As COO of the Defense Business Unit, Ed Greer utilizes his expertise in both federal and business operations to support our executive leadership team, guiding business strategy and objectives for MIL’s defense operations and contracts. In his capacity as COO, Mr. Greer is responsible for the day-to-day operating activities that encompass our defense business, including revenue and sales growth. Mr. Greer also works to establish performance goals, allocate resources, and assess policies for senior management.
Prior to coming to MIL, he served as the first ever deputy assistant secretary for Development Test and Evaluation (DT&E). In this capacity, he was responsible for shaping DT&E policy and under the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009, he guided the acquisition of major Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems. Prior to his political appointment in 2002, Mr. Greer served as the Deputy Assistant Commander for Test and Evaluation, Naval Air Systems Command, and Executive Director, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Patuxent River, MD. In 2013, Mr. Greer was awarded The National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) 2013 Walter W. Hollis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Defense Test and Evaluation.
Having previously served as the president of the Southern Maryland Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA), Mr. Greer is now an active member of the ITEA National Board of Directors. Additionally, he is the NDIA 2013 recipient of the Walter W. Hollis Award for Lifetime Achievement in DT&E. Mr. Greer earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, received a Master of Science Degree in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology, and is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College and of the Senior Executive Management Development Program