Title: Knowledge Manager and Senior Consultant
Company: McKean Defense
Location: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Captain Grey A. Glover Sr., Knowledge Manager and Senior Consultant at McKean Defense, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Military for dedication, achievements, and leadership in defense consulting.
Retired since 2000 as a Captain with the United States Navy, Mr. Glover previously served as the officer in charge of the INSURV Trials Board from 1998 to 2000. He was a program manager on the USS Yorktown from 1996 to 1998, Chief of Staff of the United States Navy’s AEGIS Program from 1995 to 1996, and Deputy Director of the Surface Ship Maintenance Division with NAVSEA 915B from 1992 to 1995.
From 1991 to 1992, Mr. Glover served as Commanding Officer of the USS Macdonough, a post he considers the highlight of his more than 27-year career in the United States Navy. 350 sailors worked for him, and he held the command for 19 months. Mr. Glover began his service as a Damage Control Assistant aboard the USS Vulcan in 1973, and later served as a Combat Information Center officer and Chief Engineer aboard the USS King from 1976 to 1981.
Since 2015, Mr. Glover has excelled as a knowledge manager and senior consultant with McKean Defense, now part of Noblis MSD. Additionally, he has shared his knowledge as a senior consultant to Gryphon Technologies since 2013. He garnered experience with AMSEC LLC, serving as a senior consultant from 2006 to 2013, a senior consultant analyst from 2000 to 2006, and a consultant analyst from 2000 to 2004. Alongside his primary positions, Mr. Glover has contributed to his community as the Committee Chairman of Troop 481 with the Boy Scouts of America since 2012.
In preparation for his career, Mr. Glover attended Youngstown State University, graduating in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics. He continued his higher education at the Naval Postgraduate School and earned a Master of Science in mechanical engineering in 1986. Mr. Glover holds a Major Program Manager Certification from the United States Navy’s Smart Ship Program, which he earned in 1997. He also completed the Department of Defense Program Manager’s Course in 1993.
For his accomplishments, Mr. Glover earned his third Meritorious Service Medal in 2000 and a Persian Gulf War Medal in 1991. After becoming an Eagle Scout in 1966, he was also the recipient of the God and Country Award from the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Glover maintains affiliation with the American Society of Naval Engineers and the Retired Officers Association, and in his spare time, he enjoys camping and hiking. He attributes his success to his experience as a boy scout, which taught him confidence and leadership. He fully retired from work in 2017 and is still active with the Boy Scouts.
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