Mr. Sweltz has over 40 years of Department of Defense and Intelligence Community experience. He is the Executive Director of the Stephenson Stellar Corporation, a Senior Technical Advisor at the Stephenson Technologies Corporation and the Chief Executive Officer of Lick Run Consulting. He is a technical leader with specialized expertise in cybersecurity, information assurance and systems engineering. His current research is focused on providing secure solutions in the Space Domain. His background includes working extensively with the National Security Agency and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on a variety of classified cybersecurity research efforts. Mr. Sweltz previously served as a career officer in the United States Marine Corps.