Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Force Protection, Ballistic Defeat, Testing, Validation, and Government Contracting and Compliance

ID: 728325 Minnesota, USA

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Expert has over 20 years' experience in military systems and sub-systems involving force protection through the application of ballistic defeat solutions. He presently conducts a variety of tasks for Department of Defense and commercial clients including research and development, science and technology exploration, requirements development, solution sourcing, training and education, and overall project-related assistance as a subject matter expert. Expert continues to evolve his network within the U.S. Federal Government through past project efforts and maintains continuity with experts in engineering, ballistics, project management and the user community as the President of a small veteran-owned business.

He has been brought in on multiple occasions to act as SME in ballistic defeat, for a variety of projects (unclassified and classified) for a variety of Department of Defense programs, Programs of Record, UNS, and CMNS.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: B.A. Subject: Oganizational Leadership Institution: University of Minnesota

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Executive
He is responsible for all aspects of the organization. His primary role is as a billing advisor to his clients as a subject matter expert in force protection.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2009 to Present Agency: SEA 05 Role: Ballistic Shield Team Description: Responsible as team member - ballistic defeat SME - to write MIL-PRF and MIL-STD for ballistic shields on Naval Surface Vessels.
Years: 2007 to 2009 Agency: USSOCOM Role: Advisor Description: Provided expert opinion and project assistance on a variety of wheeled-class platforms in support of the end-user community.
Years: 2005 to Present Agency: NSWC - Crane Role: SME - Armoring Description: Provide subject matter expertise to various departments and end-users relating to ballistic defeat, requirements definition, vendor liaison, and system/sub-system project team support.
Years: 2012 to Present Agency: USN Role: Principal Investigator Description: SBIR, Armor Systems, Phase I and Phase II.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to Present Country / Region: Middle East Summary: He has worked extensively with commercial entities within the region on a variety of opportunities over the past 5+ years.
Years: 1991 to 1994 Country / Region: Asia Pacific Summary:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
MCA, MCOA, Center for Ballistics and Advanced Armor Materials (C-BAAM).
Licenses / Certifications
USMC Combat Engineering Officer. Commercial engineering, operations, finance, and government contracting.
Awards / Recognition
CAR, NMCCM - OIF II-II, 2004-2005.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Client project-specific training, briefings and subject matter expert testimonial.
Vendor Selection
Vast knowledge of industry specifically focused on delivering solutions to Department of Defense and commercial procurement of solutions relating to force protection, ballistic defeat (both mobile and static), material definition and selection and a keen understanding of the end-user and operational requirements.
Marketing Experience
Considered a knowledge-base within a very specific industry. Often sought after for advise and expert counsel relating to matters of force protection.
Other Relevant Experience
Well versed in Federal Acquisition Regulations, ITAR, and other guidelines and policies relating to performing work and or products to the Federal Government. Excellent project managment skills. Skilled briefer.

Fields of Expertise

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