Kelly McDougall

Kelly McDougall
QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Director and Founder of Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Retired military Chief Warrant Officer 5 (CW5) with over 29 years of military experience
  • Over 21 of Special Operations Experience
  • Over 20 years experience with the use and integration of a variety of aviation systems (Sensors, Weapons, and other special systems)
  • 17 years experience as an instructor and training development
  • 15 years experience with Reconnaissance, Surveillance & Target Acquisition (RSTA) and Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 10 years experience in program/project management, research and development,
  • US Naval Test Pilot Graduate (10+ years experience as an experimental test pilot)
  • Significant program/project management including creating new departments, developing new and re-engineering existing products and services, maintaining multi-million dollar budgets, creating and managing production and fielding timelines
  • Extensive R&D experience, specifically in rapid prototyping by identifying new and Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) technologies to fulfill rapid integration and fielding of solutions to meet evolving requirements (Sensors & Weapons Systems)
  • Airborne Sensor Subject Matter Expert (SME) (end-user technical, mission relation, & integration)
  • Static Line and Military Free Fall Qualified (HALO)
  • DOD Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

EMPLOYMENT

2008-Present: Director of Operations, Founder of Technology Fusion
Responsible for all aspects of an engineering company which specializes in consulting, and custom integration (hardware & software) for mobile applications.

  • Business Development, Contracting and proposals, Human Resourcing, Accounting, Security
  • Supervise and resource multiple engineers, program managers and technical supervisors
  • Interaction with various government and commercial entities
  • Software integration
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Consulting,
    • Program/Project management
    • Requirements development
    • Aircraft Integration
    • Training, Techniques, & Procedures (TTP’s)
    • Sensor & weapons integration SME (EO/IR & various weapons systems)
    • Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) SME

1979 – 2008: US Army Active Duty

  • 2001-2008, Experimental Test Pilot for SMU
  • 2001, US Naval Test Pilot
  • 1999, Graduate School
  • 1992-1999, Operational Test Pilot for SMU
  • 1987-1992, Full Mission Qualified, Flight Lead, and Instructor Pilot in 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
  • 1983-1987, Attack helicopter pilot in 1st Armor Division
  • 1982-1983 Initial Entry Rotary Wing Flight School (Fort Rucker, AL)
  • 1979-1982, 82nd Airborne Division

EDUCATION

  • 2001-2008, Experimental Test Pilot for SMU
  • 2001, US Naval Test Pilot
  • 1999, Graduate School
  • 1992-1999, Operational Test Pilot for SMU
  • 1987-1992, Full Mission Qualified, Flight Lead, and Instructor Pilot in 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
  • 1983-1987, Attack helicopter pilot in 1st Armor Division
  • 1982-1983 Initial Entry Rotary Wing Flight School (Fort Rucker, AL)
  • 1979-1982, 82nd Airborne Division

Masters of Science, Aviation Systems, University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI)   2000

Bachelor of Arts, Aeronautics, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University  1992

Acquisition 101, 2005, Defense Acquisition University

FLIGHT EXPERIENCE

Military:

6000+ flight hours, 1200+ Combat hours, 1300+ NVG hours.

  • SP/IP, IE, XP, Safety Officer
  • Rotary Wing and Fixed Wing rated

SIP/IP/IE – B-212, B407, B-412, B-214, B-206, OH-6, MH-6E, H, & J, H530, H520N, H500, BK-117, AS-350, 355, 365, MI-17, KA-32.

PC/IE – UH-60A,L,&G, UH-1, AH-1, OH-58A&C, BO-105, C182, A90, B200, C12, SH33

Commercial Ratings:

Airline Transport Pilot

Rotorcraft Helicopter – AS-355, BH-14ST, BK-117, BO-105

Privileges

Airplane Multi-Engine Land, Instrument Airplane