L-3 Communications, Manager
Education: Master of Science in Management, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1980; Master of Science in Engineering, UCLA, 1966; Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 1962
Experience: 2001 to present: L-3 Communications Corp. Manager of L-3 Communications Ridgecrest Operations, encompassing $20 million in annual revenue and 160 employees.
1999-2001: Business Consultant for Booz-Alan & Hamilton, & Titan Corp; Vice President of Bennett Optical Research; Adjunct Business Department Faculty at Cerro Coso College.
1991-1999: Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, China Lake, CA. –Assistant Technical Director. As a member of the Senior Executive Service, Mr. Anderson served consecutive tours as Head of the Engineering Department, Head of the Avionics Department, Head of the Systems Engineering Department. These duties required management of budgets of up to $300 million, and up to 700 personnel. In 1995 Mr. Anderson served as the Base Realignment and Closure Manager for the Commander of NAWCWD resulting in consolidation of the Navy facilities at China Lake, Point Mugu, Albuquerque, and White Sands in the Naval Air Warfare Center.
1990-1991: Xerox Corp. Rochester, NY. Manager in the Advanced Products and Technology Group, responsible for improving the quality and engineering processes resulting from the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award. This assignment was under the White House sponsored, President’s Executive Exchange Program.
1981-1990: Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, CA. Senior Executive Service. Served consecutive tours as Head of the Fuze and Sensors Department, and the Ordnance Systems Department.
1979-1980: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan Fellows Program.
1961-1979: Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, CA. Engineering Manager.
1968-1971: Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Cal Poly, Pomona