With invaluable credentials in the Defense Industry, Matt Thompson brings a wealth of expertise to his position as Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining Cole Engineering, Mr. Thompson served as a Sr. Vice President and member of the executive leadership team at Camber Corporation. His support spanned strategic areas targeted by the corporation, including Department of Defense (DoD), intelligence, international and commercial business sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Thompson spent almost 20 years at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). He led SAIC's Orlando Operation for Modeling, Simulation and Training (MS&T). As Vice President of Operations for SAIC, he was instrumental in the identification and growth of key Live, Virtual and Constructive MS&T programs for the company. Mr. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Virginia Tech, with postgraduate work at American University. He has extensive experience in business operations and organizational development and has supported the Defense Industry for over 22 years.