Mike Griffin New Chairman and CEO of Schafer Corporation
The Schafer Corporation announced on August 14 that Michael Griffin is its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Griffin was the Administrator of NASA during President George W. Bush's second term and most recently was a professor at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. He also is the President of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the first to be elected for a two-year term.
He is identified as a member of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's space policy advisory group on a Romney website.
In its press release, Schafer describes itself as a "leading provider of scientific, engineering and technical services and products applied to defeating national security threats." Griffin has often described his career as having been spent about 50-50 in the civil and national security space arenas. Schafer Corporation has nine offices nationwide, including Arlington, VA; Huntsville, AL; Albuquerque, NM; St. Louis, MO; Dayton, OH; as well as in Massachusetts, Hawaii and California.
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