Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Greg Thompson
Mr. Greg Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer (COO) of SURVICE Engineering, is a 1988 University of Maryland graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering. He has been with SURVICE since 1989.
Presently, Mr. Thompson has responsibility for and oversight of all company technical operations as well as corporate business development activities. Mr. Thompson's duties have also included supporting Joint Live Fire and Live Fire Test and Evaluation programs and conducting vulnerability and lethality studies and analyses. He has also held numerous management positions within the company, including the management of SURVICE's Aberdeen Area Operation before assuming his current corporate duties and responsibilities.
Prior to joining SURVICE, Mr. Thompson worked at the U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory at the Aberdeen Proving Ground. While there, he was responsible for research, development, test, and evaluation of armor solutions for combat vehicles, including defeat of armor piercing projectiles, shaped charge jets, and explosively formed penetrators. His efforts included conducting finite element modeling of armor-penetrator interactions.
Mr. Thompson also served in both the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserves, retiring after 20 years serving as a C-130 Aircraft Commander and a combat damage assessor with the Joint Combat Assessment Team.