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NCMBC appoints strategic industry professional for DoD industrial operations

By Staff Report, posted 2 years ago

The North Carolina Military Business Center has announced the appointment of COLONEL (RETIRED) MARTIN “JIMMY” HENDRIX III as Strategic Industry Professional for Department of Defense (DoD) Industrial Operations.

In the role, Hendrix will aid businesses in North Carolina in pursuing contract opportunities with arsenals, depots and armories in the DoD organic industrial base. Additionally, he will work alongside NCMBC’s North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office to facilitate DoD industrial activities to identify their future requirements. He will also source and assist North Carolina innovators “to meet the advanced technology needs of these organizations,” a press release said.
“Jimmy brings unique experience to the NCMBC that will directly benefit businesses capable of supporting the DoD organic industrial base,” said Scott Dorney, NCMBC Executive Director. “His experience in command at Rock Island Arsenal, his direct knowledge of DoD advanced manufacturing and his career as an Army logistician will prove invaluable in helping the NCMBC to identify - and businesses to win - contract opportunities with arsenals, depots and armories across the United States.”
Hendrix served for more than 25 years in the United States Army.
“His final assignment was command of the Rock Island Arsenal – Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC). RIA-JMTC is the Army’s only vertically integrated metal manufacturing organization and includes the Army’s Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing,” the press release said.

Additionally, Hendrix’s back- ground includes, leading US Army logistics organizations and staffs; commanding Army formations at the company, battalion, and brigade level; supporting installation, training, combat logistics, disaster relief, and other civil operations.
He holds Master’s degrees from both the U.S. Naval War College and the U.S. Army War College in National Security and Strategy.

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