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Mr. Jones is the Managing Director of MW JONES & COMPANY. He has over 23 years of consulting experience specializing in strategy and business transformation. He has worked with global Aerospace and Defense companies, as well as government program offices improving performance for air, sea and space-based systems. Mr. Jones designs and leads multi-year projects for cost repositioning, market growth and post-merger integration strategies. As a leading expert in cost repositioning and value migration strategies, Mr. Jones works with CEO’s and executive teams faced with volume disruptions or competitive pricing. Mr. Jones created the highly recognized “Design for Affordability” framework to dramatically improve affordability and bound total ownership costs for highly engineered products.

Mr. Jones works extensively across many diverse platforms including satellites, space launch, surface and submarine vessels, fixed and rotary wing aircraft, tracked and wheeled armored vehicles, guns, ammunition handling systems and ordnance munitions.

Mr. Jones received his MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU. He graduated with a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.

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Mr. Sanford is a senior executive with 20 years of experience advising Aerospace and Defense companies and both U.S. and international government agencies. His client work includes strategy, program management, restructuring and transformation, merger and acquisition due diligence, post-merger integration, and top line turnarounds. He has substantial experience building and scaling startup consulting businesses with clients across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and Southeast Asia.

Mr. Sanford received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mr. Sanford holds a BA in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Economics from the University of Oklahoma

Mr. Sanford is a former Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Government. His postings included Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Thailand.

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Mr. Alter has over 13 years of management consulting experience with both government and commercial clients at the executive level. His project experiences span many industries, with a focus on defense and industrials. He has led market strategy, merger & acquisition, due diligence and post-merger integration projects. He has also led organization redesign, restructuring and process improvement projects. He has worked internationally, serving clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Mr. Alter received his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He graduated Cum Laude from Princeton University, with a BSE in Civil Engineering and a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs.

Mr. Alter is a former Air Force officer with experience in infrastructure design, construction and project management. Additionally, Mr. Alter is a certified Professional Engineer.

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Mr. Wilson has over ten years of experience working on project teams and various initiatives supporting senior leaders and decision makers for private industry and government clients.  His experience includes work in the Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Financial Services and Manufacturing sectors.  The services he has provided his clients include strategy development, restructuring, merger & acquisition planning, operations improvement and organizational design.

Mr. Wilson received his MBA from the Wake Forest University School of Business.  He graduated with a BE in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University.  He is a former Army engineer officer and former State Department Foreign Service Officer.

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