Keith McCollum, Vice President at Dynetics
Keith McCollum is currently vice president and manager of the Dynetics Integrated Systems Technologies Division. His division specializes in radar systems, modeling and simulation, electronic warfare, and cyber. He led the group behind GroundAware, an advanced, relatively low-cost and reconfigurable ground-based radar system for critical infrastructure security, according to a profile posted on the Dynetics website.
Before rising to the division manager’s position, McCollum was department manager of the Systems Engineering and Integration Department. In this role, he managed multiple projects in the air and missile defense arena, including Dynetics’ support of Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense, Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, Medium Extended Air Defense System, Cruise Missile Defense Systems, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense and numerous technology efforts with Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command.
McCollum has taken on many roles during his over 30 years at Dynetics. He has served as chief engineer of the Strategic Programs Division, which is responsible for technical business areas in the nation’s capital. He was THAAD program liaison and subject matter expert for the Missile Defense National Team. He also managed the Systems Integration and Interoperability Branch of the THAAD SETA contract with a $2 million-plus annual budget and multiple subcontractors.
Since joining the company in 1990, McCollum has built a 290-person organization with annual sales of $75 million.
McCollum earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University.
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