Mr. Dudley is Vice President of the Armament Technologies Division at ATI. Mr. Dudley leads the coordination and execution of solicitation processes and single-point contracting efforts for five programs, including the largest program managed by ATI, the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC). In addition to DOTC, the Armament Technologies division includes the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC), the Naval Energetics Systems and Technologies Consortium, the Naval Surface Technology Innovation Consortium, and the Border Security Technology Consortium, which are all modeled in some part after DOTC. In total, there are well over one thousand industry and academic members participating in these consortia. Mr. Dudley previously led the AMTC and currently serves as the Managing Director of the Vertical Lift Consortium.
Prior to joining ATI, Mr. Dudley served in the US Air Force for over 20 years as a C-17 and T-37 pilot and flew some of the earliest mobility combat missions in Afghanistan and Iraq. While assigned to the Pentagon, he directed the Air Force’s Foreign Military Sales to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, including the sale of 8 C-17s to the United Arab Emirates. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Mr. Dudley was a Director of International Business Development for Textron and worked on the Commandant’s staff at The Citadel.
Mr. Dudley graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Troy University and a Master’s Degree in Air Mobility from the Air Force Institute of Technology.