long-range objectives.”

Dave Ross
Before joining Core4ce, Dave served more than eight years as the Director, Analysis Support Office within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. In this role, Dave supplied pre-decisional operational analysis and helped develop department-level policies and strategies for senior-level Department of Defense officials. Before that, Dave served as Deputy Director and Chief Innovation Officer at the Analysis Support Office where he led organizational efforts to fully implement progressive corporate practices, linked to government and industry best practices, to ensure mission relevance and effectiveness.

Dave returned to government service in 2009 after serving as the Vice President for Integrated Intelligence Solutions at FGM, Incorporated, Reston, Virginia. Dave led work for the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense information operations, cyber operations communities, Department of State mine abatement initiatives, and the international humanitarian demining community.

Dave is a veteran who served as an active-duty Army infantry officer for more than 20 years. He led soldiers in light and airborne infantry units. While on active duty, his nominative assignments included serving as an Assistant Professor at the United States Military Academy, as a strategic planner for the Commander, U.S. Army Pacific, and as a staff officer on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon. Dave retired from active duty as the Chief for Special Technical Operations Programs and Plans in the J-39 on the Joint Staff.

About Core4ce
Core4ce is an alchemy of proven talent, extraordinary partners, and innovative data-centric capabilities across our cores of Operations, Analytics, Engineering, and Cybersecurity. Together with our customers, we deliver lasting mission advantage for our nation. C4 combines collection, processing, and data exploitation capabilities with a pragmatic business approach to develop new, innovative customer solutions. At its center, the company uses its in-depth understanding of data across the mission lifecycle and how to protect it. This approach enables Core4ce to provide total end-to-end solutions that align with customer needs.

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