Vice President, Defense
Applied Information Sciences (AIS)
Wade is responsible for creating and leading high-quality Agile delivery teams dedicated to customer mission success by blending functional expertise, mission understanding, and innovative cloud technologies across the Department of Defense (DoD). Wade joined AIS in 2017 as the DoD Cloud Strategy Advisor. He brings 12 years of US Air Force (AF) service and 20 years of professional experience in Program Management. In his role as Cloud Strategy Advisor, Wade developed and implemented AIS’ DoD Cloud Adoption Framework. Two years ago, the U.S. Army partnered with Wade’s team, creating an entire computer network for a new 4-star command, thereby realizing Cloud mission needs. Wade holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration with a Specialization in Technology Management. Originally from the deserts of Tucson, AZ, Wade’s first Air Force assignment was to Marquette, MI. Wade closed out his AF career with four years at the White House Military Office. He is married, has eight children, and is looking forward to experiencing the empty nest in a few years. As a young adult, Wade was a Professional Bowler amassing seven 300 games. He coached college-level summer baseball for ten years for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Wade brings his competitive fire, passion, and leadership skills to all he does, including the AIS team.